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Island Grill

311 Mansion St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1467
+1 609-884-0200
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“scallops” (36 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
311 Mansion St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1467
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

Island Grill is easily one of the best (if not the best) dining experiences in a town that prides itself on good food. Carol and her team have put together the perfect combination of fantastic service coupled with amazing food. Every appetizer, entree and dessert...More

1  Thank Stephanie O
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Island Grill is simply our favorite place for a night out, and we live here. Varied and locally sourced menu. Ask your server about the preparation or the ingredients , and they will know! Family owned and operated. BYOB so stop off at Collier's right...More

Thank CGA79
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Quaint & quiet. Excellent service and menu. From the local tomato mozzarella salad to the Fresh flounder & fish chips. Very enjoyable evening. BYOB

Thank kmmccarter
Reviewed 23 June 2015

On a recent visit to Cape May, our bed and breakfast had sample menus from multiple restaurants. We chose the Island Grill as they were a BYOB and supporters of local merchants for fish and farm produce. We were more than delighted with the menu...More

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 15 June 2015

The fine herbs salad with buttermilk dressing felt like I was eating right out of my own garden. Lobster mac and cheese was decadent and delicious. Husband got the whole fish- porgy fish- beautiful presentation, flavorful and delish. BYOB allows you to save some money...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Myself and four ladies had an awesome dining experience. Carol could not be more welcoming and engaging. As noted by others, Josh is an awesome chef. Some ordered from the restaurant week menu and others from the regular. Everyone ordered something different and all thoroughly...More

1  Thank mariePennsylvania
Reviewed 16 May 2015

I liked everything about this restaurant. All the workers were so friendly. The Food was excellent. My friend had a whole fish that was grilled to perfection. It was deboned and the head was off. I had the sea scallops that were caramelized and also...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Wine pairing dinner with Turdo winery. Absolutely amazing food and presentation. Think Thomas Keller at French Laundry. The flavors and food choices are unusual but meld in the most unbelievable way. The ricotta gnocchi was the best I've ever had! Just thinking about the lobster...More

Thank WhiteVivianeRowan
Reviewed 12 May 2015

We ate here on a recent Friday night and really had a nice meal. Our waitress was friendly and attentive and went through the specials....also made some great recommendations which we took her up on. The mini-cornbread app with honey was really good. My wife...More

Thank Mike41157
Reviewed 3 May 2015

I think they want to impress with having locally grown, and that's good - but the entrees just weren't that great. Prices are high for ala carte.

Thank CarolineSUsa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Mansion St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1467
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-0200
American Coastal Cuisine inspired by the land and the sea, featuring locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients. Thank you for another fabulous season. See you in May 2017!
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