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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 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner in Cape May at PSI. The food was outstanding and the service was excellent and very accommodating. It is a BYOB. Decor is upscale refined elegance. Will definitely go back!

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the minute you step into this establishment you just know you are in for a special treat. Peter Shield In. Is the epitome of fine dining. Our waiter, RJ, was very knowledgeable and quick to your every need. The meal, we both ordered the...More

Thank LindaCathy961
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our dinner and it was great that it was a BYOB. Excellent food and great atmosphere.

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent meal with terrific service. BYOB is a nice feature. Just simply a very good choice for Cape May.

Thank FredFingerboard
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Eaten here often and it is among our very favorite - we love it the service and food are beyond superb - fantastic

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice attention to details in the dining room. Ate there during the week on off season and food was very good, but not the same standard as on weekends during summer. Salmon was well prepared but under done. Butternut squash soup was excellent. Date and...More

Thank EFeldhake
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We were warmly greeted by the staff. By the time we checked our coats are BYO wine was waiting at our table - the white being chilled in a bucket. The waiter was pleasant, friendly, and professional, and he offered some good dinner suggestions.The atmosphere...More

Thank Joetzz191
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

It was my husband's birthday dinner. The restaurant was in full Christmas decor with gold and white. The place was very romantic including the outside light up. My husband had dry aged N.Y. strip steak, I had scallops. Prior to entree, we shared sheared foie...More

Thank ETC363
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is a 4.5 star review. This was our best meal in Cape May. Ambiance: well decorated with pumpkins and fall colors at the entrance and inviting. We were seated in a room with just 4 tables, a room with a fireplace in the next...More

Thank jurij
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

PSI was all lit and decorated for the holidays, and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. We chose the Chef's Tasting menu and were not disappointed. From beginning to end, we enjoyed every bite. Service was attentive and pleasant.

Thank TheDOCatUB
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Questions & Answers
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.
25 March 2017|
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Response from ArrowheadAgency | Property representative |
Hello Joanne... I've sent your message to Amy. The $33 prix fixe is our winter deal available January through March. Thank you.
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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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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