The Ebbitt Room is the proud Winner of the 2017 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award and Wine Spectator's 2017 Award of Excellence.
Discover our 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 music on weekends, the Ebbitt Room is strongly rooted in a farm-to-table, farm-to-glass dining philosophy featuring the freshest ingredients from our very own Beach Plum Farm.

Whether you're in the mood for cocktails or a multi-course dinner, you'll be delighted by a dining experience of artisanal cocktails and farm-fresh classic American regional cuisine. Our sophisticated, yet casual vibe, create the perfect setting for a new Cape May dining tradition. The Ebbitt Room offers a variety of vegetarian and gluten free dishes. As a farm-to-dining restaurant, we proudly feature free-range eggs and fresh herbs, vegetables and pork from our very own Beach Plum Farm located in Cape May. Try the Maine Lobster Caesar salad, a house favorite, followed by a surf and turf Steak and Cake featuring a petite filet mignon, a Jonah crab cake, duchess potato, carrots and a pink peppercorn sauce.  Menu is subject to change based on seasonal farm ingredients.

Hours:

Bar & Lounge

Sunday - Thursday: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Social Hour every Monday through Friday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm serving half priced beer and wine by the glass*

Dining Room

Sunday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday & Saturday:
 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Early Dining Menu available Sunday through Friday from 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm

Live piano music every Friday and Saturday (6:30 pm-10:30 pm). 

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Parking: Complimentary Valet Parking

Dress code: The Ebbitt Room enforces a ‘Smart Casual' dress code.  While our wish is for all of our guests to be completely comfortable, we do encourage collared shirts for gentlemen and equivalent attire for ladies.

Reservations: For parties of 8 or more a credit card is required at the time of booking. We ask that any dinner reservations be cancelled at least 24 hours prior to the reservation. Cancellations within 24 hours of the reservation are subject to a cancellation fee of $20 per person.

*Excludes holidays.

Wine Spectator Award Winner

Now Open Nightly

through December

Early Dining

Three-Course Menu Available every Sunday through Friday. $35 per person

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Overlooking beautiful Jackson Street, this quintessential summer spot offers the relaxing hum of a canvas ceiling fan, the excited chatter of beach-goers ambling by, the clacking of horse drawn carriages and from sea breezes that rustle the leaves of two large Japanese Gingko trees just beyond the porch's banister.

History has been a major influence not just on the dining decor, but on the new drink list as well where inspiration has been drawn from "the golden age of cocktails.” The new drink menu highlights the classics, like the Sazerac and Blood & Sand.

The farm-to-table philosophy of the Ebbitt Room has also extended to the bar, where the focus is as much farm-to-glass as possible. Hand-crafted cocktails are made with fruits muddled by hand and the natural flavors are infused into the drinks creating a refreshing combination.

There is no better place to end your day or start your evening than Cape May’s favorite front porch while enjoying hand-crafted cocktails.

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Social Hour

Thursday & Friday 4 to 6 PM

1/2 off Wine & Beer

by the glass

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Private Parties

Perfect venue for large groups. Call (609) 884-5700

contact us

General Manager:

Jordan Rowan
jrowan@virginiahotel.com

Press/Media Inquiries:

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

Ebbitt Room:

(609) 884-5700
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reach us by phone:

(609) 884-5700

Directions

Ebbitt Room

25 Jackson Street

Cape May, New Jersey 08204

(609)884-5700

It's Easy to Find Us

The Ebbitt Room is located within The Virginia 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.

Complimentary Parking is provided for all Ebbitt Room 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 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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