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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” (531 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (192 reviews)
“onion bread” (40 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 yesterday

We had long heard good things about the Lobster House seafood market in Cape May and were finally able to pay a visit. There was not enough time to enjoy a meal in the restaurant but we were able to purchase mussels and little neck...More

Thank ruth f
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The location on the water was perfect but the food, drinks, and service were very disappointing. I ordered a crab cake sandwich which was dry and bland, my French fries were cold, and the drinks tasted watered down. They were very busy and only had...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for a dinner in a Sunday afternoon and had a great lobster and oysters. The garlic bread was very tasty. The service was great, we were served by Camelia who was very helpful in recommending the right food and the right portions. If...More

Thank SimoAlbu
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent friendly service. The clam chowder was amazing. Wonderful atmosphere. I had crab cakes for my entree, it was very tasty and pleasing.

Thank WorldWideInternation
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered a drink at the bar then our requested table became available we were able to enjoy the great view of the harbor and enjoy delicious appetizers and entrees. The service was well paced great experience.

Thank BoliverDreamin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Anyone who visits Cape May should definitely make a trip here.The food is exceptional and you can pick your venu..outside or inside. You are right in the harbor so the view is amazing. And eating lunch on the Schooner is our favorite.A little pricey but...More

Thank pauldF3572PU
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What great service and delicious seafood!! The prices are reasonable. I enjoyed the Lobster pot and my boyfriend loved his shrimp on Linguini!!

Thank flatsydoll2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Lobster House (which includes The Raw Bar) outside provided a great, close location to our whale watching adventure. The food was so very good. I highly recommend the chowders and the hot and spicy shrimp. We were able to eat outside on a moderately...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to eat, good prices, good service. You won't be disappointed. My husband and I went for dinner 2 nights while we were in Cape May, ja a wonderful meal both nights.

Thank mardon3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit the Lobster House. Hands down, it is my favorite restaurant. Service is excellent, food excellent, I have never had a meal there that I did not totally enjoy. Highly recommend the Fisherman’s Warf Platter.

Thank mdspectrum
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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 Katrina B | Reviewed this property |
The Lobster House does not accept reservations any day. Enjoy!
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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