About Peter Shields Inn
Cape May, NJ 08204
The Peter Shields Inn quality cuisine bursts with freshness and creativity. The PSI is a BYOB establishment that offers a la carte dining along with a four course chef’s tasting menu. Also expect to find weekly menu additions that incorporate fresh and innovative ingredients. The magnificent ocean views are the perfect scenery to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a memorable dining experience. In the summer months, outdoor dining is available on the porch overlooking the ocean. The Inn also specializes in both casual & elegant ocean front weddings. For the absolute finest local and seasonal fare, Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant is a favorite of residents and visitors to Cape May alike.
Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room. Dress Code is Smart Casual.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Jan - March - Open Thursday thru Sunday / April - December Open 7 Nights
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Kahlil Gunther and Doug Williams pianists.
Street parking, no meters.
Private Party Facilities:
Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant can host private parties fom 10-115 people.
Private Party Contact:
Amy Gotthardt: 609 884 9090x
Banquet, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View
Peter Shields Inn Ratings and Reviews
Cape May has many fine restaurants. Pete ...
Cape May has many fine restaurants. Peter Shields Inn is, in our opinion, the best of the best. Their chef continues to impress with creative and mouth watering entrees and desserts. I urge anyone coming to CM for a visit to include Peter Shields as a must.
Our entire experience was wonderful. Fro ...
Our entire experience was wonderful. From the appetizers to dessert everything was great. The staff was very professional and accommodating. Our waiter was great he had offered his opinion on the dishes and his recommendations were spot on. We would definitely come back again and again.
Wife and I visited Cape May for the one ...
Wife and I visited Cape May for the one night. We were very impressed with the town, very tidy and well kept, our guest house BeauClaire was so quaint and cost with Joe being a great host and does the best breakfast. To top it all was our delicious evening dress up dinner at the very smart Peter Shields restaurant. Wow the food was fantastic.
We spent NYE here at the Inn for two nig ...
We spent NYE here at the Inn for two nights with dinner at the Inn for NYE. It was a six course price fix dinner for $130 pp. it is technically a byob however they did sell local wine and champagne for the evening. I wished I knew they didn't have a bar as my husband missed getting scotch on NYE. So for the good, if ia definitely very good. The down side to me was there was way too many courses and a waste of good. They offered an amuse of housecured salmon which was nice but not overwhelming. Tubs tartar was the second course and was amazing. Nice mix of sweet and heat. Third course was a crab cake over barley risotto. Could have totally skipped this course and it wouldn't have been missed. Didn't care for the crab cake or the mock risotto. Next course was branzino which was nice. Final course which I couldn't even eat because there was too much food was the dry aged steak. It was amazing and was the size of an entree. I had two bites. So sad because it clearly was the best course. Skipped dessert entirely. Courses were rushed at us and cane too quickly making enjoying each course difficult. Too bad because this is truly a great restaurant. Wouldn't do that again with all those courses again.
We have been to Peter Sheilds several ti ...
We have been to Peter Sheilds several times and are always pleased and very happy with our dinner.
Our waitress Kim was wonderful.
The only problem was we were seated on the porch in front of the waiters station.
Will make sure we are not seated there again!
We were greeted and seated immediately u ...
We were greeted and seated immediately upon our arrival, the room was comfortable yet elegant, and decorated nicely. The server was very good, he came back often to pour our wine and check on us. We all ordered from the pre-fixed menu, which we found to have a very nice variety of offerings. The food was excellent, from our pumpkin bisque to the entree, to the white chocolate creme brulee, everything was prepared to perfection and presented in an artistic manner. The piano player was a very nice added touch! This was a great choice for our anniversary dinner!
Our dinner was excellent: A creative men ...
Our dinner was excellent: A creative menu with good, fresh ingredients carefully prepared. Just the right amount of flavorings. The tuna tartare was delicate and tasty. My duck was cooked perfectly! And my husband adored his seafood stew.
Peter Shields is a Cape May treasure. Th ...
Peter Shields is a Cape May treasure. The food was amazing, and we also spent the night in an incredible room with a beach view. This is the perfect place to celebrate the holidays or any special occasion. Great people providing great service add to the experience.
We had a fabulous experience at Peter sh ...
We had a fabulous experience at Peter shields!! The decor was perfect, ambiance elegant and romantic. The service was pure perfection. The food was outstanding. We will be back! Meeting Jeff the owner was a bonus!
Over and over, time and time again the P ...
Over and over, time and time again the PSI comes through with flying colors in all categories. This place is can't miss, especially off season when diners become more civilized. But the staff can handle it all no matter what time of the year.
We had a lovely, ocean view table, as re ...
We had a lovely, ocean view table, as requested, and our server, Kim was great! Food was superb! We shared the fresh jumbo lump crab salad and it was brought out, split on two plates and was huge! Absolutely one of my top ten apps ever eaten! My entree, scallops, was also amazing. Hub's bouillabaisse was delicious. We loved every bite, every second of our visit. Beautiful decor. We'll be back. A+++++
This is FINE dining. It is a bit pricey ...
This is FINE dining. It is a bit pricey, but if you don't mind eating a little early then try the prix fixe menu. It is worth it. The cuisine uses local ingredients whenever possible. Service is quietly attentive. It's a byob. Truly a fine experience.
I absolutely love this place . It is wa ...
I absolutely love this place . It is warm, cozy, elegant, romantic and the dining is gourmet! It's affordable . The room is reasonably priced as is the dinner. And you can BYOB! If you're looking for a quiet, romantic get away, close to local attractions, than this is your place. I already booked the same weekend next year!
Still perfection! We love the Peter Shi ...
Still perfection! We love the Peter Shields, have been coming there for years and have never been disappointed. If you want a fine dining experience on the Island, this is your place. We went there for Thanksgiving and I started with the Beef Tartare, which was superb. Raw quail egg, truffled foam, and a large caper berry perfectly set off the fresh meat. Both of us had the Roast Turkey, with moist white and dark meat surrounded by favorites such as buttery mashed potatoes, excellent stuffing and crisp carrots and string beans.
Desert was the Pumpkin Creme Brûlée, which did not disappoint. Smooth and creamy topped by a perfect crisp surgery shell.
We really appreciate the wait staff coming in on a holiday. As always, they were on top of every detail and made the entire experience perfect. And the hostess is wonderful; she made sure to seat us in a quiet place which immediately set the tone for the rest of the evening.
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