Breakfast

We proudly feature fresh, free range eggs gathered daily from our very own Beach Plum Farm located in Cape May.

Eggs & Omelets

Beach Plum Farm Omelet. 12
sweet peppers, hakuri turnip greens, scallions, goat cheese

Bacon and Ham Omelet. 12
onion, sweet peppers, sharp cheddar

Breakfast Americana. 9
two eggs any style, poached, scrambled, over easy or sunnyside up,
bacon or sausage

Cape May Seaside Omelet. 14
jumbo lump crabmeat, leeks, asparagus tips, hollandaise sauce

Mediterranean Omelet 12
spinach, tomatoes, roasted peppers, feta, cucumber and olive salad

 

Served with home-fried potatoes and toast,
Egg whites available upon request

Waffles

Old-Fashioned 7
maple syrup, whipped cream, powdered sugar

Sweet Potato 9
pecan maple syrup, spiced whipped cream

Bananas Foster Waffles 9
maple syrup foster sauce and whipped cream

Buttermilk Pancakes

Classic 8
two buttermilk pancakes, powdered sugar

Blueberry, Strawberry, Banana or Chocolate Chip 9
powdered sugar

Tavern Specialties

Healthy Start. 13
two eggs any style, fresh berry and fruit salad, english muffin with honey-almond butter

Eggs Blackstone. 12
two poached eggs, freshly made cheddar scallion biscuit, crispy bacon, tomato, wilted greens, black pepper hollandaise, home fried potatoes

The Congressional. 11
two eggs any style, choice of bacon or sausage, two pancakes, home-fried potatoes

Avocado Toast . 12
Beach Plum Farm sweet peppers, roasted hakuri tunips, goat cheese, arugula,
fresh basil, cracked pepper, seasalt, toasted sourdough

Smoked Salmon Platter. 16
thinly sliced smoked salmon, toasted bagel, cream cheese, red onion,
sliced tomato, dill, cucumber, capers

Beach Plum Farm Benedict. 12
two poached eggs, freshly made cheddar scallion biscuit, Canadian bacon, hollandaise, home-fried potatoes

Stone Ground Grits and Eggs. 10
two eggs any style, creamy cheddar grits, crumbled bacon, scallions

Stuffed French Toast. 11
fresh brioche, sweet mascarpone, choice of blueberry, strawberry, or banana

Fresh Berry & Yogurt Parfait. 9
low-fat vanilla yogurt, fresh berries, crunchy granola

Sunrise Sandwich. 10
scrambled eggs, crispy bacon or taylor ham, and sharp cheddar on a toasted croissant, home-fried potatoes

Susbstitute fresh fruit for homefries for 2

Sides

Toast 3
English Muffin 3
Home-Fried Potatoes 3
Applewood Smoked Bacon 4
BPT Cheddar Scallion Biscuit 4
Smoked Salmon 12
Cheddar Grits 5
Turkey Sausage 4
Fresh Pork Sausage 4
Oatmeal 5
Cold Cereal 5
Bagel with Cream Cheese 4
Fresh Fruit Salad 7

Lunch

Menu is subject to change based on farm ingredients

For the Table

House Made Guacamole 10
pico de gallo, crispy corn tortillas

Beer Battered Calamari 12
marinara sauce, lemon aioli

Baked Macaroni and Cheese 8
elbow macaroni, creamy cheddar toasted breadcrumbs

Hummus 10
crispy pita chips or raw veggies

Soups

Soup of the Day 7
ask your server about our daily special

New England Clam Chowder 7
little neck clams, smoked bacon, oyster crackers

Chicken Noodle 7
housemade with fresh vegetables, herbs, and egg noodles,

Salads

Add to any salad: grilled chicken $6, shrimp $8, salmon $11

Caesar Salad 8
house dressing, crisp romaine lettuce, garlic croutons, shaved parmesan

Barley and Quinoa Salad 8
marinated shiitakes, caramelized red onions, toasted pistachios, farm greens, blood orange vinaigrette

