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Harpoons on the Bay

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91 Beach Dr, North Cape May, NJ 08204-2160 (Formerly Harpoon Henrys)
+1 609-886-5529
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We did come here in the summer under recommendations from friends. It does get pretty crowded and you do need to wait, but you can look at the most beautiful sunsets on the bay while waiting. They have live music and good food.

Thank K O
ArrowheadAgency, Social Media Manager at Harpoons on the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review... Stop back later this year and check us out. We open April 21 and have a few changes planned! More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Is the "new Harpoon Henry's" going to water down their liquor and charge high end prices for the diluted drinks as well? Many locals and weekenders have gone elsewhere due to your ongoing cheap and greedy business practice.

1 Thank Cindy R
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Harpoon Henry's is now Harpoons On the Bay. FUN, food, drinks, music and atmosphere. Love the palm trees, bay breeze, dolphins and of course the BEST SUN SETS :) Can't wait until they open again in 2017.

1 Thank carolbaker14
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's a bit of a drive from the Wildwood crest, but worth it. I had a grouper sandwich which was delicious and there was entertainment. A guy guitar. He had great interaction with the patrons. It's outside mostly and this is why it closes end of October. But there is inside seating, which is where we sat and could still... More 

Thank Pam51404
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here many, many times over the years. The food has always been just "Okay." It's a great spot along the bay, with beautiful views. It's festive and fun, & the drinks are good. They usually have entertainment and that's pretty good, too. On our last visit we specifically went for their clam soup, it was 5:15pm and they... More 

2 Thank pabeachlover1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of Harpoon Henrys. It is family and dog friendly and the food has always been a treat. The onion ring tower is a favorite must have, Everytime.

Thank rocknlola2015
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Good Food, good booze and great people....sunset not too shabby either. The onion rings are to die for, sandwiches, salad and burgers all great fare

Thank Lisa P
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142 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We went here for dinner and it was very crowded and it is a wonderful ambiance across from the beach. There was entertainment as well. Our food was good although pricy but you are paying for the sunset if you are lucky to catch it. Another plus is it is dog friendly. Again we are on speed dial for dog... More 

Thank dianne24
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The reason to go to Harpoon Henry's is for the relaxed atmosphere and the sunsets. There's not that many places that offer casual outdoor dining and Harpoon Henry's does a nice job of it. The menu is rather Limited the food is generally good The margaritas however are pretty nasty.

Thank snowdog
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159 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Just before a fair sunset in Cape May, we visited Harpoon's Henry's and really expected bar food. On the menu was prime rib which I had to select while my wife had the mahi special. My prime rib was bigger and better than anticipated, and I'd rate it as a (9) out of (10). My wife fish was a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Beach Dr, North Cape May, NJ 08204-2160 (Formerly Harpoon Henrys)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  North Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-886-5529
Situated directly on the Delaware Bay with sunsets to die for, at Harpoon's on the Bay, you'll have to agree you've found paradise! A tropical delight awaits your arrival. We have plenty of free parking and a giant sandbox for the kids! Our umbrella tables are dog friendly. With outdoor and indoor, air-conditioned seating for 300 and three bars, everyone has a great time at Harpoons on the Bay. Entertainment nightly (in season) and a conch blowing sunset celebration. Everyone knows this is the happening place to be. Play "Corn Hole" while you wait!

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