The Blue Plate Special

The Blue Plate Special is back! Featuring classic, down home comfort food, this new menu puts a sophisticated spin on an American tradition. Where better to serve the most delicious Blue Plate Special than at the Blue Pig Tavern?

 3-Course Dinners Available nightly Sunday - Thursday for only $26.99

BLUE PLATE TRIO

Choice of Soup of the Day or House Salad

SUNDAY

Leg of Lamb “Pot Roast”
Tender Slow Cooked Lamb, Beach Plum Farm Stewed Carrots and Kohlrabi,
Buttered Garlic-Rosemary Fingerlings

MONDAY

Buttermilk Fried ½ Chicken
Savory Corn Spoon Bread, Pickled Cabbage Slaw

TUESDAY

Sautéed Potato Cod Cakes
Wild rice and farro pilaf, warm mushroom and leek salad, Dijon aioli

WEDNESDAY

Beach Plum Farm Pork Shepherd’s Pie
Guinness Braised Pork Shoulder, Tender Root Vegetables, Potato HerbCrust

THURSDAY

Chicken and Dumplings
Pulled Chicken, Beach Plum Farm Squash Dumplings, Braised
Carrots and Celery, Cippolini Onions, Herb Veloute

DESSERT

Chef’s Selected House Made Dessert

Menu items are subject to change. 

Thanksgiving Dinner at The Blue Pig Tavern

Adults: $45 for Three Courses
Children ages (4-12): $19

Choice of one appetizer, entrée and dessert
Served on November 23rd.

Spiced Warm Apple Cider

Appetizers:

Butternut Squash Soup
Herb oil, candied walnut crumble

BPT Beer Cheese and Bacon Soup
Scallion, diced bacon, crema

Farm Green Salad
Mixed greens, roasted squash, simple vinaigrette

Arugula Salad
Walnuts, dried cherries, roasted pears, feta, lemon sherry vinaigrette

Country Style Pork Pate
Crostini, pickled mustard seeds, fig-onion jam, frisee, fresh figs

Entrees:

BPT Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner
Slow roasted turkey breast and leg, mashed Yukon gold potatoes, turkey stuffing, green beans, turkey gravy

Stuffed Skate Wing
Caramelized onion puree, lemon saffron broth, confit cherry tomatoes, frisee, brown butter parsnips

Braised Short Rib
Rosemary Fontina grits, bacon and onion marmalade, roasted carrot puree, pan seared Brussels sprouts

Winter Squash Ratatouille
Parmesan quinoa, chickpeas, sautéed kale, garlic chips

Roasted Pork Loin
Apple chutney, butternut squash puree, candied pecan crumble, herb roasted fingerling potatoes

Pan Seared Trout
Herb oil, white bean and bacon stew, sautéed swiss chard, cabbage slaw

 

Desserts:

Selection of traditional Thanksgiving desserts, including pumpkin pie, salted caramel cheesecake, and double chocolate bread pudding

Thanksgiving Buffet in Congress Hall's Grand Ballroom

Service from 1pm -6 pm $42+ per person for full buffet.
Children ages 4-12 $19

Salads

Classic Caesar Salad
Crisp Romaine, Shaved Grana Padano Cheese, Herb Croutons

Fall Harvest Greens
Dried Cranberries, Fresh Grapes, Goat Cheese, Walnut Vinaigrette

Soup

Beach Plum Farm Roasted Pumpkin Bisque

Artisan Cheese and Cured Meat Display

Featuring imported and domestic cheeses, sliced country ham, dry cured sausages, house made country pate, seasonal fruit compote, red onion jam, apple muster, hearth baked breads and crackers.

Carving Station

Slow Roasted Whole Turkey
Maple Glazed Ham
Roast Turkey Gravy
Cranberry Relish
Warm Apple Butter

Main Buffet

Pan Roasted Salmon with Butternut Squash and Hominy Succotash

Harvest Grain Pilaf of Quinoa, Bulgar and Barley with Roasted Root Vegetables, Braised Cabbage and Cranberry Gastrique

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing

Vanilla-Maple Sweet Potatoes

Dill Glazed Carrots and Parsnips

Green Bean "Casserole" with Roasted Wild Mushrooms, Crispy Shallots and Herb Béchamel

Dessert Display

Selection of Traditional Thanksgiving Desserts including Pumpkin, Apple, and Pecan Pies

Dinner and a Show at Cape May Stage

For a wonderful date night or evening out with friends, join us for Dinner & A Show at Cape May Stage. 

Enjoy a delicious 3-course meal from the Blue Pig Tavern then head over to Cape May Stage for a unique and entertaining performance at 8:00pm. $59 per person includes your meal and show ticket.

You must make a reservation in advance as the seating is limited. Reservations can made through the restaurant by calling 609-884-8422 and booking "Dinner & A Show". Guests can also book in person at the Concierge Desk at Congress Hall.

