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Washington Street Mall

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Address: 401 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1425
Phone Number:
+1 609-884-0555
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00

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Shopping walk

Been here a few times when we visit Cape May. Lots of interesting little shops make up this outdoor mall. Great exercise. Nice little restaurants and bars scattered throughout for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
West Long Branch, New Jersey
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West Long Branch, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times when we visit Cape May. Lots of interesting little shops make up this outdoor mall. Great exercise. Nice little restaurants and bars scattered throughout for everyone's wants and needs, healthy choices and not so healthy. Lots of local venders selling there wares. Great place to visit.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to wander...don't miss Fralingers salt water toffee or the cute gift shop...we adored The Whales Tail.

Thank JanetDP
Sparta, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I love the unique shops and open-air, no traffic of the Washington Street Mall. There is something for everyone. Purchases I made were books, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, bath bombs, hat and scarf, fudge and salt water taffey.

Thank Lynn J
Freehold, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Unique shops with affordably priced, but quality, merchandise. Nice selections for young and old, as well as several grab n go food choices.

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Medford, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Centrally located to shops, bed and breakfasts, the beach, and most hotels, the Washington Street Mall is a perfect place to dine, view art galleries, and shop for summer clothes and souvenirs. While this is a very popular place for the summer, the mall is also a hit during the weekend of the Cape May Christmas Parade in December!

Thank bhink0506
Enola, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I visited in July 2016 while on family vacation. We came here numerous nights after spending the day on the beach. It's nice to be able to stroll around and shop a little and grab some ice cream! There are plenty of stores and restaurants so there is bound to be something for everyone! I definitely recommend stoping by here... More 

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Baltimore, Md
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We like strolling along the mall and checking out the new and older stores and restaurants. Well taken care of and a nice small town feel. I'd say a must see if visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Washington Street Mall has a wide variety of shops. Seems to be much more than just beach tees. Art galleries, ice cream, restaurants...you name it....very interesting shops!!!

Thank Artisticwander
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I walk the shops every time we visit Cape May. The do have a little bit of something for everyone. I like to people watch and what I noticed about this area is that most people are walking around with bags, meaning they are buying in the stores, a good sign.

Thank Shawn Y
Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

You can wander through various stores and venues for 1-2 hours, perhaps have lunch in one of the many places to eat. The entire street is closed off to vehicles. Make this a definite stop. Try to get there right in the morning between 10-11 to get a parking spot.

Thank BulletBob19

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