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The Merion Inn

106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
+1 609-884-8363
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited cape May last year and came upon The Merion Inn by accident. They were luckily able to seat us in the bar area without a reservation in the bar area and we loved it. We went back this year (with a reservation) and...More

Thank MagsC99
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Merion Inn is a dinning experience that should not be missed. It's taking a trip back in time to a place where eligance and fine dinning were a staple of Cape May. Of all the restaurants in the area The Merion Inn is Cape...More

1  Thank Austin P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good food and service. We have come for 30+ years and it is still an excellent place. We chose the early bird $25 dinner. My wife jad salmon and I chose Mahi mahi, both were good. Is it as good as it was in...More

Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Merion Inn for the first time last summer. We returned and were even more thrilled. We asked to sit near the live piano music and loved that. The decor is gorgeous. But the food is perfect. Every course was exquisite! We...More

2  Thank eaglesnesttraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been going to Cape May for years, but have never dined at The Marion Inn. We finally made it, and were very impressed. Some of the reviews we read were not too encouraging, but I couldn't disagree more. The service...More

Thank primeminister58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking forward to an evening at The Merion Inn we arrived on time for our reservation. We were greeted by the hostess who snapped at us that we would have to wait to be seated. With very little standing room she directed us to the...More

1  Thank CountyCork4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was fair, not spectacular, or even special, but Ok. The live piano music was TOO LOUD. We were in a room adjoining the room where the pianist was performing, and we could barely hear each other speak. The service was very slow, and...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I try to get to Cape May at least once per year and the highlight of our trip is always dining at the Merion Inn. The atmosphere is beautiful, the food is great and the service is excellent. Lovely piano music while...More

Thank HistoricTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This classic restaurant has Victorian charm, excellent food and service. The crab cakes were delicious as well as the old fashioned strawberry short cake. Can't wait for our next trip to Cape May!!!

Thank CathyB01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here last night with my family while on vacation and was very satisfied. The atmosphere was very nice for an evening out. The waitress (Kathy) was wonderful and extremely accommodating to my 3 young children; getting applesauce for my 10 month old and...More

Thank Stephanie H
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29 December 2016|
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Response from RomanzaAmore | Reviewed this property |
They mix a great drink and have a wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8363
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