Visit capemaystage.com for upcoming shows, dates and times.

Upon arriving for your dinner reservation, you will be given your theater tickets. Please note that the recommended time for dinner reservations is no later than 5pm so that you have plenty of time to make the show.

2017 Shows & Dates:

The Ultimate Christmas Show (Abridged) November 15 - December 30 

Christmas Dinner at the Blue Pig Tavern

Served Monday, December 25th from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm

Call (609) 884-8422 for reservations.

Three Course Dinner – price for entrée includes starter and dessert
Children's dinner: $19

Starters

Beach Plum Farm Greens
Roasted turnips and caramelized carrots, crispy leeks, herb vinaigrette

Butternut Squash Bisque
Chive oil, smoked pumpkin seeds, onion cream

Cauliflower Soup
Bacon, truffle oil, butter croutons

Savory Butternut Squash Flan
Lemon-shallot vinaigrette, micro lettuce salad, pistachio

Entrees

Roast Tenderloin of Beef $48
Red wine bordelaise, Thumbelina carrots, roasted Brussels sprouts and bacon, potatoes Aligot

Pan Seared Duck Breast $40
Roasted sunchokes, sautéed kale with pine nuts and blood orange, blood orange balsamic reduction, wild rice pilaf

Roasted Pork Loin $38
Root vegetable gratin, braised red cabbage, honey-lavender glazed carrots, pork jus

Grilled Trout $38
parsley marinade, braised lentils, roasted mushrooms, lemon caper beurre blanc

Winter Vegetable Ratatouille $29
Braised seasonal vegetable medley, lemon-herb quinoa, roasted trumpet mushroom

Desserts

Gingerbread Cheesecake
shortbread crust, mousse topping, whipped cream, gingerbread cookie

Spiced Apple Upside Down Cake
cinnamon glaze, candied walnuts

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake
layers of chocolate crust, ganache, rich dark chocolate mousse, cocoa nibs

Gather with friends and family to enjoy a festive holiday buffet on Christmas Day.

Monday, December 25th - 1:00 - 5:00 PM

Adults - $45.00
Children (ages 3-12) - $19.00

Call (609) 884-6542 for reservations.

Menu:

Salads
Mixed Green Salad, Roasted Turnips, Shaved Fennel and Radishes, Citrus Vinaigrette
Grilled and Marinated Radicchio with Salsa Verde
Arugula Salad with Dates, Winter Squash, Red Currants and Honey Vinaigrette
Marinated Brussels Sprouts and Pomegranite and Endive
Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad, Orange Zest, Almond

Soup
Lentil Soup with Bacon and Lemon
Artisan Cheese and Cured Meat Display
Featuring imported and domestic cheeses, Proscuitto, dry cured sausages, house made country pate, seasonal fruit compote, red onion jam, apple mustard, hearth baked breads and crackers

Carving Station
Spiral Sliced Honey Ham
Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef

Entrees
Grilled Swordfish and Braised Lentils, Roasted Mushrooms and Pistou
Carved Turkey Breast over Chestnut Stuffing and Turkey Gravy
Winter Vegetable Medley with Garlic Butter Glaze
Turnip Rutabega Gratin with Crispy Shallots
Farro, Barley and Wild Rice Pilaf
Mac & Cheese
Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream and Chive
Sweet Potato Gratin

Cash bar

contact us

Director of Food and Beverage:

Thomas Von Muenster
tvonmuenster@congresshall.com

Press/Media Inquiries:

Lisa Johnson (609) 788-8548
lisa@lisajohnsoncommunications.com

Blue Pig Tavern:

(609) 884-8422
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reach us by phone:

(609) 884-8422

Directions

Blue Pig Tavern

200 Congress Place

Cape May, New Jersey 08204

(609) 884-8422

IT'S EASY TO FIND US

The Blue PIg Tavern is located within the historical Congress Hall Hotel. The hotel is located right in the heart of the Historic District, right across the street from the beach and the Washington Street Mall.

Valet Parking
Breakfast & Lunch: 1 hr. complimentary valet parking.

Dinner: 2 hr. complimentary valet parking.

from google maps:

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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 and immediately turn right onto Mansion Street. Continue to stop sign and turn left onto Perry Street. Make first right onto Congress Place and turn left into hotel reception area.

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 and immediately turn right onto Mansion Street. Continue to stop sign and turn left onto Perry Street. Make first right onto Congress Place and turn left into hotel reception area.

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 and immediately turn right onto Mansion Street. Continue to stop sign and turn left onto Perry Street. Make first right onto Congress Place and turn left into hotel reception area.

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 and immediately turn right onto Mansion Street. Continue to stop sign and turn left onto Perry Street. Make first right onto Congress Place and turn left into hotel reception area.

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 and immediately turn right onto Mansion Street. Continue to stop sign and turn left onto Perry Street. Make first right onto Congress Place and turn left into hotel reception area.

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