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Union Park Dining Room

727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204-2464
+1 609-884-8811
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204-2464
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I weekend in cape May each September and are always looking for good restaurants to try. My trip advisor search suggested union park and the recommendation didn’t disappoint. We were able to secure a two person table outside that was very private..dining...More

2  Thank unhappypatr0n
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I eat often in Cape May’s restaurants. Union Park is one of my favorite places to dine. The food is always to perfection, the atmosphere is elegant, but not over-formal( casual dress is welcome), and the service is prompt, knowledgeable and friendly. There is a...More

1  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Last 4 visits to cape May we walked by and read the menus. We final made reservations. Food was fantastic presentation was good as was service. We dined outside on the porch with a nice sea breeze. It’s BYO. They service local wine only by...More

1  Thank tbirdhs
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are interested in a very good gourmet meal, this is the restaurant for you. Nice ambiance and good gourmet food.

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1  Thank Bernard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience was exceptional. Great wait staff. Our meal was delicious. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone I know.

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1  Thank dvdkeydrmn4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cape May has many fine restaurants and this is one of the best. We always make sure to include a dinner at Union Park when we go to Cape May.

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1  Thank G F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel & restaurant is across the street from the beach. You can eat inside the old place or outside on the upper porch. The food is delicious and filling and the staff is accommodating, knowledgeable, and friendly. We were there labor day weekend and...More

1  Thank bbg130
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time my husband and I ate at the Union Park Dining Room and we were not disappointed. I had the roasted tomato soup with lobster as an appetizer and it was delicious! My poached lobster tails were cooked perfectly! My husband...More

1  Thank galemor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone in our group of four enjoyed their meals and the price was very reasonable since we had the prix fixe special (between an 5 and 6PM). All three courses were very, very good. The service was also very good and the restaurant was comfortable...More

1  Thank dannyo62003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Union Park each time we come to Cape May. We love the old school feel of the beautiful dining room. On this visit, excellent service started with the hostess who went out of her way to get us a nice window table. Our...More

1  Thank Richard R
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23 June 2018|
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Response from sommers400 | Reviewed this property |
Dress or nice pants for women......dress polo and khakis for men is fine.
Michael M
19 July 2017|
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Response from Tucker1213 | Reviewed this property |
No there is not we bought wine there this time but we have previously brought our own and there was no fee
12 July 2016|
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Response from sommers400 | Reviewed this property |
I saw patrons buy wine and bring their own during our visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Beach Ave, Hotel Macomber, Cape May, NJ 08204-2464
    (Howard Street)
  • Public Transportation: n/a
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8811
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Macomber
Across from the ocean, this elegant dining room serves classic American food with a special touch. Union Park Dining Room received New Jersey Monthly Magazine's 2005 thru 2016 Critics Choice Award as one of the best restaurants in New Jersey. Working his magic behind the scenes, chef John Schatz has overseen the kitchens of some sophisticated eateries in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area, including the former Maureen's in Cape May. The large, spacious dining rooms with their fireplaces, cherry & mahogany furniture & antique fixtures are romance personified. Settle in for a memorable meal. Private dining rooms available from 8 to 42 guests. Banquet Facilities: Located in the historic Hotel Macomber, union park dining room is available for both casual & elegant parties, receptions, special occasion dinners or complete weddings. Our facility can host groups up to 130 people, depending on the type of reception you desire.
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