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on Jackson St & Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
609-884-8388
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Ranked #3 of 108 Restaurants in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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English first
New Jersey
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

So fresh!! I love love love hot dogs and going here makes me so so so happy. Great variety! And please get the potato tornado, it's a must!!!!!

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Philadelphia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Stand in line there, even in the heat - you won't regret it! Husband loved the dock dog and I gobbled the carrot dog. A must during a day or stay in Cape May!

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Cape May, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The best dog's in town. If you don't stop to try one, or two, or three, you are missing out. Also the potato tornado is a surfers delight. Visit the beach, sit on a bench, watch the people, and bit a dog!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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New Jersey
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The hot dogs are so good here that Tommy has a line all the time. Check out his to go menu and check out his time of operation! It is very funny. He is an interesting man and makes the best hot dogs I have ever ordered!

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Morris County, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We came here last weekend for lunch and the line was short and fast. This place is a kick. I had the Reuben dog which had Swiss cheese, pickle, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing on a large Angus beef dog. Delicious. My wife had the Jersey Slaw dog with mustard and cranberry coleslaw. Also, delicious. We also shared the Mac and... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Most amazing hot dogs ever! We are from the UK & were visiting some friends (who also rate the amazing tommy's hot dogs!) Will go there every time we are over! Staff are so friendly and happy! So much choice of hot dog toppings is genius! You defiantly MUST visit when in Cape May!

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
236 reviews 236 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Usually there is a very long line outside of Hot Dog Tommy's and we don't wait, but we got lucky. There was only about 5 people in front of us and when we got to the front of the line, we were treated very nicely and all of the staff was friendly and cheerful. They have a large variety of... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The hot dogs happen to be fantastic, but the experience is even better. One of Cape May's foodie gems. For those who want more out of life than just a Big Dog, try their tuna or mashed potatoes. And make new friends standing in line. Find out what's happening in Cape May!!!

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Shelton, Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Absolutely love this place... Toppings are all fresh... Chili was outstanding dont get discouraged by the long line it moves very quickly!

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Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We've been regularly traveling to Cape May every year for over 16 years, and this year is the first time we've ever eat at Hot Dog Tommy's. I guess because it's tucked in off the main drag that we continually forgot it as an option. We rectified our past mistake by eating here twice in the past month, and we... More 

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Address: on Jackson St & Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
Phone Number: 609-884-8388
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
Cuisine: American

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