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Hot Dog Tommy's

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
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 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
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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
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235 reviews 235 reviews
126 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
35 helpful votes 35 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 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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Wyckoff
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

For more than 10 years, I think it’s actually 12 now that I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying Tommy, his wife Mary, and the best hot dogs ever. Wonderful creations, simple and fun – my favorite is simply the “Hot Dog Tommy” hot referencing the hot pepper sauce mayonnaise, pickle slice, onions, and diced tomatoes, on the signature steamed bun.... More

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Nashville tn
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Hot Dog Tommy's is an institution at Cape May. The lines can be long so try to go off peak, but if not, it is worth the wait. If you are lucky you will see the famous Hot Dog Hat. Nothing fancy here just good old Americana hit dogs in a good old Americana town of Cape May

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Newburgh, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Tommy's is an institution in Cape May. Every day people line up around the block to get their dog & mash potatoes! I know it's only hot dogs, but the mashed potatoes are sheer genius. Whatever it is, Tommy's has them lining up every day!

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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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