HOME > Chowhound > Mid-Atlantic >

Cape May Off season Recs wanted

poached Mar 23, 2008 10:56 AM

Baltimore Hound headed to Cape May very soon to celebrate our anniversary. We are staying at the Queen Victoria B&B and looking for some reccomendations for dinner and lunch spots. Looking for a range of places from great taverns to best of the best that are open in March. Great food and atmosphere is a must, if you can report on $$ that would be great!

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. f
    fourunder RE: poached Mar 24, 2008 06:03 AM

    A recently started thread:

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/498821

    1. r
      Rocket88 RE: poached Mar 24, 2008 06:52 AM

      I'd recommend Peter Sheilds Inn for a nice dinner - they're open year round and change their menu seasonally.

      http://www.petershieldsinn.com/CapeMa...

      1. m
        mmgpsych RE: poached Mar 24, 2008 07:21 AM

        If it's a food-uber-alles dinner you seek, we love Louisa's Cafe http://www.new-jersey-leisure-guide.c...
        It's cramped, it's tiny, and it's a bear to get a reservation (You must call after 4PM the day of, and it's only open for dinner off-season Friday and Saturday.) Still, if you don't mind being squeezed tight with strangers, the cuisine is quite good and reasonably priced. Given the choice between Louisa's and the much touted Bank Street, we'd do (and did do) Louisa's every time. Enjoy!

        4 Replies
        1. re: mmgpsych
          poached RE: mmgpsych Mar 24, 2008 03:15 PM

          Did a little research and Lousia's sounds great. Hope to check it out. Also thinking about Moonfish Grill and Blue Pig Tavern.
          Peter Shields might be a little fancier/priceyer than we are planning (but not off the table)

          Also have heard good things about Black Duck and Harborview(as a Lobsterhouse alt.) Any Hounder reports on these places?

          1. re: poached
            r
            Rocket88 RE: poached Mar 25, 2008 06:51 AM

            Louisa's is excellent - I didn't realize it was open now. I've had lunch at the Blue Pig and it was fine, never had dinner though. Black Duck is good, never been to Harborview, but I'd choose anywhere over the Lobsterhouse.

            There is a place across the road from the Lobsterhouse that's good for lighter fare, pizza, etc, but I can't remember the name of it.

            1. re: Rocket88
              r
              Rocket88 RE: Rocket88 Mar 25, 2008 06:53 AM

              I remember now - Lucky Bones.

              http://www.luckybonesgrille.com/

              1. re: Rocket88
                poached RE: Rocket88 Mar 25, 2008 12:08 PM

                Thanks so much for all the input!

        Show Hidden Posts