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“Pricey But Tasty”
Review of The Mad Batter

The Mad Batter
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Ranked #11 of 138 Restaurants in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Lafayette Street
Description: A Cape May tradition for over 30 years! The nationally acclaimed Mad Batter Restaurant is located at the Carroll Villa Hotel in the heart of the historic district. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts and cocktails are served on the European-style front porch, garden terrace, and sky-lit dining room. Breakfast offerings include fresh squeezed juices, homemade fruit breads, and entrees such as crab benedict, oatmeal pancakes, or orange & almond french toast. Lunch entrees include the Maryland crab cake sandwich, fish & chips, and Waldorf chicken, as well as an assortment of salads. Dinner options are always inventive and the seafood is extraordinary. Entrees include award-winning jumbo lump crab cakes, juicy steaks, chicken and fresh fish specials daily. A sumptuous selection of desserts is made daily. The Mad Batter Bar features Happy Hour, 19 beers on tap, a reasonably priced wine list, and a martini list sure to please. Live music and special events are planned throughout the year.
Thorofare, New Jersey
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Pricey But Tasty”
Reviewed July 6, 2006

Wanted to experience a well-known restaurant during our long weekend at the cape, and the yellow and white awnings sold us. We ate a lovely meal outside with an a capella singer entertaining the patrons. It was about $80 for both of us, but was to be expected for the area/cuisine. Probably will try another place when we return, but nothing bad to say here.

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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“Breakfast Bliss!”
Reviewed May 20, 2006

The Mad Batter is a one-of-a-kind breakfast experience - while you can get the standard omelette and french toast fare, it's the other specials and items (plus the factor of getting a Mimosa or Bloody Mary is great 7 days a week)...the Chesapeake Bay Benedict is crabcake / Eggs Benedict rollled into one.

Try the Victorian brunch - a basket of freshly baked muffins/breads served with preserves and fresh SOFT (not a frozen) creamy butter...wash down with freshly squeezed juices and watch the world walk by from the enclosed front porch...

Be ready to walk off all those calories on the Washington Street shopping area or lounge on the beach - this Cape May classic also serves an excellent lunch and dinner...

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