The Brown Room


Temporarily Closed

The Brown Room at Congress Hall is temporarily closed. We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as we can.


Order our Cocktails on the Grand Lawn

Congress Hall is excited to debut the Grand Lawn and Veranda, our new outdoor dining experience. Order our cocktails and have them served to your table in the fresh open air! Reservations required.

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200 CONGRESS PLACE, CAPE MAY, NJ 08204(609) 884-8421

Congress Hall's Stylish
Prohibition-Era Cocktail Lounge

There isn’t a more sophisticated way to wrap up your day in Cape May than an evening at the Brown Room, a stylish lounge occupying the same spot as Congress Hall’s first legal post-Prohibition cocktail bar.
Spend a little time deep in one of the comfortable leather chairs enjoying the fire and gentle buzz of friendly conversation around you. Rendezvous with friends after a day on the beach, or meet new friends since there’s something about the Brown Room that seems to encourage people to reach out and connect with each other.
Maybe it’s the magnificent artwork, circular bar, custom wallpaper and iconic fireplace. Maybe it’s the friendliness of the bartenders and the delicious libations they pour. Or, maybe it’s the patrons themselves who always seem ready to share stories about Cape May or some interesting tips on what to see or do the next day. The Brown Room is the hub of Congress Hall.
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