Beach Plum Farm Greens 7
tender Beach Plum farm lettuce tossed with a simple vinaigrette

Roasted Beet 8
farm lettuce, crumbled goat cheese, candied pecans, balsamic vinaigrette

Chicken Waldorf Salad 14
diced chicken salad, walnuts, apples, grapes, celery, bibb lettuce, creamy citrus dressing

Sandwiches

Chicken BLT . 13
grilled chicken breast, crispy bacon, tomatoes, herb mayo, multigrain

Blackened Mako Sandwich . 15
local catch of the day, fresh cucumber relish, sweet peppers, cilantro remoulade, toasted brioche bun

Grilled Reuben. 12
marble rye bread, house made corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss cheese,
thousand island dressing

Beer Battered Haddock Sandwich. 14
malt vinegar and chive aioli, bread and butter pickles, sliced tomato, brioche bun

Beach Plum Farm Pulled Pork Sandwich . 14
slow cooked berkshire pork, house made Carolina style bbq sauce, cabbage slaw, toasted brioche bun

Avocado Toast . 12
Beach Plum Farm sweet peppers, roasted hakuri tunips, goat cheese, arugula,
fresh basil, cracked pepper, seasalt, toasted sourdough

Mushroom Melt . 12
roasted portobello mushroom, arugula and shaved asparagus, pine nuts, swiss cheese, porcini mayo, toasted ciabatta

Grilled Veggie Wrap . 12
grilled marinated vegetables, jicama slaw, quinoa salad, marinated chickpeas,
whole wheat wrap

Turkey Avocado and Bacon Sandwich. 14
house roasted turkey, ripe avocado, fresh tomato, bacon, mayo, multigrain

Smoked Salmon Sandwich . 16
thinly sliced smoked salmon, mango-jicama slaw, fresh basil, avocado olive oil, multigrain bread

all sandwiches served with Beach Plum Farm seasonal mixed green salad

Burgers

All of our burgers are house ground, hand pressed and served on a brioche bun with french fries

BPT Burger 17
half-pound ground sirloin and chuck
add cheese: swiss, jack, aged cheddar, blue, feta or american 1

Turkey Burger 17
house ground turkey, pepper jack cheese and house-made Beach Plum Farm pickles

Premium Toppings 1.50 each
bacon, wild mushrooms, caramelized onions, buffalo sauce, bbq sauce, Beach Plum Farm egg

Dinner

Snacks & Starters

Guacamole 10
ripe avocado, pico de gallo, fresh cilantro, crispy corn tortillas

Beer Battered Calamari 12
Blue Pig Tavern ale batter, marinara sauce, lemon aioli

Baked Macaroni and Cheese 8
creamy macaroni, cheddar, toasted breadcrumbs

Hummus 10
house-made hummus with crispy pita chips or raw veggies

Crab Cake Appetizer 16
lump crab cake, celery root remoulade

Beach Plum Farm Deviled Eggs 12
chef’s daily preparation featuring eggs and ingredients from Beach Plum Farm

Salads

Caesar Salad 8
house dressing, crisp romaine lettuce, garlic croutons, shaved parmesan

Barley and Quinoa Salad 8
marinated shitakes, caramelized red onion, toasted pistachios, farm greens, blood orange vinaigrette

Beach Plum Farm Greens 7
tender Beach Plum farm lettuce tossed with a simple vinaigrette

Arugula and Asparagus 8
Beach Plum Farm Arugula, asparagus, honey roasted cherry tomatoes, bacon, toasted walnuts, ricotta salata citrus-honey vinaigrette

Roasted Beet 8
tender mixed greens, crumbled goat cheese, candied pecans, balsamic vinaigrette, Beach Plum Farm beets

Mains

Classic Meatloaf . 18
glazed carrots and green beans, yukon gold mashed potatoes, gravy

