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The Lobster House

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906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
+1 609-884-8296
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster” (1,579 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (195 reviews)
“onion bread” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On a 3 day get away and was hoping to have a great seafood meal. When I called to make reservations I was told sarcastically they aren’t busy at that time and I didn’t need reservations. Anyway I ordered their version of surf and turf...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed yesterday

Been wanting to try this place and finally went for our anniversary. There was a wait but it was worth it. Food was delicious.

Thank jclan25
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I were looking for a good seafood dinner and decided to go to the Lobster House during the week as we are residents nearby. We both had the stuffed shrimp. From the salad to the sides and especially the entree, everything was...More

Thank Wenjack
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is a Cape May staple! The atmosphere is amazing and the food is unbelievable. The crabmeat au gratin was unbelievably delicious and the cheese sauce was so perfectly thick and fluffy. One of the best dishes I’ve ever had. I highly recommend the...More

Thank SDS87
Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was good, came in a decent amount of time. Environment a tad noisy but if you are just looking for good seafood and don't mind the acoustics it is fine. Bread was tasty but a bit over flavored to go with the meal.

Thank NKA9591
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to lunch at Lobster House after arriving in Cape May on monday. The seafood is probably very fresh but they do not know how to cook it! Everything was sub par. Clueless server, squishy bread, salad consisted of iceberg and romaine cores, tasteless...More

1  Thank Pam M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Lobster House has always been a must visit when going to Wildwood/Cape May... Went Saturday night and was disappointed. First, had to wait over 45 minutes; which was ok given they told me 45 minutes. But, the dish crew dragged a cart of dirty...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always visit The Lobster House at least once every stay in Cape May. Friendly service and awesome seafood.

Thank jackbingham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this resturant because it was rated #1 in a local review. Really it was very pricey and drew its crowds because it sat on the Warf with the best seafood right? Let me tell you every restaurant at the cape serves FRESH...More

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year we try and run the Cape May 5k Road Race and eat dinner at the Lobster House Friday night. Karen was our waitress this year. She was fabulous. The food is always good. We love the bread. Crab cakes are always good. I...More

Thank MambalaleeMomma
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Patti B
October 10, 2017|
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Response from Encoreboy | Reviewed this property |
I’m almost positive it is
September 14, 2017|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open 7 days all year round. Depending on the day and the weather the outside deck and raw bar area might not be open. There is a more formal, more expensive indoor dining room too. I think the deck might be... More
September 11, 2017|
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Response from Moe D | Reviewed this property |
they do not take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775 (Formerly The Lobster House)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8296
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