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Union Park Dining Room

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Mon, 11/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

STARTERS​
Soup Du Jour
Market
Caesar
Romaine, garlic lemon anchovy dressing, focaccia croutons
12
Beets
Chevre, sunflower seed, herb vinaigrette
15
Burrata
Heirloom tomato bruschetta, prosciutto,, balsamic crema
17
Pork Belly
Caramelized Duroc pork, Vietnamese slaw, saffron crema, ginger glaze
16
Rock Shrimp
Grilled corn, potatoes, onions, peppers, citrus vinaigrette, chipotle aioli
16
Tuna Tartare
Wasabi lime crema, seaweed salad, masago, pineapple relish, wonton crisp
18
Crab Cake
Lentil succotash, lemon crema, smoked pepper remoulade
18
Oysters
1/2 dozen cape may salts on the half shell, cucumber mignonette, cocktail sauce, wasabi granita
22
Foie Gras
Seared, preserves, almond apple cake, bourbon maple glaze
25
MAIN​
Roasted Chicken Breast
Boursin cheese, herb crust, shredded chicken hash, au jus
29
Vegetable
Roasted pumpkin seeds, charred broccoli, ginger sauce, roasted carrots, basil ricotta, cauliflower rice
30
St. Laurent Salmon
Cucumber & celery crab salad, goat cheese apple quinoa salad, sauce verte
32
Crab Cakes
Lentil​ succotash, lemon crema, smoked pepper remoulade, yukons
38
Steak
Teres​ major, patatas bravas, blistered vegetables, cilantro chimichurri
36
Duck Duet
Breast,​ leg confit, parsnip puree, red cabbage, crackling, shaved foie gras, pedro ximenez
36
Boneless Short Rib
Chocolate porter glace, coffee rub pork marmalade, roasted carrots, yukons
38
Lamb Loin
Grilled, andouille, ratatouille, Yukon's, gremolata. garlic jus lie
45
Filet Mignon
8 oz., Char grilled, point reyes blue cheese, bourbon onions, baby vegetables, yukons, au poivre / add 4 oz lobster +$20
45
North Atlantic Lobster
Two 4 oz. Butter poached lobster tails, lobster saffron risotto, lemon crème friache, pancetta
48
SIDES​
Lump Crab
15
Whipped Potato
8
Anchovies
5
4 oz. Lobster Tail
20
Point Reyes Bay Blue Cheese
8
Lobster Risotto
15
Haricots Verts
8
Heirloom Carrots
12
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Gluten free version of our menu is available. Please let us know about your allergies and dietary requirements.
DESSERTS​
Seasonal Fruit Tart
Fresh fruit & berries assortment, phyllo sugar crust, rich vanilla custard
12
Creme Brulee
Rich and velvety custard with burnt sugar crust, fresh berries
12
Profiteroles
Crusty éclair shells filled with espresso chocolate chip ice cream, and chocolate sauce
12
Whiskey Ganache
Whiskey sea salt ganache, chocolate semifreddo, caramelized cacao nibs
12
Chocolate Brownie
Flourless chocolate kahlua brownie, chocolate ganache, vanilla ricotta, cocoa dust, cookie garnish
12
Kiki's
Ice cream & sorbet, daily flavors
12
About
Across from the ocean, this elegant dining room serves classic American food with a special touch. Union Park Dining Room received New Jersey Monthly Magazine's 2005 thru 2016 Critics Choice Award as one of the best restaurants in New Jersey. Working his magic behind the scenes, chef John Schatz has overseen the kitchens of some sophisticated eateries in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area, including the former Maureen's in Cape May. The large, spacious dining rooms with their fireplaces, cherry & mahogany furniture & antique fixtures are romance personified. Settle in for a memorable meal. Private dining rooms available from 8 to 42 guests. Banquet Facilities: Located in the historic Hotel Macomber,
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
French, Steakhouse, Seafood, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, BYOB
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Union Park for our anniversary dinner while staying in a nearby Cape May B&B. Their Restaurant Week menu was a great option [they also offer a fixed price menu during normal weeks as well], it allowed us to sample numerous dishes at a...More

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank MalteseFalcon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dining Room is very warm and inviting place to relax and enjoy the great food and service. If you are looking g for a wonderful place to have a special night out, Union Park should be on your list of Calpe May places to...More

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Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank rickkoester71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crab cake was one of the best I ever had. I'm usually a little leery of chicken in a restaurant but it was very good. Profiteroles with expresso ice cream was delicious. My wife's short ribs were excellent and unlike many short ribs were not...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank yankeesgiants1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held our wedding at Union Park on a Saturday afternoon this past fall and we could not have been happier with the food, quality of service, and attentiveness which we were given. We wanted to have a formal sit-down lunch for 100 guests after...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank UrbanOutdoorsman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here during restaurant week 2019. The menu offered extensive choice in all three categories — that isn’t typical of most participating restaurants. Yes, some of the items were smaller than the usual size when you are paying full price. But the ambience and taste...More

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank Jaewriter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, special setting, excellent food. My boyfriend's first experience in an upscale restaurant. Thanks for making his birthday special. He wants to go back!

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Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Marion M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Cape May as a birthday cellibration for my wife who had never been to Cape May. The evening was great, the atmosphere was great, the service was great the the meal was even better. Thank you

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Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Q7994ICrobertr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great location and atmosphere, food is always excellent, service very good. Tables not packed in makes for comfortable dining experience.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank mpded
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this restaurant for a birthday dinner with my family and it did not disappoint. The location near the ocean and the grand front porch are beautiful. The dining room is stately and classic. The food was delicious and the server made us feel...More

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Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Dweaver235
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to dinner to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Impeccable service. Best lobster I have had. My spouse had the spareribs and loved them. We enjoyed so much, we have booked again for Cape May's Restaurant Week (Fall 2019)!

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Date of visit: October 2019
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joshuahall215
June 23, 2018|
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Dress pants & golf shirts
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July 18, 2017|
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Response from Tucker1213 | Reviewed this property |
No there is not we bought wine there this time but we have previously brought our own and there was no fee
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July 12, 2016|
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I saw patrons buy wine and bring their own during our visit.
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