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Ugly Mug

) #18 of 84 Restaurants in Cape May $$ - $$$ American, ,
426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
+1 609-884-3459
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (155 reviews)
“lobster roll” (78 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for some decent "bar food " then this is the place to go. The food was very tasty. If you get a server who has worked there for awhile ask them about the mugs hanging on the ceiling and what they...More

Thank martinirock
Reviewed 5 days ago

While its nice to sit outdoors overlooking the pedestrian mall, and while the sandwiches and burgers are decent, this place is unacceptably dirty and poorly maintained. The mens room was the most disgustingly cramped and dirty facility I have seen in years. The floors seem...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Ugly Mug is a good option when other restaurants are fully booked, or you are looking for reasonably priced food. Service is always good, food is just ok. Ask about the mugs hanging. Very interesting.

Thank Jessnsil
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped in for drinks and the wait staff was very friendly and the drinks generous at reasonable price - will return

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for a casual dinner on a Fri. night. Food is below average & the prices are high. My husband ordered an unsweetened iced tea & when we received the bill it was $4.99! Absolute robbery! Most other restaurants in CM charge $2.50....More

Thank Tara G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch, had a great table outside. Then a truck pulled up (illegally) next to us and made a delivery to the restaurant while belching out diesel fumes. When we asked the waitress if we could move (the driver took off and later came...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well when you're in the need for a Chili fix, this is the place to settle down, have a bowl of Chili, a nice cold Brew (from Cape May Brewery ) and kick back , relax and enjoy a scrumptious Chili bowl with Hot sauce....More

Thank Walter Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went for lunch and had the Manhattan claim chowder. was one of the best we have had so far. the service was also wonderful. along with the atmosphere.

Thank jossie1959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a favorite for lunch or dinner. Best bets are burgers, cheesesteaks and fish and chips. Huge portions!

Thank gracetalarico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wide variety of fine food for every fan of good eats!!! Also a fun place to have a good beer and bar food!!!

Thank Kevin K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Dave G
Wednesday used to be karaoke night. Is that still true?
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
Can you accommodate large party... Maybe 10-12 people?
9 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
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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