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The Blue Rose Inn & Restaurant

653 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2324
+1 609-435-5468
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
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“donuts” (39 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
653 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2324
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. We ordered ala carte as well as the chef's tasting menu and the garden menu (myself). I loved each dish from the garden menu, the portion sizes were right on target so that I wasn't full by the time my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank inazone
Reviewed November 3, 2018

The food was so delicious and fresh Our waiter was so helpful and pleasant, and the owner made a point to come to all the tables. Quaint room, perfect location within walking distance from our B&B Casablanca which was also Extraordinary!!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Excursion634732
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Our first time ever in Cape May. What a great dining experience to start out our visit! I would definitely return to the Blue Rose.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank RodmanY
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Beautiful setting. Menu is exceptional and well prepared. Suggest you make reservations ahead. This is a very popular place.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank U9428BQjoem
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great atmosphere, great service and of course a great meal. Located off the Washington St. Mall. Parking is available.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank rwink38
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Cape May has more places to eat that you might think could be supported given the size of the town from small hotdog shops to exquisite fine-dining establishments. There are many highly accomplished chefs working in Cape May that have either come from NYC or...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank zoorsc
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

My wife and kids ate here during our most recent stay in Cape May. The place is definitely not cheap. The food however was amazing. I was thrilled with my dinner. The flavor was awesome. It was a little expensive to take the kids, however...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank javelnfred
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

While it’s been open since 2013, we’d never heard of The Blue Rose Inn (when we ride bikes to Acme, we cut behind the Municipal Center rather than ride on Washington Street, and we always walk on Hughs). But it came highly recommended (we were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jhough658
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Chosen because it's one of the few fine restaurants in Cape May - a good foodie town - with good choices for vegetarians, this is no compromise. My wife and I enjoy fine dining, especially creative menus. The Blue Rose in can stand up to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank djg780
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This was our fourth visit to the Blue Rose restaurant for dinner. We have vacationed in Cape May for almost 30 years, so we have dined out quite a bit. There is something different about the Blue Rose, they are so authentic and not pretentious...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jan F
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March 3, 2018|
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Response from spratt1234 | Reviewed this property |
A little late but no bar. Bring you own (good stuff)
February 6, 2018|
Response from MichaelPreston12 | Reviewed this property |
Both! Local wines and BYOB with no corkage
February 6, 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2324
    (Franklin St)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-435-5468
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