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Washington Inn

801 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1651
+1 609-884-5697
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
801 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1651
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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Attended their Holiday Wine School to learn about sparkling wine and holiday sparklers. For $40 per person, we tasted and discussed generous pours of six wines, along with a tasty plate of cheeses, fruitand nuts. We were also given the opportunity to purchase the wine...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed November 21, 2017

While in Cape May this past weekend, my friend and I wanted to try some place different for dinner. Having never been to the Washington Inn, we decided to go for it. First off, the parking. There is free valet parking, but it's so unorganized,...More

Thank RealPegster
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Went to Washington Inn last night and love sitting in the bar area. Dave had the short ribs and said they are th best in Cape May. I had two app special which were very good except the shrimp app special was a bit salty...More

Thank Susie W
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Our first night in and we were looking for a good place to eat near our BnB. Was this ever a wonderful place. I had the shrimp mofongo and salad with a wonderful Puerto Rican dessert. They were fund raising for the Puerto Rican hurricane...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Had a very good dinner here. Restaurant week was great, 3 course meal for $35. Also had oysters which were awesome. Service was very good. Recommend going!

Thank Justin Y
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Love everything about this restaurant. Starting with the valet service, before dinner drinks at the friendly bar, the dinner in the beautiful restaurant with excellent service. Always a special evening that never disappoints.

Thank travelinggirl08204
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We were in Cape May for Our Anniversary and we were meeting another couple. They recommended a "Fine Dining Experience" at The Washington Inn and we were WOWED!! We sat exactly on our reservation time...which is always nice. First, We were impressed with the Bread...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed November 8, 2017

On a whim, my wife and I decided to head to Cape May for the weekend. During planning the weekend, we found out it was restaurant weekend in Cape May. As an avid TripAdvisor user, I really wanted to dine at Washington Inn. I had...More

Thank NJTH
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We celebrated our Anniversary here. The food and service was excellent. I would recommend this to every one.

Thank armandg448
Reviewed October 29, 2017

If you are looking for a special restaurant to celebrate this is the place. The wait staff are so professional but friendly. The food choices were plentiful and delicious. We received our dessert on a "Happy Anniversary" plate with a candle, which added a nice...More

Thank Elaine_In_Jersey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1651
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-5697
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We are currently open Saturday evenings serving dinner starting at 5 PM. Our Wine Bar opens at 4:30 PM. Our hours are seasonal. Please see our website for details.
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