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Looking for a fantastic place to dine with friends and family? Then chart a course for E.M. Hemingway's Steaks & Seafood Restaurant in the Grand Hotel. From our comfortable, islands atmosphere, to the cool vibe of our stylish bar, to the wide variety of delectable menu selections, there's something for everyone at Hemingway's. You'll quickly realize that our delicious steaks, succulent seafood, stylish surroundings and genuine hospitality are what set Hemingway's apart from the rest. Treat yourself to an evening at Hemingway's!
$22 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Steakhouse, American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Buffet, Waterfront
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent the weekend at The Grand in Cape May. The hotel was wonderful and we loved Hemingway's in the lobby. The food was absolutely delicious as was the service! Definitely try it when in town!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was amazing! The service was outstanding. Our waiter, Donne, was so personable, and so attentive. He didn't keep bothering us but, was always there just when we needed him. His food recommendations were spit in. We will definitely be back and will certainly...ask to have Donne as our server.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a Wednesday night dinner here , opting for the prime rib special and salmon . We were satisfied with both and felt it was the best value of the week in our lengthy stay in Cape May

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed February 22, 2021

Our breakfast was served lukewarm. They were obviously sitting. Not sure why since about 3 tables had patrons. Omelettes were mediocre. Fruit was not fresh. We didn't bother with dinner after that experience.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 7, 2021

Out for a birthday dinner. The spicy tuna roll appetizer was tasty but a little light on the tuna. The crunch was yummy. I did the roasted beet & goat cheese salad with salmon. Fish was cooked perfectly. Another friend enjoyed the scallops in bacon...cream sauce and another got the crab cakes. She loved the crab cakes but the risotto was a little bland.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed October 14, 2020

As part of our hotel package, we received breakfast and dinner in The Grand Hotel's restaurant, Hemingway's. After a long rainy drive to Cape May, it was so relaxing to sit, sip and dine upon our arrival. Jordan, our waiter, was attentive and personable. Lots...of dinner choices, and we were thrilled with our salads, seafood entrees and dessert. The All American breakfast we enjoyed every morning included eggs, toast, breakfast meats and potatoes. Our waitress, Susan, took great care of us. On our final evening in Cape May, we toasted a fabulous fall excursion at the bar with fun banter with our bartender.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed July 9, 2020

Ate here twice. Once for dinner and once for lunch on the beach. Dinner got crab cakes, chicken parmigiana, seafood with vodka. Chicken parmigiana could not be cut with knife, very chewy. Two of us got food poisoning from what we think was the crab....Lunch: Angus burger very good, caesar salad ok, chicken caesar wrap ok, and chicken quesadillas ok. Hit or miss, very pricey would not recommend.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed May 27, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I have been there twice. The first time we were unhappy with the way we were treated- but we figured we would give it a second chance. We were basically treated like we don’t belong there. The bus boy never brought us...bread- but other tables were served bread immediately. We politely asked for bread- and he brought us 3 pieces of bread (one for each of us). Other tables had a basket full. We did not address it. We ordered a filet mignon for my son - medium - and it was rare. I politely got the attention of the bus boy since the waitress was not attentive- and asked if they could cook it a little more because it was rare and it needed to be medium. He had the nerve to give me a hard time about it and tell me I must have ordered it that way. The waitress finally came and realized the error and apologized but it came back well done. Either way- my husband and I can see that they cater to the “regulars” and those who appear to have money-,because even though we were well dressed and polite and respectful - we were treated like we didn’t belong. After reading other reviews from other sites I can see we weren’t the only people who were treated this way. There are several great restaurants in Cape May. I certainly would not go back or recommend going to Hemmingways to anyone. Such a shame the management allows such service to customers. They see the posted reviews of their restaurant - so there is no excuse.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed March 12, 2020

Plentiful and delicious. breaded and fried shrimp, stuffed shrimp and shrimp scampi on a bed of flavored rice. All very fresh.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020

We had fun celebrating our Feb birthdays there. Great food, warm welcoming staff. It was relaxing, tension free dinning. My steak was done perfectly and hubby groaned and hummed while eating his seafood mixture.

Date of visit: February 2020
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July 25, 2020|
Response from Jay Jay F |
Sometimes may use change from day-to-day but then if you got to ask the price you can't afford it no way
March 8, 2019|
Response from seanb3697 | Property representative |
we will be open 7 days a week starting May 1st, Breakfast 8-11 Lunch 1130-4, Dinner 5-9 Sun-Thur, 5-10 Fri, Sat
June 25, 2018|
Response from seanb3697 | Property representative |
we do not have a gluten free menu but we can accommodate any type of allergy
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hemingway's Steaks & Seafood Restaurant

  • Yes, Hemingway's Steaks & Seafood Restaurant offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Hemingway's Steaks & Seafood Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Hemingway's Steaks & Seafood Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4