Celebrate your love with these sweet specials at the shore!
The Bellevue Tavern
7-9 S. Main St., Cape May Court House
(609) 463-1738 • bellevuetavern.com
A Cape May Court House institution located in the absolute center of Cape May County! Bellevue Tavern is committed to providing excellent food and service in a warm, friendly atmosphere. Great food, great times and great crab cakes are waiting for you… experience Court House casual. Wine and dine your valentine at the Bellevue with lunch or dinner. A great price fixe Valentine’s Day menu will be available which includes salad, appetizer, entrée and dessert. The regular menu will also be available. Call for reservations.
Country Club Tavern
1512 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House
(609) 465-1515 • countryclubtavern.com
Country meets Cape May County at The Country Club Tavern, with a rustic country theme displayed in the dining area, liquor store and bar. CCT’s country casual dining area is family-friendly with a menu to please everyone – even the little buckaroos! Be sure to check out CCT’s weekly specials, plus live entertainment on Tuesdays and Saturdays to top off a great meal. If you’re a sports fan, you won’t miss a game of your favorite Philadelphia sports team with CCT’s eight flat screen TVs at the bar. Bring your Valentine by for the best wings in South Jersey, half price on all Wednesdays!
The Deck at Holly Beach
3401 Pacific Ave., Wildwood
(609) 522-6929 • deckathollybeach.com
The Deck is a two-story bar and restaurant located in the heart of Wildwood, with two unique bars under one roof! On the first floor, you’ll find an Irish pub-style bar with 13 large flat screen TVs, making it a terrific destination for watching sports. Upstairs, the thatched roof bar boasts views of the ocean and a laid back atmosphere. If you’re looking to grab a bite for lunch, dinner or late night, choose from the full menu including award-winning homemade soups, fresh salads, wraps and great dinner selections. At the Deck, you can celebrate Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14, 16 or 17 with a prix fixe menu priced at $45 and including four courses!
Dogtooth Bar & Grill
100 E. Taylor Ave., Wildwood
(609) 522-8383 • dogtoothbar.com
Dogtooth Bar & Grill is one of Wildwood’s favorite restaurants for both locals and vacationers alike. Fresh, handcrafted and local food is what you’ll find here, along with great drinks and an ocean-inspired atmosphere. Known for its diverse selection, Dogtooth offers cuisine with touches of Asian, Mexican and American influences. Join Dogtooth for Valentine’s Day and get a bottle of house wine FREE when you buy two entrees! Special starts after 4:30 p.m., and includes the entire dinner menu and weekly specials.
Harbor View Restaurant
954 Ocean Dr., Cape May
(609) 884-5444 • harborviewcapemay.com
Harbor View is the place to be for beautiful sunsets, great food and fun times. This restaurant and bar has a full-service dining room with a spectacular view of the Cape May Harbor, filled with good times, plenty of fishing stories and friendly faces. Begin your dinner with a delectable appetizer, then choose from a variety of fresh seafood entrees and selected veal, steak, chicken and pasta dishes. At lunch, try a hot or cold sandwich, or indulge in the Harbor View Seafood Sampler. Harbor View is now taking reservations for Valentine’s Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 10.
The Mad Batter Restaurant & Bar
19 Jackson St., Cape May
(609) 884-5970 • madbatter.com
Located in the Carroll Villa Hotel on Cape May’s historic Jackson Street, the Mad Batter is the recipient of many critically acclaimed awards and is considered the granddaddy of Cape May’s many fine restaurants. Start the morning with an award-winning breakfast and come back for lunch and dinner! Dine on the enclosed and heated front porch, or relax in the skylit dining room or garden terrace. While you’re there, be sure to browse through the art exhibits or check out the live music, showcasing some of the area’s finest artists. Check out the Mad Batter’s Valentine’s specials!
Nino’s Family Restaurant
16 S. Main St., Cape May Court House
(609) 465-6300 • ninosfamilyrestaurant.net
Nino’s Family Restaurant boasts Italian dishes excellent for both the seafood lover and those with a passion for pasta. All entrees are made with quality fresh products, then served with pride and great family service. A homemade red sauce and a light creamy white wine sauce bring the cuisine of Northern and Southern Italy together at this family-run business. Sautéed veal, seafood and chicken are Nino’s specialties! Now taking reservations for Valentine’s Day!
