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The Y.B.

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314 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1472
+1 609-898-2009
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Linwood, New Jersey
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Could not read menu without flashlights from phone We asked waiter for mor light but he said pretty much too bad that's the way management wants it. My dish was cod, it over cooked, flavorless. We needed to get out in time to see a show but Waiter disappeared an no one in kitchen could give us change, manager not... More 

Thank kelly n
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This place is a real gem. A small place with a limited menu. Everything we have ever had was excellent over the years. A BYOB that offers a nice selection. Make reservations in advance, if you plan to go on the weekends. Their Duck Confit is one of our favorites and was featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. We have... More 

Thank Joseph C
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've lived in Diamond Beach for the past 21 years, and never heard of this restaurant, but saw it on Open Table and decided to try it. We found out they have been there for 6 years. Who knew! The place is small and a little dark inside, which gave a cold stark atmosphere. I would prefer a little more... More 

Thank ConnieB1135
Cape May, New Jersey
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This restaurant is simply one of the best Cape May has to offer! The pesto is simply a dream! The food is different and extremely cooked to perfection! Highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank PeriwinkleInnHotel
Springfield, Virginia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I had crab cakes at several restaurants and these were the best. Only disadvantage was that they do not accept credit cards. The service was gracious.

Thank fufkedog
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We have walked by this place more than we should have...its close to where we were staying..shore front..no reservations after 8pm...we were seated within 5 minutes. Our server was very pleasant & attentive. The menu is not large but offers enough diversity. Our dinners were DELICIOUS! Greek salad was terrific! The toasted pita is a must! In my opinion...the dishes... More 

Thank Luv M
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Four of us went here for dinner. I'm a vegetarian, so it was pretty difficult to find a restaurant that could accommodate my diet that wasn't completely booked on a Saturday night in the summer. We stayed at Congress Hall and this restaurant was a one minute walk from the hotel. The menu was excellent and provided both vegetarian options,... More 

2 Thank Lauren L
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a nice quiet place for breakfast on a Monday morning while on vacation in Cape May. Found this place with a nice short menu. Got the blueberry pancakes with a side of crispy bacon. Everything was cooked to perfection even the coffee was brewed to perfection. Thanks for a wonderful meal, I will be back soon for... More 

1 Thank Cassie S
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

The staff is helpful and accommodating..We arrived with no reservation, but luckily got a table. We couldn't decide on one appetizer so we chose two and shared an entree. What fun, and delicious too! A small but quiet space we really enjoyed our dinner! We will be sure to return.

1 Thank CGG326
Wilmington, Delaware
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121 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We returned to the YB for another great dinner. The service was very pleasant and attentive; the food was great. We enjoyed the chorizo flatbread as a starter-it was delicious and was a perfect size for our party of 4 to share. Entrees included repeats of the salmon and crab cakes, both served with pesto cous cous. Both were hits... More 

1 Thank Sheryl K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$19
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1472
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-898-2009
Located on the Beachfront Between Perry and Jackson Street

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