Drinking On The Beach

Waterfront Watering Holes Around Cape May

Special Summer Pub Spots with Water Views 

Cape May has some great watering holes, and by that we mean both drinking sites and water views.  Most are only open during the season, so plan accordingly. Here are some to consider during your next visit.

On The Rocks Dockside Grill

The Cape May-Lewes Ferry's own dockside grill! Live music weeknights during the summer and waterfront views. 

What to drink? Orange or Grapefruit Crushes. 

What to eat? Coconut shrimp with the rasberry sauce. 

Address: 1200 Lincoln Blvd, North Cape May, 08204

Phone: No reservations required and no phone to make them!

Why It's Special: You get to watch the boats come in!

 

Harry's Ocean Bar

Live music every night throughout the summer and a gorgeous wooden bar looking out over the ocean.

What to drink? Any of the specialty sangrias or margaritas. Or, try the Sang-Arita putting two greats together!

What to eat? Harry's signature Clam Chowder, or a Lobster BLT!

Address: 1025 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204

Phone: 609.884.2779

Why It's Special: It's a rooftop bar named one of the best places to drink outdoors by Philadelphia Magazine. 

 

The Rusty Nail

Originaly a surfer bar, it's a beach bar with the rumored longest wood bar in all of Cape May. 

What to drink? Pineapple Jawn

What to eat? If it's fried, it fits.  

Address: 205 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204

Phone: 609.884.0017

Why It's Special: You're right across from the beach!

 

Schooner American

A boat at the back of the Lobster House. 

Schooner American
Credit: Lobster House Facebook

What to drink? Grapefruit Crush or the drink of the day.

What to eat? The raw bar. 

Address: 906 Schellengers Landing Rd., Cape May, NJ 08204.

Phone:  609.884.8296

Why It's Special: You get to be on a boat, but never have to take sail!

 


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