If you’re planning to spend Thanksgiving in Cape May you may be happy to learn that some of our best restaurants will be open and serving delicious Thanksgiving dinners. Which ones, you ask? Here are our top choices:


The Ebbitt Room | 25 Jackson Street

The Ebbitt Room has long been one of Cape May’s finest restaurants. If you’re looking for an upscale dining experience, here’s where to find it. This year, they’re offering a 3-course menu (entrées include turkey, venison and tuna) for $65 per person. Entertaining your family and friends? A full turkey dinner is available for groups of six people or more.


The Washington Inn | 801 Washington Street

Choose the Washington Inn for an a la carte Thanksgiving dinner. Entrees include filet, oven-roasted turkey, and a Vegan option! Appetizers range from $9-15; entrees from $29-44. A plated turkey dinner is $34. The Washington Inn offers a full bar. 801 Washington Street.


Peter Shields Inn | 1301 Beach Avenue

Peter Shields Inn will serve a three-course, price-fixed Thanksgiving dinner. Entrees include turkey, venison, strip steak, scallops, and tilefish. BYOW and enjoy a lovely dinner with a beautiful ocean view. Visit the Peter Shields website to see the full menu.


The Merion Inn | 106 Decatur Street

The Merion Inn – a Cape May classic – is offering a delicious Thanksgiving menu this year. Dishes include roasted red and golden beets with goat cheese, roast turkey, grilled portobello mushroom, and pumpkin tort – just to name a few. Plus, there will be live music!


The Blue Pig Tavern | 200 Congress Place

This year, The Blue Pig Tavern will feature a three-course, fixed-price menu (appetizer, entree, and dessert) for $45 per person. Choose from turkey or trout. For those that don’t know, the Blue Pig is a cozy establishment with a fireplace that also has a full bar menu. Their full Thanksgiving menu can be found on their website.


Congress Hall | 200 Congress Place

Congress Hall will host its annual Thanksgiving Day buffet from 1pm-5pm. The cost is $36+ per person for the full buffet. The full menu is TBA but think traditional favorites like turkey, stuffing, green beans, and pumpkin pie.


Grand Hotel | Beach Avenue

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving buffet in the oceanfront ballroom at the Grand Hotel. This year’s menu includes slow-roasted prime rib, whole-roasted turkey, shrimp and scallop scampi, salmon, plus all the classic Thanksgiving sides you’d expect. A full menu is posted on their Facebook page.


The Harbor View Restaurant | 954 Ocean Drive

The Harbor View Restaurant plans to serve several different turkey dishes as well as a selection of classic sides including stuffing, potatoes, and vegetables. in their waterfront restaurant. Service runs from 2 pm to 8 pm.


Two-Mile Landing | 1 Fish Dock Road, Wildwood Crest

Two-Mile Landing will offer a four-course, price-fixed dinner that features soup, salad, an entree, and dessert. Choose from a complete turkey dinner, broiled seafood combo, filet, crab imperial, or crab cakes. Each dinner is $42 and includes beverages, coffee, and tea service. View the full menu on their website. Seating will begin at 2 pm.


Thanksgiving To Go

If you want to eat at home but prefer to skip cooking, the Washington Inn and Lucky Bones are both offering a Thanksgiving Feast to take out. For $349, they’ll prepare a 12-person dinner. Menu items include a 20-lb oven-roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls, gravy, mixed greens, coffee, and two types of pie. Order by Monday, November 19.

As you can see, we have many great options this Thanksgiving in Cape May. We hope this list helps those of you planning to spend your Thanksgiving with us here in our lovely city!