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409 Elmira St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1507
609-884-8030
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
New owners but it should be as good as ever.

The Depot Market Café has changed hands and has been open under its new ownership about three weeks. The previous owners had offered only a limited breakfast menu, a few pastries, and a quiche or two. I had heard that the new owners were offering an expanded breakfast menu so my wife and I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Cold Spring, NJ
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Glenwood, NJ
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Stopped by three times. Last time (5/20) it was closed even though the open flag was flying. They don't have the new menus and don't know when they are coming. They are complaining they haven't had very much time to prepare and the don't know how the chef will eventually prepare things. If you're not read to open, do what... More 

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Cold Spring, NJ
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361 reviews 361 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The Depot Market Café has changed hands and has been open under its new ownership about three weeks. The previous owners had offered only a limited breakfast menu, a few pastries, and a quiche or two. I had heard that the new owners were offering an expanded breakfast menu so my wife and I visited to investigate. We asked Josie... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Under new management the week we stopped in for lunch and breakfast - both delicious. All baking on premises. Highly recommend their homemade soups, made with bone broths and slow-cooked. Their Cuban black bean soup, a traditional family recipe, was incredible. Owners are very gracious, friendly, and eager to please both long-time regulars and newcomers.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

When in Cape May one should try the Depot Market. It's a local find of great quality for food from and experienced chef at a very reasonable price. New to this location the chef has formerly been at Martini Beach and will be adding dinner very soon.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We found the Depot Market Café in 2012. My personal favorites have been the myriad of soups as well as the cod sandwiches. The service has always been nothing short of awesome - they care about your dining experience. Exceptional taste has been the norm for us; we always bring out of town friends here for lunch and they all... More 

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West Mass
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Found this place which is off the general path of tourists. Clean cute small restaurant, and food is prepared by professionally trained chefs. The price for all items is very fair and portions are generous. We a lunch there and a dinner....both great! I know the menu changes frequently.

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Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stopped here for lunch while vacationing in Cape May & loved it! The food was excellent and reasonably priced but it was the staff & service that really impressed us. They really cared about the food & their customers.

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Lakeland, Florida
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203 reviews 203 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

everything is relative. this place is slightly expensive , but a downright value in cape may. we split an italian hoagie--$ 8.00, but it had about 3 times more meat than you get at subway. hey, maybe its not expensive after all ! a must stop for food, in back of tourist info barn.

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New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We visited this cafe nearly every morning of our week long trip to order sandwiches and head to the beach. In addition to their menu, each day they have specials that are varied, fresh and flavorful. They are also very accomodating to requests as long as each ingredient you are requesting is already in one of their existing items. The... More 

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Cold Spring, NJ
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361 reviews 361 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Almost 50 "excellent" ratings? That's a bit over the top. This little restaurant offers good food at very fair prices, but it's not the Washington Inn. It provides a much needed service to those who don't have time to cook dinner, or who just don't feel like it. They offer a limited menu of tasty, home-cooked quality, simple dinners that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 409 Elmira St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1507
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: 609-884-8030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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