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Hot Dog Tommy's

319 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1407
+1 609-884-8388
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Fast food, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
319 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1407
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Reviewed yesterday

Hot Dog Tommy's is on my must-do list each time I'm vacationing in the area. I drive down from my Wildwood vacation spot just for a hot dog from here and am never disappointed. The only disappointment is that they are not open past the...More

Thank pat i
Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately we live in a society in which everyone is out to make a quick buck and has forgotten the value of customer service. Yes, "Hot Dog Tommy's" is exactly what it sounds like. A hot dog venue in which you can select from dozens...More

Thank Denise O
Reviewed 2 days ago

On vacation in Cape May and was thinking of a nice salad with maybe chicken in a comfortable air-conditioned restaurant when my boyfriend announced that he really, really wanted to go to Hot 'Dog Tommy's for lunch. Maybe because his name is Tom? Have no...More

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hot dogs are varied and all good. My favorites are the Chicago(esque) and, even better, the Junkyard Dog. Frozen drinks are a favorite of the kids.

Thank Frank46653
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been here 3 times throughout the past 3 years. My first thought was, "wow look at that line...the food must be amazing". Sadly the line is what I remember the most, not the dogs. First off, the line is long...expect to wait 20-30 minutes,...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Yeah, it's a walk up window. And it's just a hot dog. If you have little kids, who are starving, probably not a good idea. But they have a lot of unusual topped hotdogs to pick from or create your own. They have Stewart's "slushies"...More

Thank Julia R
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading all the positive reviews I thought why not try it-after all it's right off the busy beach in the area, and people in the very long line were good natured. I found the hot dogs to be just average, certainly nothing to wait...More

Thank mjd572
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great line for meeting people. Just nice friendly atmosphere in beach setting. Super dogs with all kind of combinations including make your own. Frozen drinks also nice and cooling. Thought fries could be improved- cooked longer. Slaw good with cranberries plan a place to eat...More

Thank Gerald F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this place is a Cape May "institution" because it's been there for something like 50 years, under the new ownership it is nothing special. They do have an extensive and eclectic hot dog menu with topping combinations you'd never think of. The service is...More

Thank Mike P
HotDogTommy, Manager at Hot Dog Tommy's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Mike! We appreciate all feedback and hope to consistently make HotDog Tommy's a great place for everyone. Take care!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids loved it. Yummy frozen sodas, awesome dogs, and some nice veggie options. We had free frozen soda samples waiting in line. Delish!

Thank Pittsburgh_Family2
HotDogTommy, Manager at Hot Dog Tommy's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your meals. We hope to see you again soon. Take care!

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25 October 2016|
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Response from Louise K | Reviewed this property |
They are not open in winter. Weekends only after Labor Day until the end of October, I think.
Denise S
23 June 2015|
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Response from Norris T | Reviewed this property |
They are steamed then put on a roller grill. The dogs are beef, skinless and are Berks brand. Evidently they are the hot dog of Hershey Park, but being in Baltimore that doesn't resonate. Plenty of toppings, Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:57 - 06:01
09:57 - 06:01
09:57 - 06:01
09:57 - 06:01
09:57 - 06:01
09:57 - 06:01
09:57 - 06:01
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1407
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8388
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