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Dellas 5 & 10

501 Washington St # 503, Cape May, NJ 08204-6400
+1 609-884-4568
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (17 reviews)
“soda fountain” (30 reviews)
“lunch counter” (14 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner, Soups
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LOCATION
501 Washington St # 503, Cape May, NJ 08204-6400
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Della's was closed for renovation in February. Not sure when they reopened. What a welcome change! Della's looks cleaner and brighter. Importantly, gone is the stench of old hot dogs that was pervasive. I can now run my errand and gather sundries without holding my...More

Thank foodieg982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the back counter dining experience. The man operating it was not very pleasant to us. However, when a local came in his tune changed and he was much more personable. The food was just okay, not as good as the old counter service...More

Thank Hawkshoe
Reviewed 9 April 2017

White older male named Robert Working behind back counter. We walked in excited to eat and try coffee. We asked where we should sit and Robert yelled. "Sit here or there whatever", as he began to curse under his breath and became disrespectful to our...More

Thank joejD1609AY
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Whenever we are in Cape May we stop here for a fast cheap lunch. The hot dogs and cherry cokes are the best at a real good price.More

Thank TODD R
kymd129, Owner at Dellas 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hello TODD R, We truly appreciate your review of our store, Dellas 5&10 that features Margie D's Soda Fountain named for my late Mom, Margie Dellas. We have a new menu that we designed to make food preparation and wait times shorter. We also put...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place has just about everything. It is very much a throwback to the old general store and has a great soda fountain. Stop in a browse. You will definitely find something you need or want.More

Thank Darryl M
kymd129, Owner at Dellas 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hi Darryl M, What a great review that says it all. You have captured all the feel we were after when we reopened in 2007. I really appreciate your kind words and hope you will always find something to take home to remind you of...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

All the way in the back of the store is an old fashioned working soda fountain. My friend and I ordered chocolate malts. Delicious. They have several options plus burgers. My first time ever trying out the soda fountain and I live not far from...More

Thank Barb9331
kymd129, Owner at Dellas 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hi Barb9331, I want to thank you for the great review you posted! I love to hear folks refer to the "Old-time Soda Fountain" that is in the rear of our store. We simplified the menu to make things more efficient while updating our floor...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

we stumbled upon della's one morning when we were desperate for food and coffee and many of the stores were still closed. My mother loved it because it reminded her of the old 5 & 10's of her youth. The lady behind the counter was...More

Thank karaf874
kymd129, Owner at Dellas 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hi Karaf874, Thank you so much for posting your review. I'm so happy the visit brought back memories for your Mom. I hope you stop in again when you visit Cape May to shop and enjoy a snack in Dellas 5&10. Kind Regards, Kim Marie...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016

It's an old fashioned 5 & 10, sure. But the real gem is the soda fountain in the back of the store! With cool menu postings on the back wall, you can get PB&J or Lacas coffee (flavored if you wish) - from the ridiculous...More

Thank JyllFoy
kymd129, Owner at Dellas 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Happy New Year JyllFoy, Thank you so much for your review of Dellas 5&10, that features Margie D's Soda Fountain in the back, as you so wonderfully stated. We are so glad to hear the feedback from our customers and try to make changes based...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

Cute store on the Mall. They have just about everything I've ever needed here. And they have a cute luncheonette in the back, then a real estate office.More

Thank annehassel
kymd129, Owner at Dellas 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Good Evening Anne, I appreciate you having taken the time to write your review of Dellas 5&10. You summed it up perfectly by writing that we have a complete variety of everyday items, Margie D's Soda Fountain in the back, and finally, Dellas Real Estate...More

Reviewed 13 November 2016

I was looking forward to bringing our family here for a meal or snack and we did so the day we browsed and shopped on the Washington Mall. The store had a cute vintage feel, but shelves and racks kind of lined up near the...More

Thank TakenByTravel777
kymd129, Owner at Dellas 5 & 10, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Good Evening TakenByTravel777, I want to begin by thanking you for visiting our store and writing your review. I apologize that our merchandise was not what would interest you. We try to offer what a vacationer who forgot to pack all of the essentials needs,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Washington St # 503, Cape May, NJ 08204-6400
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-4568
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Description
Margie D's Soda Fountain, located in the back of Dellas 5&10, is a classic 1950's era soda fountain right down to the paper hats on the soda jerks. We offer 11 fixed stools at our counter and two booths to serve our customers. The fountain serves all of the classic american favorites along with a wide variety of classic dessert offerings. Meanwhile, Dellas 5&10 sells everything you would expect in a five and dime store including candy and gum, paper goods, daily newspapers, lottery tickets, health and beauty aids, party supplies, beach gear, clothing, souvenirs, toys and games, hardware items, cleaning supplies, cigarettes, greeting cards, etc. The Dellas family welcomes and encourages folks to browse and relax. Feel free to take a soda fountain menu home as a souvenir!
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