Union Park Restaurant, Cape May, NJ:
A Dining Review

Union Park Restaurant, Cape May, NJ

Union Park Restaurant
727 Beach Ave
Cape May, NJ
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Union Park Restaurant Highlights

Fare: New American with French Influences

Price: Expensive

Noise Level: Moderate

Dress: Upscale Casual 

Food Quality: Serves a well-executed menu, attractively presented, featuring fresh, locally farm to table ingredients.

Service: The service is friendly and attentive., without being intrusive.

Ambiance/Decor: "Old World" formal decor with a sophisticated, spacious dining room,

Overall Rating: 3 stars 

Note: Four-star Rating System from 1/2 star = poor to 4 stars = Best in Class

Noise Level: Moderate

Dress: Upscale Casual

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy well prepared contemporary American food with elegant ambiance and old-world, sophisticated charm.

Not Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who prefer a casual setting, simpler food, lower prices; and for diners who prefer a more trendy, chic ambiance

Recommended dishes: When available, The Foie Gras, The North American Lobster; and The Lamb Loin.

Liquor: BYOB with local Cape May wines available.

Restaurant Review

The Union Park Restaurant, located in Hotel Macomber, serves up fine dining American dishes in a sophisticated "Old World" setting.

The restaurant is in an old Victorian home with a wraparound porch. The dining area has ceiling chandeliers and light creme walls that are adorned with classical art works mounted in gold frames, flowery carpeted floors, and large ornate wooden chairs. There are many attractive bouquets of flowers throughout the dining area. antique fixtures, exquisite cuisine. They have two dining rooms with fireplaces.

During the warmer months there is outdoor dining on the front porch.

Owned by partners Chef John Schatz and General Manager Bojidar "Bob" Dimitrov.

Chef Schatz has exhibited his culinary skills at some high-end restaurants in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area, including Restaurant Maureen and the Peter Shields Inn in Cape May, before taking over the Union Park Restaurant.

Chef John Schatz creates a well-executed menu, attractively presented, featuring fresh, locally farm-to-table ingredients.

The Union Park restaurant is popular with older, 55+ patrons., and is not recommended for active children.

The Union Park is open year-round with reduced winter seasonal hours. During the summer, they are open for dinner five/days/week Thursday - Monday.

Open for holiday dining on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve.

(Updated: April 2024)

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