Restaurant Weekend Registration

Cape May Restaurant Weekend lets you showcase the best your restaurant has to offer. During this 4-day event, participating restaurants offer a $35 3-course dinner menu that includes an appetizer, entree, and dessert .

As a participating restaurant, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • A full-page listing on the Cape May Restaurant Weekend website
  • OpenTable online reservation link (for active OpenTable customers)
  • Event promotion through Restaurant Weekend’s social media accounts
  • Print and online event promotion

Cost: $250 per restaurant (payable by check or credit card)

Registration is now closed

Please read the rules and restaurant requirements (below) before registering. To be included in all of Cape May Restaurant Weekend’s marketing and advertising opportunities, you must register and submit payment by September 30, 2018. 

2018 Event Information


August 20 – Registration opens
September 30 – Restaurants must be registered by this date to be included in print advertising
October 15 – Final menus due
November 1-4 – Cape May Restaurant Weekend

Restaurant eligibility

In order to participate, your restaurant must meet the following criteria:

  • Offers dinner with sit-down table service
  • Casual to fine dining atmosphere
  • Regular menu includes appetizer, entree, and dessert selections

Menu guidelines

A special Cape May Restaurant Weekend menu is required in addition to your standard menu. As a participating restaurant, you are expected to present the menu to all guests during Cape May Restaurant Weekend.

  • The menu will offer a 3-course dinner for $35 per person. Beverages, tax, and gratuity are not included.
  • Menus should be representative of your restaurant’s standard menu in terms of portion size, ingredients, and quality.
  • Menus are required to offer these courses:
    • Appetizers: at least 3 selections
    • Entrees: at least 4 selections
    • Desserts: at least 3 selections
  • Restaurants may not remove or substitute one of the required courses
  • Menus may not be discounted; however, restaurants may choose to offer complimentary coffee or additional courses, such as salad, at their discretion.
  • Your menu should include the words “Cape May Restaurant Weekend.” If you’d like to use the event logo, please email us and we’ll send you the file.

Participation Hours

Participating restaurants must disclose all dates and times of participation in advance of the event.

Restaurants must offer the Cape May Restaurant Weekend dinner menu all night, each night they participate. The exception is Saturday night, when restaurants may offer it until 6:30pm. If your restaurant will be limiting Saturday’s hours, please note this on your registration form or let the organizers know so we can disclose it on the event website.

Join our mailing list

If your restaurant would like an email when registration opens for future events, please request a reminder.

If you are a restaurant and you have questions about this event, please call Cape Publishing at 609-898-4500.

Online reservations provided by

Open Table

Not all participating restaurants are OpenTable users