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Black Duck on Sunset

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$$$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
+1 609-898-0100
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food, atmosphere, and service were all excellent! We ordered the duck and the lamb and the taste was superb and the portions substantial. The peach cobler dessert was delightful, too.

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Thank William C
Madison, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went out for a special meal. My salmon was good as was my companion's crab cakes but - and this is an important but - the disappointing lobster bisque killed the meal. $13 for a small bowl of thickened cream sauce, nary a bit of lobster meat or lobster taste to be found, almost as if the chef thought that... More 

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Thank wisborn
Hopewell, New Jersey
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We finally managed to visit Black Duck after coming to CM/WCM for many years. We came on the recommendation of another couple and were not disappointed. Made reservations for the early bird seating, which is of incredible value. First, the service here is impeccable, attentive but not intrusive. The food was delicious, and even for early bird the variety was... More 

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Thank RUBMW
Cape May, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My wife and I went to the Black Duck for New Years Eve. What a wonderful experience! We had a reservation. When we arrived we were greeted by the owner/chef who had the hostess direct us to our "table for two" and took our wine bottle. The table was perfectly set and wine glasses soon arrived along with the waiter,... More 

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Thank Richard N
1 review
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My favorite meal/restaurant hands down after living in over 3 different states and several cities. Always an inventive experimental menu in a home style upscale atmosphere that leaves you feeling welcomed and unbelievably satisfied, intriged and palette tickeled.

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Thank Molly A
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I both enjoyed our meals here on the night of the Cape May Christmas parade. Our service was perfect. The staff was very attentive. The restaurant was decorated for the holidays. We would definitely go back again.

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Thank MaryBeth65
Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We try to go a few times during the year. The food is perfection in every way,There was four of us and each one enjoyed . I had the special which was shorts and shrimp that I could have licked the plate

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Thank shaun0063
Richmond, Virginia
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216 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I recently was in Cape May for a festival and happened on to the Black Duck. What a gem of a place. A great menu selection and wonderful service. It dies not have an alchol license so remember to bring your own wine!

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Thank William L
Milltown, New Jersey
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I had the pumpkin bisque which was excellent as an app and for the main course I and my wife both had the half duck entree. We both agreed was awesome. Call for reservations the place is a little small but worth visiting if you are in the area.

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Thank Toddwillms1
Franklinville, New Jersey
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a very nice venue for an unusual dinner. Many delicious dishes are on the menu and all were so good. Teh chef is very creative and does an excellent job.

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Thank Lorraine K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  West Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-898-0100

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?