Fare: Organic, Italian-inspired vegan & seafood dishes.
Food Quality: Excellent, artfully prepared, 100% organic
Service: Welcoming, attentive yet relaxed.
Ambiance/Decor: Small Cafe, funky, cozy, and informal.
Noise Level: Moderate
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy an all organic menu with a variety of vegan, vegetarian, and locally caught seafood options in a funky setting,
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer a steakhouse menu in an upscale trendy, setting
Recommended Dishes: When available, The Vegan Stewed Seitan, with herb-seasoned seitan, caramelized onions, broccoli & black olives. Served over brown rice; The Vegan Thai Peanut Noodles with Black bean spaghetti, sautéed broccoli, cabbage, ginger & peanut sauce; and The Risotto del Pescatore with scallops & clams served over seafood risotto (brown rice stewed in a homemade seafood stock)
Good Earth Organic Eatery is Cape May's only 100% organic restaurant. This low-key, counter-service cafe is popular with healthy food enthusiasts, vegetarians, and adventurous carnivores who come to enjoy their well-prepared seasonal, Italian-inspired vegan & seafood dishes.
As you approach the site, don't let the antiquated exterior or the off the beaten path location discourage you. --- once inside you will become pleasantly surprised.
Good Earth Organic Eatery is a family owned and operated eatery run by Contrano Rosettani & Hilary Keevert who emigrated from Le Marche, Italy in 2012, bringing with them their strong Italian influence with made from scratch food using fresh, locally sourced, ingredients that allow the natural flavors to emerge.
Their artfully presented menu offers a variety of Italian influenced, all-organic vegan and fresh fish dishes with plenty of gluten free options to choose from! The huge menu board is located over the kitchen.
Their vision is to become one link in a chain that creates healthier people and a cleaner environment worldwide.
In doing so, Good Earth Organic Eatery is committed to supporting local organic farmers using their seasonal fruits and vegetables, and local fisherman in the preparation of their fresh fish dishes. The menu offers choices soups, salads, sandwiches, pasta dishes, and entrees. The coffee is caffeine free, made from barley, and served with almond milk.
In the kitchen, their homemade breads are made with a natural sourdough starter. They also use only stainless-steel cookware – no microwaves or canned goods.
The atmosphere is small (seats approx. 30), cozy, and informal. It's done up with earth tone walls, and soft, soothing music playing overhead. During the warmer months there is outdoor seating with umbrellas, gravel ground covering.
Good Earth Organic Eatery is open year-round with limited seasonal hours. During the summer open six days/week, Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 3pm – 9pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:30am – 2:30pm 4:30pm – 9pm
Cash Only, Free Parking on-site , Take Out Available
(Updated: July 2021)
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