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Harpoons on the Bay

91 Beach Dr, North Cape May, NJ 08204-2160
+1 609-886-5529
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar, Seafood
££ - £££
91 Beach Dr, North Cape May, NJ 08204-2160
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Harpoons on the Bay is in North Cape May in the middle of a residential neighborhood, but it's right across the street from Delaware Bay. This provides gorgeous sunsets. The restaurant is a cool tiki bar experience with live entertainment, a little beach area, and...More

Thank thefranchise41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for years, even when it was Harpoon Henry’s. It used to be a favorite of mine and a must visit multiple times during the summer season. I went for both lunch and dinner this summer. I am so disappointed that...More

1  Thank DanielleCW
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Great hangout and casual spot. Fun tiki bar outside and corn hole to play. Dog friendly. Be prepared to wait. We went on a Sunday evening at 6 and waited nearly an hour. Dinner though was very good. I had the mixed broiled seafood platter,...More

1  Thank barbshannon
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with a party of 5 today. Waited to be seated for 5 minites for hostess. Hostess arrives and we wait another 5 minutes. When she finally comes back, she tells us we will have to get a pager because she has...More

3  Thank Penn726
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This was the third time attending Harpoons, and it was a let down from years past. Them menu seems to have changed from years past. The food was just average nothing really wowed my husband and I and service was terrible, we sat with empty...More

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is an update from my 2015 review. Apparently there was a change in management since then. We have been there a number of times in the past two summers and wow, what a difference. First, the outer deck is dog friendly. Awesome to see...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We called ahead to ask if we could have a bulldog birthday party! What a great night! We brought treats, decorations, etc., but the staff at the back bar were amazing. Thank you!

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were staying in Cape May near the beach but decided to look for a restaurant with a great sunset. We found the right place. Had it not been stormy it would have been a great sunset. We sat inside due to the rain but...More

Thank epeMexico
Reviewed 20 July 2018

It was a rainy night and this looked like it would be a fun place to come. For future reference, we would come back, but probably stick to sandwiches and burgers, not so much their entree selection, and come when it's a nice day out....More

Thank mknabster
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Nice place to enjoy a view of the water and music. My husband and I could not get later than 5pm dinner reservatios so we decided to have a drink and a small bits after taking in the sun on the bay. Ordered a Ceasar...More

2  Thank Tammy B
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14 June 2018|
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Response from Kim p | Reviewed this property |
2pm closed? I have no idea why but they don't normally
Joanne D
14 September 2016|
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Response from ArrowheadAgency | Property representative |
Yes they have several gluten free options on their menu!
26 August 2015|
Response from ArrowheadAgency | Property representative |
We do not accept reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Beach Dr, North Cape May, NJ 08204-2160 (Formerly Harpoon Henrys)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  North Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-886-5529
  • E-mail
Now OPEN Weekends only for the 2018 season! Situated directly on the Delaware Bay with sunsets to die for, at Harpoon's on the Bay, you'll have to agree you've found paradise! A tropical delight awaits your arrival. We have plenty of free parking and a giant sandbox for the kids! Our umbrella tables are dog friendly. With outdoor and indoor, air-conditioned seating for 300 and three bars, everyone has a great time at Harpoons on the Bay. Entertainment nightly (in season) and a conch blowing sunset celebration. Everyone knows this is the happening place to be. Play "Corn Hole" while you wait!
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