"The Nail"
Selected by Travel and Leisure as one of "America's Top 10 Beach Bars"

“The Nail,” as it’s known by the locals, is the famed iconic surfer bar and restaurant that made a name for itself in the ‘70s. And it’s right here at the Beach Shack, just steps away from your room. From lifeguards and surfers to beautiful beach bunnies, they all gathered around the wood bar that was rumored to be the longest in all of Cape May.

Now it’s your turn to join in the fun for breakfast, lunch, dinner or its famed happy hour. Kids’ meals are served on a souvenir Beach Shack Frisbee, giving you a fun after-dinner activity. Indoor spaces spill into outdoor seating, sand bar, fire pit and shuffleboard. Young, old and even four-legged friends are invited in from the beach for live entertainment and Rusty Nail’s beach blanket comfort food that can also be wrapped to go.

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Saturday, May 17, 2014

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Mondays All Day!

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It's A Doggie World!

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    The Blue Pig Tavern

    251 Beach Avenue, Cape May, (609) 884-8422

    Whether a guest at one of our properties or a Cape May native, all are welcome daily for breakfast, lunch or dinner in the distinctive dining room of the Blue Pig Tavern. Tucked in the corner of Congress

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    The Ebbitt Room

    25 Jackson Street, Cape May, (609) 884-5700

    Rediscover our newly renovated and re-imagined restaurant located in the heart of historic Cape May, New Jersey. From the relaxing front porch, to the classically comfortable bar and lounge with live piano

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    Tommy’s Folly Coffee Shop

    200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204, (609) 884-6522

    From fresh baked breads and muffins to wraps and salads, Tommy’s Folly can keep you going all day long. Our salads and fruit tarts feature fresh produce from Beach Plum Farm and our baked goods are sure

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    The Star Inn Coffee Shop

    29 Perry St, Cape May, (609) 884-6522
    There's nothing nicer than a hot cup of coffee and fresh pastry while watching the sun rise over the ocean. The Star Coffee Shop not only brews fresh La Columbe coffee but also has an assortment of juices, ... READ MORE

contact us

General Manager:

Sandy Montano (609)884-6585
smontano@caperesortsgroup.com

Concierge:

(609)849-9019
concierge@caperesortsgroup.com

Group/Corporate Inquiries:

Judy Platt (609)884-6594
jplatt@caperesortsgroup.com

Wedding & Special Event Inquiries:

Krystina Kennedy(609)884-6549
kkennedy@caperesortsgroup.com
Contact a Wedding Specialist

Press/Media Inquiries:

Jeanine Pepler (212) 334-4400
jeanine@aka-pr.com

Rusty Nail:

(609)884-0017

reach us by phone:

(877) 742-2507

Directions

Beach Shack

205 Beach Avenue

Cape May, New Jersey 08204

(877) SHACK-07

It's easy to find us

Cape May is easily accessible from the Garden State Parkway and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. The hotel is located right across from the beautiful Cape May beach.

Complimentary On-Site Parking is provided for all Beach Shack guests.

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from specific points

From the Garden State Parkway
approx. 10 minutes

Take the Parkway to the end, Exit "0", to 109 South, Follow Route 109 over a large then a small bridge. This becomes Lafayette Street. Follow Lafayette Street through two traffic lights to the end. Lafayette will end at Jackson Street where there is a green liquor store called "Colliers". Turn left onto Jackson Street. Turn right onto Beach Avenue.

From the Cape May Lewes Ferry
approx. 15 minutes

From the Ferry Terminal in North Cape May, follow the signs for Route 109 South and the Garden State Parkway. Take Route 109 South over the Cape May bridge onto Lafayette Street. Follow Lafayette Street approximately 1.5 miles until you dead end at Jackson Street. Turn left onto Jackson Street. Turn right onto Beach Avenue.

From New York
approx. 3 hours

Exit Manhattan to New Jersey Turnpike. Take the N.J. Turnpike South to Exit 11 for the Garden State Parkway. Take the G.S. Parkway to end, Exit "0", to 109 South, Follow Route 109 over the Cape May bridge onto Lafayette Street. Follow Lafayette Street approximately 1.5 miles until you dead end at Jackson Street. Turn left onto Jackson Street. Turn right onto Beach Avenue.

From Washington/Baltimore
approx. 3 hours

95 North to Delaware Memorial Bridge, take bridge to Route 40 East. Follow Route 40 to Route 55 South to end (at Route 47 South). Route 47 South to Garden State Parkway South. G.S. Parkway to end, Exit "0", to 109 South, Follow Route 109 over the Cape May bridge onto Lafayette Street. Follow Lafayette Street approximately 1.5 miles until you dead end at Jackson Street. Turn left onto Jackson Street. Turn right onto Beach Avenue.

From Philadelphia
approx. 1 hour 45 minutes

Walt Whitman Bridge to 42 South, to Atlantic City Expressway East. Take the A.C. Expressway to the Garden State Parkway south. G.S. Parkway to end, Exit "0", to 109 South, Follow Route 109 over the Cape May bridge onto Lafayette Street. Follow Lafayette Street approximately 1.5 miles until you dead end at Jackson Street. Turn left onto Jackson Street. Turn right onto Beach Avenue.

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