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Island Grill

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311 Mansion Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
+1 609-884-0200
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cape May, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Island Grill is true to its farm to table claim. Food is locally sourced--- what is in season winds up on your plate. The menu offers plenty of choices, we loved the grilled octopus and kale salad, although we could have selected several more small plates. We chose the soft shell crab entrees--- spicy and succulent. Cash and BYOB.

Thank Rose T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always love the impeccable service and lovely ambience at the Island Grill. The food is always fresh, unique and delicious. The selection of fresh fish and meats is diverse and every one in our party enjoys what they order and is happy to share. The opportunity to bring our wine makes dining out much more economical. Great location with... More 

Thank truejerseygirl
Baltimore, Maryland
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Island Grill for the first time because we have been to most of the other places in Cape May and it looked very interesting. We had also been told that it was very good. We had 11 in our party. The place is very we inking and the staff is the same. They could not have been nicer... More 

Thank David D
Clifton, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the pearl in the oyster. Truly a unique and delicious dining experience. The food, ambience, staff and owners are all special and memorable. Each dish was better than the next. The summer menu introduces pairings of foods that one would never imagine, and you find yourself wanting to try more - hence why we went back a second... More 

Thank hamerr2016
cape may, nj
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here several years ago and was Caribbean fare... New menu is gourmet. Over the top!!!! One of the best kept secrets in Cape May!!!

Thank milkmaid66
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last Sunday evening I had The MOST DISAPPOINTING MEAL have ever had at the Island Grill!!!! We started off with a $14 salad that was good, When my entree came out, I thought they forgot the sides!! The large dinner plate had on it 3 medium sized scallops, several swirls of sauce,and a 1/2 a slice of a vegetable "YES... More 

Thank Terry T
West Cape May, New Jersey
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took another client to the Island Grill tonight, he is also a chef. We enjoyed every bite . We ate across the menu tonight. We started with Crispy Pork Belly and Charred Spanish Octopus, than Bulls Blood Beets and Grilled Atlantic Wahoo. For our entries we had the Cape May Scallops and Fried Green Circle Chicken. Coffee and chocolate... More 

Thank Pearl C
Gambrills, Maryland
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130 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here before - nice BYOB place with wide variety of mainly seafood plates. We started with their special cheese board for an app - good selection of locally sourced cheeses with mustard, jam, bread, and pickled veggies. For main courses, we ordered the grilled mahi and the soft shell crabs - again, both done very well with sauces and... More 

Thank Mike41157
South Amboy, New Jersey
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hostess was extremely nice Waitress new the menu very well and made great suggestions. She explained in detail the chefs preparation of food and products used. Atmosphere was quaint Food - Exceptional I had the Grilled Scallops and the Chefs take on Caesar's Salad made using cabbage. Both were great. My wife had the Restaurant week special - Started with... More 

Thank Gregory W
Chatham, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate dinner there Friday night 6/17. Extraordinary experience. Good food, well prepared, attentive service, but not overly so. They only take cash, and it is BYOB, but hit the ATM and the liquor store around the corner and prepare for an exceptional meal.

Thank William C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Mansion Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-0200
American Coastal Cuisine inspired by the land and the sea, featuring locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?