Fodor's Expert Review Axelsson's Blue Claw Restaurant

$$$ Cape May Seafood

Head to the waterfront early and catch a Blue Claw martini (gin or vodka, Dry Sack sherry, and flamed orange peel) or any number of speciality cocktails at the bar. Sample from half-priced raw-bar items from 5–6 pm, including the always-popular fresh local oysters. Then dine on blue-claw crab cakes, soft-shelled crab (only served in season from late-May–mid-Sept.), or the specialty of the house, the fisherman's kettle (a medley of seafood sautéed, sauced, and served in a copper pot) for dinner. For those short on time and cash, there's a smaller menu available at the bustling bar.

Seafood Lively Dinner $$$

Quick Facts

991 Ocean Dr.
Cape May, New Jersey  08204, USA

609-884–5878

www.blueclawrestaurant.com

Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No lunch; call for Jan–Mar hours

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