The yb Eat Place
(The younger brother)
314 Beach Avenue
(between Perry & Jackson Streets)
Cape May, NJ
Fare: New American - Mediterranean Influence
Price: In -expensive to Moderate
Noise Level: Moderate
Food Quality: 2 Stars
Service: 1 and 1/2 Stars
Decor: 1 and 1/2 Stars
Overall Rating: 2 Stars
Very well prepared New American dishes using fresh ingredients
Cash only, does not accept credit cards
Parking is limited, metered street parking available
Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who enjoy excellent, non-traditional breakfasts and creative new American lunch & Dinner dishes at an affordable -price,
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer an extensive menu with more fine dining amenities.
Recommended dishes: When available, For Breakfast, The Health Kick Omelet. For Dinner, Cod Black Wasabi; and the N.Y. Strip Steak sourced fro Creekstone Farms.
The yb Eat Place is the creation of Chef Peter Karapanagiotis The younger brother of John Karapanagiotis, owner/chef of George's Place, down the street.
Chef Peter Karapanagiotis, with movie star looks, comes with an impressive culinary resume. Prior to opening yb in 2012, he was the Executive Chef at Privé and Brasserie Perrier in Philadelphia. Prior to that he honed his culinary skills at Buddakan and Le Bec Fin. He has also been featured on the Food network show, “Chopped."
The yb is one of the top breakfast spots in Cape May and a place where you can get an excellent dinner at an affordable price --- a rarity in Cape May.
Using fresh ingredients, Chef Karapanagioti masterfully prepares a limited New American Menu with a Mediterranean Influence. The dinner selections are limited to 10 entrees.
They are located across from the promenade in the center of Beach Ave. The dining area is small with a chic cafe ambiance with large photos of major international cities and black and white fabric covered banquettes adorning the walls. Black table tops are set with a fork and steak knife wrapped in a cloth napkin pocket along with a votive candle supported by some loose coffee beans.
During the peak summer months, YB is open 7 days a week, beginning at 8:00 am for breakfast, lunch, and 5:15 PM for dinner!
Reservations for dinner only; Not accepted for breakfast & lunch.
(updated: June, 2016)
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