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5 De Mayo

1246 Route 109, Cape May, NJ 08204-5266
+1 609-884-5847
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (16 reviews)
“guac” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1246 Route 109, Cape May, NJ 08204-5266
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened to spot % De Mayo on a Wednesday concert night in Cape May. I love seafood but Mexican food was a nice change after a day on the beach. We sat on the little front porch (nice and quiet) sipping our wine and enjoying...More

1  Thank NYstatevisitor
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Reviewed this in 2012 and ater going here for 6 years we still feel the same...it is the best sit down Mexican restaurant in Cape May. It's a small restaurant with on site parking run by a very hard working family with a nice menu...More

Thank shaynashayna
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My grandson picked 5DeMayo for dinner and we were pleasantly surprised. The kids had tacos and quesadillas. The adults had few other selections from the menu. All enjoyed the good portions. Our server was efficient. The restaurant is very clean inside, and parking is plentiful....More

Thank nancy d
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Right over the bridge when you come into Cape May. Extensive menu with many choices of Mexican food! Food was very good with large portions that had to be taken home. Waitress could smile a little bit. Great experience - will go back

Thank emtdpw
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

It's taken me a while to write this review, it upset me that much. Let me first off by saying, I was a server for 6 years, and now I'm a massage therapist. So I'm in the business of people. Everyone should be treated with...More

Thank Oneuvakind
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My bride and I had lunch on a cold March Day. We were the only patrons in the restaurant, so we had the undivided attention of our server Austen. Needless to say we had the best lunch ever thanks to Austen and his grandmothers cooking....More

Thank appetitetogo
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Nice little place with authentic mexican food. You can also get many American dishes as well. Generous portions and the staff was lovely.

Thank njdesi
Reviewed 21 October 2016

everything we ordered has a fresh, exciting taste. we were pleased with the tortilla chips, the freshness of the Guac, the seared meats and scallop/shrimp dish, and the presentation. Not so happy to see stupid farm raised salmon on the menu with all the fresh...More

Thank Foxpaw51
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been with kids and couples several times before and have been happy with both service, good and price. Last night was terrible. The service was abysmal. It took over an hour from order to food arriving and it wasn't overly...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 28 September 2016

You can easily drive right by this "little hole in the wall". Very small inside, great food, large portions and reasonably priced. BYOB

Thank Allie02
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11 August 2016|
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Response from Venkatesh B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry! Am a total Vegetarian and so didnt look for any. But am sure there were multiple sections and ine of them was Seafood.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1246 Route 109, Cape May, NJ 08204-5266
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-5847
New Mexican place that opened in a tough spot on Rt 9 Delicious Mexican food prepared by Mexicans and served by a very helpful and knowledgeable staff of Mexicans. Wide range of items from traditional to seafood. Great Guacamole and delicious Chile Relleno. Fajitas, Burritos, Enchiladas, Chimichangas, Sope, Guarache,Flauta and Taco. All served with rice and beans. Deserts includeTres Leches and deep fried ice cream.
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