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The Blue Rose Inn & Restaurant

653 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2324
+1 609-435-5468
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
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“donuts” (35 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
653 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2324
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

This restaurant came recommended by a friend. We were very pleased with the selections offered. The waitress was extremely knowledge of the menu and described the dishes with great detail. Staff was extremely attentive. Can't wait to return for another great dinner when in the...More

Thank honeypup
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were excited to try The Blue Rose. We did read the reviews, some good , some not so good, but we wanted to see for ourselves. Our waitress did a good job in explaining the funky menu. We ordered appetizers and...More

5  Thank _anthonylanz13
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Blue Rose is hands down my favorite restaurant not only in Cape May, but possibly in NJ. We have dined there 5 times over the last few years. Everything is homemade, everything. From the cheeses being homemade, to every sauce, the gelato, etc. there doesn't...More

Thank sunnymommy22
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Cape May has many fine restaurants,but our favorite has always been #2 rated Peter Shields Inn(PSI.) We eat there at least twice a year So we decided to see why the Blue Rose Inn (BRI) was rated #1. We went for the early bird menu....More

Thank singingdiva1948
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My two daughters are vegans and very seldom do they get a lot of choices when we go out for dinner. They went above and beyond for our girls. The chef even made them a special appetizer for them to try. Everything was absolutely delicious....More

Thank Tucker1213
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Food was very good. Mussel appetizer was very small and I do not recall getting mussels served out of the shell before but taste was fantastic. My wife had the scallops with pork belly appetizer which was just OK. I had the Teres Major steak...More

1  Thank davey385
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We Love this restaurant. We have been coming here for years and regularly recommend The Blue Rose to friends also visiting Cape May. One year we went twice in one week. Without a doubt the food is consistently done. If you are a foodie, I...More

1  Thank SElario
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Allyssa F our server, and her associates were to say the least, WORLD CLASS. The meal was as good as any meal that i have had. The ambience is amazing even during a wind and rain event. Anything off this menu will put a smile...More

1  Thank doc491002
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Enjoyed a truly wonderful stay this past weekend at the lovely Blue Rose Inn. This beautiful period home turned inn is both stately and comfortable. You won't feel like you're staying in a museum. Especially after meeting innkeepers Sara and Justin. They are so welcoming...More

1  Thank Carla C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There are so many good places to eat in Cape May, but one definitely NOT to miss is the Blue Rose! My husband and I go to the Blue Rose every year for our anniversary stay in Cape May. Each year the meals are simply...More

1  Thank Kenwood5603
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27 January 2017|
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Response from Darlene M | Reviewed this property |
It is a BYOB. I'm not sure if they have a separate room for parties. Give them a call.
13 October 2016|
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Response from Niamb | Reviewed this property |
I've never enjoyed the brunch, but the quality of the dinner was superb. I would go for dinner. The restaurant is BYOB so you can bring an excellent bottle of wine to compliment your meal without breaking the bank. The... More
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6 August 2016|
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Response from pumpkin_queen7816 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a lot right next door. A rare find in cape may!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 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 - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2324
    (Franklin St)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-435-5468
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