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Freda's Cafe

210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
+1 609-884-7887
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (67 reviews)
“spring rolls” (9 reviews)
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American, International, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
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Reviewed yesterday

Have heard great things about Freda's, so my wife and I finally tried it. Some people say this is their all-time favorite restaurant in Cape May. Our meals were really excellent! Started with walnut-crusted goat cheese appetizer, delicious, and just the right portion size (we...More

Thank Mikaman185
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for bowl of soup on a very cold day in Cape May. Very quaint little cafe. I had the cream of asparagus with pieces of chicken. Excellent soup. Good pleasant service and pleasant atmosphere. Well worth stopping in for a quick bite.

Thank P F B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I recently enjoyed a lazy afternoon in Cape May and while strolling the mall and streets with the wonderfully decorated homes for Christmas we decided take a lunch break. We came across Freda's Cafe on Ocean St. and decided to give them...More

1  Thank surfer02_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Friday night with another couple who was traveling from out of the area. Unfortunately the snowy weather delayed their arrival. We were seated early and the staff was most accommodating. By the time we ordered it was an hour before closing...More

2  Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Love the food and atmosphere at Freda's! Our server, Amanda, was great, knew the menu, and was very personable. The food- just amazing!!!

2  Thank deesgrammy
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We've gone to Freda's since the 1990s, and it's always been charming and intimate with great food and service. We came back to Cape May for the first time in several years and were glad to see it hasn't changed.

2  Thank Rob M
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Great food and service. Everything is made fresh on the premises. We shared a bowl of tasty seafood bisque on the recommendation of several other reviews and it did not disappoint. I enjoyed the NY strip cooked perfectly with scallops and the most delicious sauteed...More

2  Thank Tom J J
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We started with the cream of mushroom soup and it was delicious. The crab cake sandwich and brie melt were also very good. We were seated promptly and our waiter was very attentive.

3  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We loved this place. It's very quaint and they serve wonderful food. We will definitely will return.

2  Thank Campingannie
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

1st time at this small cozy restaurant. Food and service was excellent. Reservations are recommended on weekends.i would return there on my next visit to Cape May.

2  Thank neensmom
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21 April 2017|
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Response from Diane J | Reviewed this property |
Don't know!
3 March 2017|
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Response from Helcaraxe | Reviewed this property |
Try giving them a call
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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