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The Lobster House

906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
+1 609-884-8296
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster” (540 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (192 reviews)
“onion bread” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The steamers were small clams, not the usual clams with tails. The blue cheese salad dressing was watery. Parts of the steam lobster were cold. Please do not try to pass off a lobster cooked in advance. The bread was delicious. Eddie took good care...More

Thank lynn325
Reviewed 1 week ago

This great spot on the water has been serving great seafood for many years. Also good bar and outside food and drinks. Crowded but worth the wait.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Cape May for 4 days. Out of those 4 days, we ate at the Lobster House 3 times Twice we went for lunch and once for dinner. The food was very good. The flounder francaise was great. Their tiramisu is fantastic. We...More

1  Thank 157dennisj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family has been coming here for decades - and we have never had a bad meal. The routine is set - classic seaside decor, consistent service, traditional menu and delicious food. So many favorites and a consistency over time - plus a great view...More

1  Thank MissMaryNY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had not been to the Lobster house in about 30 years and being young at the time, didn't really remember it. Well I wish I had, because I would've been back a lot sooner. We were seated right away, probably because the Jersey shore...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a bunch of friends and family for lunch. Arrived at 1:15 pm. Seated quickly, but had to wait awhile for service. Only one server per sides of the restaurant. The waitress was very nice and you can see she was busy running around...More

1  Thank Art800
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a visit on a quiet Monday evening in February. Sat at the bar and was served by Brenda. Had the cold seafood platter-what a delight. You better be hungry. Great flavor and too much food...so good. Ask for Brenda if you go. She is...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was spectacular. Seafood very fresh. Many options. Great views. Staff very good. Seated almost immediately on a busy night. Take out available.

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lobster House is the gold standard for Cape May dining comparisons. When it's warn enough to eat outside the Schooner bar is where you can start your dining fun. Then you can chose the out side oyster bar area or the take out seating...More

Thank wfdudley44
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We continue to come to the Lobster House! Always a fun and yummy experience with wonderful food. Eddie is the best waiter!

Thank Brandi H
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Patti B
10 October 2017|
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Response from Encoreboy | Reviewed this property |
I’m almost positive it is
14 September 2017|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open 7 days all year round. Depending on the day and the weather the outside deck and raw bar area might not be open. There is a more formal, more expensive indoor dining room too. I think the deck might be... More
11 September 2017|
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Response from Moe D | Reviewed this property |
they do not take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775 (Formerly The Lobster House)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8296
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