Crab Cakes . 32
lump crab, mustard glazed new potatoes, cabbage slaw, tartar

Grilled Scottish Salmon . 26
sustainably farmed salmon, mixed baby vegetables, chickpeas and bacon, basil pistou

Blue Pig Tavern Fish and Chips . 21
day boat haddock, Blue Pig Tavern Ale batter, french fries

Spaghetti Bolognese . 22
hearty meat sauce made with a blend of beef and Beach Plum Farm pork, fresh basil and shaved grana padana

Spring Vegetable Ratatouille. 22
creamy herb polenta, braised swiss chard, roasted trumpet mushrooms

Steak and Cake . 36
grilled NY strip steak, jumbo lump crab cake, Beach Plum Farm seasonal vegetable, yukon gold mashed potatoes, sauce bearnaise

Seafood Angel Hair . 28
sauteed shrimp, mussels and calamari tossed with angel hair pasta, olive oil, garlic, white wine, parsley and a heirloom tomato-basil pomodoro

Roasted Half Chicken. 26
sweet potato gratin, glazed carrots and turnips, herb chicken jus

Burgers

All of our burgers are house ground, hand pressed and served on a brioche bun with french fries

BPT Burger 17
half-pound ground sirloin and chuck
add cheese: swiss, jack, aged cheddar, blue, feta or american 1

Beach Plum Farm Burger 19
grilled portabello mushroom, goat cheese, bacon, scallion and asweet garlic aioli

Turkey Burger 17
house ground turkey, pepper jack cheese and house-made pickles

Premium Toppings 1.50 each
bacon, mushrooms, caramelized onions, pico de gallo, buffalo sauce, bbq sauce, Beach Plum Farm egg

Wine by the Glass

Red

Pinot Noir 11/44b, Unconditional, Oregon
Pinot Noir 12/48b, J. Lohr, California
Grenache/Syrah 10/40b, Domaine Du Joncier, France
Beaujolais 13g/52b, Chateau Thivin, Brouilly France
Sangiovese 10/40b, Tempo, Italy
Merlot 14/56b, Rutherford, California
Malbec 9/36b, Bodega Norton, Argentina
Cabernet Sauvignon 9/36b, Kaiken, Argentina
Cabernet Sauvignon 14/56b, Benzinger, California

White

Pinot Grigio 9/36b, Zenato, Italy
Sauvignon Blanc 8/32b, Matua, New Zealand
Sauvignon Blanc 12/48b, Domaine Du Salvard, Loire France
Bordeaux Blanc 9/38b, La Fleur Du Roi, France
Chardonnay 10/40b, Benzinger, California
Chardonnay 13/52b, Napa Cellars, California
Riesling, 10/40b, Dr. Loosen, Germany

Rose

Rosé Mourvedre 9/36b, Guiessard, France

Sparkling

Mascato d'Asti 8g/32b, Franco Amoroso, Italy
Moletto 10g/40b, Prosecco, Italy
Segura Viudas 8g/32b, Cava, Spain
Chandon 12g/48b, Brut, CA
Graham Beck 12g/48b, Rosé Brut, South Africa
Veuve Clicquot 375ml 48, Champagne, France

Wines by the bottle are also available.

Specialty

Ginger Fizz 12
Beefeater, Ginger Simple Syrup, Lime juice, Oranges, Mint, Ginger Beer

Blood Orange Fashioned 12
George Dickle Rye, Amarena Cherries, Blood Orange, Honey, Orange Bitters

Honey Bee 11
Tequila, Honey Simple Syrup, Fresh Lime Juice

Cucumber Pear 12
Absolut Pear, St. Germain, Fresh Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Cucumber, Club Soda

Lavender Lemon Drop 11
Absolut Citron. Lavender Simple Syrup, Lemon Juice

Congressional Cosmo 11
Absolut Citron, Cointreau,White Cranberry, Fresh Lime Juice

