Well prepared Brick Oven Pizzas
Free on-site parking
Doesn't take reservations, long wait especially during peak summer months
Noise Level: Moderate - High
Dress: Very casual
Recommended For: Budget conscious diners & families who enjoy affordably priced dishes in a casual, attractive setting..
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer more complex eclectic dishes with a more upscale, trendy ambiance.
Recommended Dishes: When available, Brick Oven Pizzas; The Char Grilled Pork Chop; and The Three cheese Chicken
Popular with the locals, Panico's Bistro is a BYOB high end pizza restaurant located minutes from downtown Cape May in West Cape May.
It's housed in an old restored church and features well prepared brick oven pizza and a menu of many Italian dishes --- many with a Greek influence.
During the vacation season it has become popular with families with kids and people looking for some of the best pizza in Cape May with a menu of other Italian dishes served in generous portions
The interior is bright, spacious, with the large wood burning brick pizza oven in the center, and high ceilings, huge windows, ceiling fans, and hardwood floors.
The atmosphere is bistro style with table cloths, cloth napkins, and background music which can be barely heard over the diners chatter on a busy weekend night.
After the server takes your order, a wood plank of complementary delicious homemade garlic bread with dipping oil is presented.
Panico's Bistro's pizza , one of the best in South Jersey, is made brick oven style, with thin crusts --- but not cracker, charred crispy --- yet able to hold the weight of the toppings without flopping over.
In addition to the pizza, Panico's Bistro has a large selection of Italian entrees to choose from. The menu includes pasta dishes, chicken, shrimp, seafood, and steak entrees to choose from.
Plenty of parking to make the journey stress free.
Panico's is open year-round with seasonal hours. During the summer they are open seven days a week for dinner beginning @ 5pm
(updated: August, 2016)
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