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The Lobster House


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Crabmeat Cocktail
jumbo lump crabmeat
Crab Fingers
served with our own mustard sauce.
Chilled Combination
two shrimp, two clams and two oysters
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
served chilled with cocktail sauce
Fried Calamari
with marinara sauce
sauteed in garlic butter served on toast rounds.
Crock $4.5
Fishermans Wharf Clam Chowder
new england style
Bowl $8.95
Lobster Bisque
With Cream $6.75
Fresh Clam Stew
Crock $4.5
Homemade Snapper Soup
a rich turtle soup
Baked Onion Soup Gratinee
With Cream $6.75
Oyster Stew
Caesar Salad
garden fresh greens, croutons, anchovies, egg, parmesan cheese and tossed in caesar dressing.
Fresh Spinach Salad
topped with chopped egg, mushrooms, crisp bacon and homemade dressing.
Cold Seafood Platter
one half lobster stuffed with shrimp salad, king crab legs, shrimp, mussels and crab fingers on a bed of romaine.
Served On A Bed Of Crisp Lettuce With Tomato Wedges, Sliced Egg, Ripe Olives And Potato Salad, Served With Bread & Butter
Gulf Shrimp Salad
Crabmeat Salad
Lobster Salad
Cape May Salts
a petite, crisp, salty oyster with a clean finish, harvested from our own beds in the delaware bay
Oysters Rockefeller
oysters under a bed of delicately seasoned spinach, topped with mornay sauce
Steamed Clams
eighteen clams served with clam broth and drawn butter
Steamed Mussels
Fresh Jersey Clams On The Half Shell
Barbecued Clams
baked with sharp cheese, bacon and our tangy barbecue sauce
Baked Clams Casino
topped with a mixture of celery, onion, green peppers, herbs and bacon
Lobster House Combo
two clams casino, two oysters rockefeller and two barbecued clams
Fried Shrimp
six lightly fried shrimp
Saute Shrimp Parmigiana
jumbo shrimp with our house garden tomato sauce, topped with three cheeses, provolone, mozzarella and parmesan served over penne pasta.
Shrimp Scampi
six large sauteed shrimp served over yellow rice or linguine.
Cape May Scallops
prepared sauteed, broiled or fried.
Baked Stuffed Shrimp
four large shrimp, stuffed with crabmeat.
Crab Cakes
two crab cakes delicately seasoned, served sauteed or lightly fried.
Sauteed Crabmeat
fresh jumbo lump crabmeat sauteed with white wine and butter.
Crabmeat Au Gratin
jumbo lump crabmeat in a rich creamy cheese sauce.
Baked Crab Imperial
made with our own blend of special seasonings.
Soft Shell Crabs
served sauteed or lightly fried.
We Offer A Selection Of Fresh Fish Daily...any Of The Above Menu Items May Be Served On An Oak Plank With Whipped Potatoes And Grilled Vegetables $3.75 Extra
With Crabmeat Stuffing Extra $6.5
Live Lobsters
served steamed or broiled ask servers about larger sizes.
Slow Roasted Prime Rib Au Jus
available saturday night only
Bearnaise Sauce $1.0
New York Strip Steak
served with sauteed mushrooms
Broiled Chopped Sirloin
served with mushroom gravy
Bearnaise Sauce $1.0
Filet Mignon
served with sauteed mushrooms
Chicken Francaise
boneless breast of chicken dipped in egg batter, sauteed in white wine, lemon and butter
Chicken Parmesan
boneless breast of chicken topped with cheese and marinara sauce
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I had an early Sunday dinner at The Lobster House in April and I have to say, it was the best seafood dinner ever. We both had an order of steamers which were delicious, but very small compared to the steamers we...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TomDonna_11
Reviewed 6 days ago

I ordered the large lobster tail with an additional crabmeat at a $6.95 upcharge. The lobster was a good size but had no taste and was as chewy as bubblegum . The crab meat was a ice cream scope of mush.....horrible !!!! My wife's dinner...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ewolkdiner
Reviewed 1 week ago

As always, the seafood was fresh and delicious. Service was prompt and attentive. Their bread is to die for!! No reservations can be made but we go late in the lunch hour around 2 with no waiting. Lunch hours are 11 to 3 when they...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 519kathied
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiter Manuel was super nice and attentive. Portions were large. The bread was very good and my side of stewed tomatoes was one of the best I've has. The flounder was a bit dried out but otherwise everything was very good.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank stephaniem700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This venerable establishment says "Cape May." Located on a fishing wharf and watching the boats come and go is lovely. The atmosphere is classic "fishy" with ships models and a great fresh fish market with a line of patrons. The service is exceptional and I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Chuck T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visiting the Lobster House . Spacious parking , and a friendly greeting . The Lobster House is a quaintly beautiful restaurant , with wide open spaces and a warm friendly feeling . We were seated with a lovely view of the water ....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Cape May you must visit the Lobster House. I always enloy a delicious dinner here. They also have great take out fresh seafood store.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dunnro13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I took a weekend trip to Cape May. My husband is allergic to shellfish so we went here so i could get “my fix”. Oh man, best lobster, shrimp, scallops over linguini I have ever eaten! Diana was our waitress and she...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank pima4911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got takeout when I was leaving Cape May. Their takeout menu is chock full of choices. I selected a fried lobster combination (you can opt for broiled) which includes a lobster tail, scallops and shrimp. It came with fries and coke slaw. All of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank btravelhappy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had just finished a small home project in N Wildwood and looked forward to treating ourselves to a nice dinner out. Decided to cross the bridge to CapeMay and The Lobster House. What a lovely time we had. The clams casino was hot and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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November 28, 2018|
Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
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