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Black Duck on Sunset

1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
+1 609-898-0100
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Black Duck on Sunset is a little off the beaten path if you are staying on the beach or by the shopping/restaurant area in Cape May but it was well worth the 15 minute walk!! The menu options were very different and they all...More

Thank MagsC99
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are biased - we have been coming to the Black Duck ever since Chris became its chef. We are particular to his crab cakes. They are simply the best we have EVER tasted. Once in a while we try some of his other dishes....More

Thank profgold
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant during our week in Cape May. Some of our party took advantage of the Early Bird Menu which consisted of 3 courses for $28. Personally I had the lobster bisque, salmon and homemade chocolate pudding and was very pleased. Others...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a slightly different experience from most of the reviewers here. We (a group of four) made reservations early to take advantage of the early bird menu. We were seated promptly at a lovely table, but everything felt kind of off. There were very...More

Thank catt711
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a reservation and they delivered in a timely fashion. We had not inquired about BYOB, but upon arrival we noticed there is a liquor store across the street that was great. Nicely converted home with a well planned table arrangement. Service was pleasant,...More

Thank bbbob84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had the early bird special at the Black Duck in West Cape May last Sunday. I had the Crab cakes and Rachel had Salmon. Both meals came with salad and desert. All three courses were excellent. As good as our meal...More

Thank josephsY1874LM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a must try if you are in Cape May! You enter through a beautiful entrance of flowers up the stairs to the patio. The inside is a quaint, house turned into a restaurant with various rooms and tables. The servers are all...More

Thank GoodTimeGal78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time eating here and it did not disappoint! The service is friendly and knowledgeable. The food is fresh and well prepared. I had the tuna and my husband had the crab cakes. Both were perfectly done, and delicious. For appetizers he...More

Thank robynne k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tony and I were greeted with a quaint, old fashion sense of times long ago, yet, the hustle of the modern day servers and then, the menu filled with heavenly choices, brought us back to present day! The owner, Chef provides a unique, gastricomical menu...More

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always visit The Black Duck while on vacation in Cape May. Once again, dinner was a highlight of our week. Specials are always exciting and outstanding - Salmon and "Angry Snapper" Then came the dessert menu and specials - even more fantastic! Service also was...More

Thank David G
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18 September 2016|
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Response from Dar646 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they close after News Years eve and don't reopen until Feb. for some limited hours. The best thing you can do is call the restaurant. They are very friendly and helpful and I'm sure would not mind giving you an... More
22 August 2016|
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Response from Luvrat | Reviewed this property |
Probably not a good idea...teenagers yes, toddlers not so much
22 June 2016|
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Response from Alan M | Reviewed this property |
There is no specific dress code, but neatness is the rule. Shorts and jeans are common when neat and clean.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  West Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-898-0100
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