View our sample menus for The Mad Batter Restaurant and Bar, our award winning restaurant in Cape May, NJ. 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.

BREAKFAST...served until 3 pm

Buttermilk Pancakes $9

pancackes Stack of three, with blueberries $11 with chocolate chips $11

Harry’s Original Oatmeal Pancakes  $9
Stack of three, moist and rich; with blueberries $11 with chocolate chips $11

Gluten Free Pancakes $12
Stack of three, with blueberries $14 with chocolate chips $14

Belgian Waffle  $9
Vanilla batter and malted flour; with pecans $9.75

Thick Sliced Almond & Orange French Toast $9

Honey Almond Granola with fresh fruit . $9
Toasted oats, raisins, almonds, honey and dates; with yogurt $10

Fruit Bowl $14Scrumptious assortment of fresh fruits; with nuts & raisins $17.5

Morgan Rostie  $17
Three eggs, jumbo lump crabmeat, sun-dried tomatoes, crispy fried potatoes, herbs & swiss cheese

Croustade  $13
Scrambled eggs, sausage, roasted red peppers and garlic, green onions, pepper jack cheese; served over brioche

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bagel $12
Served with American cheese on a plain bagel with home fries

Smoked Salmon with Toasted Bagel  $16
Served with red onion, capers, lettuce, tomato & cream cheese

Creamed Chip Beef Over White Toast $11
Served with home fries

Mad Batter Benedict  $14
Poached eggs, Canadian bacon, hollandaise sauce, toasted English muffin, served with home fries

Chesapeake Bay Benedict $17
Poached eggs with jumbo lump crabmeat, hollandaise sauce and capers,
toasted English muffin, served with home fries

Country Breakfast $10
Two eggs as you like, country slab bacon, sausage, country ham or scrapple served with home fries  Gluten free option available $11.5   Make it a “Big Batter” - 3 eggs, 2 meats $12
Gluten free option available $14

Chorizo Scrambler $17 three eggs scrambled with chorizo sausage, peppers, onions and black beans on a crisp tortilla, topped with queso fresco and salsa verde

Helsinki  $17
Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, green onion and cream cheese, over brioche with home fries

House-Made Corned Beef Hash $14
Classic style corned beef, onions, potatoes, spices; served with two eggs

Fluffy Three Egg Omelet $9  Served with home fries

Meats: Bacon, Sausage or Ham $1.00 ea

Cheeses: Swiss, Cheddar, American or Cream Cheese $1.00 ea
Vegetables: Broccoli, Spinach, Green Onions, Tomato, Mushrooms or Peppers & Onions . $1.00 ea
Seafood: Lobster or Jumbo Lump Crab  $6.00 ea

vegan breakfast

Tofu Scrambler $16

sauteed tofu, peppers, onions, tomato, mushrooms, garlic, spinach, and crispy fried potatoes, seasoned with turmeric, and topped with vegan cheese, served with fresh fruit

Vegan BLT $16
Bagel with tempeh bacon or vegan sausage, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and vegan cream cheese, side of fresh fruit

Vegan Organic Nut Granola And Fresh Fruit $15
Cinnamon, pumpkin and flax seed, served with almond milk


Country Bacon $3.50

Breakfast Link Sausage $3.50

Country Ham $3.50

Scrapple $3.50

Pork Roll $3.50

Pepperoni $3.50

Vegan Tempeh Bacon $6.50

Vegan Sausage $6.50

Pure Maple Syrup $4

Avocado $3.50

Fruit Topping $4

Berries $6.50

Vegan Granola $8.50

French Fries $5

Loaded Fries $7.50

Sweet Potato Fries $5

Egg Whites available upon request $1.50

Add Loaded Home Fries to any egg dish $3.50


LUNCH...served until closing


House Nachos (GF) $12  corn tortilla chips, sour cream, green onion, tomato, pico de gallo, jalapenos, aged cheddar sauce,  and queso fresco; add chicken $17; add chorizo $18

Tostadas (GF) $14 two crispy tortillas topped with pico de gallo, peppers and onions, sour cream, avocado, green     onion, queso fresco, aged cheddar sauce, and salsa verde add chicken $5; add chorizo $6

Mad Batter Wings $15 with celery and bleu cheese, choice of bayberry, angry, sticky BBQ, honey-mustard, or garlic-parmesan

Cheesesteak Egg Rolls $15 with aged cheddar sauce & spicy ketchup dipping sauce

Chicken Tenders $12 served with choice of sauce: bayberry, angry, sticky BBQ, honey-mustard, or garlic-parmesan

Crab Cake Appetizer $16 our championship crab cake with remoulade sauce


...soups & salads…

Soup of the Day $9

Mad Batter Clam Chowder (GF) $8.50 a rich blend of chopped clams, onions, bacon, heavy cream broth, touch of saffron

