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Ugly Mug

426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
+1 609-884-3459
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (168 reviews)
“lobster roll” (87 reviews)
“sandwiches” (55 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
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Reviewed yesterday

Great dinks, great food! The chocolate martini is a favorite! We stop here every time we are in cape may

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I knew what I wanted before we found a restaurant. Since they had lobster roll on the menu we chose Ugly Mug. We were seated immediately on the porch. The waiter was friendly. When I said I wanted to lobster roll he said "good choice"....More

Thank KarenZM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes have been going to this place for over 40 years now and it has just gone down hill. My last visit was so bad I do not even want to write about it. I am trying to figure out why they keep the place...More

Thank skipthelightfandango
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was a happy surprise. Outdoor dining is the way to go as tables are right along the central mall shopping area. The food is good and the portions were surprisingly large considering the venue and the fact that the average sandwich (such as...More

Thank MikeE73
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our first night in the Cape and enjoyed some burgers. Hands down these are some of the best burgers we have had!!! Very fresh and delicious! Service was great also. Highly recommend!!

Thank Deidre H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat dinner that had a good drink and food selection. The menu is large enough everyone will find something they like. We got a table inside as soon as we walked up. The patio had a wait. Service...More

Thank Erica G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drinking cold beer, eating a massive burger. This is the good life. Great service and friendly. Staff knows the ins and outs of Cape May. Give you some non tourist info. All portions are large and tasty. Prices are a little better then some other...More

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had southern fried chicken sandwich had no taste. Daughter had chicken strips which were overcooked and dried out. My wife had crab cakes, which she liked. But didn't care for the sweet potatoe fries. Bathroom was scuzzy

Thank boomer448
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ugly Mug lives up to the name with scores of mugs hanging from everywhere. Bar tender pleasant and had patience. About 16 beers on tap.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is loaded with Cape May tradition! good food friendly staff. It's a must stop in for me when I'm back in town.

Thank walt881
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Questions & Answers
Dave G
2 July 2015|
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Response from louise d | Reviewed this property |
sorry, we were there off season, but I'm sure they would fill you in if you call or email..
Teresa C
8 April 2015|
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Response from daniel d | Reviewed this property |
I do not think a group of 10-12 people would be an issue at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-3459
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