Cape May, NJ - Lucky Bones Backwater Grille: This place consistently nails it, the regular menu too daily specials. Lucky Bones traces its name back to the days when Cape May Island was a small whaling village and superstitious sailors would never set sail on Friday. Before setting sail, the work men would stowaway good luck charms to protect them from the pearls of the mighty sea. The restaurants named Lucky Bones refers to the odd hook like claw found only on the male horseshoe crab.
Stop in for the famous Lucky Bones Burger lettuce, tomato and red onion, when a local brioche roll or try the Croque Madame Brick Oven Pizza a French traditional pizza, gruyere and locatelli cheeses, artisan soppressata , bacon and a sunny-side egg. For an appetizer give the Eastern Shore Jumbo Wings a try, served with your choice of balsamic buffalo with blue cheese dressing and celery, or Cuban lime dust it with cilantro cream. How about sharing some Famous Lucky Bones Muscles consist of the North Atlantic Coastal muscle, and steamed, garlic, basil, tomato, gorgonzola, brick oven sopping bread, or relax with a bowl of Local Clam Chowder this is a no cream, no tomatoes, just locally juicy plans, our thing cross, potatoes, and topped with onions and herbs.
Located in the heart of the second highest ranked commercial fishing port on the east coast and 5th nationally Cape May and Wildwood local fishing ports provide the restaurant with locally caught fresh Seafood a year long.
The restaurant bar is also well stocked with Ice cold beers on tap and over 30 selections of local craft bees, also available or bottled beers with a large selection of domestic Imports. Wither your in Cape May for a day trip or family vacation Luck Bones is defiantly a must stop for lunch or dinner. The restaurant does not take reservations so come early and hungry.