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M’ocean

429 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204
+1 609-884-1925
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Ranked #24 of 110 Restaurants in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $45
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, Fusion, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our ocean-inspired restaurant and raw bar, located in Cape May, New Jersey, strikes a perfect balance of fresh coastal cuisine and fine dining. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Executive Chef Terry White has found inspiration in the surroundings. With an array of varying entrees that reflect the simplicity of fresh ingredients and a cool ocean breeze, M'ocean delivers an evolving dining experience that stimulates all of your senses.
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English first
Cape May, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I do not understand the excellent reviews of this restaurant. It does have a beautiful view-but that is about all. There is no ambiance-I cannot comment on the decor because there really isn't any-the bar is "bare" - no candles, nothing. The menu is very limited-heavy on seafood. I realize we're at the shore-but not everyone enjoys seafood. The food... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I would rate this place as "good" if that were an option, but "very good" might be an overstatement. Perhaps I have fine dining fatigue after a week in Cape May, but the menu here seemed overly complicated and I had trouble choosing dishes, as did my husband. I am no stranger to complex cuisine and appreciate creativity, but with... More

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Jobstown, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We had dinner here on July 22nd. Service was very amateurish... they brought this nasty amuse bouche the minute we sat down - no drinks yet and we still had menus. The selection is rather limited, but we each (4 of us) had something different and no one enjoyed their meals. We had a tuna dish (requested rare, came well... More

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Avalon, NJ
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My friend and I had a table for two on the balcony overlooking Cape May beach...fabulous! The food at the restaurant was Very Good ( a little pricey, but very good)! The waitress was very accommodating to our requests and needs and the rest of the staff was very friendly. Would definitely go back next time we're in Cape May!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

first and foremost the staff and management were killer and provided pristine accommodations. The oysters are the peak of freshness, the cocktails are unique and thoughtfully crafted and the food is good. powerful flavors surrounded the plates and each artfully composed. the Berkshire pork chop is absurd! again thank you to the management and our "traveled" server you provided ideal,... More

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Westfield, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

First time visiting. Service was very attentive. Upstairs from the worn and dated Cabanas so don't let that fool you. We had oysters and clams to start. We had two orders of salmon at the table with a light Buerre blanc sauce, a corn salad which was great and a cous cous. One guest had Tuna that had a celantro... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The view of the beach is perfect if you get the right table. I heard the menu changes weekly but I'm not sure because I've only been there once. If you don't like seafood, this isn't the place for you though I liked it but not seafood. Is not a must see, but good enough.

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Albany, New York
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104 reviews 104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Its about time a place like this arrive in my favorite vacation town. Why should you go here? Rather than go on and on I will list the reasons. First, you can see the ocean. Second, Zach makes the best drinks in Cape May with the best ingredients. If you like a good Old Fashioned then you need to go... More

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MOcean_Mngment, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at M’ocean, responded to this review

WOW! Your review blew us away! Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful piece. We can't wait to have you back! More

Briarcliff Manor, NY
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113 reviews 113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We sat looking out at the ocean so this began a great meal. Everything we ate, salads for starters and fish for the main course was excellent. Perfectly and creatively prepared, we had what was a fantastic meal. Highly recommended!

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MOcean_Mngment, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at M’ocean, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. Please come dine with us again soon! More

morris plains, nj
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had the best meal of our stay in Cape May here. Besides a superb view and interesting cocktails, the entrees here were accompanied by unusually tasty sides. Pleasant wait staff. Step aside, Peter Shields, and make way for this formidable competitor.

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MOcean_Mngment, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at M’ocean, responded to this review

The best meal of your stay; that is so great to hear! Thank you so much for dining with us - we look forward to seeing you again soon! More

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