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  • Monday 07:45 AM - 08:00 PM
  • Tuesday 07:45 AM - 08:00 PM
  • Wednesday 07:45 AM - 08:00 PM
  • Thursday 07:45 AM - 08:00 PM
  • Friday 07:45 AM - 08:00 PM
  • Saturday 07:45 AM - 09:00 PM
  • Sunday 07:45 AM - 08:00 PM
  • American
  • Vegetarian
  • Pizza

Lucky Bones Back Water Grille, located in Cape May, NJ, has carved out a culinary niche in a town full of fine-dining establishments, outdoor eateries, and landmark bars. This beloved dining destination captures the essence of coastal charm and culinary excellence. The restaurant prides itself on serving gourmet food made from scratch, well-crafted drinks, and providing warm, fun, and inviting service and atmosphere. Whether you’re craving fresh seafood, indulgent comfort food, or craft cocktails, Lucky Bones Back Water Grille invites you to savor the flavors of the Jersey Shore in a welcoming and vibrant setting.

Lucky Bones Back Water Grille offers a delightful array of coastal-inspired cuisine that showcases the flavors of the Jersey Shore. From fresh seafood to hearty comfort food, the menu features a variety of favorites and house specialties that keep patrons coming back for more. Some of the standout dishes include the Lucky Bones Crab Cakes, made with jumbo lump crabmeat, roasted red pepper aioli, and seasonal vegetables. The Lobster Mac and Cheese is another crowd-pleaser, featuring succulent lobster meat, cavatappi pasta, and a creamy four-cheese sauce. For those craving a taste of the sea, the Seafood Risotto is a must-try, boasting a rich and savory blend of shrimp, scallops, and lump crabmeat atop a bed of creamy risotto. Additionally, the restaurant’s signature Lucky Bones Burger, crafted with a custom blend of ground beef and topped with bacon, cheddar, and a special sauce, has earned a devoted following. Whether you’re in the mood for classic comfort food or a fresh seafood delight, Lucky Bones Back Water Grille offers a diverse and mouthwatering selection that caters to every palate.

Lucky Bones Back Water Grille boasts an impressive array of drinks to complement its delectable cuisine. The establishment offers a well-rounded selection of craft beers, refreshing cocktails, and an extensive wine list to cater to diverse preferences. Beer enthusiasts can indulge in a variety of options, including the specialty Honey Porter, which adds a touch of uniqueness to the beer selection. Additionally, the cocktail menu features an enticing array of libations, with classics like Margaritas and Martinis, as well as innovative creations such as the Lucky Bones Lemonade and the Backwater Sangria. These carefully crafted drinks, combined with the scenic waterfront views, elevate the dining experience, making a visit to Lucky Bones Back Water Grille truly memorable.

Lucky Bones Back Water Grille is a standout dining destination in Cape May, NJ, offering a delightful combination of gourmet cuisine, well-crafted drinks, and warm, inviting service. The restaurant’s coastal charm, waterfront views, and delectable menu create a unique and memorable dining experience for both locals and visitors. With a focus on fresh seafood, comfort food favorites, and an impressive selection of craft beers and cocktails, Lucky Bones Back Water Grille has carved out a culinary niche that is definitely worth experiencing. Whether you’re seeking a casual meal or a special dining occasion, this restaurant delivers on both flavor and ambiance, making it a must-visit for anyone in the area.

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  • A. “BackSeatRider” W.

    Nice place just over the bridge into town of Cape May. Hard to decide what to eat because quite a few things on the menu sounded wonderful. I chose a juicy grilled chicken BLT with added cooper sharp and my husband had the filet tip cheese steak which he really enjoyed. Our appetizers where wings and bacon wrapped scallops with a radish/beet dip. My husband and I added this place to our list of places we must return to, to try more things on the menu.

  • Chris Mortensen
    Chris Mortensen
    2 weeks ago

    This was our visit to Lucky Bones. On a Thursday evening, it was not busy at 5PM, but it was almost full by the time we left. We were pleased with the ambiance of the spacious dining room. There were many good choices on the menu. I loved the crab and shrimp cake sandwich. My husband enjoyed his filet tips cheese steak. Our plates overflowed with French fries. The best part, however, was the chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich!

  • JA
    JA
    a month ago

    Delicious food from burgers to more elaborate dishes. We had the crab-topped salmon special ($36) and grilled salmon ($28), it was excellent. The special was enough of a portion for 2 people. The drinks were nicely prepared with a beach-like presentation - about $12/each. While it's not inexpensive, the quality the food was excellent.

  • F Madeira
    F Madeira
    4 months ago

    Clams were tender... true little necks. Broth was amazing. Had the smash burger... two patties, high fat content, which, let's face it, makes them taste great. House made pickles were so good. Great burger. Friendly, attentive service.

  • JFH
    JFH
    a week ago

    I went to Lucky Bones a few weeks back with my daughter and her husband. They each had a special and I had a turkey dinner. We all enjoyed our meals and are looking forward to going back to eat there. There was a good sized crowd for a preseason Sunday. We were seated immediately. Being preseason they may have been a little short staffed but that did not seem to be a problem, our service was very good. The place is clean, the food was spot on and the staff/service were excellent. A must try place with reasonable prices.

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