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Ugly Mug

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
+1 609-884-3459
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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New York
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had been here before in summer and ate outside and thought it was better. Inside was so loud cramped and not so clean. music extremely loud. Service was quick. Food was just okay. 2 had burgers..they were large but very greasy. 1 had roast beef dip and it was good. Sandwiches and burgers come with a 50 cent bag... More 

Thank Msasdmom
Somerset, New Jersey
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for a couple of beers and a snack while shopping. The pulled pork sliders were very tasty and came out almost immediately, although only just a bit above room temperature. The bartender was efficient. Really enjoyed the history of the bar, the hanging mugs along with the annual tradition. We decided to try Cape May Brewery the next day... More 

Thank Linda P
Colonia, NJ
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great time at The Ugly Mug! Great atmosphere, great staff, great bands! Can't wait to get back there this December!

Thank Pirategirl72
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We haven't been here in a number of years, but remembered it as being pretty good. The night we were there was not good at all. There were several TV's on, but no sound, because there was loud music instead. The crab cakes did not look like the picture on the menu. The picture is a crab cake made with... More 

Thank Music_in_PA
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a drink and a late night snack. Crab fries were good and there was plenty of them!

Thank Kathleen C
Cape May, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used come here with my late husband every time we were in Cape May. Now I come with friends and the food, pub atmosphere, and friendly service is still wonderful. The menu has something to please everyone, I still order the Maryland Burger every time because I have never had anything like it anywhere else.

Thank Wendy307
Brick, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was just ok nothing to crazy. The menu seemed to have a lot of options which is good. however the service was slow. We sat and waited 15 minutes for our beers after we ordered them, and the restaurant wasn't too crowded.

Thank vicgreeves
Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop here every time that we visit Cape May. My wife and I both had Reuben Sandwiches that were tasty and HUGE. Wait staff is very attentive.

Thank Suki B
Manalapan, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food - Good - A lot of seafood Choices Atmosphere - Pub Drinks - Good Live Music Weds. in Nov.? - You gotta be kidding!

Thank suzanne f
Reading, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a great place to hang out at the end of the day. Great drinks, good music and lots of fun. Food is typical bar good but always look forward to the crab salad

Thank sw12112016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1426
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-3459

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?