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Union Park Dining Room

727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204-2464
+1 609-884-8811
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204-2464
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Nice portions and good selection for the restaurant week prix fixe menu. Service was prompt and attentive and outside seating was a plus.

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

We love the Union Park Dining Room. The food is always innovative and delicious. The fact that the restaurant is BYOB is a plus. We go for special occasions or just a night out with friends. The historic hotel is a beautiful setting. In warm...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

We come back to Union Park every year as it is always consistently good. You can't beat their early bird specials. The crabcake, soups and salmon are always a good choice. It is, also, a great place to go before a show at convention hall...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

I planned a retirement party for a couple friends the end of May. There were 17 of us for dinner. Two people complained that their steak was all gristle but other than that I thought the private room and food were great. My only issue...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Beautifully decorated dining rooms in an old seaside hotel. Welcoming staff. Food is top-notch, well-prepared but not pretentious. Anything seafood here is good especially the crab cakes. We've been here many times and will be returning in the future.

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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We picked this place because they were part of restaurant week, and we were not disappointed. Service by Shirley was professional, friendly and knowledgeable. My wife lives to eat and she raved about the duck breast entree. I enjoyed the butter poached lobster. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Susan D
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We joined another couple for the beginning of restaurant week. It was the first time for us and we were delighted. The restaurant was packed but this did not affect the service or the very high quality of the food beautifully presented. We can hardly...More

2  Thank Luvrat
Reviewed 31 May 2017

First the good news... The restaurant is in a beautiful old building in the heart of Cape May. We were there for Memorial Day weekend with old friends and the table was perfect for talking and laughing over dinner. The food was very good, and...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

BYOB BYOB BYOB. We unfortunately missed that Union Park has no bar, and only sells wine as an outlet for a local NJ vineyard. I wish BYOB had been at the top of every glowing review here. The food was very good, the service excellent...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Union Park is our favorite! My husband and I are never disappointed.The staff is friendly and make you feel welcome. The food is delicious! We will return again and again!

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Michael M
18 July 2017|
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Response from Tucker1213 | Reviewed this property |
No there is not we bought wine there this time but we have previously brought our own and there was no fee
12 July 2016|
Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
You can bring your own or they will sell you one of the local wines.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, View, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204-2464
    (Howard Street)
  • Public Transportation: n/a
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8811
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Macomber
Across from the ocean, this elegant dining room serves classic American food with a special touch. Union Park Dining Room received New Jersey Monthly Magazine's 2005 thru 2016 Critics Choice Award as one of the best restaurants in New Jersey. Working his magic behind the scenes, chef John Schatz has overseen the kitchens of some sophisticated eateries in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area, including the former Maureen's in Cape May. The large, spacious dining rooms with their fireplaces, cherry & mahogany furniture & antique fixtures are romance personified. Settle in for a memorable meal. Private dining rooms available from 8 to 42 guests. Banquet Facilities: Located in the historic Hotel Macomber, union park dining room is available for both casual & elegant parties, receptions, special occasion dinners or complete weddings. Our facility can host groups up to 130 people, depending on the type of reception you desire.
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