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Hot Dog Tommy's

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319 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1407
+1 609-884-8388
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Run don't walk to Tommy's! These hot dogs are the best with a virtually unlimited number of topping combinations that he has developed over the years. We have been coming here for years and it is our first stop on the beach. Perfect meal: root beer slushy, yellow leaner wiener and a Potato Tornado. What's yours?

Thank Elizabeth G
Carteret, New Jersey
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

you have to try it if you love hot dogs. anything at all you could want on a dog, be prepared to order the craziest combinations of toppings. always a treat to stop here.

Thank benko
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

If in the area and want a hotdog this is the place to go ! This was my first time visit. I always passed it and never stopped but I'm glad I did !The owner (guy with the hotdog hat) makes the place ! He is so friendly and appreciative of your business which to me means a lot! I... More 

Thank jjjeeennnyyy
Columbus, OH
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

If you are on Jackson Street in Cap May, you might notice a line of people. Those people are ordering food at HotDog Tommy's. With limited hours, people know they must get the hot dogs, salads, and stuff-in-a-cup until 6:01pm. Try the selection of crunchy salads or a 'Messy Bessy Dog'!

Thank MS2009
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is a must on your list if you want to be wowed by gourmet hot dogs at pushcart prices. Just got into town and did a Tommy's lunch for two consisting of Summer Shower dog with mashed potatoes/shredded cheddar/ bacon bits and sour cream and a Reuben Dog washed down with 2snapples all for under $10! Food was great!... More 

Thank TreatMeLikeARegular
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Nothing hits the spot after a day on the beach or wandering around Cape May like a really, really good-'bad dog'!! Tommy and Miss Mary are enjoying well deserved retirements but the new owner has done a fabulous job of keeping everything to Tommy's high standards including the hat!

Thank Louise K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I loved Hot Dog Tommy's. The service was amazing! The plain hot dogs were delicious, and the veggie dogs were excellent. I would definitely go back to hot dog TOMMYS

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We heard great comments about this place that we decided we had to buy some dogs on the way home. We ordered a variety of dogs from their extensive choices. You also choose between "BAD" (beef angus dog) or "leaner" (smaller dog). It was definitely worth a deviation from any diet. Nice juicy hot dogs, perfectly prepared. Make sure you... More 

Thank MACHERI0611
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233 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in while driving through Cape May. Parking can be a challenge, particularly in season, but meters are available for extended periods. I had a classic chili dog and half a Cliffie (the plain). Both were very good, solidly NJ dogs. You walk up to the window, order, and then carry it away, so if you're a messy eater you... More 

Thank Lauri F
Long Island
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The greatest place on planet Earth. It should be a mandatory stop in Cape May. I have been there multiple times over the years, usually July 4th Weekend. I have waited 45 minutes on line and would have gladly waited another hour.

Thank RMCG182

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1407
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-8388

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?