Sea Salt, Cape May, NJ: 
A Restaurant Review

Sea Salt, Cape May, NJ

The Sea Salt Restaurant, with it's modern, beach chic ambiance,
stands out in Cape May in contrast to the slew of
other historic Victorian home settings

Sea Salt Restaurant
Ocean Club Hotel
1035 Beach Ave
Cape May, NJ

Sea Salt: Restaurant Highlights

Fare: Contemporary American


Food Quality: 
Creative food preparation using quality, fresh farm - table ingredients

Friendly, attentive

Upscale, beach chic ambiance with beach/ocean views

Overall Rating: 
3 Stars

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

Noise Level: Moderate -High

Upscale Casual

Recommended For:
Diners who enjoy creatively prepared food with upscale, beach chic ambiance.

Not Recommended For:
Budget conscious who prefer a casual BYOB with "Old World" dining amenities

Recommended dishes:
When available,  The Locally Caught Atlantic Fluke, Cape May Day Boat Scallops, and The Cabernet Braised
Short Rib.
Full service, vibrant bar with a good selection of specialty cocktails

Restaurant Review

The Sea Salt, located in the Ocean Club Hotel overlooking the ocean in the quieter north section of Cape May, fills a niche in Cape May for a trendy, casually elegant, fine dining experience.

The interior decor is modern, beach chic featuring an attractive, vibrant bar. The dining area is furnished with ornate dark wood, silver blue-grey walls, tables set with white linens and soft candle lighting, and large oversized windows that open in the warmer months to the outside dining area.

The Kitchen is run by Executive Chef Adam Bowen. Chef Bowen received his formal culinary training at the Academy of Culinary Arts in Cape May County, and later honed his culinary skills in the kitchens at The Washington Inn, Cape Resorts, and Harrah's Casino.

Chef Bowen serves a well-executed menu prepared with locally sourced seafood, and seasonal vegetables

They serve an excellent brunch, are child friendly with a kids menu, and have Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten Free Options

During the warmer months there is outdoor dining on the patio with a view of the beach and ocean.

Sea Salt is open with seasonal hours. During the peak summer season:
Friday: Dinner 4pm-9:00pm SeaSalt Bar 4pm-9:00pm Saturday: Breakfast 8am-11:30am Lunch 12pm-4pm Dinner 4pm-9:00pm SeaSalt Bar 4pm-9:00pm Sunday: Breakfast 8am-11:30am

(Updated: May 2023)

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