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All 108 Cape May Restaurants

Freda's Cafe

210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
609-884-7887
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Ranked #16 of 108 Restaurants in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Thu - Mon 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Delicatessen, International, Café
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Toledo, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Tiny place with some outdoor seating. Friendly staff, A little close inside but worth it. The food was very good. Located by the mall, went after church on the mall.

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Pennington, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

While we were relaxing at the B&B we were staying at I started looking at a book about Cape May Restaurants. I saw the pictures of Freda's & we have eaten there many times. The presentation of the Rack of Lamb had me there. We called & got a reservation for 2 at 8:00 PM. We were immediately seated &... More

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Philly
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124 reviews 124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Walking through Cape May for a Girl's day out, we came upon Freda's Cafe, looked at the menu and decided we were too hungry to walk any further. Could not have asked for a better spot, mind you, I have walked past the cafe many, many times before. Varied menu, very fresh, clean, quaint, great service but even better FABULOUS... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Food was delicious, reasonably priced and convenient to Washington Street mall. Be prepared for a small setting, but it is worth it. Top off the dinner with an ice cream dessert from one of the parlors on the mall.

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Germantown, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We visit Cape May NJ for a couple of days every year. Every visit we have lunch at Freda's. Their food is always fresh and well presented. We are not into the fried foods, or junk food, that many people prefer. We search out restaurants that provide healthy food with decent portions and Freda's never fails. Their staff is attentive... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a small and very intimate restaurant with fabulous food. Anything we've had there was great. However, if you do not like sitting close to other parties, this is not the place for you!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We really enjoyed our meal at this lovely little restaurant in the heart of Cape May. The menu was diverse, which was appreciated since there were six in our party and not all were seafood lovers. The meals were plentiful and plated elegantly. The crab cakes were the best I've had in years! Fried oysters were perfect! The fresh baked... More

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Collingswood, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Several years ago, we went to lunch at Freda's. It was amazing. Great soup, entree, dessert and service. The place looked like it needed a makeover though. Recently, we decided to try the place for dinner. Several of us looked at their on-line menu which seemed reasonable. We made a reservation for a Sunday night and unfortunately, we were seated... More

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New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It may be small but it is intimate and special! Make reservations ahead of time so you get in. Their food is better each time. Their specials are always incredible! The fried oysters are the best I have ever had!!! Portions are more than adequate. Most of their apps are mouthwatering. It's a must go to place when in town.... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Incredible fish and crab cakes!! It's a BYOB and since nice sides and a salad come with the meal, it is reasonably priced. We LOVED our dinner and our server was outstanding.

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