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Godmother's Restaurant

413 S Broadway, Cape May, NJ 08204-5344
+1 609-884-4543
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“fra diavolo” (3 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
413 S Broadway, Cape May, NJ 08204-5344
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for good food with out all the tourist Godmother's is the place to go. The food is really good its open all year round as well.

Thank Gabriellejoiner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a table for six for early bird which is a good value and a nice way to try a restaurant. This is til 530 only and recommend a reservation. Food was good and we all liked it he email which is a first, main...More

Thank John NJ H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time here as it was recommended to us by our hotel. My wife and I came with twin 9-month old girls and we were treated as if we were regulars. We were early for our reservation and seated immediately. Every staff member we...More

Thank RichFetter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always finish our vacations here with dinner here (and before our last night as well !!!). A cozy BYOB with food to die for. They have a smaller menu for early birds at 5:00PM if that is what you are interested in. Servers are...More

Thank BeachPete
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Passed this place a thousand times and tried it for first time tonight and would go back. Very good appetizers and nice main course. Dessert a little limited but what we had was good. Service was very cordial and efficient. Had relaxed feel, not stuffy....More

Thank bobk1717
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This Italian restaurant certainly accommodates the traditional Italian fare. But if you are foodie and want a gastronomic experience with Italian cuisine this is your place. High end delicious food created by a extraordinary chef without the stuffiness and high prices of the city. Warm...More

Thank calmss
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Hard to find service was good and this is a byob. A little expesive and every thing is ala cart. Would not go back food was just ok,

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Don't let the exterior of this restaurant fool you. Inside it is very charming with white table cloths and old time classics playing. There were 5 in or party and we went early to take advantage of the Early Bird Special seating (5 -5:30). Unbeatable...More

Thank stadams00
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We decided to try Godmother's Restaurant at my older daughter's urging. She was on Cape May holiday with us and indicated that the restaurant came "highly recommended", as a southern Italian restaurant, by her friends. The other positive was that it was one of the...More

Thank Chris56NewJersey
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Godmothers is officially my go to Italian restaurant in Cape May. I'm told that in the peek season it could be difficult to get in, I know why. I visited this delightful gem on the off season and I'm glad I did. Our waiter was...More

Thank rkarmels
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a room for 30 for a rehearsal dinner and is there a menu with prices we can see?
26 January 2017|
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Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about a separate room, but there is a menu with prices.
cindy p
Is the restaurant run down inside?
4 February 2015|
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Response from LisaFC999 | Reviewed this property |
No. It's not fancy or new by any stretch but it's clean and comfortable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 S Broadway, Cape May, NJ 08204-5344
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-4543
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