Where to Eat

The Chalfonte Dining Room

Dining in the nationally acclaimed Magnolia Room is an experience in traditional Southern fare. Featuring Dot and Lucille's famous fried chicken, crab cakes, yeast risen rolls, corn pudding, spoon bread and delicious desserts, our three-course price-fixe menu is one of the best values in town!  The Magnolia Room also offers daily grilled fish specials and vegetarian options, a morning breakfast buffet and Sunday dinner buffet. Our veranda on a summer evening is the outstanding dinner location in Cape May.

301 Howard St., Cape May, NJ 80204 | 609-884-8409 |

Aleathea's Restaurant

Aleathea's offers contemporary American cuisine with a variety of fresh fish and steaks and served in a Victorian setting with ocean views. Patio dining is offered in season.  Aleathea's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a menu appealing to families and to those looking for upscale romantic dining. With a full bar, Aleathea's gives provides guests a calm, yet delightful evening out!

7 Ocean Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204 | (609) 884-5555 |

La Verandah Restaurant at Hotel Alcott

Cape May's best kept secret is a darling of the critics - Atlantic City Press awarded it a prestigious three stars - and is a beloved Cape May restaurant for those in the know. Come find out why Cape May's La Verandah Restaurant keeps its loyal guests well fed and coming back again and again.

Dine on the porch and take in the ocean breeze or enjoy your meal in our intimate dining room. Either option is sure to please. La Verandah is always available for parties, weddings and special events year round.

107-113 Grant Street, Cape May, NJ 08204 | (609) 884-5868 |

Lobster House

For over four generations, this family-owned, renowned seafood restaurant has been offering delicious food, outstanding service and breathtaking views to its patrons. The dockside restaurant has its own commercial fishing fleet that brings in fresh seafood daily. With an authentic seaside atmosphere and a spectacular view, a trip to the Lobster House is not to be missed while down the shore.

Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204 | 609-884-8296 |

Two Mile Crab House

Conveniently located at Two Mile Landing Marina at the foot of the Cape May-Wildwood Crest toll bridge, the Crab House is Cape May's premier hotspot for the absolute freshest blue claw crabs, local seafood live entertainment and waterfront views. The Crab house is owned a by local commercial fishing family who catch their own crabs, as well as local fish, lobsters and conch. In addition to house-caught seafood, our menu features an extensive array of locally caught seafood to delight any lover. It also features tantalizing steak, pasta and chicken selections for the land lubber, as well as appetizers and sandwiches for the casual diner. Our drink menu features a variety of cocktails designed for summer. In-season, The Crab House features live music nightly and a daily Happy Hour from 2-5 pm with drink and food specials (available at the bars only). Our in-season schedule is 7 days a week, opening at 11:30 am daily. We have 2 outdoor decks, inside dining rooms, several bars with flat screen TVs, and the best waterfront views in Wildwood.

1 Fish Dock Road, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 | 609-522-1341 |

Stone Harbor Bar & Grill

Stone Harbor Bar & Grill is a modern take on a classic seaside pub. Established in 2010, SHB&G has wowed its guests with great atmosphere, fresh - never frozen burgers, and of course - our homemade Nachos Grande. Oh, and our newly renovated the bar includes sixteen ice cold drafts (macro & craft). Stop in next time you're in town!

261 96th Street, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247 | (609) 368-8800 |

North End American Grill

The new destination for food and fun in North Wildwood! This bar and grill is the epitome of California Cool with a 38 foot surfboard bar and both indoor and outdoor lounge areas. Come in for upscale bar food and American cuisine, as well as delicious drinks and great specials. Plenty of space for large parties.

236 Olde New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood, NJ 08260 | 609-435-5691 |

Two Mile Landing Restaurants & Marina

Conveniently located at Two Mile Landing at the foot of the Cape May-Wildwood Crest toll bridge the home of The Crab House and 2 Mile Landing Restaurant & Bar. Your premier hotspot for the absolute freshest blue claw crabs, local seafood, live entertainment and waterfront views. Owned a by local commercial fishing family who catch their own crabs, as well as local fish, lobsters and conch. In addition to house-caught seafood, our menus features an extensive array of locally caught seafood to delight any lover. We also feature tantalizing steak, pasta and chicken selections for the land lubber, as well as appetizers and sandwiches for the casual diner.

1 Fish Dock Road, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 | 609-522-1341 |

Harry's Ocean Bar & Grille

Located onsite on the first floor of The Montreal Beach Resort in Cape May, the newly renovated Harry’s offers a fresh and exciting ambiance with unique and wonderful food and spirit offerings. Pull up a stool at Cape May’s largest indoor/outdoor bar, or grab a booth in our dining room or panoramic ocean patio. Seeking a vibrant bar scene and entertainment? Our upstairs deck/bar has the best views and live music in Cape May. Harry’s is open from May to October, serving, breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as amazing views, live entertainment, and the laid-back vibe for which it is famous.  

