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Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant

1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2726
+1 609-884-9090
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2726
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went to PSI for our anniversary. We have been here many times and were never disappointed. This time was different. For appetizers, my wife had the Cape May salts that she loves. She was not disappointed. I had the fois gras...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is very beautiful, in a lovely area across from the ocean. I recommend sitting outside, facing the ocean, if possible. This was our second time at this restaurant. It was a saturday nite and very crowded. We had recalled having a lovely meal...More

Thank A1citygal
Reviewed 3 days ago

Peter Shields is the perfect place to have an excellent meal, excellent service and to relax while dining with a live piano player to enhance your dining experience...Restaurants such as Peter Shields are very few and very far between

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 3 days ago

On the second leval you open up the doors to view the Atlantic Ocean, the beach and the visitors sunbathing. I felt like royalty eating my breakfast with the best tasting coffee. The service was delightful. A great start to a beautiful day in Cape...More

Thank whysper333
Reviewed 1 week ago

Memorable Dining experience at PSI. Our server R.J. was top notch in finesse and knowledge. He provided stellar service with out hovering. Enjoyed three courses, including Potato Bisque, Hangar Steak and dessert. The Hangar Steak was cooked a perfect medium rare and seasoned wonderfully. The...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here celebrating our anniversary again which times perfectly with restaurant week. Ambience, food, and service are all AWESOME here! Chef is talented delivering delicious & beautiful plates....we will def come again! Service staff ALL are great!

Thank hydrofam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I eat out a lot as well as travel frequently. We can honestly say that our dinner at this "Elegant BYOB" was one of the very best dining experiences that we have ever had. My escargot appetizer was the most creative and...More

Thank nancyshoudy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying next door we just had the early bird 3-course dinner. Nevertheless, this was a fine dine experience. We bought a Bottle of the Cape May wines which was surprisingly good. But the food was outstanding. I had tuna on a salat bed as starter,...More

Thank Kaichen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

$40.00 early bird dinner came with three choices of appetizers, three choices of entrees and three choiced of desserts. Two of us had the asparagus soup and rhe other two had the tuna crudo. Both good. My hubby and I had the sea bass entree...More

Thank Connie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a three course meal. Everything was outstanding. Our waiter Boris was just fantastic. Will go back.

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Questions & Answers
9 March 2018|
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Response from ArrowheadAgency | Property representative |
The $33 Three Course Winter Prix Fixe offer is good through March 29, 2018... Available Thursday, Sunday and Monday evenings.
4 August 2017|
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Response from ArrowheadAgency | Property representative |
BYOB and local wines available from Cape May Winery. Dressy summer casual.
Shara M
12 July 2017|
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Response from ArrowheadAgency | Property representative |
Yes, there is some porch dining, enclosed with an awning.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 65
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2726
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-9090
  • E-mail
The Peter Shields Inn quality cuisine bursts with freshness and creativity. The Peter Shields offers a la carte dining along with a four course chef’s tasting menu. Also expect to find weekly menu additions that incorporate fresh and innovative ingredients. The magnificent ocean views are the perfect scenery to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a memorable dining experience. In the summer months, outdoor dining is available on porches overlooking the ocean. The Inn also specializes in both casual & elegant ocean front weddings. For the absolute finest local and seasonal fare, Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant is a favorite of residents and visitors to Cape May alike. Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room.
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