Do Turkey Day 2017

Don’t feel like cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year? Celebrate Thanksgiving at the shore and let someone else do the work for you! Read on to find out where you can enjoy Thanksgiving dinner around Cape May County on Thursday, Nov. 23.

Avalon Links Restaurant, Cape May Court House: Avalon Links’ Thanksgiving buffet will not disappoint! Indulge in a wide variety of soups, appetizers, entrees, sides and homemade desserts, plus don’t forget your turkey from the carving station. Cost is $29.99 for adults, $14.99 for children 2 to 10 years old, and free for children under 2. To make reservations, call (609) 465-8086.

Congress Hall, Cape May: There’s no better place to celebrate an all-American holiday than at America’s First Seaside Resort. Gather by the fire in the Blue Pig Tavern, or enjoy a harvest feast in the Grand Ballroom with a vast buffet dinner. On Jackson Street, the Ebbitt Room’s menu includes Beach Plum Farm Heritage Turkey Breast with all of the trimmings. Ask about whole roasted turkey for parties of six or more, and private dining options at the Ebbitt Room. For reservations in the Blue Pig Tavern and Congress Hall’s Ballroom, call (609) 884-6542. For reservations in the Ebbitt Room, call (609) 884-5700.

The Grand Hotel, Cape May: The Grand Hotel family invites your family to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner buffet served in the fifth floor Oceanfront Penthouse Ballroom & Lounge. While taking in views of the Atlantic Ocean and Victorian Cape May, enjoy turkey, your favorite Thanksgiving sides, dessert and more. Cost is $35 for adults and $16 for children 12 and under. Seating is from 1 to 7 p.m. To make reservations, visit or call (609) 884-5611 ext. 559.

Harbor View Restaurant, Cape May: For great specials and a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with a view, Harbor View is the place to be. Seating starts at 2 p.m. To make reservations, call (609) 884-5444.

The Reeds at Shelter Haven, Stone Harbor: Visit the Reeds at Shelter Haven on Thanksgiving Day from 12 to 6 p.m. for a traditional Thanksgiving feast with all your favorite holiday fixings. Cost is $38 per person, $19 for ages 12 and under, and free for ages 3 and under. Reservations required. To make reservations, call (609) 368-0100.

Rio Station, Rio Grande: Let Chef Richard Rutherford serve your family a fresh, homemade Thanksgiving meal! For $124.99, enjoy a whole turkey dinner including salad, sides and dessert for four to six people. Reservation and deposit required. Eat in or bring it home! Thanksgiving platters are also available. Dinner seating is from 1 to 7 p.m. To make reservations, call (609) 889-2000.

ShopRite of Rio Grande: If you prefer to stay in on Thanksgiving Day, call up ShopRite and order a complete Thanksgiving dinner for just $49.99 with your Price Plus® card! Dinner includes a grade “A” premium, fully cooked Butterball turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, holiday stuffing, green bean casserole and turkey gravy that you can just heat and eat! Or, opt for the premium Heritage Berkshire ham which comes with roasted Brussels sprouts and cauliflower, a sweet potato casserole and a green bean casserole. Serves eight to 10. 72 hours notice required. To place your order, call (609) 399-3534.

Star Diner Café Restaurant, North Wildwood: Stay casual on Thanksgiving Day and take the family out for a classic meal at the diner! Star Diner will be serving a special menu including turkey, stuffing and all the fixings. This full course dinner includes your choice of soup or salad, beverage and dessert. There will be additional holiday selections such as Prime Rib, and the full regular menu will be available as well. For more information, call (609) 729-4900.

Tuckahoe Inn, Beesley’s Point: Enjoy a four-course Thanksgiving dinner at Tuckahoe Inn which includes an appetizer, salad, main course and dessert. A children’s menu is available for those under 10 years old. Main course entrées are served with mashed potatoes and seasoned green beans. Reservations are welcome every half hour from 12 to 8 p.m., with the last seating at 7:30 p.m. To make reservations, call (609) 390-3322.

Two Mile Restaurant and Bar, Wildwood Crest: Celebrate Thanksgiving at Two Mile with a four-course menu including soup, salad, entrée and dessert for $42 per person. A children’s menu is available for $12 for those under 12 years old. To make reservations, call (609) 522-1341.

Washington Inn, Cape May: Bring Washington Inn’s Thanksgiving feast into your home! For a flat rate of $330 plus tax, you’ll get a delicious home-cooked meal to put on your own table including turkey and gravy, mashed and sweet potatoes, apple stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls, salad and dressing, coffee and pies. Feeds 12 people. Order by Nov. 19 by calling (609) 884-5697 and pick up on Thanksgiving Day between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Lucky Bones Backwater Grille. Additionally, Washington Inn’s dining room will be open Thanksgiving Day!

Reservations are not guaranteed. For other dining options on Thanksgiving Day, check out the DoTheShore section!