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Black Duck on Sunset

Certificate of Excellence
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
+1 609-898-0100
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Cape May, New Jersey
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I went to the Black Duck for New Years Eve. What a wonderful experience! We had a reservation. When we arrived we were greeted by the owner/chef who had the hostess direct us to our "table for two" and took our wine bottle. The table was perfectly set and wine glasses soon arrived along with the waiter,... More 

Thank Richard N
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My favorite meal/restaurant hands down after living in over 3 different states and several cities. Always an inventive experimental menu in a home style upscale atmosphere that leaves you feeling welcomed and unbelievably satisfied, intriged and palette tickeled.

Thank Molly A
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I both enjoyed our meals here on the night of the Cape May Christmas parade. Our service was perfect. The staff was very attentive. The restaurant was decorated for the holidays. We would definitely go back again.

Thank MaryBeth65
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We try to go a few times during the year. The food is perfection in every way,There was four of us and each one enjoyed . I had the special which was shorts and shrimp that I could have licked the plate

Thank shaun0063
Richmond, Virginia
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172 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I recently was in Cape May for a festival and happened on to the Black Duck. What a gem of a place. A great menu selection and wonderful service. It dies not have an alchol license so remember to bring your own wine!

Thank William L
Milltown, New Jersey
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I had the pumpkin bisque which was excellent as an app and for the main course I and my wife both had the half duck entree. We both agreed was awesome. Call for reservations the place is a little small but worth visiting if you are in the area.

Thank Toddwillms1
Franklinville, New Jersey
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a very nice venue for an unusual dinner. Many delicious dishes are on the menu and all were so good. Teh chef is very creative and does an excellent job.

Thank Lorraine K
new jersey
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We make it to the Black Duck at least once a summer. They have a great deal if you can eat at five o'clock. THE EARLY BIRD is a three course appetizer,entree and dessert special all for $25. Great seared tuna sautéed jumbo lump crab cakes, and grilled hanger steak are our favorites. They were closed Mon and Tues in... More 

Thank tinksr324
White Hall, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

From the moment you walk in you are greeted!! Very quiet; very chill! BYOB.... love that! Food is gourmet and delicious!!!! Just try it!!

Thank Elizabeth B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

A lovely find - we are so grateful to the reviewers who came before us and recommended this restaurant and its phenomenal cuisine. We had only a few days in Cape May and dined at two other 'top 5' restaurants on Trip Advisor. Black Duck, though lower rated, was the best experience of the three. Loved the innovative menu, the... More 

Thank Claire B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sunset Blvd, West Cape May, NJ 08204
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  West Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-898-0100

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