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Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant

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1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2726
+1 609-884-9090
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17:30 - 20:30
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Amsterdam, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We visited PSI the night after Valentine's day. My wife and I both ordered off of the Prix Fixe menu. She had the roasted beet salad, pork tenderloin and banana bread pudding with hazelnut ice creme. I had the seafood chowder which was loaded with clam, shrimp, scallops, crab & bacon; roasted salmon with wild mushroom risotto and the apple... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I made our second visit to Peter Shields. The last time, the restaurant was not open, since it was February, but this time it was, for Valentine's Day. Our rooms were very comfortable; ours had a view of the ocean and the promenade. We ate in the restaurant, and I think this was one of the best... More 

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

WE have eaten here before and this time we were just as thrilled as before - the food is top-notch and so is the service - cannot wait to go again

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beaufort, sc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We went on a Thursday night in January for the $33 three course prix fixe dinner and it was absolutely delicious! You could order another prix fixe Chef's Tasting menu for $70, and you could order a la carte from the menu as well. If my dinner had been ordered from the menu it would have cost $56 instead of... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is quaint and romantic. The food is spectacularly delicious. The wait staff was appropriately attentive. Did I mention how delicious dinner was? This is a perfect spot for a special dinner out to "get to know each other better".

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Chesterfield, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Outstanding service and excellent food. All courses were equally good and we VERY much enjoyed our dinner. It is terrific, frankly to have a restaurant of this quality also be BYOB.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was our best meal in Cape May on our Christmas getaway. We sat across from fire place and the food was amazing, so flavorful and voted one of the top 100 restaurants in the US. I will definitely come back to this restaurant when I come back in November 2017.

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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had dinner there with a rather late reservation...so, I can't attest to the view or setting. However, I can attest to the wonderful food and wait staff! I had several "requests " and our server, Dan, was very helpful and understanding. As advertised the Fios gras was great. I asked for a vegetable plate and that was perfect. My... More 

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New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My husband and I had dinner here for our anniversary. A beautiful setting and a delicious meal. Excellent service, too!

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Belle Mead, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The atmosphere and food at the Peter Shields Restaurant is wonderful. It is a great place for a special occasion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 55
Cuisine
American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 20:30
Monday
17:30 - 20:30
Thursday
17:30 - 20:30
Friday
17:30 - 20:30
Saturday
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2726
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-9090
Description
The Peter Shields Inn quality cuisine bursts with freshness and creativity. The Peter Shields offers a la carte dining along with a four course chef’s tasting menu. Also expect to find weekly menu additions that incorporate fresh and innovative ingredients. The magnificent ocean views are the perfect scenery to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a memorable dining experience. In the summer months, outdoor dining is available on porches overlooking the ocean. The Inn also specializes in both casual & elegant ocean front weddings. For the absolute finest local and seasonal fare, Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant is a favorite of residents and visitors to Cape May alike. Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room.

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