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Black Duck on Sunset

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1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
+1 609-898-0100
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the Black Duck without a reservation and were welcomed and seated promptly. The server was pleasant and answered our questions about how some of the dishes were prepared with ease. One couple wanted to share a plate and that was not a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner there this past Saturday night. It was a miserable night, and the place was jammed. Obviously, they know their market. We found the portions stingy and horrifically overpriced. Far more important, they don't have respect for their ingredients and they simply don't...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

The title of my review probably only applies if you are visiting in Winter as we just did. The restaurant is in a beautiful old building which is very pretty but was cold and drafty no matter where we sat. Space heaters and napkins stuffed...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

My wife and I returned on New Years Eve to the Black Duck for an 8:30pm dinner appt. We arrived a few minutes early, was met and the door by the owner/chef,Chris, and taken right to our table for 2. The venue is great -...More

1  Thank Richard N
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

We were here during restaurant week so at $35 for a three course meal it was pretty good. It's also BYOB which helps with the cost. My wife had the salmon which was excellent. I had the braised ribs, super tender but not all that...More

Thank Nic N
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We've been coming here for years, but chef Chris has raised the bar. Outstanding menu for Cape May restaurant week. My two favorites were Angry Pork Belly with Kimchi and yuzu marinade and duck breast with whole fig jam and risotto. Dessert was a delicious...More

Thank Edward D
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

First time coming to the Black Duck. Went with my boyfriend for an impromptu dinner date. Was happy with the service and the dessert was delicious.

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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

1st...food was very good, had early bird, crab cake and salmon...server and hostess friendly...early bird is 5 to 530, left at 615 and only ppl were the bones for early bird.....now, issue is online menu has been changed, and went there specifically for item on...More

1  Thank betsy u
Reviewed October 20, 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a delicious Anniversary dinner at The Black Duck Inn last weekend.We had the early bird meals and they were wonderful.The Black Duck Inn is a must if you are visiting Cape May!

1  Thank Tammy B
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Our daughter from Wyoming was visiting us and specifically asked to dine at "The Duck". She has been to Cape May many time before and "The Duck" is one of her favorites. The evening did not disappoint and we all enjoyed a great meal and...More

1  Thank Alan M
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September 11, 2017|
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Response from Michele D | Reviewed this property |
I have never had the early bird special at the Black Duck...the integrity of the food is fabulous...from presentation ...to selection ...to taste ....and service....my favorite!!
September 18, 2016|
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Response from Dar646 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they close after News Years eve and don't reopen until Feb. for some limited hours. The best thing you can do is call the restaurant. They are very friendly and helpful and I'm sure would not mind giving you an... More
August 21, 2016|
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Response from Luvrat | Reviewed this property |
Probably not a good idea...teenagers yes, toddlers not so much
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  West Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-898-0100
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