Fare: Traditional American
Food Quality: Food is decent, menu is stagnant with uninspiring dishes.
Service: Attentive, can use improvement in friendliness
Ambiance/Decor: Old World ambiance, adorned large chandeliers, tables set with lines, and fine China.
Overall Rating: 2 Stars
Note: Four-star Rating System from 1/2 stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Dining on the porch with beach/ocean and sunset views.
Wines and cocktails at a reasonable price.
Noise Level: Moderate
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy an 'old World" fine dining ambiance.
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer casual dining in a chic, trendy setting with a larger menu and huge portion servings.
Recommended dishes: When available, The Pan-Fried Panko Encrusted Grouper Filet; The Filet Mignon, bourbon glazed onions, blue cheese, whipped potatoes, asparagus, cabernet demi-glace; and The Crab Cake jumbo lump, claw meat, bell peppers, old bay, whipped potatoes, asparagus, roasted red pepper sauce.
Liquor: A full bar with a good selection of international of beers and wines.
Aleathea's restaurant is a longtime favorite that offers turn-of-century style, "Old World" dining ambiance and charm.
The dining room is spacious, with Old World ambiance, adorned large chandeliers, tables set with lines, and fine China.
On the wraparound porch, you can sit in a rocking chair for drinks while you wait for your table or just relax to enjoy the end of a day while watching the sunset.
Executive Chef Tai Menz presides over a well prepared traditional American menu. They also offer gluten free selections.
However, the menu tends to be stagnant with menu items rarely changing from year to year.
Chef Menz also works as a real estate agent for a local Cape May realtor.
There is live piano music on Saturday and Sunday nights during July and August.
During the summer months there is dining on the outdoor patio, across the street from the beach.
The restaurant is child friendly.
Aleathea's Restaurant is open year-round with seasonal hours.
During the peak summer season, they are open Breakfast daily 8 to 11 am; Lunch at 11:30 am; Dinner at 5 pm.
They are open on Thanksgiving.
(Updated: July 2021)
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