The Mad Batter Restaurant & Bar

19 Jackson Street
Cape May, New Jersey 08204

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Reservations accepted for DINNER only

The Mad Batter Restaurant in historic Cape May

The Mad Batter Restaurant, located in the Carroll Villa Hotel on Cape May's historic Jackson Street, is the recipient of many critically acclaimed awards and is considered the granddaddy of Cape May's many fine restaurants. Come visit us and see the many changes we have made, including our new solar panels!

Start the morning with our award-winning breakfasts and come back for lunch and dinner! Dine on our front porch in-season, in our skylit dining room, or in our garden terrace. We are open year-round.

Browse through our art exhibits or join us for live music, including "Open Mic" night and Jazz at the Batter with friends of Cape May Jazz. Enjoy half-priced drinks at Happy Hour daily from 4 to 6 p.m. Our bistro menu is also available.

Historic Carroll Villa Hotel Cape May NJThe Carroll Villa Hotel

A national landmark hotel accommodating people since 1882. Hotel guests receive breakfast vouchers and 30% off dinner at the Mad Batter Restaurant.

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Urban Myth

Harry Kulkowitz won The Carroll Villa in a poker game. Well, he was playing cards with the owner, probably poker, and he most likely won, but the reality is - he fell in love.

Read the history of the Mad Batter