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The Lobster House Restaurant & Bar

906 Schellenger St, Cape May, NJ 08204 (Formerly The Lobster House)
609-884-8296
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Ranked #43 of 110 Restaurants in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Last weekend was the third time I have eaten at the Lobster House and it was no better than the first two. As before the service was average at best and the food not fit for a restaurant of this renown. I ordered the house special; scallops, shrimp and lobster over linguine. The scallops were the star portion of the... More

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Ocean, nj
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45 reviews 45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

So good we ate here twice. The wait is totally worth it. I had the soft shell crabs both nights and I was very pleased. They were cooked perfectly and served beautifully with fries and mixed vegetables. Mrs B had the tuna the first night and it was cooked just the way she likes, medium rare. She had the soft... More

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warwick
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This landmark has it all: seafood market, clam shack style take out area,raw bar, outdoor bar on actual schooner, and of course the dining room. We had cktails and casinos on the boat. Clams were a little larger than we prefer but atmosphere and scenery were great

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Tamarac, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Lobster is my favorite with scallops a close second. The dinner I ate threw in some shrimp, too! And a baked potato. What's not to like? The price was a very a very reasonable 15.75! The weather was ideal to eat outside.

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New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We had gone to the Lobster House in the past .... and decided to take a ride to Cape May last weekend. We went for lunch - and it was really disappointing. We had the lobster bisque - and for $9+ there was barely any lobster in it, and it felt like it came out of a can. For lunch... More

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Sigel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Love going to the fish market and eating on the dock. There 3x this vacation. So fresh and so reasonably priced.

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Emerson, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Food was good, service exceptional, prices fair for seafood but they don't take reservations and the wait was an hour when we arrived at 6:45 PM on a Thursday night in September.

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Mentor
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Visiting Cape May this past week on Wednesday early evening at 430p. We wanted to order the take out and dine outside however a bus just dropped off a load of people and they seemed to have the same idea. Instead of the wait in the long line, we decided to dine inside the restaurant. It is more expensive but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This is an annual trip of 30+ years. I think it gets better and better each time. The food is excellence and the band that is reserved for our bus trip is top of the line. Serve was great also. The atmosphere is pleasant and business-like.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Kept hearing so much about how good the Lobster House food was, waited in line for one hour, waited for dinner to be served, I was very hungry when the Lobster was placed before me. My friend also got the same type of Lobster Tail. Since I haven't had Lobster in years, I was unsure that this was how it... More

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