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The Merion Inn

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106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
+1 609-884-8363
17:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Williamstown, New Jersey
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place, always accommodates us, always has a great menu, always has great food, always delivers great service.

Thank David R
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My wife had a birthday coming up and I thought it would be great to get away and celebrate.We stayed at one of our favorite B&B in a suite. I made reservations at places she had wanted to eat ate during our stay in Cape May. We started with cocktails while waiting on our table. We started with clams and... More 

1 Thank Doyle S
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are staying in Cape May and are looking for some place to dine that is extremely far better than a diner or sandwich shop, then this is your fine dining experience. An excellent top of the line American cuisine with some seafood dishes. It's great dining in a wonderful extravagant atmosphere that I felt underdressed not wearing a... More 

1 Thank BillD5853338
Easton, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

we ate at this here on 12/30, even though it was a holiday week both the service and the food was very good. enjoyed the piano player. would go back and recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank katy m
Cape May, New Jersey
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The service by Kathy was excellent, menu selections were also great Clams casino, Filet mignon,Caesar salad and an excellent choice of wine and Martinis Can't wait until spring when they reopen Enjoy the best of Cape May here.

1 Thank steenerb
Salt Springs, Florida, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately our recent visit to The Merion Inn was met with rude and an extremely abrupt staff. We had reservations and the gentleman who seated us acted annoyed that we wanted a table. Our waitress was busy with other tables and barely had time to discuss menu choices. Had to flag her down to get a second drink. While visits... More 

3 Thank Joann J
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We had a nice meal, good selection of dinner entrees as well as appetizers, and friendly waitress. I'm sure it's much different during crowded summer months, but this proved to be a good spot to stop in for dinner without reservations. Cozy atmosphere.

Thank Ellen R
Elkton, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Had a very enjoyable meal. Service was good and nice piano music during dinner. Great prime rib dinner!

Thank Missa W
Los Angeles
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We had a such a wonderful meal! Fried oysters, clams casino, filet mignon, and gorgeous salmon! Fantastic music by accomplished musicians! Tremendous experience...we will be back!!

1 Thank funinthesuntravel
Chesterfield, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We ate at the Merion Inn this past weekend, As one can see from my past review, we frequent this restaurant on an annual basis. The restaurant is beautiful. I love the wallpaper, curtains, and Christmas lights/decorations. It is a charming establishment. Last year, we had a problem with the singer/piano player. This year the pianist was great and we... More 

Thank Lisa S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8363

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?