A Food Lover's Guide

to Cape May, NJ

As of June 1, 2021, restaurants in the state of New Jersey are allowed to operate at 100% capacity and patrons who are vaccinated are not required to wear masks indoors or outdoors. However, some restaurants may still require social distancing and/or masks when not seated at a table, so we encourage you to check with each restaurant before dining there.

Cape May, NJ, is not your typical beach town when it comes to food. With more than 100 local eateries and a wide variety of delicious dining options, we provide Cape May’s only comprehensive, free, and regularly updated restaurant information for the nation’s oldest seaside resort. No matter what type of food you are craving, find just what you are looking for by using more than 10 different search filters. Get started by selecting a meal option below.

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Seasonal Salads at the Shore

Whether you are looking to pair it with fresh, local seafood or enjoy it as your entree, Cape May has a lot of seasonal salads sure to please your palate. And in some cases, the ingredients are grown locally and sourced from one of the many farmers’ markets in Cape May. 

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Best Burgers in Cape May

When you want a break from eating fresh seafood at the shore, a good, juicy burger usually hits the spot. And whether you’re looking for a high-end burger experience, want a casual lunch, or just want to grab take-out, Cape May has some great options to satisfy your carnivorous cravings.

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Cape May Farmer’s Markets

Craving fresh fruits and veggies this summer? Check out these local farm stands, farmer’s markets, and co-ops in and around Cape May. In addition to fresh-picked produce, many also offer homemade sweets and treats.

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Restaurant Updates

New Cape May Restaurants for 2021

With each new season comes the anticipation of seeing what new restaurants will arrive in town. This past year was challenging for dining establishments everywhere, so we are happy to report that the following new places will be open for business in Cape May this summer.

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Served with a Side of Song

Most nights between May and October, you can hear sounds of live music in the air all around Cape May. Many restaurants and bars in town offer free live music to attract business. And Cape May is home to a long list of talented musicians who share their songs all season long.

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Ocean-Friendly Restaurants

The Ocean-Friendly Restaurant program recognizes restaurants that are committed to cutting out wasteful single-use plastic by committing to specific. Congratulations to these Cape May eateries for supporting this important mission!

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