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Washington Street Mall

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Address: 401 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1425
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+1 609-884-0555
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00

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Wonderful Shopping District

The Washington Street Mall has everything in one place, all kinds of stores from Clothing, Gifts, Ice Cream, Fudge and of course Salt Water Taffy, Pubs & Grub, and for the... read more

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Michael W
Edison, New Jersey
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Washington Street is about 3 blocks long and has a great variety of shops and restaurants. It is a nice place to go for a stroll, have some ice cream or a quick bite. It is close to the Victorian homes and the beautiful beach.

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Edison, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Washington Street Mall has everything in one place, all kinds of stores from Clothing, Gifts, Ice Cream, Fudge and of course Salt Water Taffy, Pubs & Grub, and for the religious and not so religious a Catholic Church right on the Mall "Our Lady Star of the Sea", the Church is open all day and is a calm respite... More 

Thank Michael W
New Bern, North Carolina
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408 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Never realized all the stores were here for all tastes. This is a great relaxing spot with no traffic to worry about.

Thank edodowd
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115 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pedestrian walking mall. Three blocks closed off to vehicles just two blocks from the beach. Many stores and restaurants to choose from. Most are open year round. Very good taffy and candy stores for the kids. Also a nice horse drawn carriage ride is available from here. Prices for most stores and restaurants are reasonable. Nice public restrooms available... More 

Thank dar0898
Cleveland, Ohio
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50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best shopping malls I have been to! My Mum and I were visiting Cape May for a day, and spend a couple hours here. It was nice to be able to park the car, though we had a tough time finding parking, and walk around from shop to shop. We got some souvenirs, ice cream, fudge; we... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pedestrian street with shops and restaurants on either sides. You do have to cross the street for the cross roads. Shops are very cute and have a decent variety - bookstore, novelty store, standard souvenirs, sweets, art oriented gifts, Christmas decorations. There are a few restaurants as well, and the carriage rides leave from the Washington Street... More 

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West Long Branch, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times when we visit Cape May. Lots of interesting little shops make up this outdoor mall. Great exercise. Nice little restaurants and bars scattered throughout for everyone's wants and needs, healthy choices and not so healthy. Lots of local venders selling there wares. Great place to visit.

Thank Pil255
London, Canada
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to wander...don't miss Fralingers salt water toffee or the cute gift shop...we adored The Whales Tail.

Thank JanetDP
Sparta, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

I love the unique shops and open-air, no traffic of the Washington Street Mall. There is something for everyone. Purchases I made were books, jewelry, Christmas ornaments, bath bombs, hat and scarf, fudge and salt water taffey.

Thank Lynn J
Freehold, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Unique shops with affordably priced, but quality, merchandise. Nice selections for young and old, as well as several grab n go food choices.

Thank R F

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