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The Lobster House

906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
+1 609-884-8296
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (500 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (184 reviews)
“onion bread” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is crowded but fun. Messy for sure. Parking can be crowded as it is very popular. They have an inside dining room but it was more fun to order in the back - take out and sit right by the water by the...More

Thank suzanochka
Reviewed yesterday

Top quality in ambiance and service.....food is consistent and abundant!! Love the views and the staff are very accommodating!

Thank Harmony57
Reviewed yesterday

When we vacation in Cape May we visit "The Lobster House". This establishment is a long standing favorite of travelers to the area for decades. Our recent visit in July 2017 was a special occasion. We celebrated our Anniversary with a group of nine. I...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came to The Lobster House with my friend when we were in town visiting my parents. We ate outside on the dock where the seagulls roam free. My friend had a broiled seafood combo which she loved! I had a crab cake sandwich and...More

Thank SuperRay
Reviewed 2 days ago

Go early! The place is a mob scene. We went right when they opened for dinner & got a table immediately. By the time we left, the place was packed. Plenty of parking. Restaurant was clean. Waitress was friendly. We were not rushed. Food was...More

Thank Julia R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place, we eat in one of the restaurants (outside near the raw bar), and its okay. food is okay, service is decent. Maybe the raw bar is better, but for sit down white napkin, its fine. I ask for tuna to be medium it...More

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great Crab Cakes and service excellent. View of Bay Excellent. Parking a little cramped. I would definitely dine there again. Downstairs there was a market where you could order different types of seafoods and sit right out on the deck. Next time I will try...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family ate a late lunch at the raw bar and it was delicious. Even though it was a rainy day, we were able to stay mostly dry under the table umbrellas. The food was very fresh and tasty!

Thank Alexis R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came for dinner and although the wait time was long (more than one hour) food was worth the wait! Had young kids and we were able to feed them from the outdoor eating areas on the pier to keep them from going hungry. Service was...More

Thank BuffaloBird
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First this is restaurant is a model of excellence. Limited menu focused on seafood. Moderate prices. Great service. Good ambiance. Amazing capacity. Not rushed even with lots Well prepared food. Attention to those with food allergies. Control of product sourcing including own fishing fleet. A...More

Thank Gerald F
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24 July 2017|
Response from jenalisa | Reviewed this property |
I love their shrimp cocktail! You can get a baked potato, salad, grilled or broiled fish, etc...
Karen S
24 July 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775 (Formerly The Lobster House)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8296
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