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Louisa's Cafe

104 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1440
+1 609-884-5882
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brown rice” (25 reviews)
“crab cakes” (37 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
104 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1440
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

This quaint, small farm to table had very good food at reasonable prices. All four of us ordered seafood from crab cakes to salmon and flounder. The portion size was good and flavorful. There are about 8 entrees listed as well as some appetizers on...More

Thank Ratty_dad
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This was a delightful little restaurant. It's cash only and a BYOB. It's a farm to table business. I had the crab cakes with a Caesar salad. The restaurant is very small and I would recommend reservations. The staff were lovely. The crab cakes were...More

1  Thank Liz H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Louisa's is everything that's going right about US small businesses. Will took great care to tell us about the store's history, the chocolates, and himself. He shared our giddy excitement over the chocolates, as if it was his first time there, too. It wasn't until...More

Thank cmuscat1
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I often go to Cape Msg for fabulous dinners but this one was a little disappointing. Service was great and the place is adorable but the soup and entrees were average. The leek and Gorgonzola bruschetta was fabulous but the blue fish...More

Thank suemullen
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Eight tables, cash only and farm to table offering not bad at all. Had the best potato and leek soup ever! A nice portion and so hot on a chilly Friday night! Excellent crab cakes. All crab and pretty sure no bread crumbs. So tasty...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The food here is farm to table and it is very good. Mostly seafood throughout the menu. The dessert items are terrific but filling; you need to share.

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 14 October 2016

A group of us had an early dinner here in September. The outside facade is darling with flowers climbing up over the yellow house with blue and white accent. Inside, the rooms are small but tables can be grouped together to accommodate a group. The...More

Thank Mudge2011
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had a limited time in Cape May but were fortunate enough to get a last minute reservation at Louisa's, a special place that we really enjoyed more than twenty years ago when we regularly frequented Cape May. Excellent sea food dishes with perfectly complimentary...More

Thank paf50
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We recently had dinner at Louisa's midweek. It was far busier than we expected for late September with only a few reservation slots available. We were seated within 5 minutes of our reservation time. The service was very good and so was the food. It...More

1  Thank chuckb1951
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Cash is a necessity in Cape May at many of the restaurants so come prepared. However, this is a BYOB, so you don't have to cover the wine or beer on the menu. Food was very good and all the seafood dishes were well prepared....More

1  Thank Cheryl G
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1440
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-5882
Serving fresh simple seafood dishes here on Jackson Street since 1980. All our desserts are made right here each morning. Stop by the Chocolate Bar where we have the most delicious Artisan chocolate being made in the beautiful USA! Call for current hours. Our hostess is here at 4. We do not seat any children after 6pm - that is when we begin adult swim.

Have fun in Cape May and thanks for stopping by!
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