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Your Guidebook to Local Favorites at the Shore

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Your Guidebook to Local Favorites at the Shore

FOOD SCENE
Our favorites....check out the map to see what is close by.
Excellent seafood in a fantastic garden setting. Can be noisy if crowded. Their taco shop next door is delicious.
Quahog's Seafood Shack and Bar
206 97th Street
Excellent seafood in a fantastic garden setting. Can be noisy if crowded. Their taco shop next door is delicious.
One of the best for seafood in the area, pricey but worth it. BYOB.
Jay's On Third
9836 3rd Avenue
One of the best for seafood in the area, pricey but worth it. BYOB.
Some of the best ice cream in the county!
Springer's Homemade Ice Cream
9420 3rd Avenue
Some of the best ice cream in the county!
Phenomenal sunsets with delicious food and live music. Go just for appetizers on the deck and listen to the great music.
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Beach Creek Oyster Bar & Grill
500 West Hand Avenue
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Phenomenal sunsets with delicious food and live music. Go just for appetizers on the deck and listen to the great music.
Phenomenally fresh locally and organically inspired cuisine in a very eclectic and cozy atmosphere. Amazing seafood. Local favorite for years!
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Louisa's Cafe
104 Jackson Street
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Phenomenally fresh locally and organically inspired cuisine in a very eclectic and cozy atmosphere. Amazing seafood. Local favorite for years!
Super salad and sandwiches. GLUTEN FREE
Green Cuisine
302 96th Street
Super salad and sandwiches. GLUTEN FREE
Great pizza
Circle Pizza
2108 Dune Dr
Great pizza
Good food, great atmosphere, at the beach.
Windrift Restaurant
105 80th Street
Good food, great atmosphere, at the beach.
Great atmosphere, amazing coffee and bagels.
Cafe Noir
261 97th Street
Great atmosphere, amazing coffee and bagels.
Local favorite. Consistently fabulous food!
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Tisha's Fine Dining
322 Washington Street
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Local favorite. Consistently fabulous food!
Great place to relax with casual outdoor dining. Fresh Seafood! BYOB.
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H&H Seafood Market
956 Ocean Drive
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Great place to relax with casual outdoor dining. Fresh Seafood! BYOB.
Delicious pizza!
Seven Mile Pies
261 96th St
Delicious pizza!
Excellent breakfast, lunch and dinner. BYOB. Outdoor seating. 5 min from my place.
George's Place Court House
104 N Main St
Excellent breakfast, lunch and dinner. BYOB. Outdoor seating. 5 min from my place.
Excellent take out and fresh seafood market!
Matthews Seafood Market
206 Mechanic St
Excellent take out and fresh seafood market!
Great apps and drinks on the porch.
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Ebbitt Room
25 Jackson Street
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Great apps and drinks on the porch.
One seating nightly - small plates - fabulous experience!
Shamone BYOB
421 Washington Street Mall
One seating nightly - small plates - fabulous experience!
Kale caesar salad - Wow!
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Poppi's Brick Oven Pizza & Kitchen
4709 New Jersey Avenue
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Kale caesar salad - Wow!
Fabulously authentic Italian cuisine. BYOB
Ristorante Luciano
9820 3rd Ave
Fabulously authentic Italian cuisine. BYOB
GLUTEN FREE. Fabulous breakfast spot in West Cape May.
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Bella Vida Garden Cafe
Broadway
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GLUTEN FREE. Fabulous breakfast spot in West Cape May.
Great vibe, small, fun, terrific small plates. BYOB
Scola BYOB
3 Mechanic St
Great vibe, small, fun, terrific small plates. BYOB
Organic. Gluten Free. Breakfast and lunch.
Cherry's Natural Foods
2038 U.S. 9
Organic. Gluten Free. Breakfast and lunch.
Black Duck On Sunset
1 Sunset Boulevard
Great breakfast and lunch.
Alex's Stone Harbor Market
9712 3rd Avenue
Great breakfast and lunch.
Great take out for something quick, easy and close by.
Molino's
219 South Main Street
Great take out for something quick, easy and close by.
Arts & Culture
Historic Hotel with shops and food.....beach front.
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Congress Hall
200 Congress Place
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Historic Hotel with shops and food.....beach front.
Great display of award winning local art!
SOMA NewArt Gallery
31 West Perry Street
Great display of award winning local art!
Cape May Stage
405 Lafayette St
Vineyards and Breweries
Fabulous! Small family vineyard. Dry wines. Lovely outdoor sitting area. Hands down - best in the area!
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Turdo Vineyards & Winery
3911 Bayshore Road
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Fabulous! Small family vineyard. Dry wines. Lovely outdoor sitting area. Hands down - best in the area!
Beautiful surroundings to enjoy a glass of wine.
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Cape May Winery
711 Town Bank Road
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Beautiful surroundings to enjoy a glass of wine.
Lovely vineyard to browse around. Wine is fine.
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Willow Creek Farm & Winery
160-168 Stevens Street
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Lovely vineyard to browse around. Wine is fine.
7 Mile Brewery
3156 Rte 9 S
Slack Tide Brewing Company
1072 NJ-83
Ludlam Island Brewery
9 Stoney Ct
Wine is lovely. Great family run vineyard. Worth the trip.
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Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
600 South Railroad Avenue
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Wine is lovely. Great family run vineyard. Worth the trip.
