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Washington Inn

801 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1651
+1 609-884-5697
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“braised lamb” (13 reviews)
“crab cakes” (71 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
801 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1651
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took advantage of their Dinner and a Show promotion which includes dinner and then tickets to the Cape May Stage where we saw The Gin Game. Great food and cocktails, we highly recommend an evening at the Washington Inn while in Cape May NJ.

Thank johng1920
Reviewed 2 days ago

I would recommend reservations me nice evening attire. Not a place to bring kids. More like a romantic dinner for two kind of place.

Thank elizabethgS2749ZF
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are long time visitors to Cape May and wanted to treat our friends to a special dining experience. This meal was as close to perfection as you can get. Amazing selection and preparation. Our vegan friends had more than enough options to choose from....More

Thank cmartinangelo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ended vacation at the Wine Bar for Happy Hour. Lots of love from the lively crowd and super bartenders Robin and Charles. Their wine offers are always perfect!

Thank MVO1989
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the happy hour at the Washington Inn with wine, oysters and crab cakes. You will not be disappointed. Their bartenders Robin and Charles are classy. You will need to be there early because the seating fills up quick. A beautiful way to end...More

Thank JJO1959
Reviewed 6 days ago

As this was our last evening in Cape May, we chose the Washington Inn for a special dinner. We have dined here many times over the years. The food is delicious; the service is very very good and the ambience is lovely. I had an...More

Thank SuzieQ044
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to love the W ashington Inn and had not been there in couple years and decided to give it a try. I was disappointed in the menu choices. I chose the branzino which came with some long vegetable, rather tough vegetables and a...More

Thank fifilr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Phenomenal menu, great drinks and outstanding service. As a lot of places are BYOB, it was nice to have a selection of beverages from a bar. Our party had both steak and fish items which were delicious. Highly recommend!

Thank New132
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wait staff was very attentive and the wine suggestion was the perfect accompaniment to my meal. The flatiron steak was cooked as requested and the braised short rib was extremely tender! After the soup and main course, we had to take our dessert to...More

Thank drgnfly1111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a must stop! friendly attentive staff. good was fantastic. valet parking what else could you ask for .. top notch

Thank 904rjt123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1651
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-5697
  • E-mail
We are currently open every day of the week, reservations beginning at 5 PM. Our Wine Bar opens at 4:30 PM. Our hours are seasonal. Please see our website for details.
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