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Ugly Mug Bar & Restaurant

426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
609-884-3459
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Ranked #79 of 110 Restaurants in Cape May
Cuisines: Bar, Sandwiches
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
West Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We have been going to the Ugly Mug for dinner the last three years. The food is delicious and plentiful! We never leave hungry!! The atmosphere and service are great too!!

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Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We have visited UM many times. On this trip, 09/14, we decided to eat at the bar. The bar was not busy. The bartender was rude from "hello". Food wad good, atmosphere was fun. The bartender was AWFUL!! (Bald guy). If we go back....we will not be sitting at the bar. I believe the bar must be for "regulars".

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We went to lunch with friends who like this place and I have to say it was a great choice. We did have a party of 7 and I had to wait 30 minutes but well worth it. We got to sit outside which was perfect and the service was fast throughout the whole visit. The price was reasonable considering... More

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South Jersey
Top Contributor
192 reviews 192 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We stopped by the "Mug" last weekend for a late lunch...We have been going there for years but hadn't been there in a while...As usual I ordered the Ocean Burger which is a large hand formed patty (cooked medium rare as I like) with sharp cheese and covered with fresh shrimp salad...Although it might sound unusual it is an outstanding... More

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Skippack, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

We have been going to the Ugly mug for 30 years and ever since the new owners took over things have gone rapidly down hill. We immediately saw the service go down and the prices go up but the food quality didn't suffer for about another year when they started changing the menu. This past winter we were in and... More

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Pennsauken, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Here on Tuesday 9/9/2014 around 2PM.. Bar was not crowded. Bar maid was more interested talking to her friends than greeting us.

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BELOIT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A friend of ours wanted us to stop and buy a shirt from Ugly Mug which we did. We had drinks and ordered potato skins which was a special. They were frozen ones and still cold! Decided not to order anything else and would not go back!

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Had a burrito special which was very good. Husband had scallops..a huge serving, but definitely stronger flavored than he is used to. Service was ok.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

There are lots of better places to eat in Cape May (Pano, Mayers), but as they were closed on a Tuesday at 9 PM after Labor Day, we headed to the been there forever Ugly Mug in the Washington St. Mall open all year till 2 AM. I like the mugs hanging from the ceiling. Each one has a name... More

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New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Food was very good, reasonably priced, very large portions, friendly service, with a very nice view. Enjoy.

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