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Freda's Cafe

210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
+1 609-884-7887
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
210 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2350
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We discovered this gem during a food tour and returned later in the week for dinner. It is small inside with the tables a little closer then may be comfortable for some. The meals are excellent from the appetizers through desserts. This is a BYOB...More

Thank Steve459
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A menu that shows some thought behind it. Two of us were here for lunch and had the salmon salad and grilled Asian chicken sandwich. Delicious. There is limited seating and the pricing is consist lent with other places this good in Cape May (not...More

Thank rottentalkie
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This cafe has great food and great service. The waiter who served us was always there to take away our plates and bring our entrees. You could tell the food was fresh.

Thank Crabcakes23
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The owners do the cooking at this intimate cafe specializing in locally grown fare. BYOB. Open for lunch and dinner except Tuesdays.

Thank RLBPhiladelphiaPA
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I've walked by 100 times for the last 8 years. It's always busy and smells so delicious. Decor is simple and unassuming. I finally are here and am kicking myself for not trying earlier. It is one of the top 3 best foodie restaurants in...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I, our adult children, and their significant others dined at Freda's last night. We read varying reviews beforehand. We were so glad we decided to dine there. I had probably the best Ahi tuna I've ever eaten! It was melt in your...More

Thank 2thdocsteve
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We discovered Freda's a few years ago with friends and it has become our "don't miss" every time we are in Cape May. The food is unbelievable, especially the Ahi Tuna. We have begun friendly with the staff and especially Carly who takes such good...More

1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I love small , intimate restaurants and this one is practically perfect . We got there and found out that it was BYOB , but no worries , there is store around the corner that suggested a perfect rose with the fish dish that I...More

Thank tatjanap p
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and always have a meal that is the gold standard for Cape May...or anywhere. Last night my wife and I both had halibut and it was superb. A great experience once again.

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Freda's is another restaurant we always go to while in Cape May.. The food is excellent and different in nature.. If you expect to eat chicken parm, go someplace else. The restaurant is small - seats maybe 30 people.. With that said you MUST have...More

Thank Joe C
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Response from Diane J | Reviewed this property |
Don't know!
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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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