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Union Park Dining Room

727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204-2464
+1 609-884-8811
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204-2464
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Reviewed yesterday

Three couples have been visiting Cape May in December for 7 years This was our first try at Union Park. We are all sorry it took so long. A great dining experience.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a terrific meal with great food, atmosphere, service and BYOB. Every course was delicious and we sampled dishes from others in the party - WOW! Try Union Park, you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Food, service, and atmosphere all superb. BYOB! Did I mention it’s a BYOB? The restaurant week specials were a great value.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely place across from the ocean in Cape May. Our request to sit outside on the porch was easily granted even on a busy summer night. The food was truly phenomenal, we are big foodies and have eaten all over, and this it probably top...More

1  Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again a day filled with great food,curteous and efficient service, and overall excellent experience. Thank you.

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1  Thank John J F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Living with Celiac disease (a severe sensitivity to gluten) can feel like being in a cage when it comes to dining out. The staff at Union Park Dining Room was knowledgeable about the extra precautions requited when cooking for someone with Celiac disease, gracious in...More

1  Thank libra811
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is special and the food will satisfy anyone’s palate. The wait staff is attentive and the owner gracious as he checks on every table.

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1  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town for Parade Weekend December 2017. On this evening it was just three couples for dinner and we had reservations. We arrived promptly and were seated in about thirty minutes. It was busy. Once seated our server was prompt, informative and courteous....More

1  Thank bbbob84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent dinner - food was delicious and service was great! Highly recommend the prix fixe dinner- good portions and reasonably priced (appetizer, entree, and dessert for $35).

1  Thank jerseygirl0216
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been dining at Union Park for more than 10 years and have never been disappointed. The food, service and ambiance are all first rate.

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1  Thank Patricia S
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Michael M
19 July 2017|
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Response from Tucker1213 | Reviewed this property |
No there is not we bought wine there this time but we have previously brought our own and there was no fee
13 July 2016|
Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
You can bring your own or they will sell you one of the local wines.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204-2464
    (Howard Street)
  • Public Transportation: n/a
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8811
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Macomber
Across from the ocean, this elegant dining room serves classic American food with a special touch. Union Park Dining Room received New Jersey Monthly Magazine's 2005 thru 2016 Critics Choice Award as one of the best restaurants in New Jersey. Working his magic behind the scenes, chef John Schatz has overseen the kitchens of some sophisticated eateries in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area, including the former Maureen's in Cape May. The large, spacious dining rooms with their fireplaces, cherry & mahogany furniture & antique fixtures are romance personified. Settle in for a memorable meal. Private dining rooms available from 8 to 42 guests. Banquet Facilities: Located in the historic Hotel Macomber, union park dining room is available for both casual & elegant parties, receptions, special occasion dinners or complete weddings. Our facility can host groups up to 130 people, depending on the type of reception you desire.
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