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The Lobster House

) #14 of 86 Restaurants in Cape May ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
+1 609-884-8296
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (501 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (185 reviews)
“onion bread” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
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1 - 10 of 3,098 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place is amazing. It has a gorgeous restaurant, as well as a separate raw fish bar and a take out (less expensive) that you order food to go and sit in a back open marina area. The food is phenomenal as well as the...More

Thank pvallejo17
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came in for a good seafood dinner. We all ordered different seafood. Definitely recommend the salmon and flounder dishes. Their bread is also delicious. Will come back again.

Thank peachkoblerpie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Grab a table by the boats, order by the take out window in back, and settle in for a fun night of cracking lobsters and dipping the sweet meat into the warm butter. Nothing fancy. Far from it. But the basics are here, and won't...More

Thank Jaewriter
Reviewed 4 days ago

We go to Cape May for vacation every summer and the one restaurant we really look forward to going to is The Lobster House. It is incredibly well run, they handle hundreds of customers all night long for dinner and the food always seems to...More

Thank Wearytraveler066
Reviewed 4 days ago

You have to hunt your table down and if you have a large party it can be the tough. The food was fresh but the taste was bland. Nice outside patio overlooking water. They have a 1 drink minimum per person when they serve you....More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Anything less than 5 star rating would be disrespectful. I could go on for days about this place but I'll keep it short and sweet. 1)Great raw bar 2)They have a whole takeout area of fresh seafood. Buy the crab soup, it's not on the...More

Thank Santino M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is crowded but fun. Messy for sure. Parking can be crowded as it is very popular. They have an inside dining room but it was more fun to order in the back - take out and sit right by the water by the...More

Thank suzanochka
Reviewed 5 days ago

Top quality in ambiance and service.....food is consistent and abundant!! Love the views and the staff are very accommodating!

Thank Harmony57
Reviewed 5 days ago

When we vacation in Cape May we visit "The Lobster House". This establishment is a long standing favorite of travelers to the area for decades. Our recent visit in July 2017 was a special occasion. We celebrated our Anniversary with a group of nine. I...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I came to The Lobster House with my friend when we were in town visiting my parents. We ate outside on the dock where the seagulls roam free. My friend had a broiled seafood combo which she loved! I had a crab cake sandwich and...More

Thank SuperRay
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I love their shrimp cocktail! You can get a baked potato, salad, grilled or broiled fish, etc...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775 (Formerly The Lobster House)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8296
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