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Pilot House

142 Decatur St, Washington Street Mall, Cape May, NJ 08204-1439
+1 609-884-3449
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Ranked #73 of 109 Restaurants in Cape May
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Pilot House, Cape May restaurant offers something for everyone.From scrumptious appetizers to mouth watering entrees & delectable desserts; everything from the freshest and finest in seafood, veal, chicken, beef and pork dishes, to mouth watering sandwiches salads, and of course; the most talked about in all of the Cape May restaurants, the Pilot House "gourmet burgers." The Pilot House is proud to stand among the very top of Cape May's restaurants with quality fare, service, and selection, at the same time offering, "affordable family dining".
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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We stopped in here for lunch on a beautiful day (we went in the back by the Ugly Mug) because we saw lunch specials. I had the steak sandwich, and my mate had the house burger. OMG! The beef is so good, the staff is awesome, and they change it up to keep it fresh. For example, we had a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I have many good meals at the Pilot House over many years. Maybe it was an off night but it was about the worst meal I have ever had in Cape May. The fish and chips evidently was a poor choice on my part. I expected crispy, lightly battered fish. What arrived were four pieces of heavily battered, soggy, over... More

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Brick, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Read their menu on line. We wanted soup and share a sandwitch. The menu was different and the prices a bit more. We ordered french onion soup and the New England clam chowder. Both soups were different then the same ol' thing. They both had an extra special taste to them. The fried fish sandwitch we shared, was tasty, the... More

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Mahopac, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Was looking for early bird dinners in the area and came across the Pilot House menu posted outside. My husband and I decided to try it because we both found entrees on the menu we thought we'd like. There were about 5 choices. I had the pan seared salmon over broccoli rabe and roasted red peppers with fingerling potatoes, my... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We dined here on a Friday night in October. We were seated at 5:45. Didn't get our meals until 6:45. We were a party of 5 and there were literally 8 other people in the entire restaurant. The food just okay. They has early bird specials at a decent price but if you're going to sit there and wait for... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Had been going there for years and enjoying the local crowd but was very disappointed when I went back this summer. The usual friendly faces were gone and didn't recognize anyone behind the bar. Despite the initial shock we stayed and grabbed a bite to eat. The menu had changed, but not drastically, the food was OK, service was disappointing.... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were a party of five coming for off-season dinner on Saturday night. We had a reservation and were seated right away, with our server Ronnie arriving moments after. He really made our experience---he was friendly, funny, and helpful. All of the food we ordered came out quickly (but not too quickly since we had asked to linger over drinks... More

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Austin, Texas
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178 reviews 178 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Having eaten at the Pilot House in the past and found it a bit "old and dingy", this was an improved experience. In town to visit my son at USCG Station, we wanted to go somewhere and watch some football. We opted for the Pilot House based on the owner of our hotel saying he had just come from there... More

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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307 reviews 307 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

the Pilot House was bought by Peter Shields and this is the first time we've eaten here since the transition. A very positive experience. It's bright and clean, good service, good food. We were pleasantly surprised.

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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232 reviews 232 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a family dinner her on a Saturday night and it was my first time dining at the Pilot House. The décor is very plain and not very appealing, fish tanks adorn the walls and there is a large wraparound bar that greets you when you arrive off of the street. The bartender was nice and the cosmopolitans were... More

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Additional Information about Pilot House

Address: 142 Decatur St, Washington Street Mall, Cape May, NJ 08204-1439
Phone Number: +1 609-884-3449
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Bar, Pub

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