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Hot Dog Tommy's

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319 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1407
+1 609-884-8388
11:00 - 17:00
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Great Neck, New York
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121 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We have been to Tommy's many times , sometimes enduring waits of up to 30 minutes . The hot dogs are good , with fun options for toppings and the tuna is surprisingly good as well . We never leave without a couple of frozen cokes which help the long walk back to the beach . Tons of personality from... More 

Thank Thomas V
Weehawken, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Been coming here for over twelve years. Tommy and miss Mary left this in EXELLENT hands. Bruce and Rif have kept all that which makes this a MUST stop for anyone who loves a great hotdog. The variety takes you from plain to hot and spicy. They have several veggie and vegan options including The famous carrot dog which is... More 

1 Thank JGRC2013
Millville, New Jersey
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Tommy's is a hole in the wall hotdog joint that does a slammin business because the dogs are great and the staff is friendly and accommodating. It is located 1/2 block from the most popular beach in Cape May. The lines are long at noon so go early or be ready to wait for your dogs. Tommy will make them... More 

1 Thank chuckb1951
Drums, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Variety of hot dog options to please any palate! The chippy zippy zorro dog is my favorite. My husband enjoyed the one with mashed potatoes. The sides are all also delish. The frozen drinks hit the spot when it's hot. We usually spend the entire day on the beach, walk up to grab lunch and return to the beach. We've... More 

1 Thank Dawn F
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Run don't walk to Tommy's! These hot dogs are the best with a virtually unlimited number of topping combinations that he has developed over the years. We have been coming here for years and it is our first stop on the beach. Perfect meal: root beer slushy, yellow leaner wiener and a Potato Tornado. What's yours?

Thank Elizabeth G
Carteret, New Jersey
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133 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

you have to try it if you love hot dogs. anything at all you could want on a dog, be prepared to order the craziest combinations of toppings. always a treat to stop here.

Thank benko
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

If in the area and want a hotdog this is the place to go ! This was my first time visit. I always passed it and never stopped but I'm glad I did !The owner (guy with the hotdog hat) makes the place ! He is so friendly and appreciative of your business which to me means a lot! I... More 

Thank jjjeeennnyyy
Columbus, OH
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

If you are on Jackson Street in Cap May, you might notice a line of people. Those people are ordering food at HotDog Tommy's. With limited hours, people know they must get the hot dogs, salads, and stuff-in-a-cup until 6:01pm. Try the selection of crunchy salads or a 'Messy Bessy Dog'!

Thank MS2009
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is a must on your list if you want to be wowed by gourmet hot dogs at pushcart prices. Just got into town and did a Tommy's lunch for two consisting of Summer Shower dog with mashed potatoes/shredded cheddar/ bacon bits and sour cream and a Reuben Dog washed down with 2snapples all for under $10! Food was great!... More 

Thank TreatMeLikeARegular
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Nothing hits the spot after a day on the beach or wandering around Cape May like a really, really good-'bad dog'!! Tommy and Miss Mary are enjoying well deserved retirements but the new owner has done a fabulous job of keeping everything to Tommy's high standards including the hat!

Thank Louise K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
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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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?