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200 Congress St, Congress Hall, Cape May, NJ 08204-5306 (Formerly Blue Pig Tavern) (Perry Street)
+1 609-884-8422
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 11:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 11:00
Fri - Sun 07:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Brielle, New Jersey
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Located in the Congress Hall hotel, this restaurant offers an absolutely excellent breakfast. Dinner was disappointing, however. The dinner food was good, but not great and way overpriced. Service however, was excellent.

Thank NOLANE208
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351 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

$ 21 for fish and chips, $ 16 for a burger. Pedestrian room for decor. Server was good. Probably never going back but I can see why it is so popular. The Congress Hall attracts lots of folks so they dine here.Typical shore dining event.

Thank appetitetogo
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here while staying at Congress Hall, which houses the Blue Pig Tavern. The farm-to-table menu is unique- I wish we could have tried everything! The Blue Plate special was a great deal for the amount of food. The restaurant has interesting decor and history, and we loved both the dinner and breakfast that we had here. Will definitely... More 

Thank Laura W
Princeton, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast once and it was fine. What you would expect at a standard place-- typical breakfast fare.

Lancaster County, PA
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say that has not already been said? This place is chuck full of history and its beauty is something that you need to take in. We had Sunday Breakfast by starting out with a juice which was recommended by our very nice server. It was a delectable mixture of Beet juice, Apple and Pineapple. As she explained... More 

Thank SallyJ_V_12
New Jersey
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had both dinner and breakfast at the Blue Pig. What a treat! The restaurant is located inside the Congress Hall hotel. When we went for dinner we entered through the main hotel massive doors. I love this hotel. It's old and historical and lavishly beautiful. As you walk through the hotel doors you make a left into a huge... More 

Thank pina71
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to The Blue Pig on a very crowded President's Day morning. My husband and I were seated within a few minutes at a very small shaky table. Not really a problem for me because the fireplace was burning and the overall atmosphere is pretty cheery. Our waitress arrived quickly and took our coffee orders, but once she delivered the... More 

Thank Barb C
Torrington, Connecticut
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was nice to have a place to go to grab dessert later on a Saturday night. We stayed at the Star Inn across the street from Congress Hall and were craving something sweet. So, we popped across the road to the Blue Pig for dessert. I got the triple chocolate mousse cake and it was so rich and delicious.... More 

Thank snowcraig75
Montvale, New Jersey
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Blue Pig over the weekend after wanting to stop in for a long time. We arrived for lunch and were seated promptly, we placed our orders and the pain immediately started. It took five....yes five requests through three different servers until my wife received a napkin she had requested and three requests to stop the table from shaking.... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good dinner with the family. It's better than most of the beach restaurants. Food was good, service was outstanding and it's a great environment for both families and adults. It is a bit expensive though.

Thank Adam S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 11:00
07:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Congress St, Congress Hall, Cape May, NJ 08204-5306 (Formerly Blue Pig Tavern)
    (Perry Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8422
  • This restaurant is at Congress Hall
The Blue Pig Tavern serves American cuisine-nostalgic, simple and fresh. Executive Chef Jeremy Einhorn has implemented a delicious farm-to-table menu featuring fresh produce, herbs and eggs from our very own Beach Plum Farm, located less than 2 miles from the restaurant! In the warmer months, dine on our wonderful, secluded patio. In the cooler months, cozy up to our magnificent dining room fireplace. The Blue Pig Tavern drives its name from a gambling parlor sited at Congress Hall in the mid 1800's. Earlier still, in the 1700s, Elias Hughes operated a tavern for whalers on this site. It was the first tavern in Cape May.

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