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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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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 yesterday 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 2 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service and food. Had a group of 12 and the restaurant was busy, but service was great. Stayed after at the bar to listen to Dean on piano. Complimentary valet was super.

Thank Kimberly A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great restaurant to go with the whole family. They have a kids menu . The food is very good and music adds to the nice atmosphere . The service is very good as well ,try it you'll like it

Thank AFJC32013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service here is poor. Once you accept that then you'll be fine. To begin with we were ignored by the person on the desk, who preferred to chat to her friend rather than attend to new customers. As we left, the man at the desk...More

1  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always look for something new and upscale for our anniversary (after 29 years we deserve it!). We had made reservations for the patio but unfortunately there were not enough reservations and did not have the servers to accommodate the opening of the patio so...More

3  Thank frenchy0162
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I really enjoyed our dinner here. I'm a vegetarian, so I had the grilled portobello mushroom, quinoa, asparagus and potatoes dish. It was fantastic. Very tasty. There was also some spinach in there and they even managed to make THAT taste good....More

1  Thank ChrisandBethMaget
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meal is always very good at the Merion Inn. Great atmosphere with a large bar, piano, love the victorian decor with vintage paintings. Seafood and steak were great. Merion cup mashed potatoe is a favorite. Salad and breads very good. Service is always spot on....More

1  Thank hvfcrev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been there before and was not impressed but friends wanted to go so I figured I would give it another try. Prices are high so I expect more. I had the chicken francese,it as bland,my husband had filet mignon asking for it medium...More

Thank Jpatten248
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A highlight for any visit to Cape May NJ is the Merion Inn! The food is perfection and the atmosphere is sublime. Dinner is served after cocktails while Dean brings life to the grand piano making the entire evening like a moment in time you...More

1  Thank TulaTula2
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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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