Cape May Restaurant Week

June 4 - 11 at the Ebbitt Room

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25 JACKSON STREET, CAPE MAY, NJ 08204(609) 884-5700

Elevated Seaside Cocktails & Cuisine

Discover our award-winning restaurant located in the heart of historic Cape May, New Jersey. Known for its innovative cuisine, attentive service and refined ambiance, the Ebbitt Room is strongly rooted in a farm-to-table, farm-to-glass dining philosophy and features the freshest ingredients from our very own Beach Plum Farm. .
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"One of the top 25 chefs at the Shore."

- Atlantic City Magazine

"Best Cape May Restaurant"

- Atlantic City Magazine

""Superb", "Creatively prepared dishes", "Memorable""

- New York Times

"Freshest, highest quality ingredients"

- Philadelphia Daily News

"Town's most beloved restaurant" and
"Some of the most spectacular food in Cape May"

- The Philadelphia Inquirer

"The Ebbitt Room has service that's "Swiss level",
so you're virtually guaranteed a perfect evening."

- Zagat Guide

Ebbitt Room Hours

Open Nightly

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

Bar Hours

Monday - Friday: 2:00pm-Close
Saturday & Sunday 12:00pm - Close

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 are required.
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 $30 per person.
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Private Dining

The Richmond Room
at the Ebbitt Room

Intimate atmosphere, refined service, and exceptional cuisine - host your holiday party or private event in The Richmond Room at the Virginia Hotel by calling:

Ebbitt Room Wine List

The following selections showcase the premiere vineyards from around the world. As you’ll see, we have a strong passion for the wines of California and western Europe. However, every so often wines from outside of those regions captivates us so much that we feel compelled to showcase them on our list. We hope that you’ll find them as exciting as we do.
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About Chef Jason Hanin

A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America in New York, Executive Chef Jason Hanin has been at the helm of several successful restaurants across the country. He rejoined Cape Resorts in 2017 as the Executive Chef of The Ebbitt Room in the Virginia Hotel. Chef Jason was first part of the Cape Resorts family in 2011, when he was the Executive Chef at Chelsea Prime at The Chelsea Hotel in Atlantic City. Prior to joining The Ebbitt Room, Jason was the Multi-Unit Brand Chef at Blue Plate Oysterette, an upscale, casual seafood restaurant and raw bar in Santa Monica and West Hollywood. His résumé is long and impressive, and includes working with celebrity Chef Robert Irvine in Atlantic City, opening Dune Restaurant in Margate, assisting at the James Beard Awards in 2002, and running one of the top steak houses in the country, Barclay Prime in Philadelphia. A South Jersey native, he is happy to be back at the Jersey Shore where he calls the beach his home.

Playing Live in the Ebbitt Room

Kenneth Richardson

An alumnus of New York’s famed High School of the Performing Arts, Ken Richardson studied at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. He has worked and/or toured with esteemed company like Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Dionne Warwick, Kenny Rogers, Keith Sweat, Babyface, Gerald Levert, Eddie Levert, GQ, Queen Latifah, Natalie Cole, Bruno Mars, and Stevie Wonder.
Ken has been inspired by various styles of music and can play them all. You can count on hearing songs by Billy Joel and Elton John, Elvis, James Taylor, as well as The Eagles, Sinatra, and the best of Motown.

Dining Specials

Cape May Restaurant Week at the Ebbitt Room

June 4th through June 11th, 2023

The Ebbitt Room is proud to participate in the 2023 Cape May Restaurant Week. Join us for a special farm-to-table menu prepared by Executive Chef Jason Hanin.

Restaurant Week Menu

Prix Fixe Menu | $68 per person

First Course

romaine, chef's daily preparations

black figs, beluga lentils, mint, pomegranate, tzatziki, seeds

calabrian chili butter, pecorino romano, za’atar bread crumb

Second Course

spring garlic velouté, pickled ramps, baby bok choy

creamy polenta, pearl onions, medjool dates, madeira pan jus

haricot vert, chanterelles, red grapes, almonds, pomegranate

eggplant, market vegetable, jasmine rice, ginger, coriander (VG)


crème anglaise, seasonal berries

seasonal berries


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The Ebbitt Room was honored with the 2019 Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator Magazine.
Open Table recognized the Ebbitt Room in the 2019 Diners' Choice Awards for most booked, best ambiance, healthy, romantic, vibrant bar scene and more.

The Ebbitt Room
25 Jackson Street
Cape May, New Jersey 08204


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 The Garden State Parkway | From The Cape May Lewes Ferry | From New York | From Washington/Baltimore | From Philadelphia