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Freda's Cafe

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210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
+1 609-884-7887
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (67 reviews)
“spring rolls” (9 reviews)
American, International, Deli, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

this is a very creative restaurant, they know how to create food. The thing that really bothers me is they came over with 2 menus, not one being a guest menu. One was their regular dinner menu and the other their special menu. The special...More

Thank teri10309
Reviewed July 2, 2015

Our first stop during our Cape May Food Tour. The crab bruschetta could have been a perfect lunch by itself! Delicious! Small place, make reservations or arrive early! Great history here!

Thank time2dreambig
Reviewed June 28, 2015

This was our second visit to Freda's Café and this time we decided to go with friends. I usually hate to invite friends unless I'm VERY sure the restaurant is exceptional, but I thought we'd take a chance. This time around our food was pretty...More

Thank Fran B
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Food and service were perfect. Baked Brie and Fried Oysters, then Beef and Crab Wellington and the Rack of Lamb; finally, the legendary Bread Pudding and the Praline Crunch Cake. Could not have been any better.

Thank Bill T
Reviewed June 12, 2015

My husband and I had a reservation for dinner and were seated immediately at a very small table where I could not even sit down becasue it was so close to another table. (I am a small person!) We requested another table and were seated...More

1  Thank musicteachjc
Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was really looking forward to going to Freda's based on the reviews, but I was not very impressed with the food. The salad was a few limp leaves of Romano lettuce in way too much dressing. My entree was the spare ribs, which were...More

Thank pammnPennsylvania
Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

This place is typical Cape May. Comfortable and friendly service with a smile. The food came out seamlessly with a perfect amount of time allotted between courses. I ordered the Japanese style seared tuna. I was preparing for the worst and hoping for the best....More

Thank RichardZee
Reviewed June 1, 2015

This place really lived up to its reviews. Classy décor, muted relaxing background music and the most tender, delicious fried oyster sandwich I have ever eaten. It was served with a delicate lemon and dill sauce on a roll with lettuce tomato and bacon. They...More

Thank Ragazza14
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Always a great meal. Wonderful deserts. Wish it was a little bit larger. Kind of cramped in some places.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed May 25, 2015

Nice decor, good service, good food and good value. Try the mac and cheese! We were told it was like no other and it was! Decent portions for lunch.

1  Thank Julie S
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April 20, 2017|
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Response from Diane J | Reviewed this property |
Don't know!
March 2, 2017|
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Response from Helcaraxe | Reviewed this property |
Try giving them a call
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Response from Diane J | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so... but don't let that stop you. They get packed. The food is good!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-7887
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