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Cove Restaurant

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405 Beach Dr, Cape May, NJ 08204-1922
+1 609-884-5159
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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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273 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2016

We tried the Cove Restaurant because we wanted breakfast with a view. The Cove is right on the beach and the view is wonderful. However, that's the only good about this place. When we arrived, we were greeted by three restaurant personnel sitting at their laptop computers. They looked up and told us to grab a menu and seat ourselves.... More 

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Thank Kidsaregone65
coopersburg pa
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194 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Hubby and I stopped by for a week day lunch the end of September, so we didn't have to wait for a table. We were seated on the screened in nation area which affords great views of the beach. The food was ok, average, priced average as well. You won't over pay for your meal. The views are what makes... More 

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Thank Cindy K
Skippack, PA
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Don't believe the reviews that give this place a 5 rating' it is horrible. We had breakfast here, and once you are done looking at the beautiful ocean you start to notice other things, like ants crawling on your table, broken furniture, screens left over from the Korean War, angry waitresses, and an owner that couldn't care. The food was... More 

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Glenmoore, PA
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2016

I truly dislike giving a bad review. I would never want to hurt anyone's business. That said, gone are the days hotels and restaurants can get away with inferior food and service without people finding out due to online bloggers and customer reviews. I visited this restaurant on 8/17/16 for breakfast. I was with three other women. We ordered creamed... More 

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1 Thank 520Ashland
Hammonton, New Jersey
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Nice Breakfast food, omelette and french toast, nice service too. But what stands out is the view from the porch while you eat!!!!!!!! All beach and horizon as far as you can see.... ocean, southern end of Cape May, NJ! Just beautiful!!!!!!! Also, free parking while you eat!!!

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1 Thank Mom-mom23
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016

What a waste of prime real estate! I'm sad to say we were sucked in by the view. Once we stepped inside for breakfast we were told to "grab a menu and sit in the porch". Once you stop staring at the view and look around its like a scene from the movie The Goonies. Everything was inedible. The worst... More 

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2 Thank Kc2636
1 review
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Second time eating at this restaurant, we ordered a hamburger with added bacon(you just get the burger no sides), chicken tenders(extremely small portion for the price), cheese steak(hamburger bun with shaved steak and a slice of cheese...extremely small and no sides for the price), and a "something cool"...chicken salad and a tuna salad on lettuce leaf and tomato...the only somewhat... More 

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Thank Robert M
Medford Lakes, NJ
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

So it's a Sunday at 2:45pm and as we are headed to the beach we realize we are hungry. We thought we would go to The south end for a change and headed into what looked like a crowed The Cove Restaurant. A friendly gentlemen greeted us and asked "two for lunch?" And we were directed to the porch with... More 

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2 Thank revriv
Milford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We come from Connecticut and I found this place a couple of years ago. Whenever we come down this way. I make it a point to come here. All their good is excellent. We just ate the crab cake sandwiches and clam chowder. My girl had grilled chz with tomato. Awesome homemade crab cake.

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1 Thank Jason S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Why is this place such a dump? It's the primest of all prime real estate ever! And the perfect place to grab some food where there is no food anywhere. There are a TON of people at this part of the beach on any day of the week. This place could be great. Maybe it just floods so much they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Beach Dr, Cape May, NJ 08204-1922
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-5159

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