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

Open Daily: 4:00pm-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

Reservations are required.
For parties of 6 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.
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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:
609-884-5700



Playing 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.



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.

Dining Specials

Early Seating Prix Fixe Menu

Available Sunday - Thursday from 5:00pm - 6:00pm

The Ebbitt Room is proud to introduce an Early Seating Prix Fixie Menu.


Early Seating Menu

Prix Fixe Menu | $55 per person


To Share

Pan Parker Rolls
whipped butter, sea salt



First Course

Beach Plum Farm Deviled Eggs
chef’s daily preparation

Wedge Salad
bacon, blue cheese, confit tomato, radish, louis dressing

Honeynut Squash
parisian dumplings, creme fraiche, chives



Second Course

Rainbow Trout
parsnip puree, brussels sprouts, pancetta, lemon brown butter

Heritage Half Chicken
creamy polenta, pearl onions, medjool dates, madeira pan jus

Thai Coconut Curry
eggplant, market vegetable, jasmine rice, ginger, coriander (VG)



Dessert

Flourless Chocolate Cake
cocoa nib walnut crumble, sour cherry ice cream

Pumpkin Cheesecake
whipped cream, caramelized pumpkin seeds

Homemade Ice Cream & Sorbets


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
609-884-5700

directions

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