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Ugly Mug

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
+1 609-884-3459
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every other year we come up from Florida to have a family holiday dinner at our daughter’s house and spend the morning Christmas shopping in Cape May. I always have my traditional South Jersey Philly Cheese steak sandwich in a small cheese steak café on Washington Street. This year my daughter suggested we go to the Ugly Mug, their favorite... More 

Thank callcri
Rowlett, Texas, United States
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place is small can be hard to get around in. Waitress was nice enough but the food was nothing special and a little over priced

Thank Jodi B
Englewood, Ohio
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were there for dinner. I got a chicken fajita wrap that was, just okay. The chicken seemed dry and the pieces were too big. The rest of it was fine. And it was huge. The calamari was very good. My son got a chocolate porter on draft and it was really good. My husband got the steak wrap and... More 

Thank Sherri524
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly local pub. TVs at the bar. Happy Hour prices. Ordered club sandwiches which were delicious. Fresh carved turkey. Enjoyed watching a game there even though our team lost. A definite stop in Cape May.

Thank Mrssdon
Randolph, New Jersey
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a bar, and this place knows it's a bar. It is ALWAYS open, even when everything else in town is shut down. Plain and simple, the beer is cold, the food is good, the staff is accommodating. Have the cheesesteak- it will not disappoint!

Thank Mary C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pub type restaurant on the Washington Street Mall with good food and average prices. Would come back again.

Thank Patricia Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn't been to Cape May in years....Ugly Mug was always one of my favorite places to stop. They actually knocked out some walls to make it bigger and more seating. Looks pretty good. Only complaint is how dark it is in there....could use a little lighting. I had a burger and my wife had a chicken wrap...both were very good.... More 

Thank Jintsfan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always on point here, weve never had a bad meal here. Every time we drive down from somers point, we hit the ugly mug. The food is always good, and the beers always cold

Thank njsfinest3
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go there about once a week. Nkrmally get their wongs and fries which are awesome. Crispy and the flavor is wonderful! I've also had full meals here and sanwiches and have never been disappointed. Nothing fancy just a comfortable and good place to go. There are mugs covering the celing which have a meaning but i'll save that story... More 

Thank Capephotobug
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Real busy restaurant. Wife and I were lucky to get an immediate seat. I had lobster roll, wife had crab cakes. Meat on both sandwiches were ground too finely. Plenty of lobster roll for a decent price. Both lobster roll and crab cakes were quite tasty.

Thank TODD R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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?