A Cape May Tradition – Family Owned & Argued Over Since 1976!


Open 7 Days a Week


 Breakfast & Lunch 8AM – 2:45PM  (No Reservations)


Dinner Nightly @ 3PM


To Book  Dinner Reservations

Live Music Nightly:

Monday – Thursday  6-9

Friday & Saturday 7-10

Sunday Night Open-Mic 6-9:30


Located on Jackson Street in the Center of Historic Cape May, NJ inside the Carroll Villa Hotel circa 1882.

The Mad Batter Restaurant & Bar is one of Cape May’s Longest Operating Restaurants (Family Owned Since 1976)

We Offer Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner, daily all year-round.

Located inside the Carroll Villa Hotel, a national landmark welcoming guests since 1882, our Cape May Hotel guests enjoy breakfast vouchers and 30% off dinner entrees with their stay.

Start the morning with our famous breakfasts and come back for lunch and dinner! Dine on our front porch, in our skylit dining room, or in our garden terrace. 

Browse through our art exhibits or join us for live music in Cape May every night, including “Open Mic” night on Sundays.