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Union Park Dining Room

727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-8811
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Ranked #7 of 108 Restaurants in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Wed - Mon 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Howard Street
Transit: n/a
Description: Across from the ocean, this elegant dining room serves classic American food with a special touch. Union Park Dining Room received New Jersey Monthly Magazine's 2005 thru 2011 Critics Choice Award as one of the best restaurants in New Jersey. Working his magic behind the scenes, chef John Schatz has overseen the kitchens of some sophisticated eateries in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area, including the former Maureen's in Cape May. The large, spacious dining rooms with their fireplaces, cherry & mahogany furniture & antique fixtures are romance personified. Settle in for a memorable meal. Private dining rooms available from 8 to 42 guests. Banquet Facilities: Located in the historic Hotel Macomber, union park dining room is available for both casual & elegant parties, receptions, special occasion dinners or complete weddings. Our facility can host groups up to 130 people, depending on the type of reception you desire.
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English first
Laurel Springs, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were in CApe May for the JAzz Fest and we wanted a nice, quiet place for a good dinner,, they delivered on all counts. I ordered a venison special, encrusted with cocoa and espresso. It came with a cranberry stuffing and a sausage. It was wonderful. The crabcakes were average. It is a bit on the pricey side but... More

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Bath, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had our wedding reception at Union Park and it was really great. The food was amazing. All our guests, including my foodie grandma, raved about it. Bob, the general manager, was very helpful in planning our wedding. He clearly knows what he is doing and made planning a wedding from 3 hours away really simple. They take care of... More

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Linwood, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Nice meal in a private area for a large family event. Great meal, nice service and pretty building. Only drawback was the wedding event going on right near us. It was a bit loud for a while but did quiet down when they sat down for food.

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West Haven, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is a fabulous restaurant. We stayed at the Macomber Hotel and just happened to look in as we went back and forth to our room. It looked interesting so we decided to try it. What a great decision that turned out to be. I'm not sure we would have ever checked it out if we hadn't been staying at... More

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Long Island, New York
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It is like taking a step back in time; the restaurant is located in a charming, older, oceanfront hotel. The furnishings and decor hearken back to another time, but the menu has some interesting and nouveau offerings, which are the creations of the award winning chef at the helm there. They do not have a liquor license, but you can... More

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Toledo, Ohio
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

From the moment we walked in our experience at Union Park was wonderful. The host was charming, server well informed and efficient and well groomed, dinner was spectacular. Six of us and not one complaint. The dining room is lovely, takes you back in time. Wonderful ocean view from the side, outdoor seating was full. We will return.

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Philadelphia, PA
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I go to Cape May every summer with our children and grandchildren but have never been to the Union Park. Recently just the two of us decided to take a brief autumn excursion to Cape May. The Union Park was an invigorating 3-block walk from our hotel, so we decided to check it out. We were not... More

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Johnson City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We dine at Union Park on our annual Fall visit to Cape May. The menu is wonderfully inventive, but still has great options for Mr. Meat & Potatoes, so we are both very happy. The food is fabulous -cooked perfectly and beautifully presented. The dining room is gorgeous with coffered ceilings, chandeliers, draperies, French doors, gilt mirrors - elegant and... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We celebrated our anniversary last night at Union Park. Shirley our server was fantastic. The food was top notch. We started with the mozzarella burrata which was fabulous. I had the salmon and my husband had the filet. Both very good! We finished our meal with the ice cream sandwich stuffed with Nutella ice cream. Amazing! Overall we had a... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We always have dinner at the Union Park the last night of our summer visit to Cape May-this was our 5th time. The food is consistently very good and it is BYOB, as are most restaurants there. The last 2 visits were times where there were large wedding parties staying in the hotel so the entrance (both inside and out)... More

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Additional Information about Union Park Dining Room

Address: 727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone Number: (609) 884-8811
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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