Restaurant

The Lobster House offers a large and varied menu serving the freshest seafood available, often from our own fleet of commercial boats. Dine in one of our five unique and picturesque dining rooms overlooking Cape May Harbor.

Everything served is a product of our own kitchen and made fresh daily. For generations we have held ourselves to the highest standards in both the food we serve and the service we provide. We proudly offer something for everyone, seafood lovers and landlubbers alike. We invite you to discover what generations of loyal patrons already know: at The Lobster House, we strive to provide a dining experience that will be one of your most memorable, one that you will return to time and time again. Consider The Lobster House for your next party, meeting or function. Along with an individualized menu, one of our private rooms may be the perfect space for your needs. Please call 609-884-8296 for more information.

Hours:

The Lobster House Restaurant is open daily.

Lunch 11:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Dinner 4:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. Friday and Saturday until 10:00 p.m.

Phone: 609-884-8296


Lunch Menu

Appetizers

Crabmeat Cocktail – Jumbo Lump Crabmeat

Crab Fingers served with our own Mustard Sauce

Chilled Combination – Two Shrimp, Two Clams and Two Oysters

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail served chilled with Cocktail Sauce

Fried Calamari with Marinara Sauce

Escargots sauteed in Garlic Butter, served on Toast Rounds

Oysters

Ask your server about our more extensive list of Oysters on the Half Shell.

Cape May Salts – A petite, crisp, salty oyster with a clean finish, harvested from our own beds in the Delaware Bay

Oysters Rockefeller – Oysters under a bed of delicately seasoned spinach, topped with mornay sauce

Mussels and Clams

Fresh Jersey Clams on the Half Shell
Consuming Raw or Uncooked Seafood may increase your risk of food borne illness.

Lobster House Combo – Two Clams Casino, Two Oysters Rockefeller and Two Barbecued Clams

Barbecued Clams – Baked with sharp Cheese, bacon and our tangy barbecue sauce

Baked Clams Casino – Topped with a mixture of celery, onion, green peppers, herbs and bacon

Soups

Fisherman’s Wharf Clam Chowder – New England Style served in a crock

Homemade Snapper Soup – A Rich Turtle Soup served in a crock

Lobster Bisque

Baked Onion Soup Gratinee

Salads

Caesar Salad – Garden fresh greens, croutons, anchovies, egg, Parmesan cheese and tossed in Caesar dressing

Lobster Salad on a Homemade Soft Bun served with French Fries and Cole Slaw

Fresh Spinach Salad topped with chopped egg, mushrooms, crisp bacon and homemade dressing

Shrimp Salad on a Homemade Soft Bun served with French Fries and Cole Slaw

Seafood Salads

Served on a bed of crisp Lettuce with Tomato Wedges, Sliced Egg, Ripe Olives and Potato Salad, served with Bread & Butter

Gulf Shrimp Salad

Lobster Salad

Crabmeat Salad

Chilled Tuna Salad

Lunch Entrees

Luncheon entrees include homemade bread and butter, and either a tossed crisp salad or potato and vegetable.

Tossed crisp salad: French, Russian, Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Italian, Fat Free Honey Dijon Dressing, Balsamic Vinaigrette, or Sundried Tomato with Oregano

Vegetables: Stewed Tomatoes, Cole Slaw, Apple Sauce or Vegetable du jour

Potatoes: French Fries, Baked Potato, or Potato du jour

Seafood Selections

Fried Shrimp – Four Lightly Fried Shrimp

Saute Shrimp Parmigiana – Jumbo Shrimp with Our House Garden Tomato Sauce, Topped with three cheeses, Provolone, Mozzarella and Parmesan Served over Penne Pasta.

Baked Stuffed Shrimp – Three Large Shrimp, Stuffed with Crabmeat.

Crab Cakes – Two Crab Cakes Delicately Seasoned, Served Sauteed or Lightly Fried.

Baked Crab Imperial – Made with Our Own Blend of Special Seasonings.

Soft Shell Crab – Served Sauteed or Lightly Fried.

Fisherman’s Wharf Platter – A Broiled Selection of Seafood: Shrimp, ~Scallops, Crab Cake, Fillet of Flounder and Clam Casino.

