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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a filet mignon that was mediocre at best and it was expensive. Was truly disappointed. Salad and soup were very good.

Thank gjkufta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very consistently good restaurant just outside of the center of town. The early menu is a very good value at $25 pp you'll get an entree, salad, and dessert. A real bonus is being able to bring your own wine or beer....save the cost of...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed April 17, 2017

The food, atmosphere, and service were all excellent! We ordered the duck and the lamb and the taste was superb and the portions substantial. The peach cobler dessert was delightful, too.

Thank William C
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Went out for a special meal. My salmon was good as was my companion's crab cakes but - and this is an important but - the disappointing lobster bisque killed the meal. $13 for a small bowl of thickened cream sauce, nary a bit of...More

Thank wisborn
Reviewed March 7, 2017

We finally managed to visit Black Duck after coming to CM/WCM for many years. We came on the recommendation of another couple and were not disappointed. Made reservations for the early bird seating, which is of incredible value. First, the service here is impeccable, attentive...More

Reviewed January 2, 2017

My wife and I went to the Black Duck for New Years Eve. What a wonderful experience! We had a reservation. When we arrived we were greeted by the owner/chef who had the hostess direct us to our "table for two" and took our wine...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

My favorite meal/restaurant hands down after living in over 3 different states and several cities. Always an inventive experimental menu in a home style upscale atmosphere that leaves you feeling welcomed and unbelievably satisfied, intriged and palette tickeled.

Thank Molly A
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I both enjoyed our meals here on the night of the Cape May Christmas parade. Our service was perfect. The staff was very attentive. The restaurant was decorated for the holidays. We would definitely go back again.

Thank MaryBeth65
Reviewed November 20, 2016

We try to go a few times during the year. The food is perfection in every way,There was four of us and each one enjoyed . I had the special which was shorts and shrimp that I could have licked the plate

Thank shaun0063
Reviewed October 31, 2016

I recently was in Cape May for a festival and happened on to the Black Duck. What a gem of a place. A great menu selection and wonderful service. It dies not have an alchol license so remember to bring your own wine!

Thank William L
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Is the Black Duck open year round ?
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
Kid friendly?
August 21, 2016|
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Response from Luvrat | Reviewed this property |
Probably not a good idea...teenagers yes, toddlers not so much
Is there a dress code?
June 22, 2016|
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Response from Alan M | Reviewed this property |
There is no specific dress code, but neatness is the rule. Shorts and jeans are common when neat and clean.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
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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