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Backstreet Simply Delicious

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$$ - $$$
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600 Park Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204-1267
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Franklin, Tennessee
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this little strip mall restaurant based on reviews. It was really good. My daughter and I had the pan seared sea bass. It was perfectly prepared with a lovely lemon and caper pan sauce. My husband had the jerk grouper and liked it as well.

Thank Shevawn S
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119 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Friends of ours took us to dinner there for the first time a few weeks ago, and we enjoyed it, so we took our kids there Labor Day weekend. Everyone enjoyed their meals,and the service was very attentive. Don't know that I would do the cobbler dessert again, it was a bit dry, but, everything else was very good.

Thank ConnieB1135
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This was a one of the best meals! Everyone in our party of 7 finished everything on their plate. The tomato appetizer was amazing. I had the Chilean sea bass and it was cooked perfect with such great flavor. Make sure you order the peach cobbler made to order and is so worth the wait. We will all be back... More 

Thank Angela M
Winsted, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious and service was great. All dinners came out at the same time and the portions were just right. It's obvious owners Tony and Teresa love what they do. Backstreet Cafe Simply Delicious a best bet if you are in Cape May, NJ.

Thank Marie A
Somewhere, USA
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124 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I think they only open for breakfast on weekends during the summer, but I'll comment anyway. Don't be late! We just got into town and were driving around looking for breakfast. It was getting late, but we found this place. I should make my rating higher than it is, since the omelet was really done well (not brown, like a... More 

Thank The_Common_Man
Cary, North Carolina
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We were on a quick one day stopover in Cape May and looked around in the afternoon for a place to eat. After not getting reservations at a few places, or finding places that didn't take them and had lines, we happened on a piece about Backstreet. It was BYOB, but we had a bottle of wine in the room... More 

Thank cary075
West Cape May, New Jersey
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Hadn't been in since the simple renovations which make the experience just a little more private and tidy. The food remains the same, delicious, abundant and can't forget to order the fruit cobbler for dessert.

Thank Margaret K
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Backstreet is a small restaurant hidden in a semi industrial location. You'd never find it just by driving around. The place is small and cramped with only about 10 - 12 tables. We made a reservation for 7:00 which they couldn't find upon our arrival so they gave us someone else's. Upon being seated, we noticed that both my and... More 

Thank cmartinangelo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Had dinner here with new friends and, as always, it was excellent. Scallops, crab and tomatoes for appetizers from the specials menu were all perfect. Fresh local flounder impressed our friends, local tackle shop owners. Lamb chops....divine! We were almost too full for dessert but couldn't resist another delicious course and are so glad we indulged.

Thank Donna K
New York
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

After many years of vacationing in Cape May we finally tried this restaurant which doesn't look like much but lives up to its name! The wait staff was lovely, helpful & very conscientious about checking ingredients for food allergies. The menu was extensive... A lot of specials despite a smaller main menu. And the food was very delicious...one of the... More 

Thank Laurie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Park Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204-1267
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  West Cape May
  • Phone Number: 609-884-7660
House specialties include local seafood, steak and pasta. The special board is always loaded with local favorites like baby lamb chops, crab imperial and more. The bread is made fresh daily and desserts are made in house. We are BYOB.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?