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The Merion Inn

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106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
+1 609-884-8363
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are staying in Cape May and are looking for some place to dine that is extremely far better than a diner or sandwich shop, then this is your fine dining experience. An excellent top of the line American cuisine with some seafood dishes. It's great dining in a wonderful extravagant atmosphere that I felt underdressed not wearing a... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ate at this here on 12/30, even though it was a holiday week both the service and the food was very good. enjoyed the piano player. would go back and recommend this restaurant.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service by Kathy was excellent, menu selections were also great Clams casino, Filet mignon,Caesar salad and an excellent choice of wine and Martinis Can't wait until spring when they reopen Enjoy the best of Cape May here.

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Salt Springs, Florida, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately our recent visit to The Merion Inn was met with rude and an extremely abrupt staff. We had reservations and the gentleman who seated us acted annoyed that we wanted a table. Our waitress was busy with other tables and barely had time to discuss menu choices. Had to flag her down to get a second drink. While visits... More 

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Thank Joann J
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice meal, good selection of dinner entrees as well as appetizers, and friendly waitress. I'm sure it's much different during crowded summer months, but this proved to be a good spot to stop in for dinner without reservations. Cozy atmosphere.

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Thank Ellen R
Elkton, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very enjoyable meal. Service was good and nice piano music during dinner. Great prime rib dinner!

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Thank Missa W
Los Angeles
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a such a wonderful meal! Fried oysters, clams casino, filet mignon, and gorgeous salmon! Fantastic music by accomplished musicians! Tremendous experience...we will be back!!

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at the Merion Inn this past weekend, As one can see from my past review, we frequent this restaurant on an annual basis. The restaurant is beautiful. I love the wallpaper, curtains, and Christmas lights/decorations. It is a charming establishment. Last year, we had a problem with the singer/piano player. This year the pianist was great and we... More 

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Thank Lisa S
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant! The atmosphere was beautiful, the food was outstanding! Beautiful presentation of the food as well!!!!

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Thank Janeen W
Haddon Township
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I visit Cape May at least twice a year and make sure that one of my stops is the Merion Inn. The food is always good and the atmosphere delightful. Servers are very pleasant and attentive to requests. Early Bird specials are a favorite of mine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Decatur St, Corner of Columbia Avenue and Decatur Street, Cape May, NJ 08204-1415
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8363

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?