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Louisa's Cafe

104 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1440
+1 609-884-5882
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brown rice” (28 reviews)
“chocolate pie” (9 reviews)
“flounder” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
104 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

bland, boring and prices too high. crazy that they charge so much $$$ for so little on a plate, so few choices & a little on the unclean side

Thank trudat100
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Had dinner with my wife (her birthday) on 11/12. We've been coming here for at least 15 years. Great seafood for both of us especially the scallops. Dessert was a fantastic creamy rice pudding. BYOB a plus.

Thank Tom and Sharon C
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My husband and I have been to Louisa's about 6 times now, and we keep coming back each time we are in Cape May...sometimes go to Cape May so we can spend a special night at Louisa's. It is a cozy quaint very little place,...More

1  Thank sistersharon
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We loved it at Louisa's Cafe! The menu had a great array of choices, food was very fresh and delicious. We really enjoy eating local farm to table. We had plenty of gluten-free options to choose from as well. We will def. be returning.

1  Thank KellyMaster
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This tiny restaurant was chock-full when we got there - every table taken the whole time. Absolutely delicious pan-fried fish and great sides. AMAZING desserts. We got 4 for the table and shared them.

1  Thank TwoBirch
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Louisa's is a sell out. I started coming here 5+ years ago when it was a cute, unknown, candlelit little place. Now - like so many other successful businesses before it - it's a sell-out. Portions have gone down, prices have gone up. The cozy,...More

4  Thank SybilSays
Management response:Responded 15 September 2017

Wow you sure are a grump! There are so many mean and false things in this review so all I will say is I hope you find happiness in your life. Goodbye Choulli!

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

If you've never been to Louisa's, give it a try. First, it's a BYOB and cash only so be prepared. They have a limited menu so when ordering don't forget to also order your desert because if you wait after you finished dinner it might...More

Thank JJO1959
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Visited tonight and same waitress who waited on us on our first visit 16 years ago did so tonight. Oh how they grow up! Louisa's stays true to their simplicity and has not been overwhelmed with the new ownership. Same fresh food and magnificent desserts....More

1  Thank MVO1989
Reviewed 12 September 2017

First, the cuteness of this place! Nicely decorated and soft nice music, you feel like you could be in another country. Second, the food! Everything is handmade cooked fresh! I had the scallops which were so good I wish I had some right now! For...More

1  Thank cobalt1000
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Louisa's is a charming little restaurant. We started with a chilled corn chowder which was amazing. The scallops and the flounder were cooked to perfection and delicious. Most impressed by the freshness of the food. Although the dessert menu was tempting, we opted to purchase...More

1  Thank dacesq
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1440
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-5882
Serving fresh simple seafood dishes here on Jackson Street since 1980. All our desserts are made right here each morning. Stop by the Chocolate Bar where we have the most delicious Artisan chocolate being made in the beautiful USA! Call for current hours. Our hostess is here at 4. We do not seat any children after 6pm - that is when we begin adult swim. Have fun in Cape May and thanks for stopping by!
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