1025 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204 | (609) 884-2779 |

Kitchen 330

Kitchen 330 is a casual neighborhood restaurant that provides residents of Stone Harbor and its surrounding area with a stylish, friendly, experience and features a menu based on local and seasonal fare.  They serve straight forward and honest food, some familiar dishes, some unexpected. Also striving to deliver depth of flavor with fresh ingredients through Chef Gus Zimmerman’s product driven approach with a balance of classic and modern techniques.

330 96th Street, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247 | (609) 796-2446 |

Rio Station

Rio Station offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night all year-round. This dining spot has built a solid reputation for delicious, satisfying food — all made from scratch! The friendly and eager staff makes customers feel at home. Come in to try K.C.'s world-Famous Crab Cakes, Prime Rib, Fresh Local Seafood, Handmade Mozzarella Sticks and the Best of Cincinnati Blackening Recipe. The wine, cocktail, and beer lists also provide a variety of delicious, high-quality drinks.

3505 Route 9 South, Rio Grande, NJ 08242 | 609-889-2000 |

Fitzpatrick's Crest Tavern

Fitzpatrick's Crest Tavern is a Local Eatery and Pub focusing on families, but offering options for the more adventurous diners. They feature hand-crafted, freshly made foods, locally crafted ales and cocktails, using all-natural ingredients when available. They have high standards and their goal is to sell the highest quality products they possibly can at a value competitive price offering. They define these standards by evaluating all of their ingredients for freshness, safety, nutritive value and appearance. Fitzpatrick's Crest Tavern is a modern pub restaurant serving locally inspired food and drinks in a casual and energizing space for the whole family. Newly remodeled full service bar, Full service kitchen serving lunch and dinner, Packaged good and cold beer to go, NJ State Lottery.

9600 Pacific Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 | 609-522-1200 |

Beach Creek Oyster Bar & Grille

Experience our award winning contemporary international cuisine. Intimately served inside amidst copper & wooden decor, or outside on our waterfront deck. Starry lights, moonlit nights, candle lit sunsets with botanical teak, palm trees & tropical flowers.  

And ~ we've got the best entertainment anywhere in Southern New Jersey ~Directly on the water ~ with the perfection of service, cuisine & cocktails.

 

500 West Hand Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260 | 609-522-1062 |

Barefoot Bar & Restaurant at Marquis de Lafayette Hotel

Great food, good music and fun company with the best beach view in the city. Step right off the sand into the Barefoot Bar & Restaurant. Open seasonally; its’ relaxed, casual vibe is the perfect place to grab a nice cold cocktail and a bite to eat.  Daily Happy Hour and Pet Friendly.

501 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204 | (609) 884-3500 |

Harpoons on the Bay

Paradise Found! Situated directly on the Delaware Bay with sunsets to die for, at Harpoons on the Bay, you'll have to agree you've found paradise! We offer over 250 frozen drinks from our full bar. A tropical delight awaits your arrival. If that isn't enough to tempt you, the food is great and the service is friendly. We have plenty of free parking and a giant sandbox for the kids! Our umbrella tables are dog friendly. With outdoor and indoor, air-conditioned seating for 300 and three bars, everyone has a great time at Harpoon Henry's. Entertainment nightly and a conch blowing sunset celebration. Everyone knows this is the happening place to be. Offering "Harpoon Healthy" options & some gluten free items — ask your server for details.

91 Beach Drive, North Cape May, NJ 08204 | 609-886-5529 |

The Concord Cafe

Stop in to the Concord Café for a casual dining atmosphere with great American pub food. In addition to beer, wine, and cocktails, the Concord Café offers delicious salads, sandwiches, burgers, specialty pizzas, and pasta dinners. Open daily for lunch and dinner, it is the perfect place to watch a game at the bar or get a bite to eat with the family.

7800 Dune Drive, Avalon, NJ 08202 | 609-368-5505 |

Salty Mermaid Bar & Grille

A family friendly, beach themed atmosphere with large screen TV's inside and out.  20 beers on tap including a large selection of local brewery beers and specialty cocktails and wine lists. Extensive gluten free options.  Live entertainment.

