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The Carriage House Cafe & Tearoom

1048 Washington St, at the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, NJ 08204-1737
+1 609-884-5111
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  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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1048 Washington St, at the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, NJ 08204-1737
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our third year coming to the Carriage House for lunch. I recommend the tea luncheon for 2 or 3. Comes with an assortment of tasty breads and baked goods, salad or soup, a selection of finger sandwiches, and desert. Oh yes, and the...More

Thank tdauria
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We always make our way to the Carriage House Tearoom each time we visit Cape May. It is a pleasant way to relax after a morning on the beach, touring or shopping. We enjoy the selections from Three Tier Luncheon or Lunch Menu. They will...More

Thank BklynBoy8
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Teh last event of our Herb Society of America district meeting weekend was a lunchone tea at the Carriage House. The group found this to be a delighful finale to a really nice weekend. The sandwiches and soup were good and every one enjoyed the...More

Thank tripleoaks
Reviewed 30 October 2016

As a part of a 60th Birthday weekend in Cape May, we enjoyed a great Sunday afternoon tea. The service was prompt and corteous, as well as the food being delicious in this very nice setting. On top of all that, when I called back...More

Thank musiicmom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Physick Estate is beautiful and always worth a visit. I had tea in the Carriage house about 3 years ago and although it wasn't high tea, it was nice. I returned yesterday with friends who treated me to a Halloween tea for my birthday....More

Thank califan15
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I suppose a location like this can be up and down, but we were there after a tour of the Physick Estate. The food was good, served promptly and pleasantly by our server. Prices were reasonable for the area and time of year. We both...More

Thank Norris T
Reviewed 14 September 2016

On a scale of 1 - 10, the rating for the afternoon "Tea for Two" would be a three; 2 for the music and 1 because we were served food. There was no resemblance to "High Tea" or even a tea party. There was nothing...More

Thank 37Gib
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The years have not been nice to Cape May Tea Room. The service was very slow and the Food was less than acceptable. We sat for nearly 2 hours with half that time waiting for The next item . When we expressed our disappointment the...More

Thank petevanderzee
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Friend and I had tea at the Carriage House. It was nice, relaxed, sitting in outdoor tented patio. 1 We had the Tea Luncheon, there is also the Classic Afternoon Tea. Both include the usual assortment of scones, small tea sandwiches, sweets and pot of...More

Thank jennygirl57
Reviewed 20 July 2016

After a day of walking around looking at Victorian houses we were footsore and ready for delightful refreshment. That was exactly what we found, plus a lot of charm. Two of us shared an afternoon tea, complete with several tiers of sandwiches and sweets, in...More

Thank beadil
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Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1048 Washington St, at the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, NJ 08204-1737 (Formerly The Carriage House Tearoom & Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-5111
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The Carriage House Cafe & Tearoom is open for lunch and afternoon tea and features traditional four course tea lunch as well as a la carte items. Seating inside the 1876 Carriage House and on the patio under the tent. Open April through October. The Carriage House Cafe & Tearoom is accessible and offers a children's menu. It is available for private parties and events.
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