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Ugly Mug Bar & Restaurant

426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
609-884-3459
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Ranked #73 of 108 Restaurants in Cape May
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Bar, Sandwiches
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Frederick, Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We ate here for lunch one day while on vacation. It was typical bar food...fried or covered with cheese. We knew that going in though and it was good for bar food. The bar tender and our server was friendly and prompt. If you are in the mood for an inexpensive meal with a few drinks, you can't go wrong... More 

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Berlin, NJ
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Been going to this bar for 40+ years. Love all the old and new mugs hanging around. Stop have a beer and chowder. Great Saturday hangout.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Spent a very cold weekend in January in Cape May. Ended up at the Ugly Mug for Bloody Mary's Saturday morning. They were excellent. Nachos were very good. Sandwiches just ok. Staff very friendly. Cute place.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My husband & I were out shopping and stopped here to get a drink and snack. We were headed to a special dinner that night, so we just wanted something little. We had the calamari, which was OK. We each had one drink, Capt & diet and a beer on tap. Our bill was close to $30, so it was... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My husband and I always visit The Ugly Mug when we are in town. We learned the hard way that their food portions are extremely generous and we are better to share an entree. Have always had good service and they have always been clean. We've eaten both inside and on the "patio" during good weather. Highly recommend!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Ugly Mug is a typical pub - comfortable, friendly, and a nice place to spend an afternoon watching football while others in your group shop. We established "base camp" at the Ugly Mug while folks in our group wondered in and out. The beer was cold and the clam chowder hardy - what more can you ask for on... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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152 reviews 152 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Ugly Mug is a fun, casual place to stop and have a bite to eat or a cold beer while shopping in downtown Cape May. The clam chowder was a big hit with our group, as were the shrimp poppers. Interesting beer selection, both on tap and in bottles. Great for families; very friendly wait staff.

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Maryland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were so happy to find the Ugly Mug restaurant open on Christmas day! We had lunch and were very happy with the good service and good food. Nice selection of sandwiches, wraps, burgers, etc. Had the chicken noodle soup, didn't taste homemade, but still pretty good. Had the salad with salmon, it was generous and good. I enjoyed it... More 

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New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Live here & own mug on ceiling. Won't go here, way over priced & they don't cater to locals at all. Friend was in town from CA who used to live here and he had to go. After flounder sammy, burgers, fried shrooms, 4 beers. 4 adults, 1 child $105 NIT! May better choices in town. If you are a... More 

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philadelphia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We've been coming to this establishment for years. It's a must on our list of places to visit when in Cape May. The crowd is friendly, the service is quick, and on Friday night the entertainment was great.

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Additional Information about Ugly Mug Bar & Restaurant

Address: 426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
Phone Number: 609-884-3459
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Bar, Sandwiches

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