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ItalyFan Aug 3, 2013 06:50 AM

I'll be visiting Cape May later this month and would appreciate some dining suggestions. Looking at this board I've come up with the Ebbitt Room, Washington Inn Restaurant. and Louisa's. What am I missing? Thanks.

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  1. Curlz Aug 3, 2013 06:54 AM

    I've never been and it might not be the vibe you're looking for, but I just read about a place that sounded good...it's called the Red Store. Don't let the photo fool you--take a look at the menu!

    www.capemaypointredstore.com

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      ttoommyy Aug 3, 2013 07:40 AM

      That menu looks good. Wondered why I hadn't heard of the place before so read their bio: they only opened in 2012. Last time I was in Cape May was 2011.

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        Gastronomic Aug 3, 2013 10:02 AM

        Just had breakfast and dinner there last weekend. Food is excellent, and BYOB. Also like The Black Duck on Sunset -

        http://www.blackduckonsunset.com/blac...

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      kryptonite Aug 4, 2013 05:44 AM

      410 Bank St. is my favorite Cape May restaurant. BYOB. Always a hit.

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        nigelx Aug 7, 2013 09:24 AM

        +1

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        pm_fan Aug 7, 2013 09:22 AM

        Definitely make it a point to dine at The Blue Pig. It's a farm to table restaurant in Congress Hall -- we had an amazing meal when we were there back in June. And if the weather is nice, I recommend having diner on the patio.

        And, 410 Bank Street was great too!

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          coldbeer Aug 7, 2013 09:30 AM

          The Ebbitt Room laid an egg this week. Had the duck and it was salty and chewy. So disappointed. I recommend a BYO called Y.B. Eat Place. Check it out

          http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-yb-eat-pl...

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            wiggylove Aug 12, 2013 04:20 AM

            Just back from Cape May. By far the best two meals were at Peter Shields Inn and the Good Earth on Park Avenue, I believe. The Ebbitt Room is expensive, noisy and somewhat unrefined. The Good Earth has vegetarian, organic and seafood based dishes. Not about the atmosphere but there is a good Italian chef and the food was carefully prepared and fresh. Also Bliss for excellent ice cream. Washington Inn is pleasant. Better than the Ebbitt Room. Good luck and enjoy!

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