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The Lobster House

906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
+1 609-884-8296
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (481 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (181 reviews)
“onion bread” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a good family Restaurant. Good Seafood moderately priced. The food here is consistent. Been coming here for years .

Thank Larry K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the oysters and turtle soup which were excellent.. the appetizers were all good however, that opinion changed when the entree' s were served... my husband and daughter had the Schooner pot which was awful.. the lobster was over cooked and my husband was...More

Thank Aimee M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Losbster to die for. Soft, succulent and tasty. I had it steamed. Restaurant was long wait so got it steamed outside & ate it on the dock. Only issue was not with the food but the utensils to get at the lobster. Gave me a...More

Thank lfmorris
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great time we had at the Lobster House! Great food and really great service from Karen our server. Really made us feel at home. The place was very busy but never felt rushed or waited for anything. Try the Schooner Dinner, a amazing...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 2 days ago

So I love the lobster house we go overtime we are there. BUT we eat on the deck mostly, which is where we ate this time. And as always it was GREAT

Thank Gabriellejoiner
Reviewed 2 days ago

In June, we arrived early--on opening, @ 4:30, and the line was already out the door--and got seated in the big room on the west side, and I was surprised: I had possibly the worst dinner ever at Lobster House. Partly my fault, and not...More

Thank jatab
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been there many times before but tonight not one of best. Went to schooner bar for drinks. It was 5 checks from bartender before we got the correct one (believe it or not 4 out of five were in my favor) but in all fairness...More

1  Thank reelfine22
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When we called to see how long the wait would be, we were not greeted with a pleasant response. We decided to still give it a try. The wait was 20 minutes and we decided to wait at the bar and yet again, service was...More

Thank MsHeather007
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Waited a hour and half to be seated for just an okay meal. The service was good not great. The food was very overpriced and the chicken entree was very bland, nothing special. The hubby had the crab and was pleased with his dish. I...More

Thank Rocshae
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food is fine. Not great, not bad. Skip the calamari. It was very bland. The other meals were good and messy. Atmosphere is very loud & crowded. Make a reservation.

Thank silverliningtoday
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Questions & Answers
Karen S
25 July 2017|
Response from GoodTimeGal78 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. You can find special menus for 3 courses for a fixed priced during seasonal restaurant weeks. Look up Cape May Restaurant Week online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775 (Formerly The Lobster House)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8296
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