Beer

Drafts - 6

Blue Pig Tavern Ale, Flying Fish Brewery, NJ
Fat Tire White, New Belgium, CO
Vienna Lager, Double Nickel Brewery, NJ
Cape May IPA, Cape May Brewery, NJ
Blackberry Shandy, Curious Traveler, VT
Always Ready Pale Ale, Cape May Brewery, NJ

Domestic - 5

Budweiser
Coors Light
Miller Lite
Yuengling Lager

Import - 6

Stella Artois
Heineken
Amstel Light
Corona

Homemade Desserts

All desserts $7

CONGRESS HALL SIGNATURE APPLE PIE
house made flaky crust, cortland and granny smith apples, lattice top, caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream

CRÈME BRULEE
vanilla bean custard topped with fresh berries

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE CAKE
chocolate ganache, chocolate orange mousse, chocolate streusel, vanilla ice cream

CRANBERRY PECAN TART
caramel drizzle and crushed pecans nuts

BEACH PLUM FARM STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE
buttermilk biscuit, fresh whipped cream, farm strawberries

La Colombe Coffee

REGULAR OR DECAFFEINATED 3.5
ESPRESSO 3.5
DOUBLE ESPRESSO 5
CAPPUCCINO 5
CAFE LATTE 5
CAFE AMERICANO 5
CAFE MOCHA 5

Coffee Drinks

CAFE KEOKE
with brandy and dark crème de cacao 9

CAFE CALYPSO
with white rum and dark crème de cacao 8

NUTTY IRISH COFFEE
with baileys and frangelico 9

CAFE L’ORANGE
with grand marnier liquor 10

Port Wines

Taylor Fladgate LBV, 2007 Porto 9
Fonseca Porto, 20 year Tawny 14
Cockburn Porto, 10 year Tawny 10
Dry Sack Medium Sherry 7
Lemoncello 8
Grappa di Arneis 9

Gather Around the Fire Pit

Warm up with friends at the new Beer Garden located on the patio at The Blue Pig Tavern.

The fire pits are lit. Snack on light bites and sip on local brews while cozying up outdoors.  Whether engaging in a friendly game of tabletop corn hole with friends, or enjoying a romantic post-dinner drink, the new Winter Beer Garden at Congress Hall is a must visit location this winter!

Hours:

Friday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Menu

Draft Beer $5
Angry Osprey Ipa, Slack Tide Brewery 6.8%
Honey Porter, Cape May Brewery 5.4%
Sneak Box American Pale Ale, Kane Brewery 5.2%
Vienna Lager, Double Nickel Brewery 5.3%

Domestic Bottles $5
Miller Lite
Coors Light

Imported Bottles $6
Stella Artois
Heineken

Craft Canned Beer
Double Chocolate Stout (Nitro) $6, Young’s 5.2%
Christmas Ale $6, Sly Fox Brewery 6.3%
Helens Blend $5, Jacks Hard Cider 4.5%
Banana Bread English Strong Ale $6, Wells 5.2%

Wine By The Glass $7
Cabernet, Los Cardos
Chardonnay, Los Cardos

Beer Bites

Bavarian Pretzel with Sweet Mustard  5.00

Currywurst, Grilled Bratwurst with Curry Ketchup 5.00

Fried Brussel Sprouts with Bacon 4.00

Beer Battered Fish Nuggets with Red Cabbage Slaw and Tartar 7.00

German Potato Salad 4.00

Honey Mustard Chicken Wings 7.00

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?

Two courses for $22 or
Three courses for $27*

Available nightly Sunday - Thursday

Two course option includes an entree and your choice of soup, salad or dessert.
Three course option includes an entree, appetizer (soup or salad) and dessert.

 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. 

*Offer may not be combined with any other existing offer, discount or certificate. 

contact us

Director of Food and Beverage:

Jennifer McKenna
jmckenna@congresshall.com

Press/Media Inquiries:

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

Blue Pig Tavern:

(609) 884-8422
Click to Reserve on OpenTable

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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