Matthews Seafood Market on Mechanic Street in Cape May Court House is scheduled to open in late June.

Matthews Seafood Market, a retail fresh seafood market and small eatery, is expected to open about June 21 at 206 Mechanic St. in Cape May Court House, owner Tom Matthews said.

Matthews, 31, of the Green Creek section of Middle Township, is a commercial fisherman and scalloper in the area.

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"I saw an opportunity. Cape May Court House doesn't have any fresh seafood market. Also, we're going to have a small lunch menu to start off with - soup, salads and sandwiches, and we'll grow from there," he said.

"My main goal is to stay local as much as possible with seafood, produce and any other item," he said.

Matthews said the business will have about five employees. The phone number is 609-465-3005.

"I bought this property in 2009. … I love fishing and being out there, but it's tough," he said. "You work 130 hours a week for 10 years. I was really starting to rethink about getting into something different."

 

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