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210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
609-884-7887
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Ranked #20 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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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Manassas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The whole BYOB was new to us in NJ but fine with us We had the seafood bisque - not great and the mussels which were tasty(salty) but when you put under the broiler to melt the cheese you are drying out the mussels some were charred. The apps were a disappointment, we were ready to leave. We decided to... More 

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Maryland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had dinner at Freda's Cafe and expected a wonderful meal, based on other reviews and the enthusiasm of our server. The decor is homey and comfortable and cozy, it has a nice feel. It is a small space. Our server was informative, helpful, and efficient. My husband ordered the seafood bisque, which he said was very good. I had... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Let me preface this by saying that i have been to freda's a few times and always loved it, but after this last time I will never go back and it truly is a shame. My family has a house in cape may so when a bunch of us were in town for the Christmas parade we decided to go... More 

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

There are many good restaurants in Cape May but my husband and I never miss eating in Freda's. We have never experienced a bad meal and the service has always been friendly. It's a very small restaurant so during the busier months reservations are suggested.

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Bayville, New Jersey
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213 reviews 213 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Nice intimate cafe near the shopping mall. We go there for lunch a lot. We like there fresh salads and whole grain breads. Nice healthy lunch and home made soups. Great for a winter day. It is small, so it can be a little crowded. Service is good, and food is fresh and hot. Diner Don gives it Thumbs up!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We have been walking past this restaurant on our visits to Cape May for years and can't believe we have been missing this delicious food. Went to Freda's with the Cape May Food Tours and had the most delicious Crab Focaccia we have ever had. It is obvious everything is homemade and the taste was amazing!! The atmosphere was nice... More 

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Brielle, New Jersey
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80 reviews 80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were in Cape May last week, and this cafe was recommended to us. The food was good, although I had some trouble finding a dish that truly appealed to me. The service was fine, but the space was incredibly tight on a Friday night, and the decibel level was way higher than I was happy with. The table next... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Had a wonderful lunch here. We were looking for an alternative to the touristy Ugly Mug and stumbled on Freda's, right around the corner. After reading the menu, I was settled on the chicken salad in a croissant but then discovered the special was homemade macaroni and cheese with a salad, so of course that was irresistible. The friendly server... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The quarters are tight and the service was leisurely, but the staff friendly and the food was delicious.

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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

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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Additional Information about Freda's Cafe

Address: 210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
Phone Number: 609-884-7887
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Delicatessen, International, Café

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