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Ugly Mug

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426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
+1 609-884-3459
11:00 - 02:00
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate there for lunch food was good and service was food, Food was good. THey have a bar ares as most restaurants on the washington street do. Food was a quantity.

Redwood City, California
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in to watch the Kentucky Derby. We had drinks and appetizers. The bar was crowded because of the horse race, but we got our food and drinks in a timely manner.

Thank Robert G
Malverne, New York, United States
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun, casual dining. Good food We ordered the shrimp and crab cakes, Good pub food Casual dining Good drinks and beers. Fun place to hang out

Thank Nancy S
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a light dinner and drinks our first night in Cape May. Food, drinks and service were all good. Would definitely go back, next time for a full meal.

Thank Jill M
Aberdeen, Maryland
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was late and not many places were open so we stop in here food was good. Bar was loud but it was almost 11.

Thank hbuterfly15
Freehold, New Jersey
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Ugly Mug many times over the years and have never been disappointed. We enjoy the outside dining whenever possible. Inside over the bar they hang mugs belonging to members of the Ugly Mug Club, mugs of deceased members are hung facing the ocean. On this visit they offered lobster roll on the special menu. I ordered it... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super dirty, food was ok but everything was over priced. The experience is what attracts everyone there.

Thank photo14deanna
Arlington, Virginia
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the artisan dry-aged burger which was OK but it came on a plastic plate with a packet of chips like a picnic. Maybe this is their schtick, but if you want a good pub meal, look elsewhere in Cape May.

Thank ringspa
York, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used to love this place, but now, not so much. Prices have really gone up over the years. Burgers are good, but way to big for a normal person. It would help if they offered a smaller one. The one we ordered to share came with a bag of chips. We ordered fries with it and there is not... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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245 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up at the Ugly Mug after we found out that our first choice for dinner hadn't opened for the season and the Ugly Mug turned out to be a good choice. My Wife had Grilled Chicken over Salad, the portion was generous and tasted good, I ordered the Ugly Mug Lobster Roll & Fries, the Roll was grilled/Toasted... More 

1 Thank Michael W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?