Fare: New American
Food Quality: Well executed menu. Simply prepared dishes where the sauces do not overwhelm the fresh ingredients.
Service: Friendly, attentive
Ambiance/Decor: Set in a Victorian house, the decor is simple, though tastefully done up.
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 star = poor to 4 stars = Best in Class
Noise Level: Moderate - High
Dress: Upscale casual
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy well prepared food with a creative, eclectic style.
Not Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who prefer simpler food, lower prices, and a casual menu with more comfort food.
Recommended dishes: When available, Slow Roasted Honey Glazed Duck; Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes; and The Grilled Double Cut Rack Lamb Chops Provencal.
The Black Duck restaurant is a high end, BYOB restaurant popular with diners who enjoy nouvelle American cuisine with a slight Asian fusion influence.
Set in a Victorian house, the decor is simple, though attractive. There are several open dining rooms with white walls, black-and-white photographs of old Cape May, Wicker ceiling fans, potted palms and tables set with small metal pails and live herbs.
Chris Hubert is the owner and Executive Chef. Mr. Hubert can pull off exceptional dishes of nouvelle American cuisine with a slight Asian fusion influence, using their well-prepared combinations of tastes and ingredients. However, the menu infrequently changes, and you are not apt to find many new, inspiring dishes.
For starters, the Black Duck restaurant serves up outstanding warm bread which paves the way for high expectations --- which they are sure to deliver on.
The homemade desserts are top of the line and changes with the seasons.
During the warmer months there is outdoor dining on the porch.
Families with small children are not recommended.
There is limited on-site parking.
Open with seasonal hours. They are open during the summer Thursday - Monday Starting at 5pm.
The Black Duck restaurant can accommodate small, intimate weddings, private parties, rehearsal dinners for catered events.
(Updated: July 2021)
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