Vegetarian Platter – An assortment of fresh seasonal vegetables.

Baked Stuffed Flounder – Fillet of Flounder Stuffed with Crab Imperial and Scallops, Topped with Shrimp and Mornay Sauce.

Flounder Francaise – Fillet of Flounder Dipped in Egg Batter, Sauteed in White Wine, Lemon and Butter.

Fried Tender Clams – Tender Clam Strips Lightly Breaded and Fried to a Golden Brown.

Baked Stuffed Clams – Jersey Clams Chopped and Blended with Our Seasoned stuffing.

Cape May Scallops – Prepared Sauteed, Broiled or Fried.

Chilled Stuffed Lobster – Half a Chilled Chicken Lobster, Stuffed with Fresh Shrimp Salad or Fresh Lobster Salad.

Fillet of Flounder – Prepared Sauteed, Broiled or Fried.

Chicken Parmesan – Baked Boneless Breast of Chicken, Topped with Cheese and Marinara Sauce.

Chicken Francaise – Boneless Breast of Chicken Dipped in Egg Batter, Sauteed in White Wine, Lemon, and Butter.

Char-Broiled Fare

We offer a selection of fresh fish daily: swordfish, tuna, salmon, and mako. Any of them may be served on an oak plank with whipped potatoes and grilled vegetables.

Live Lobsters

1lb – 3lb lobsters, served steamed or broiled. Crabmeat stuffing available. Ask servers about larger sizes.

Sandwiches

Crab Cake Sandwich – Served with French Fries, Lettuce, and Tomato

Lobster Melt – Lobster Salad on an English Muffin with Cheese and Tomato

Tuna Melt or Shrimp Melt – Tuna or Shrimp Salad on an English Muffin with Cheese and Tomato

Fresh Roasted Turkey served on a Cranberry Walnut Raisin Bread with Cranberry Mayo and served with Salted Hot Potato Chips

Flat Bread Pizza with Herb Cream Cheese topped with Roasted Red Peppers, Mozzarella Cheese, and Blacken Shrimp with a Red Onion Balsamic drizzle

The Chicken Veggie – Grilled Chicken, Eggplant, Zucchini with Roasted Peppers and Fresh Mozzarella Served on a French Baguette

Turkey Club Sandwich – Served with potato salad

Tunafish Salad – Served with potato salad

Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato – Served with potato salad


Dinner Menu

Appetizers

Crabmeat Cocktail – Jumbo Lump Crabmeat

Crab Fingers served with our own Mustard Sauce

Chilled Combination – Two Shrimp, Two Clams and Two Oysters

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail served chilled with Cocktail Sauce

Fried Calamari with Marinara Sauce

Escargots sauteed in Garlic Butter, served on Toast Rounds

Oysters

Ask your server about our more extensive list of Oysters on the Half Shell.

Cape May Salts – A petite, crisp, salty oyster with a clean finish, harvested from our own beds in the Delaware Bay

Oysters Rockefeller – Oysters under a bed of delicately seasoned spinach, topped with mornay sauce

Mussels and Clams

Steamed Clams – Eighteen clams served with clam broth and drawn butter

Steamed Mussels with a red marinara or white garlic sauce

Fresh Jersey Clams on the Half Shell
Consuming Raw or Uncooked Seafood may increase your risk of food borne illness.

Barbecued Clams – Baked with sharp Cheese, bacon and our tangy barbecue sauce

Baked Clams Casino – Topped with a mixture of celery, onion, green peppers, herbs and bacon

Lobster House Combo – Two Clams Casino, Two Oysters Rockefeller and Two Barbecued Clams

Soups

Fisherman’s Wharf Clam Chowder – New England Style served in a crock

Homemade Snapper Soup – A Rich Turtle Soup served in a crock

Lobster Bisque

Baked Onion Soup Gratinee

Salads

Caesar Salad – Garden fresh greens, croutons, anchovies, egg, Parmesan cheese and tossed in Caesar dressing

Fresh Spinach Salad topped with chopped egg, mushrooms, crisp bacon and homemade dressing

Cold Seafood Platter – One half lobster stuffed with shrimp salad, king crab legs, shrimp, mussels, and crab fingers on a bed of romaine

Seafood Salads

Served on a bed of crisp Lettuce with Tomato Wedges, Sliced Egg, Ripe Olives and Potato Salad, served with Bread & Butter

Gulf Shrimp Salad

Lobster Salad

Crabmeat Salad

Dinner Entrees

Fried Shrimp – Six Lightly Fried Shrimp.

