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Island Grill

311 Mansion St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1467
+1 609-884-0200
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“scallops” (36 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
311 Mansion St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1467
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

We tried Island Grill for the first time last summer, and were very impressed. It was one of my favorite meals of the week. Good service, nice setting and very good food. Worth the trip!

Thank FranC-NJ
Reviewed 23 November 2016

great local place featuring local seafood, etc. charming house converted into an upscale restaurant. You could take your inlaws or clients here and not be embarrassed.

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Tried Island Grill for the first time this summer. Saying this is my new favorite is a big deal for me as I am a fan of many of the excellent restaurants in "the May". We had dinner on a pretty and romantic porch. Excellent...More

Thank slscottxny
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband and I were having trouble finding a good seafood restaurant opened past 5pm in off-season. We are so happy we found Island Grill. He had the Salmon and I had the twin lobster tails with a crab cake. The fish was cooked to...More

Thank carolbob2016
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The folks who own Island Grill have outdone themselves. The service is wonderful and the food is not served.......it is presented. Like most restaurants in Cape May, it is BYOB. And cash only. A bit on the expensive side but the dining experience is well...More

Thank roadtoretirement
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Threat of a coastal storm being past on Labor Day weekend we got a last minute reservation for 4 . We all had fabulous meals. We were seated on the intimate south side porch by the owner and were waited on by her daughter....More

Thank Jawdoc524
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Very few menu choices, very few seafood choices, very overpriced for what we got, poor service, were given on little roll at the start of our meal, never asked if everything was alright until we were almost finished, had to hunt down someone to give...More

1  Thank Monica D
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Took my wife here for her birthday. This is a BYOB and cash only place. Expensive, but well worth it. I had the Short rib tortellini, it was awesome as was my wife's entrée of pan seared scallops. Worth the money for a special occasion.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We can't say enough about our dining experience at The Island Grill! Casual elegant atmosphere is beautiful and very comfortable. The food! Oh, so delicious! Our waiter explained everything in detail and made recommendations that were spot on. They do offer children's alternative meals, but...More

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 30 August 2016

r-n located in a narrow street a block away from main washington mall. It is BYOB and wine store is around corner. This place specializes in local produce (as are many in Cape May) with creative twist. We had two appetizers - raw zucchini rolled...More

Thank Ella_RM
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Linda B
Is it still cash only ?
21 July 2016|
Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
Helen H
Like to see a menu
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Call Carol Herforth 609-884-0200
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Mansion St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1467
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-0200
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American Coastal Cuisine inspired by the land and the sea, featuring locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients. Thank you for another fabulous season. See you in May 2017!