119 E. 17th Ave., North Wildwood
Owen’s Pub is that family-friendly neighborhood pub whose food, service and prices keep the locals and tourists coming back for more. From its “all day and night Happy Hours” to “nothing over $14.99” on the menu, Owen’s Pub offers its patrons good quality food and drinks at affordable prices in a cozy atmosphere. The menu includes a blend of American cuisine, seafood and Italian specialties, a comprehensive appetizer selection and daily specials. Valentine’s specials at Owen’s start on Friday, Feb. 9 with Shrimp Ravioli in a Rosa Cream Sauce and Coconut Encrusted Tilapia with an Apricot Sauce!
4709 New Jersey Ave., Wildwood
(609) 600-3964 • poppisbrickoven.com
Dining at Poppi’s is a true, authentic Italian experience. Poppi’s offers signature Italian dishes and brick oven Neapolitan pizza infused with a fresh take on today’s food trends. Relax in the charming, modern Italian bistro and enjoy dishes made with the highest quality and best ingredients. In addition to the regular menu, Poppi’s offers different lunch specials every week, plus a great kid’s menu. Call for beverage policy. Impress your sweetie with Poppi’s special hand-selected Valentine’s Day menu and new dessert!
The Reeds at Shelter Haven
9601 Third Ave., Stone Harbor
(609) 368-0100 • reedsatshelterhaven.com
Overlooking the bay with 37 distinctively designed guestrooms and suites, the Reeds offers breathtaking seaside views, stunning sunsets, extraordinary rooms designed for pure relaxation, mouthwatering dining options, exclusive resort amenities, convenient access to Stone Harbors’ downtown shopping district and much more. With an easy, coastal style, this luxury boutique hotel is decorated with fine fabrics, fixtures and custom furnishings inspired by nature and the sea. At the Reeds, you can enjoy a week of romance from Feb. 9-16 at SAX Restaurant & Lounge. Dinner includes romantic fireside dining for two from the regular menu or a special prix fixe menu. Call (609) 368-0100 to reserve.
3505 Rt. 9 S., Rio Grande
(609) 889-2000 • riostation.com
Family owned and operated for 30 years, Rio Station features handmade dishes created from scratch, world-famous crab cakes and an award-winning wine list. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks or late night in the dining room or at the bar, both with a comfortable vibe of railroad and rustic. Executive Chef Richard Rutherford III guarantees the very finest food along with incredible service at Rio Station. Now taking reservations for Valentine’s Day Dinner!
Shamrock Beef & Ale
3700 Pacific Ave., Wildwood
(609) 522-7552 • shamrockbeefale.com
The Shamrock tradition continues, celebrating 80 years in Wildwood! The totally revamped Shamrock is now under new ownership, with new décor and a fresh look authentic to the traditional Shamrock style. Shamrock isn’t just your average pub – it now serves a full lunch and dinner menu full of Irish/American flare, featuring everything from small plates to full course dinners. Grab an Irish favorite, or go for a classic burger. Bring your sweetheart by and enjoy a Valentine’s Day dinner for $49.99 which includes an appetizer, soup or salad, entrée, dessert and one beverage.
Vincenzo’s Little Italy II Ristorante
3704 Bayshore Rd., North Cape May
(609) 889-6610 • vincenzolittleitaly.com
If you are looking for authentic Italian food, look no further than Vincenzo’s Little Italy II. From hot and cold appetizers like bruschetta to a large variety of pizzas, pastas, sauces and accompaniments, the chef guarantees that all dishes that leave the kitchen are genuine Italian cuisine. When taking your trip, be sure to bring your favorite Italian wine or beverage with you to complete your dining experience. If you are not looking to dine in, Vincenzo’s offers a pizzeria with take-out options as well as delivery. Ladies get complimentary roses on Valentine’s Day, and menu specials are available!
The Washington Inn
801 Washington St., Cape May
(609) 884-5697 • washingtoninn.com
The Washington Inn is set in a circa 1840 plantation house, nestled on tree-lined Washington Street in the heart of Cape May’s Historic District. The restaurant has become synonymous with elegant cuisine in Cape May, offering a fine dining experience like no other. Chef Mimi Wood’s menu features an appetizing selection of eclectic American dishes that you won’t find elsewhere. Dine in one of five unique dining rooms, including intimate fireside dining to escape the chill of winter. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with two prix fixe menus at the Washington Inn – one for $49 per person and another for $75 per person. Both include an appetizer, an entrée and dessert. Reservations recommended.
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