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Hot Dog Tommy's

on Jackson St & Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
609-884-8388
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Ranked #2 of 109 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
North Wales, Pennsylvania
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230 reviews 230 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Midwest
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Okay, I was dubious after listening to all the raving about Hot Dog Tommy's. My Midwestern roots caused me to take such hyperbole with more than a grain of salt. So, it was with a tad bit of reluctance that I stood in line waiting to experience the pinnacle of hot dog excellence. We visited on the Friday following Labor... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We all got different hot dogs and each one was great. The man working there was very friendly as well.

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Bergen County New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We just have to have our Hot Dog Tommy's hotdogs for lunch on the beach at least once every visit to Cape May. The selection and combination of toppings and offerings seems to grow larger every year, and never disappoints. And don't forget the frozen cokes too! Most times there is a waiting line down the block, so just be... More

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Additional Information about Hot Dog Tommy's

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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