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Ugly Mug

€€ - €€€American, ,
426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
+1 609-884-3459
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (106 reviews)
“lobster roll” (90 reviews)
“fries” (72 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We’ve been to Cape May many times and this was the first time we tried The Ugly Mug. The food was good and the prices were average for Cape May. There were 7 of us eating and we were able to get seated fairly quickly...More

Thank Chad Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Face it: nobody goes to the Ugly Mug if they want gourmet food. The Mug has very good burgers and very good sandwiches. My husband loved his chili cheeseburger, and my turkey-apple-brie panini with a side of raspberry jelly was delicious. Lunch was a bit...More

Thank foodieg982
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a whole lobster and it was delicious. Plenty to select from on the menu. The service was excellent. The place is conveniently located.

Thank 401lovetotravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by here for lunch and, although it was crowded, we were able to get seated fairly quickly. The waitress was very attentive throughout our stay and the food was okay, but not worth going crazy for. I had a spinach, cheese and walnut salad....More

Thank Bill_From_Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Cape May for the day and shopping at the Washington Street Mall. This is a nice restaurant with a great bar and very good food. They had outside and inside seating, we opted for indoor so we could watch the football game....More

Thank Donduck9119
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Ugly Mug in October on a Saturday during their Halloween party and had a great time! Have been to the Mug previously and though it is smaller inside with not too much room to move around, the bartenders and staff were great!...More

Thank brwneyes682
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband,daughter,and I stopped by for a bite and were pleasantly surprised! The waitress was very helpful with suggestions and spot on!

Thank Char O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting Cape May, the Ugly Mug is always our first stop for lunch. Big portions with good prices!! Wife always gets the Nachos and I get the kielbasa sandwich. Nachos has a lot of beef and cheese and the kielbasa sandwich is large enough...More

Thank ronald c
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We've been here for a quick lunch and were lucky to have an outside table on a sunny afternoon. We only ordered a few appetizers, but everything was very tasty, the service was good and the prizes reasonable. I can absolutely recommend this place if...More

1  Thank Herr_KO
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Had lunch there. Unfortunately, I was not impressed with anything there. Both the food and service were less than so so. I hate to give bad reviews, but I wouldn’t ever go back or recommend this eatery at all.

Thank beatricec161
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Questions & Answers
Dave G
3 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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