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Ugly Mug Bar & Restaurant

Bar, Sandwiches, Pub
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426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
609-884-3459
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 149
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
large sandwich

it was overall pretty average for a pub/grill. Service was ok. However, the sandwich was large and good. A bit overpriced but average for Jersey shore.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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pennsylvania
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  • Bar scene
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pennsylvania
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

it was overall pretty average for a pub/grill. Service was ok. However, the sandwich was large and good. A bit overpriced but average for Jersey shore.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went to the ugly mug for quick dinner and quick it was, I had the Carolina burger (huge) my wife had the French dip delicious is an understatement, even better addition to our experience was our server Dale very knowledgeable and recommend great choices, we will be back!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I remember the good old days, when Sam was alive, and "The Mug" was/seemed-like more of a locals kind of place. The mugs hanging from the ceiling were the real deal, and from summer to summer, you recognized some of the names. You even got a little nostalgic when you saw one turned away from the ocean. Now, it's more... More 

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Yardville, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

You must try the Nachos and burgers. But overall everything is delicious. Never had a bad meal here.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I give this place a C-. The food was okay but the soda (Coca-Cola) tasted like it had Chapstick melted into it. And the prices were ridiculous. $8 for a small glass of wine? $70 with tip for two people to eat lunch? Never again...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Will not eat here again. Stopped in for a quick bite and a beer. Ordered half dozen oysters and guacomole. The waitress, Veronica, was very curt. Guacomole says homemade and it looked like it was green out of a tube. The salsa was chopped tomatoes. The prices only added insult to injury.

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

It was crowded the night we went but we were seated right away. It was loud but that didn't bother us. I had the Maryland Burger which was excellent! Service was quick.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We took in an early lunch with an open face crab-cake sandwich and, likewise on a fried flounder.....with fries. The cake was generous in size and healthy with actual crab meat to boot with just the right amount of flavor and Old Bay. The flounder was thin but well hanging off fore and aft of the sandwich with adornments of... More 

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Manchester Township, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Irish Pub theme is a fun atmosphere. Very large menu for both food and drink. Loud Inside so difficult to talk to friend at the table. Generous portions of decent food...you will not be dissatisfied with quality. Limited menu as far as " healthy" or vegetarian choices. Went for late lunch while on Washington Street. Popular hot spot. Had to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This restaurant is okay but every time we eat here while vacationing in Cape May, I think it's just okay. We will skip it next time. There are much better restaurants on the Washington Street mall with much better menus and food.

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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, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: 609-884-3459

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bar, Sandwiches, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
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

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