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The Lobster House

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
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” (537 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (192 reviews)
“onion bread” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cape May, New Jersey. This breakfast and Lunch counter has excellent service, good coffee and food. The New Jersey Turnpike Burger is excellent and a recommendation during your visit. Arthur

Thank arthurbredehoft
Reviewed 4 days ago

As a new owner in the Diamond Beach area, I wanted to try the Lobster House:). I was happy to see that is opened all year round. Very nice environment, and look forward to eating outside when it warms up. My wife, daughter, and I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been going for years. Consistently good food. We like eating outside because the indoor restaurant has a different menu. Finding a table can be a challenge during the summer season and it’s self service so with a large group it can be a bit...More

Thank marilyn p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I loved, loved, loved the lobster house. It was actually my first time there however my family has been there many times being that they live in Cape May. In my most recent visit my family and I were celebrating three birthdays....More

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food as always, we could order off the regular menu. Band later at night for dancing. Great time!

Thank beth h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We order dinner to go one night from the Lobster House and it was excellent. We called in our order and it was ready in 15 minutes. We shared the seafood platter which had a good variety of seafood and was a good portion size...More

Thank packedlite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eating outside on the dock makes it feel like a quintissential seafood place. Eating inside feels a bit to old and stuffy for me. But as far as the food goes..... you can’t go wrong here. If you want fresh seafood to take out and...More

Thank lookinforelvis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many seats where you can see the water/marina (not the ocean) and only after a LONG wait. But we had a lovely lunch with some friends we hadn't seen in 40+ years! Service was good, food was tasty and fresh, priced reasonably. Good parking...More

Thank Qualitylovers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recent visit on a cold December evening was very pleasant. Had a table by the window overlooking the harbor with the moonlight shimmering on the water. The restaurant also had a fir in there fireplace adding to the cozy atmosphere. Our party of four all...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Lobster House. Family tradition of going on December 26 every year. Great food and great service!

Thank Maryanne L
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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