2507 Delaware Ave., North Wildwood, NJ 08260 | (609) 600-2165 |

Dog Tooth Bar & Grill

At the core, it is the personal elements of Dogtooth that shine. The Dogtooth Bar and Grill is one of Wildwood’s best restaurants known for its’ diverse selection. The décor throughout the restaurant was inspired by the love for the ocean and was decided to open a unique restaurant concept that offers a great place for locals and tourists to start their night off with their favorite drink and an outstanding menu with a touch of an Asian/Mexican/American influence and hearty portions. Dogtooth loves the “Little Dudes” as well with a menu full of kid’s favorite foods.  Dogtooth Bar and Grill is also the perfect place when customers need that “little extra”. They can have business lunches, holiday gatherings, birthday parties or a special occasion celebration.

101 East Taylor Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260 | 609-522-8383 |

Mad Batter Restaurant

Browse through art exhibits or enjoy live music while enjoying fine cuisine and drinks. Open year-round for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Daily happy hour specials from 4-6pm. Dine in the charming dining room and bar, on the sun-drenched porch, or in the serene garden terrace. The Mad Batter is an ideal location for weddings, reunions, and other events.

19 Jackson St., Cape May, NJ 08204 | 609-884-5970 |

Urie's Waterfront Restaurant

With its breath-taking waterfront views and mouth-watering menu, it's no wonder Urie's was named "Best Water View Dining" by South Jersey Magazine. There is something for everyone from the Dockside Bar to the Raw Bar and, for the kids, a huge arcade that includes a soft-serve ice cream bar. This bay front restaurant’s menu features all-you-can-eat crabs daily. Urie's offers entertainment frequently including music, caricature drawing and even magicians. Urie's is a place for the entire family, offering quality seafood at a reasonable price.

588 Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260 | 609-522-4189 |

Boathouse Restaurant

From it's opening in 1989, the Boathouse's main goal has been to serve only the freshest seafood, finest meats and most delicious pasta at competitive prices in a casual, friendly atmosphere. This waterfront restaurant offers live music and happy hour specials every day, all while gazing out at a panoramic view.

506 West Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260 | 609-729-5301 |

SeaSalt Restaurant

Offering a truly unique seafood fine dining experience featuring fresh indigenous ingredients paired with specialty cocktails and wines in an unforgettable chic beach setting at the Ocean Club Hotel.  With hints of Asian and Mediterranean influences, the innovative and flavorful food is only rivaled by the restaurant's ambiance and attention to detail.

1035 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204 | (609) 884-7000 |

Mayer's Tavern

Welcome to Mayer’s Tavern! Built in the early 1940’s as a fisherman’s bar and long known for it’s colorful clientele, Mayers Tavern re-opened in 2018 with a clean new look and a fresh menu. The legendary fried scallops and sunsets remain! 

894 3rd Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204 | (609) 435-5078 |

Adelene

One of the new classics in the Ocean City, NJ restaurant scene. The restaurant concept is a beautiful, warm coastal-chic inspired décor that compliments the sweeping panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean from each table. Surround yourself in soft, relaxing hues, and unwind while enjoying the perfect blend of style and cuisine. The menu is sure to tantalize every palette with a modern day twist on traditional favorites and serving an array of sought-after dishes with something for everyone such as light, fluffy omelets, stuffed French toast, delicious  crab cake sandwiches and our newest item -  an  8 ounce short rib burger.  Working with fresh local ingredients, each plate is designed with the breezy sophistication and family friendliness that the Port-O-Call is known for.
The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week in season. It's the perfect place to stop for a bite while walking or biking the boards!
Serving Breakfast 7:30 to 11:30 AM & Lunch 11:30 AM to 2 PM daily.

1510 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226 | (609) 399-8812 |

Shimmers Bistro Bar at Icona Golden Inn

At Icona Golden Inn and inspired by the moon’s shimmering reflection on the sea, Shimmers Bistro brings a sophisticated elegance with its luxurious decor fireplace, and library nook create a cozy, relaxing environment.

7849 Dune Dr., Avalon, NJ 08202 | (609) 368-5155 |

Coastal Blue Restaurant

Offering indoor and open-air dining with a laid-back relaxed seaside atmosphere, Coastal Blue serves classic American cuisine that shines with unique, local flavors.

9701 Atlantic Ave. , Diamond Beach, NJ 08260 | (609) 224-1124 |

Green Street Market

This family-owned natural supermarket offers a broad selection of healthy, eco-conscious, fresh and delicious foods specializing in organic, NON-GMO, locally grown and fair trade certified products. Here you can find all of your vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and Paleo foods as well as a wide variety of hand selected supplements, vitamins, health and personal care products accompanied by a knowledgeable staff to help you make the right choices for your health and your wallet! Make sure you stop by the Juice Bar & Cafe for delicious organic juices, smoothies, bowls, soups, sandwiches and more. All made fresh daily!

3156 Route 9 South, Rio Grande, NJ 08242 | 609-463-0606 |
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