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Depot Market Cafe

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409 Elmira St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1507
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is truly a "must go" place to eat. I was craving a good meal and I have been told that the Depot Cafe is the spot. I was not miss lead. I got the cheesesteak and it was the best I have had in years! The roll was super soft and fresh. The meat was not that frozen patties... More 

1 Thank Johnny B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was always a "must" when in Cape May. We were disappointed when we saw that some of the usual menu items were no longer available. A very talkative woman told us that she was a new owner and that the menu was going to be changed to include more "healthy" items. She went on and on about the changes... More 

Thank luv2trvlLititz
Wildwood Crest
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously, the best Veggie Burger I've ever had. Also had the Spinach Quiche, that was phenomenal. A coworker had the Eggplant Parmesan sandwich and said it was perfectly cooked and seasoned. Moderately priced, worth every penny!

1 Thank Crestgirl22
Philadelphia PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

As of 2015 there are new owners and a name change. The word "Market" has been dropped in favor of just "Depot Cafe." The indoor seating area is rather limited and there is outside seating area. This is a place where the locals eat and call in for carry out meals. The new owners are seasoned restaurateurs whose specialty is... More 

1 Thank RLBPhiladelphiaPA
Cape May, New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Was told by locals that this somewhat outta the way spot is a good choice for lunch. It was. Counterperson was very pleasant. AC was nice and chilly. Food was reasonably priced. And most importantly, tasty and fresh.

1 Thank hjg71
West Chester, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I wish there was another star that I could give to the Depot Market Cafe! We had Depot Market cater two events for our wedding weekend and we found both experiences to be highlights of the wedding. First off, the food is homemade, fresh, delicious and very reasonably priced. We had a house full of guests from Italy who can... More 

1 Thank kzanoni
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My daughter celebrated her wedding in Cape May earlier this month. While visiting there in December, a Cape May local told us about the Depot Market Cafe and their delicious food and friendly service. I called to ask about catering and was lucky enough to have Josephine advise us about what foods would work best for family and a large... More 

1 Thank Zanclan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Niece's wedding day after breakfast ordered spinach and Lorraine quiches excellent some left over froze will be a treat when I don't want to cook Owners so nice they opened Sunday for me to pick them up instead of Sat day of wedding would recommend the Depot to anyone. Thanks again great menu and catering menu

Thank Meredith S
Cape May, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The chef, John, makes the best soups will will ever taste. His fresh sweet pea soup in particular, is unforgettable. This is a small local place worth seeking out.

1 Thank harriettsosson
Branchville, New Jersey
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Oh Depot Cafe....Thank you, thank you, thank you for have such awesome vegetarian dishes on your menu!! Your Home-made veggie burger are to die for! Your vegetarian 3 Bean chili warmed my bones! Oh, and your salads are not boring everyday salads. As-a-matter-of-fact...EVERYTHING is made in-house!!! My husband is NOT vegan, he had the pulled pork sandwich and tried an... More 

1 Thank melindasanders

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 Elmira St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1507
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: 609-884-8030

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