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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” (526 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (189 reviews)
“onion bread” (40 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Anyone who visits Cape May should definitely make a trip here.The food is exceptional and you can pick your venu..outside or inside. You are right in the harbor so the view is amazing. And eating lunch on the Schooner is our favorite.A little pricey but...More

Thank pauldF3572PU
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What great service and delicious seafood!! The prices are reasonable. I enjoyed the Lobster pot and my boyfriend loved his shrimp on Linguini!!

Thank flatsydoll2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Lobster House (which includes The Raw Bar) outside provided a great, close location to our whale watching adventure. The food was so very good. I highly recommend the chowders and the hot and spicy shrimp. We were able to eat outside on a moderately...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to eat, good prices, good service. You won't be disappointed. My husband and I went for dinner 2 nights while we were in Cape May, ja a wonderful meal both nights.

Thank mardon3
Reviewed 4 days ago

We always visit the Lobster House. Hands down, it is my favorite restaurant. Service is excellent, food excellent, I have never had a meal there that I did not totally enjoy. Highly recommend the Fisherman’s Warf Platter.

Thank mdspectrum
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

To have a local fresh seafood market in the front of your restaurant. The filet mignon had no seasoning on it at all and the crab cakes taste like they were frozen. Such a shame I was expecting better food .. and the waitress you...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although we were staying in Atlantic City we drove down three times to enjoy Cape May and were greatly pleased that we found the Lobster House restaurant and carry out. We only wish we lived nearby so that we could enjoy their offerings on a...More

Thank 670lme
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On an anniversary trip to Cape May our first stop was here for lunch. The weather was so stunning there was no other choice but to hit the outside deck. One can do the Raw Bar or the Takeout Window. The difference? In my opinion...More

Thank Jrsygrl75
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped at the lobster house before heading to our hotel. We did the fish market order and ate on the back deck. It was a great meal I have the broiled seafood dinner. My wife had the 1lb broiled Lobster dinner. Both meals were outstanding...More

Thank cai65
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After waiting over an hour for our take-out order & asking the employees at the take-out window if our order was ready multiple times, the manager informed us the order had been ready for some time & getting cold because no one called our number...More

Thank Charles B
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Patti B
October 10, 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
You’d have to call them but I doubt it due to cold weather. I think the schooner is just a bar, food is served on adjacent dock year round I think.
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 Katrina B | Reviewed this property |
The Lobster House does not accept reservations any day. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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