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The Merion Inn

106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
+1 609-884-8363
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Merion Inn on Decatur street is a favorite dinning place in Cape May. The service is excellent and the food wonderful.Most nights thay have some musical entertainment. Sometimes it's a solo piano player, and sometime it's a small Jazz combo. We often have dinner...More

1  Thank jrich303
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was delicious and service was excellent! The only problem was the heat turned on at the tail end of our dinner and I couldn't wait to get the check and leave! I am not sure why it was on since it was 70 degrees...More

Thank stanoa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and two friends were craving Prime Rib. We read their menu and it was an option. We called to be sure that the prime rib would be available. As the name suggests you feel that you are walking into a dining room of an...More

Thank joanz359
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and wonderful atmosphere! The menu offers a selection of foods to make everyone happy! Try the Merion potato cup as one of your sides!

Thank Renee G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary and wanted to go out to a nice place to eat. Looked at reviews and menus and decided to go to The Merion Inn, was not disappointed. Had the stuffed flounder with crab meat and my wife had...More

Thank Pat I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend time in Cape May every summer and always eat lots of seafood. The Merion however is always our stop for a great fillet. Always crowded but worth the wait.

Thank snowdog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here our last night and the food was very good. My husband and I both had chicken (not seafood eaters) and it was really good and the portions were plenty. Definitely would recommend making a reservation.

Thank Min101
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dont know who these people are that complained anout the portions, but maybe they need to diet. Portions were quite ample. More importantly food was delicious. Not a load of carbs, well balanced, and we'll prepared. I am sorry I didn't try this beautiful...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The scallops here are worth having. Prepared three ways-fried, pan seared or grilled- cooked to right degree of doneness. Can also be prepared in combo with shrimp or on a fried fish platter. Potato cup side dish is a velvety mash potato in a cup...More

Thank Marybeth K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located downtown within walking distance from Washington St. Reservations recommended. We ate early, had no reservations but were able to get a table in the bar (lounge). This was our second visit, there will be a third and so on. Great menu, great decor, friendly...More

Thank Bob S
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29 December 2016|
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Response from RomanzaAmore | Reviewed this property |
They mix a great drink and have a wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8363
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