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Freda's Cafe

210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
+1 609-884-7887
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (67 reviews)
“spring rolls” (11 reviews)
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American, International, Delicatessen
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210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
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11 - 20 of 386 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Passed by this place thousand times over the years, but did not try it until a couple of months back and have now gone back twice for lunch and dinner. Simply put the food is great and the service provided by Amanda is excellent. The...More

Thank bobk1717
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This was our first time having dinner at Freda's. We went at the suggestion of our friends. Everything about Freda's is wonderful. The ambiance. The food. And, the staff. The next time we are in Cape May, we will definitely go back to Frieda's.

Thank carolyn m
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The filet was absolutely delicious and my husband said the crab cakes were some of the best he's ever had however it is pricey. We were not told the price of the filet and found out when we heard the waitress tell another table that...More

Thank Debi T
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I frequently drive to Cape May for day trips. We have been going to the same two restaurant for a while now and wanted to try someplace new. We had wanted to try Freda's Cafe and it was definitely a great choice....More

Thank AmeliaInPhilly
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The food is fabulous, inventive and delicious My personal favorite is crab cakes Marco. The atmosphere is personal and relaxing

Thank Luvrat
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Freda's Cafe looks like a local place from the outside, but the fresh pea soup and homemade mac and cheese offers drew us in. Both service and food were great, so much so the we had lunch then came back for dinner on the same...More

Thank Landrake_Nazur
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We stopped by Freda's on a blustery December night. Inside it was cozy (warm and the tables are set close together). Each of our courses was a delight to both the eye and the palate. The only things to mar the experience were that you...More

Thank H B
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had dinner here the day after Christmas. We made a reservation a week or so before which I definitely recommend. The setting is very intimate and inviting. Our server was excellent- a true fine dining experience. We both ordered a fish dish and both...More

Thank Rebecca U
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This place was recommended by a couple staying at a local B & B with us. It is very small inside, but was packed with patrons. I had the crab cakes and my husband had a mild white fish meal. The food was excellent although...More

Thank katyd39
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

While visiting Cape May with friends to view the homes decorated for Christmas, we found ourselves looking for a good restaurant that wasn't a tourist trap nor too pricey. Reading the reviews we found Freda's and thought since it was close to the Washington Street...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Did Frieda's offer a special menu less expensive than their normal menu for your Monday night dinner? They used to have a less expensive menu Monday nights.
20 April 2017|
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Response from Diane J | Reviewed this property |
Don't know!
Do they still offer a special Monday night menu with less expensive pricing?
2 March 2017|
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Response from Helcaraxe | Reviewed this property |
Try giving them a call
I can't seem to find their website. Do they have one? Would love to peruse the menu and make reservations.
10 October 2016|
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Response from Diane J | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so... but don't let that stop you. They get packed. The food is good!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-7887
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