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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%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (535 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (190 reviews)
“onion bread” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All 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 22 November 2015

Love the woman bartender at the bar. She knows her stuff. Very friendly with all the customers. We had the three pound lobster at the price of forty dollars. Very worth it. Satisfies my lobster cravings for a while.

Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Wonderful dining experience. Our waitress, Janet was lovely and efficient. Dinner was wonderful. Fish and seafood cooked to perfection. They make an excellent Bloody Mary!

Thank mommytraveler613
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

We went to the Lobster House for lunch, as I've been there for dinner a few years back. The Lobster bisque is a must, I recommend getting a bowl of it while they use lumps of lobster meat. The lunch menu is ok with choices...More

Thank Moonstar582
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Went for lunch with friends. The menu was not that impressive. My lobster salad was quite good. The waiter was lacking in attitude.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 16 November 2015

All I had was the creamed carb (I forgot the actual name for it) and I have to say it was the finest I've ever had. Wonderful, cheesy, great. Plenty of bread, superb service. My wife had a 1 lb. lobster tail, apparently from a...More

Thank TIM V
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The clam chowder was out of this world with tender large pieces of clam in a creamy soup. Lots of calories, I'm sure, but worth every calorie consumed. Crab cake was very crabby, just the right amt. of hand cut fries with the sandwich at...More

Thank 1976RN
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Went there for Restaurant Week. Totally a great experience. Three courses for $35! We both had the Hot Appetizer Combo which consisted of 2 barbecue clams, 2 clams casino and 2 Oysters Rockefeller served hot and delish.. We had the 1 1/2 lb Broiled Lobster....More

Thank gourmetgirl3
Reviewed 12 November 2015

My family and I stopped here for dinner after our whale/dolphin watch boat tour not too far from there. We arrived at the perfect time before it got busy. We each enjoyed our meals. If we're ever back in the area again, we would stop...More

Thank Alma K
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Went two days to "The Lobster House" it was fabulous. Crab Cakes, Fried Oysters, Swordfish, and the biggest steak you have ever seen. Beautiful setting by the harbor. Service excellent.

Thank DJCJ89
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Called ahead and found out they do not take reservations. Was told they get busy around 7:00. When we got there about 5:10 we had to waite about an hour to get a seat. Found out there was a reception after a funeral for 200...More

Thank Like_T0_Travel65
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Patti B
10 October 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
You’d have to call them but I doubt it due to cold weather. I think the schooner is just a bar, food is served on adjacent dock year round I think.
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
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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