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The Merion Inn

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106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
609-884-8363
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The atmosphere was lovely, the furnishings were lovely. The food was very average at best. I got the flounder francaise - it was ok. My husband got the stuffed flounder - very average or less, my DIL got a seafood platter - which was underwhelming, and my son got another seafood dinner - which was very average. My grandchildren (age... More 

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We tried this place because it was part of the dinner and show package with Cape May stage. The service was friendly and efficient. They did a good job getting us out in time for the show. The food was just okay, nothing special. The menu is generally traditional, not trendy or modern. I am okay with that if the... More 

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New Jersey
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very good choice in cape may w/ music every night. We come every year and doesn't disappoint

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Staten Island, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had an 8:15 reservation and were seated within a few minutes. We decided to wait outside because the bar area was full. The piano player went out of his way, on his break to come out and tell us that seats had opened up at the bar. The owner gave us a choice of seating once tables opened up.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You won't be disappointed with this restaurant. Food was delish. Service great. Victorian charm decor. Reasonable prices. Will definitely go again . And did I mention a wonderful piano player in the bar area.

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Marco Island, Florida, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the bar. So comfortable staff is awesome entertainment top notch food is great also valet parking important in Cape may

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Kenilworth
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived about 5:15 without a reservation and we're lucky enough to get in. We were early enough for the prix fix. However we wanted to split an added a beet and goat cheese salad. It was awesome. Yellow and red roasted beets. With pickled onions and a tangy horseradish sauce . With a few goat cheese fritters. Very fresh.... More 

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Bridgeton, North Carolina
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined here several times and the food never disappoints us. However I do not like a restaurant that will not seat you until your whole party has arrived even when you have a reservation. I would also like to be welcomed by the hostess when I enter. She was tucked pact so far that I walked right by... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have dinned here on several occasions and it never dissapoints!! The prime rib steak even cooked to medium was tender like a melting butter! Amazing, cant wait to go back!!! The best steak i have ever had period!!

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Philadelphia, Pa.
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very good dinner here. Service and food very good. Enjoyed the piano music. Prices were mid range for Cape May.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: 609-884-8363

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?