Saute Shrimp Parmigiana – Jumbo Shrimp with Our House Garden Tomato Sauce, Topped with three cheeses, Provolone, Mozzarella and Parmesan, Served over Penne Pasta.

Shrimp Scampi – Six Large Sauteed Shrimp served over Yellow Rice or Linguine.

Cape May Scallops – Prepared Sauteed, Broiled or Fried.

Baked Stuffed Shrimp – Four Large Shrimp, Stuffed with Crabmeat.

Crab Cakes – Two Crab Cakes Delicately Seasoned, Served Sauteed or Lightly Fried.

Sauteed Crabmeat – Fresh Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Sauteed with White Wine and Butter.

Crabmeat Au Gratin – Jumbo Lump Crabmeat in a Rich Creamy Cheese Sauce.

Baked Crab Imperial – Made with Our Own Blend of Special Seasonings.

Soft Shell Crabs – Served Sauteed or Lightly Fried.

Fillet of Flounder – Prepared Sauteed, Broiled or Fried.

Baked Stuffed Flounder – Fillet of Flounder Stuffed with Crab Imperial and Scallops, Topped with Shrimp and Mornay Sauce.

Flounder Francaise – Fillet of Flounder Dipped in Egg Batter, Sauteed in White Wine, Lemon and Butter.

Pan Blackened Redfish – A Spicy New Orleans Herb-Crusted Specialty.

Lobster House Specialty – Lobster Tails, Scallops and Shrimp served over Linguine with Garlic Butter.

Port & Starboard – Petite Filet Mignon, Half a Stuffed Broiled Lobster and a Broiled Tomato.

Broiled Fisherman’s Wharf Platter – Half of a One Pound Lobster stuffed with Crabmeat, Fillet of Flounder, Scallops, Clam Casino, and a Stuffed Shrimp.

Schooner Dinner – One Pound Lobster, Cherrystone Clams, Scallops, Shrimp and Mussels served in a Kettle.

Lobster Tail – North Australian Lobster Tail With Crab Meat Stuffing

Vegetarian Platter – An assortment of fresh seasonal vegetables.

Char-Broiled Fare

We offer a selection of fresh fish daily: swordfish, tuna, salmon, and mako. Any of them may be served on an oak plank with whipped potatoes and grilled vegetables.

Live Lobsters

1lb – 3lb lobsters, served steamed or broiled. Crabmeat stuffing available. Ask servers about larger sizes.

Beef and Fowl

Slow Roasted Prime Rib au Jus – Available Saturday night only

New York Strip Steak – Served with fried onions and sautéed mushrooms. Bernaise sauce available

Chicken Francaise – Boneless breast of chicken dipped in egg batter, sautéed in white wine, lemon and butter

Filet Mignon – Served with fried onions and sautéed mushrooms. Bernaise sauce available

French Cut Chicken – Pan-seared then oven roasted and served with chorizo sausage and rice over a basil cream sauce

Dinner entrees include:

  • Potatoes: French Fries or Baked Potato or Potato du jour
  • Vegetable: Stewed Tomatoes, Cole Slaw, Apple Sauce or Vegetable du jour
  • Salad: Tossed Salad, French, Russian, Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Italian, Fat Free Honey Dijon Dressing, Balsamic Vinaigrette or Sundried Tomato with Oregano.
  • Homemade Bread and Butter.

Side Orders

Fried Onion Rings

Fried Tomatoes

Fried Mushrooms

Sauteed Onions or Green Peppers – or Half and Half – Delicious over Steaks

Fried Vegetable Combination – Onion Rings, Tomatoes and Mushrooms Served with Our House Bleu Cheese Dressing or Marinara Sauce

Well-behaved children are always welcome! Please be considerate of other guests and remove crying and unruly children from the dining room. For their safety, please keep children in their seats. Thank you!