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Island Grill

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311 Mansion St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1467
609-884-0200
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been to the Island Grill in years past and have always enjoyed our meals. This visit was a bit disappointing. We were greeted and waited on by a very pleasant staff...no complaint there, but our meals were incredibly small and expensive. I wouldn't mind paying $36 for a scallop dinner but the presentation was the worst I have... More 

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Thank ESB17
Northen New Jersey
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31 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After hesitating over The Red Store and Island grill we decided on Island Grill since both restaurants offer a farm to table menu and we had already dined at The Red Store.I had high hope for this Restaurant, as I appreciate this type of business model. We began with tuna crudo w/ground cherries,having had our share of goose berries we... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been meaning to get into Island Grill for past few summers. We finally made it in and we are so happy that we did. Chef Josh and his crew put out solid modern food in a relaxed atmosphere. It's BYO and ranks up with the tops not just in Cape May but in NJ. Farm to table makes for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really nice, intimate and convenient location, close to the Washington Street Mall. Our waitress, Emily, was very attentive and did a wonderful job of explaining the various dishes. Note: The menu does require a bit of explanation. The fried calamari is awesome - not your typical recipe, a bit spicy, which we loved. The pappardelle with butter sauce was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is spectacular! Josh, the chef, is AMAZING! Really inventive food, locally sourced and superb. The ambiance is fantastic - comfortable and modern. The owner is both friendly and helpful and service was top-notch. This was one of the best meals we've eaten.

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would truly have given this 4.5 stars but rounded up. The IG is a BYOB that accepts only cash. There is a liquor store with ATM right next door. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. We ordered two appetizers. A fresh tomato salad with vinaigrette and cheese that was absolutely delicious but for $16 seemed very... More 

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Thank Lynn V
Mountainside, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family and I went here for dinner. Everything was great! Service was attentive and very friendly. Food was delicious. The soft shell crabs were the best I have ever had. Wife had Scallops which were great! Honestly this place was great, no complaints. Highly recommend

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Pune, India
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st time at the Island Grill. It was such a pleasant experience. Alec was our waiter and we got to meet Carol too. The whole staff was so so friendly and efficient. The food was amazing! We had the charred spanish octopus, Cape May Scallops, Summer Squash salad and the 13oz ny strip steak. Do yourselves a favor and go.... More 

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Thank JD S
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carol runs a superb restaurant. This is our first visit in many years. From the stylish but low key environment to the exquisite food and the attentive and knowledgeable servers, this place is a hidden gem. We had the grilled octopus, heirloom tomatoes and buratta salad, soft shell crab puttanesca, roasted bronzino with fennel confit. Everything was delicious and sprinkled... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot express how much my wife and I loved our dinner at the Island Grill. We had been there a few years back and it was good, but with a new chef, new decor and a new menu, they have truly taken it to a different level! Each dish was perfectly prepared, with fresh ingredients which are locally sourced. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Mansion St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1467
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: 609-884-0200
Description
American Coastal Cuisine inspired by the land and the sea, featuring locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients.

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