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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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411 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1408
+1 609-884-4424
11:00 - 02:00
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had visited Carney's Main Room on Saturday (April 21st) both in afternoon and night to hear Jazz groups. We ordered Cabernets that we're a decent pour for the money. Returned on Sunday to be disappointed by a pour of about half of previous day. When we guestioned the bartender, we were told that's the pour. We said that we... More 

Thank Linda M
Philadelphia, Pa
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229 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch on Easter Sunday as the town was closed down. There is a large bar, tables for service and what looks like a large dance floor. The sandwiches was served with a bag of chips, I chose a burger and fair. This is a convenient place for lunch and to take a break. It is not exceptional... More 

Thank joanz359
Somers, New York, USA
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191 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The food was pretty good, drinks were very good and service as prompt and friendly. The restaurant was filled during lunch. I think it is a little expensive for what it is.

Thank Joseph C
Yorktown, Virginia, United States
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We discovered excellent food and service at this restaurant, even when some other local restaurants had long waits. The ambience, while pleasant, has an older, perhaps more traditional feel. The bar was closed when we visited, so the restaurant was nice and quiet for our family visit. The French onion soup was a big highlight. They did not bring bread... More 

Thank geebee789
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

Lunch stop on a December afternoon after Christmas. Bartender was so NOT into his job that a waitress ran over to see if we needed help. Two other patrons were at the bar, and perhaps 3 tables were occupied. Very limited offering of beers on tap, or in the bottle for that matter. Watery wine, and food was so-so, at... More 

Thank Ellen R
Springfield - Springfield Township, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We found our way into Carney's during our weekend stay as we were on our way to another restaurant in the area. It was freezing cold and it looked like a casual warm place to get a beer and a good meal...and not expensive! We've eaten at many of the fine dinning places in Cape May and for the most... More 

Thank Donna S
Blackwood, New Jersey
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We decided a small place would be best for our last night in town. We were very happy we stopped by. Food was awesome!! I got the ribs with French fries & green beans. Ribs were falling off bone as described in menus. Fries were perfectly cooked so were beans. Husband had the clams & linguini over red sauce. He... More 

Thank Lynn H
Cape May, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We have been in Cape May celebrating our 25th anniversary. On our anniversary we went to the upscale restaurant in the hotel. It was good then I found a hair under my prime rib. That's a never again place. Next we went to an Irish restaurant. That was a never again also We found Carey's by looking online saw their... More 

1 Thank lmksh248
Flanders, United States
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Fish taco's were ok, Fish and Chips had soggy fish. Fries (including Sweet Potato) were good. The wait staff was really nice and attentive. Deserved the over 20% tip we left, but not for the food.

Thank Thomas L
Painesville, Ohio
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stopping at Carney’s was a happy accident. We had walked down Beach Avenue with the intention of having lunch at a different restaurant. When we discovered that place was closed for the season (wish owners would update info on their websites!) and being quite hungry, my husband and I agreed to eat at the first open restaurant we came to.... More 

Thank Corkyhart

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1408
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-4424

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?