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The Carriage House Cafe & Tearoom

1048 Washington St, at the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, NJ 08204-1737
+1 609-884-5111
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“lunch” (29 reviews)
“tea sandwiches” (15 reviews)
American, Cafe
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1048 Washington St, at the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, NJ 08204-1737
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I love Cape May, and I have been going there for 35 years. I have never been treated with less than the absolute friendliness and courtesy there. I came ready for a wonderful weekend with my historic costumes in tow. However I absolutely despise pretentious...More

Thank llamassos
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Everything was wonderful. Our waitress was very good. My only criticism would be ... what's up with the bag of wise potato chips with our sandwiches? The sandwiches were so fancy that the bag of chips seemed tacky. I know it's probably because chips go...More

Thank kimmat007
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is more fir seniors and women groups. Interesting teas and such. Good for tours and groups, the mansion is right next door.

Thank elizabethgS2749ZF
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We went here to meet with family, who we had not seen in a year. The setting is beautiful. It was a lovely day, so we were able to sit outside under a tent top. It is very relaxed, but feels like a old time...More

Thank Cecelia S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Having lunch here after taking a tour of the lovely, historic Physick house is a great way to spend the day

Thank 19LM94
Reviewed 11 August 2017

My husband and I had lunch yesterday in what might be Cape May's most unique location. The Carriage House Tearoom & Cafe is located in the original carriage house (1876) of the Emlen Physick Estate, Because it was such a beautiful day, we decided to...More

Thank Sharon_at_the_shore
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is our third year coming to the Carriage House for lunch. I recommend the tea luncheon for 2 or 3. Comes with an assortment of tasty breads and baked goods, salad or soup, a selection of finger sandwiches, and desert. Oh yes, and the...More

Thank tdauria
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We always make our way to the Carriage House Tearoom each time we visit Cape May. It is a pleasant way to relax after a morning on the beach, touring or shopping. We enjoy the selections from Three Tier Luncheon or Lunch Menu. They will...More

Thank BklynBoy8
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Teh last event of our Herb Society of America district meeting weekend was a lunchone tea at the Carriage House. The group found this to be a delighful finale to a really nice weekend. The sandwiches and soup were good and every one enjoyed the...More

Thank tripleoaks
Reviewed 30 October 2016

As a part of a 60th Birthday weekend in Cape May, we enjoyed a great Sunday afternoon tea. The service was prompt and corteous, as well as the food being delicious in this very nice setting. On top of all that, when I called back...More

Thank musiicmom
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1048 Washington St, at the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, NJ 08204-1737 (Formerly The Carriage House Tearoom & Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-5111
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The Carriage House Cafe & Tearoom is open for lunch and afternoon tea and features traditional four course tea lunch as well as a la carte items. Seating inside the 1876 Carriage House and on the patio under the tent. Open April through October. The Carriage House Cafe & Tearoom is accessible and offers a children's menu. It is available for private parties and events.
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