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Ugly Mug Bar & Restaurant

426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
609-884-3459
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Ranked #75 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
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Staff was rude and unpleasant. The hostess had an attitude and just threw the menus on the table and kept walking without a word. I had some hope when the waitress was friendly but that soured quickly when we inquired about the portion being so small. Which brings me to my next point. The food is overpriced. And they give... More

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We sat in the outdoor section on a beautiful Friday. Fun watching people walking by, etc. The lobster roll was very good. Nice selection of specialty drinks, too. A fun place.

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Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I don't know why I insist on going to the Ugly Mug every time I'm in Cape May -- it must be the memories I have of it being the place the cool kids went when I was young --- or maybe it's the great location on Washington Mall? Location-wise it doesn't get better -- and if you are lucky... More

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New City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our meal at the Ugly Mug. Good service too. It gets crowded, so plan your meal time unless you don't mind waiting. Nice atmosphere.

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Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

While sitting in the restaurant on Aug 7, I wrote a huge review, but it never showed up on TA, so I'm reconstructing from memory. This was such an epic fail that I had to come back and rewrite it. Other reviews on/about Aug 7 tell a similar story. The three teenage hostesses (why a gaggle of them?) were taking... More

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Westfield, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

cute little place, but seemed unclean. The menu had many interesting choices, but the actual meal was quite uninspiring. I had a chicken fajita wrap. The chicken had no flavor whatsoever, and there so few onions and peppers, they could go unnoticed. Nothing here stood out.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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67 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

No matter what you are in the mood to eat, Ugly Mug has it! All their portions are huge and the food is delicious. They have a great outdoor area covered by awnings which comes in handy during the showers we had in July. Service was terrific even though they were very busy. A great place to relax and people... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

My family and stop at the ugly mug at least once during our vacation. The menu is a combination of typical pub food to a variety of seafood dishes. With seating outside, it is a great place for when the kids are a little restless.

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L'Assomption, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

Be prepared to wait a bit for a table if you arrive after 5:30 pm. It gets quite busy. The food was good but not spectacular that would make me think to go back. Service was very good and not expensive.

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Bayville, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Was in need of a good drink, n this did the trick. Nice place to stop n grab a drink n some grub if like. Nothing special but a check mark off the list of one of the spots you have to go to in Cape May. Lobster roll was ok, a bit to much mayo tho. N pass on... More

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