Gifts & Window Shopping
Amazing Sunsets at this beach!
Sunset Beach Gift Shops
502 Sunset Boulevard
Amazing Sunsets at this beach!
Cute little village full of fun shops.
Garden Green House
1943 U.S. 9
Cute little village full of fun shops.
Great shopping!
West End Garage
484 West Perry Street
Great shopping!
Amazing treasures! Garden Gift Shop. Favorite place to get a small plant, fun decor for the house, or just browse all the uniquely curated products!
Wayward Gardener
9712 3rd Ave
Amazing treasures! Garden Gift Shop. Favorite place to get a small plant, fun decor for the house, or just browse all the uniquely curated products!
Hotspot for unique gifts and accents for the home. From fragrance and jewelry to books and wall art, our quality and exceptional variety of popular treasures is sure to catch your fancy. Open Seasonally From April 1st to December 31st.
Across The Way
268 96th Street
Hotspot for unique gifts and accents for the home. From fragrance and jewelry to books and wall art, our quality and exceptional variety of popular treasures is sure to catch your fancy. Open Seasonally From April 1st to December 31st.
Hand made items by local artisans. Whenever you purchase, you're putting money into the hands of people who are doing what they love, creating unique items for you to purchase and cherish. I love the pottery in this place- not to mention the jewelry.
Small Crafts Advisory
9506 3rd Avenue
Hand made items by local artisans. Whenever you purchase, you're putting money into the hands of people who are doing what they love, creating unique items for you to purchase and cherish. I love the pottery in this place- not to mention the jewelry.
Drinks & Nightlife
Great atmosphere - large open area. Good food.
Princeton Bar & Grill
2008 Dune Drive
Great atmosphere - large open area. Good food.
We love to bypass the restaurant and sit by the fire and enjoy a nice cocktail and their amazing bar menu.
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Ebbitt Room
25 Jackson Street
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We love to bypass the restaurant and sit by the fire and enjoy a nice cocktail and their amazing bar menu.
Great atmosphere and nightly music.
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Brown Room At Congress Hall
251 Beach Avenue
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Great atmosphere and nightly music.
Dancing, Food and Drinks.
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Boiler Room at Congress Hall
200 Congress Pl
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Dancing, Food and Drinks.
Chalfonte Hotel Bar. Lovely porch, nightly music, great cocktails.
King Edward Bar
301 Howard St
Chalfonte Hotel Bar. Lovely porch, nightly music, great cocktails.
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The Mad Batter Restaurant & Bar
19 Jackson Street
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Entertainment & Activities
Tree To Tree Cape May
707 U.S. 9
Wonderful and informative bike tour of Cape May
Curious Cape May
122 Sunset Blvd
Wonderful and informative bike tour of Cape May
Working farm, delicious food, gift store and mini grocery store. Discover the old and open spaces of Beach Plum Farm, our 62-acre working farm tucked away in West Cape May. Rooted in sustainable practices and a shared sense of community, Beach Plum Farm is proud to champion the timeless farming heritage of the Garden State.
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Beach Plum Farm
140 Stevens Street
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Working farm, delicious food, gift store and mini grocery store. Discover the old and open spaces of Beach Plum Farm, our 62-acre working farm tucked away in West Cape May. Rooted in sustainable practices and a shared sense of community, Beach Plum Farm is proud to champion the timeless farming heritage of the Garden State.
Bay Springs Farm Alpacas, LLC
542 New England Rd
The Cape May County Park & Zoo in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, provides free year-round admission to a collection of more than 550 animals representing 250 species in 85 acres of exhibits.
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Cape May County Park & Zoo
707 U.S. 9
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The Cape May County Park & Zoo in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, provides free year-round admission to a collection of more than 550 animals representing 250 species in 85 acres of exhibits.
The present tower, which is the third documented lighthouse at the southern tip of New Jersey, has been an aid-to-navigation for mariners and attraction for visitors since it was built in 1859. ​ More than 2.5 million visitors have climbed the lighthouse since it opened to the public in 1988. For those who choose not to climb, the Oil House on the grounds contains a fully accessible Visitors’ Orientation Center and Museum Shop carrying souvenirs, books and maritime items. ​ The state park offers many amenities for nature lovers and family fun.
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Cape May Lighthouse
215 Light House Avenue
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The present tower, which is the third documented lighthouse at the southern tip of New Jersey, has been an aid-to-navigation for mariners and attraction for visitors since it was built in 1859. ​ More than 2.5 million visitors have climbed the lighthouse since it opened to the public in 1988. For those who choose not to climb, the Oil House on the grounds contains a fully accessible Visitors’ Orientation Center and Museum Shop carrying souvenirs, books and maritime items. ​ The state park offers many amenities for nature lovers and family fun.
City/town information
Part of the Seven Mile Island, lovely residential town offering quiet beaches and quaint shopping and eateries.
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Stone Harbor
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Part of the Seven Mile Island, lovely residential town offering quiet beaches and quaint shopping and eateries.
For more than a century, Avalon has been a popular vacation destination for beach lovers everywhere. Located on the 7 Mile Beach, sharing the island with Stone Harbor to the south, this island offers a unique charm that you won’t find anywhere else.
Avalon
For more than a century, Avalon has been a popular vacation destination for beach lovers everywhere. Located on the 7 Mile Beach, sharing the island with Stone Harbor to the south, this island offers a unique charm that you won’t find anywhere else.