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Oyster Bay Restaurant & Bar,
Cape May, NJ: A Restaurant Review

Oyster Bay Restaurant & Bar,
Cape May
Oyster Bay Restaurant & Bar
615 Lafayette
Cape May, NJ

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  American/Seafood

Price:  Moderate - Expensive

Food Quality:  Two Stars

Service: Two Stars

Decor: Two and 1/2 Stars

Overall Rating:  Two Stars

Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class

The bar area is attractive and vibrant

Many of the dishes are over sauced

Value:  Good

Noise Level:  Moderate

Dress:  Casual

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy traditional American food with "Old World" nautical ambiance

Not Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who prefer more casual dining with large portion servings; or for diners who enjoy an eclectic menu.

Recommended dishes:  When available, The Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with homemade creamy sauce; The Seafood Vol au Vant Lobster, Shrimp And Scallops in a Brandied Seafood Cream Sauce. in a pastry shell; and The Porterhouse Steak Center-Cut Aged Porterhouse Steak,

Alcohol:  Full Bar Service, bar scene is vibrant

Restaurant Review

Oyster Bay Bar & Restaurant is a popular Cape May restaurant that serves up a mix of traditional American seafood and meat dishes.

The decor is a seventies era steak house styled, with three nautical themed dining rooms and walls adorned with murals and photos. The bar area, recently remodeled, is vibrant with an excellent bar staff. They offer an excellent wine and Martini list.

The service is friendly and attentive, but can be inconsistent, or slow on busy summer evenings.

There is free on-site parking, though on busy summer evenings, it can quickly fill up.

Reservations are suggested as they tend to be packed during the peak summer months.

Closed during the winter from mid -December to mid-February

(updated: June, 2018)

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