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Depot Market Cafe

409 Elmira St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1507
609-884-8030
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Ranked #17 of 110 restaurants in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Café
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
New York
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Dining in Cape May has its challenges, particularly if you are on a budget. There are numerous decent pizza places, and burger joints as well, and there are some very nice restaurants on the upscale side of things. However, there is not much to write home about in between those two. Depot Market Café very adequately fills that void. It... More

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

While we were vacationing in OCNJ, we decided to spend a day in Cape May. After hitting the Cape May Model Train Museum, we stopped here (saw good reviews on tripadvisor). The woman at the counter was super sweet and helpful. Food was reasonably priced and prepared quickly. I opted for one of the daily specials (turkey burger wrap with... More

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Kennett Square, PA USA
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We love stopping at the Depot Market for lunch whenever we're in Cape May. I adore their buffalo chicken fingers and always bring some of my large order home with me. There is not a lot of seating there, so don't be surprised if you have to wait for a table during the busy time of day. Great service too!... More

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Glassboro, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stopped by for quick lunch carry out on our way back to our B&B and was surprised how tasty and reasonably priced their menu was; service was friendly and fast; this hidden gem down one of the side streets in Cape May is worth the trip!

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Have been wanting to try this place for several years, every time we come to Cape May. Finally got around to it today and so glad we did!!! My husband and I went for a late lunch, around 3:00 and we shared a crab cake sandwich and a braised beef sandwich. Oh my goodness, the food was to die for!... More

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Glenwood, NJ
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Cape May has some great dining spots - but sometimes, you need a change of pace. This is ours. Sometimes we go just to see what sort of nutty soup or entree they have on special that day. My wife has now leaned to call ahead to see they have not run out of pot pies. They put a different... More

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Cape May, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This off the beaten path, not by beach, has amazing food and interesting specials, you can't go wrong here!

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Stone Harbor, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

In my opinion the Depot is the only spot in Cape May County where every item made there is outstanding. It truly is. I frequent this market when I walk my children in Cape May for many reasons: the food is homemade and delicious (soups are on par with gourmet restaurants and the carrot cake is amazing), the staff is... More

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Brigantine, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

The lady behind the register who took my order was such a delight. I was in there for awhile waiting for my bus and enjoyed the coffee n food. The customers were basically all locals who all acknowledged each other by name. Excellent scene.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

The Depot is owned and operated by some fantastic locals! The food is always so good no matter what time of day you are eating there. They are good for dine in or take out! Always a great meal!

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