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Ugly Mug

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American, Bar, Pub
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426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
+1 609-884-3459
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Real busy restaurant. Wife and I were lucky to get an immediate seat. I had lobster roll, wife had crab cakes. Meat on both sandwiches were ground too finely. Plenty of lobster roll for a decent price. Both lobster roll and crab cakes were quite tasty.

Thank TODD R
Amsterdam, New York
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife & I stopped into the Ugly Mug for a quick lunch. Wife ordered a chef salad; it was gigantic - too much. I ordered a burrito which also was gigantic - too much.

Thank Richard D
West Long Branch, New Jersey
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109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 1/2 stars. We usually stop here when visiting Cape May. It's a nice place. Can get crowded. Typical bar food. Burgers are great. Flat bread pizza was ok. Different styles of beer on tap including IPA 's. Live music at times. Nice atmosphere. Staff is friendly. Nice place to stop for a drink and a burger.

Thank Pil255
Fair Lawn
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoy lunch here whenever we visit Cape May. Great atmosphere and delicious food! Favorite is the Crab Mug dish on a chilly day.

Thank Anita N
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the Washington street mall area with friends. Stopped for a couple of cocktails; fun bar to hang with friends.

Thank Raven G
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped in for afternoon snacks and drinks - very nice popular place and we will be back soon to try a meal

Thank Greg P
Southport, North Carolina
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a great atmosphere. The food is good. It's one of those places you need to visit and have their Chili.

Thank SeaDog39
North Jersey
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62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must stop for us when we visit Cape May. The food and atmosphere is well worth it. It is crowded, especially in peak months, but worth the wait. Love the mugs on the ceilings. Love it so much that the kids now stop when they are there,keeping the tradition alive. The food is very good and affordable.... More 

Thank mbbsal
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went to Cape May to visit the butterfly migration. We had no idea where to eat. We saw the UGLY MUG, and the attention of the atmosphere brought us right in. When you walk in you are a bit anxious, because they have a lot of really cool stuff to look at. THEY DO HAVE UGLY MUGS HANGING ALL... More 

Thank April Rose H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Big Sandwich, Cold Beer, fun atmosphere...the food was deli sh with a good selection of beers. We sat at the bar and our bartender was friendly and good. Will definitely come back again. They are also open all winter long.

Thank R8352RVannab

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?