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“Exceptional experience!! One of my favorite dining experiences EVER!”

Black Duck on Sunset
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed July 4, 2014

Unlike some of the other recent reviews, we enjoyed a top shelf experience at Black Duck on July 2, 2014.

NEVER felt rushed. Impeccable service from Michael. Outstanding food- especially the SAUCES! We were using our assorted fresh baked breads to consumme every smidge of the many accompliments and courses. Everything was outstanding and quantities were plentiful!

Yes- there is an Asian element to several dishes but not just an Asian element... It was the first time I had tasted "Japan" since traveling there in the 80's.

There were even several creative elements and supremely fresh tastes that reminded me of The Inn At Little Washington albeit on a much smaller scale.

The only improvement on the experience I could think of would be if the Black Duck bought the liquor store across the street from the it and gave it a paint job like the restaurant's own clean, white aesthetic.

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Reviewed July 3, 2014

A very nice fine dining place without the Cape May parking problems. The crab cakes, flat iron steak and scallops are terrific. The chocolate mousse for desert is also great. They also have $25 three course Early Bird specials until 5:30 PM that are outstanding. This is a BYOB but Sunset Liquors is directly across the street and has a wide selection of wines and beer. After dinner, drive a short way down Sunset Boulevard and watch the beautiful sunsets over Delaware Bay. We have been coming here for years and will keep coming back.

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Reviewed July 3, 2014

The food is always great ,service is excellent and the ambiance is fun.Chef Hubert is one of the best on the east coast.The pu pu platter as an app never disappoints ,the lobster bisque with lobster fritters is truly amazing and the rack of lamb and the chefs steak and short rib special were some of the best entrees ever.This is one outstanding meal.

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Thank summerbreeze267
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Reviewed July 3, 2014

we had dinner there last weekend. excellent as always. for sure one of the top 5 restaurants in Cape May. don't pass up the cobbler!

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Thank MD O
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

The food was good but we felt rushed by the wait staff. You can barely finish your food before they are grabbing your plates and silverware. We thought we had a good seat by the front window, but quickly realized that people waiting outside do so on benches right outside the window ( kids knocking on the window and staring in at us).
Nice BYOB with a menu featuring a good variety. Most entrees in the $30 range, salads in the mid-teens.

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Thank allison o
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