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Washington Inn

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801 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1651 (Jefferson)
+1 609-884-5697
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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ny
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very nice dinner this past Saturday. The restaurant was crushed with diners due to the town's Christmas festivities. The tiny foyer and small bar made the wait to be seated uncomfortable but once we were (seated), the night improved. The restaurant is beautiful with a nice menu and a surprisingly reasonable wine list. Service was clearly stretched... More 

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here without reservations at 8:30 on Saturday night after doing the holiday light walking tour. We were seated right away. Quant Victorian ambiance. Had oysters, tuna special and bananas foster . Meal was wonderful. Service was excellent.

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Maumee, Ohio
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a nicely varied menu, this is one restaurant you can always count on. Although the prices are somewhat steep, you can pretty much be assured you will get what you paid for. The inside is clean & elegant, service usually impeccable & food delicious. Not to be missed for any special occasion or just a lovely dinner in nice... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, great food! Great for a date! The only thing I didn't like they didn't have a drink menu only a wine menu, but I got I got over that quickly!

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New York City, New York
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating a birthday so decided to go to the Washington Inn. I was excited given its reputation for wonderful food and have been there many years ago. The menu was a bit disappointing however as it was limited. I had the crab cakes. Other's Had the steakThe cocktails and desserts were great. Overall this is a lovely restaurant... More 

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Onley
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and ambience were lovely! We ate there 22 years ago and had to come back. It was a nice place to celebrate our anniversary!

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Hawthorne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went down to Cape May for restaurant weekend and was not disappointed. We made reservations at the Washington Inn and was seated as soon as we arrived. My husband and I wanted to get the fish special and the sirloin special and share them. The waitress asked the kitchen to separate the two dishes before she bought them out... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service were excellent. My only complaint was they seated us next to a table of crying kids. (ugh). As we were leaving we passed another table with a crying baby.

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been to many restaurants in Cape May but we had never been here.We used the opportunity to eat here by taking advantage of the 3 course meal offerred for restaurant weekend. We were not disappointed ! Starting with our professional,attentive server , Kat our meal was outstanding. The soup appetizers,squash and a seafood chowder were... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

You are treated like royals! Food and service are excellent. You will never be sorry. One of many favorite places to dine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1651
    (Jefferson)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-5697
Description
We are currently open every day of the week, reservations beginning at 5 PM. Our Wine Bar opens at 4:30 PM. Our hours are seasonal. Please see our website for details.

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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?