Price: Moderate - Expensive
Food Quality: 2 and 1/2 Stars
Service: 2 and 1/2 Stars
Decor: 2 Stars
Overall Rating: 2 and 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from no stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
One of the top Italian restaurants in Cape May
Wait staff is well trained, very friendly and knowledgeable
Uses fresh, local farm to table produce and locally caught seafood.
Not suitable for quiet, intimate conversation. Many of the tables are placed close together.
Noise Level: Moderate
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy well prepared Italian and seafood dishes in an upscale, yet casual setting
Not Recommended For: For diners who seek out old world, traditional Southern Italian red sauce dishes served in huge portions
Recommended Dishes: When available, The Trofie Fra Diavolo, with Hand rolled twisted pasta, shrimp, scallops, mussels, clams & a spicy tomato broth; The Crispy Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with traditional tartar sauce & a pepper aioli; and The Chicken Parmigiano, with Mozzarella, Provolone, & Spaghetti marinara
Alcohol : BYOB, local Cape May wines available
, mother's is one of the top Italian restaurants in Cape May, and a popular place for diners who enjoy well prepared, creative, Italian and sea food dishes in a warm, welcoming setting.
Godmother’s is owned and operated by Executive chef Chris Hubert (who also owns The Black Duck across the street in Cape May), received his formal culinary training at The Culinary Institute of America. Chef Hubert later honed his skills at some of Cape may's top restaurants, including the Union Park and The Ebbitt Room,
This is not a traditional red sauce Italian restaurant, though they do offer a good selection traditional red sauce items , their menu also includes some non-traditional, inspirational Italian and seafood dishes.
Chef Hubert is committed to using fresh, local farm to table produce and locally caught seafood.
Many of the pastas and desserts are homemade.
The interior is attractive with an upscale yet casual ambiance. Tables are set with white linen.
However, many of the tables are placed close together, and quiet conversation can be difficult during peak times.
Service is well trained, very friendly, knowledgeable, and are year-round local residents.
Godmother's is family/child friendly
They offer an attractively priced early bird special menu from 5 - 5:30pm each evening.
Godmothers has seasonal hours. During the summer they are open beginning at 5pm everyday except Tuesday
Depending on seasonal availability, they are also able to accommodate private events for up to 30 people in their dining room. Luncheons can be accommodated for up to 50 people
(updated May, 2016)
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