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Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant

1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2726
+1 609-884-9090
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2726
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was excellent! Byob is great and they also offer wine from local winery for purchase. Service was great too:)

Thank KCScalzo
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the 3 course pref-fix menu celebrating St. Patricks days. The food was absolutely stunning both visually and taste. We loved everything. Service was exceptional, I'd say world class. Fast, professional, always available without being over bearing. This is BYOB for wine/beer. We bought...More

Thank GGWD
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food in a charming setting with very good service. In March, a winter Prix Fix meal was offered at $33. Quite a terrific deal but not what we chose. My husband had a huge rib eye with risotto & vegetables, he said it...More

Thank Shigeru-Charlie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful restaurant. The service was great and the food was delicious. I had the braised short rib & beef with mashed potatoes. Best I’d ever had! Shared the lava cake for dessert and it was scrumptious. I loved the BYOB. It enabled us...More

Thank CookieNap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fine dining place in Cape May,New Jersey. Excellent atmosphere, great food, great service and always pleases.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrated my daughter's 25th birthday. The food and service was excellent. A little pricey for the portions. But very well presented and good!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful inn. The funny thing is back in the 70s my grandfather almost purchased this place but it was too run down at the time. Wow

Thank Littlemisschef88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having had dinner here at PSI, I was very happy to be going back a few weeks ago to have dinner with my husband. We've really enjoyed all of our meals here, with the exception of one where we had to sit in the room...More

1  Thank Marion K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was valentines weekend, and the food was fit for a queen. I had the sea bass and it was done right, very tender to taste. Its a BYOB and we brought a bottle of wine which was immediately put to chill next to our...More

1  Thank Pearl E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined many times at Peter Shields and have never been disappointed . Serve was excellent as usual and the food may be the best in town . Breast of duck was cooked to perfection and the black sea bass was pan speared and...More

Thank rad1963
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Questions & Answers
9 March 2018|
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Response from ArrowheadAgency | Property representative |
The $33 Three Course Winter Prix Fixe offer is good through March 29, 2018... Available Thursday, Sunday and Monday evenings.
3 August 2017|
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Response from ArrowheadAgency | Property representative |
BYOB and local wines available from Cape May Winery. Dressy summer casual.
Shara M
11 July 2017|
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Response from ArrowheadAgency | Property representative |
Yes, there is some porch dining, enclosed with an awning.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$65
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2726
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-9090
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The Peter Shields Inn quality cuisine bursts with freshness and creativity. The Peter Shields offers a la carte dining along with a four course chef’s tasting menu. Also expect to find weekly menu additions that incorporate fresh and innovative ingredients. The magnificent ocean views are the perfect scenery to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a memorable dining experience. In the summer months, outdoor dining is available on porches overlooking the ocean. The Inn also specializes in both casual & elegant ocean front weddings. For the absolute finest local and seasonal fare, Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant is a favorite of residents and visitors to Cape May alike. Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room.
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