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The Lobster House

906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
+1 609-884-8296
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster” (526 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (189 reviews)
“onion bread” (40 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We always visit the Lobster House. Hands down, it is my favorite restaurant. Service is excellent, food excellent, I have never had a meal there that I did not totally enjoy. Highly recommend the Fisherman’s Warf Platter.

Thank mdspectrum
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To have a local fresh seafood market in the front of your restaurant. The filet mignon had no seasoning on it at all and the crab cakes taste like they were frozen. Such a shame I was expecting better food .. and the waitress you...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although we were staying in Atlantic City we drove down three times to enjoy Cape May and were greatly pleased that we found the Lobster House restaurant and carry out. We only wish we lived nearby so that we could enjoy their offerings on a...More

Thank 670lme
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On an anniversary trip to Cape May our first stop was here for lunch. The weather was so stunning there was no other choice but to hit the outside deck. One can do the Raw Bar or the Takeout Window. The difference? In my opinion...More

Thank Jrsygrl75
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped at the lobster house before heading to our hotel. We did the fish market order and ate on the back deck. It was a great meal I have the broiled seafood dinner. My wife had the 1lb broiled Lobster dinner. Both meals were outstanding...More

Thank cai65
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After waiting over an hour for our take-out order & asking the employees at the take-out window if our order was ready multiple times, the manager informed us the order had been ready for some time & getting cold because no one called our number...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 4 days ago

i love scallops--they are my favorite seafood. I've had a lot of scallops in my many years, but the scallops at the Lobstter House in Cape May, New Jersey are the best I've ever had--tender, sweet, delicious! You can't get any fresher scallops anywhere--the restaurant...More

Thank JustaHoosier
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family came here to eat an early dinner as we had booked a tour later in the evening. Even early they were packed! We weren't looking for fancy dining, just some good seafood somewhere the kids would be able to eat too. The food...More

Thank jdono76s
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to dinner on a Wednesday during October and there was a line waiting for them to open at 4:30! We were about the 10th party in line and still able to get window seating. They do not take "names" so it is first come...More

Thank bollwage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This No Frills restaurant has plenty of seating and offers very fresh fish. Don't expect a lot of fancy sauces or a fancy dining room. What you will get is some of the freshest fish prepared with not a lot of butter or oil so...More

Thank Walter M
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Patti B
11 October 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
You’d have to call them but I doubt it due to cold weather. I think the schooner is just a bar, food is served on adjacent dock year round I think.
15 September 2017|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open 7 days all year round. Depending on the day and the weather the outside deck and raw bar area might not be open. There is a more formal, more expensive indoor dining room too. I think the deck might be... More
12 September 2017|
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Response from Katrina B | Reviewed this property |
The Lobster House does not accept reservations any day. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 Schellenger St, Fisherman's Wharf, Cape May, NJ 08204-1775 (Formerly The Lobster House)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8296
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