Garden Salad (GF) $11 seasonal greens, tomatoes, carrots, cumber, red onion, balsamic vinaigrette

Caesar Salad $12 romaine hearts, shaved pecorino, croutons, and creamy anchovy dressing

Arugula & Mozzarella (GF) $14 tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, basil pesto, EVOO, and balsamic reduction

Roasted Pear Salad (GF) $13     mixed greens, toasted hazelnuts, bacon and  gorgonzola cheese with balsamic vinaigrette

 Beet Salad (GF) $14 seasonal greens, candied walnuts and goat cheese drizzled with an orange-balsamic vinaigrette

...salad additions...

3 Grilled Shrimp $9 / 3 Seared Scallops $9 / Lobster $8 / Lump Crab $8

8 oz. Grilled Chicken $7 / Blackened Fish $10 / 8 oz. Grilled Salmon $12 / Scoop of Chicken Salad $8



Substitute Vegan Cheese add $2 / Gluten Free Crust add $2

Traditional Pizza $13 pizza sauce and mozzarella

Double Pepperoni Pizza $17 pizza sauce, pepperoni, mozzarella,  and more pepperoni, sprinkled with parmesan

Margherita Pizza $16  plum tomatoes, basil, fresh mozzarella and EVOO

Rustic Pizza $16 caramelized onion, portobello mushrooms, garlic, rosemary, and Asiago cheese

Mexican Pizza $18 salsa verde, chorizo, pico de gallo, green onion, pepperjack and cheddar cheese

Veggie Pizza $17  roasted garlic oil, spinach, portobello mushrooms, roasted red pepper, red onion, and basil, topped with mozzarella


Mad Batter Cheeseburger $17  Choice of American, cheddar, Swiss, brie or blue cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, served with French fries, with bacon add $3.50  Gluten free $20

Cheesesteak $14 with onions, aged cheddar cheese sauce, and horseradish sauce, on a long roll, served with fries

Crab Cake Sandwich $18 our championship jumbo lump crab cake on a country bun, lettuce, tomato, remoulade sauce, served with French fries

Blackened Fish Sandwich $14 pan fried fillet of fish, cajun spices, country bun, lettuce, tomato, and remoulade sauce, served with French fries Gluten free $17

Grilled Fish Taco (GF) $19 two corn tortillas, avocado, queso fresco, pico de gallo, lettuce, citrus sour cream, and jalapeno mayo, served with sweet potato fries

Fish and Chips $20  two 4 oz cod fillets in an Alaskan white ale batter, fried golden brown and served with fries,     cocktail or tartar sauce

Vegetable Panini $15  Eggplant, basil pesto, portobello, roasted red peppers, spinach and fresh mozzarella on a     panini, served with a side salad, with chicken $22

Marinated Chicken and Prosciutto Panini $24with provolone, fresh arugula, roasted peppers, and balsamic glaze, served with parmesan fries

Waldorf Chicken Salad Croissant $14  grilled chicken, apples, grapes, walnuts, celery,  red onion, tossed with creamy Waldorf dressing, served with fresh fruit Gluten free $17

Oven Roasted Turkey Sandwich $18

with fresh sprouts, tomato, brie cheese, and cranberry cream cheese on a croissant, served with fresh fruit  Gluten free $21

...vegan offerings…

Vegan “Crab” Cake Appetizer $16 hearts of palm and chickpea cake with  house made vegan remoulade sauce

Seitan Vegan Hot “Wings” $14  Blackbird seitan fried, house hot sauce,  vegan cucumber ranch, celery sticks

Vegan Nachos (GF) $15  corn tortilla chips, green onions, tomato, pico de gallo, jalapenos, vegan sour cream,     vegan house cheddar sauce, shredded vegan cheese;  add tofu $17; add seitan $18

Vegan Tostadas (GF) $15 two crisped tortillas topped with pico de gallo, peppers, onions, avocado, green onion, vegan sour cream, vegan house cheddar sauce, shredded vegan cheese, salsa verde;  add tofu $17; add seitan $18

Vegan Burger $15 Beyond burger, vegan cheddar, lettuce, tomato, red onion, served with fries  gluten free $18

Vegan “Crab” Cake Sandwich $18 hearts of palm and chickpea cake with  house made vegan remoulade sauce,     served with fries


prices and availability subject to change Nov 2023

a convenience fee of 2.5% will be charged on all credit/debit card payments - a $1 ATM is available


Dinner...available starting at 3 PM

Crab Cakes $38 two jumbo lump crab cakes topped with remoulade sauce, served with cajun seasoned rice and house vegetable

Grilled Twin Filet Mignon (GF) $47  with mashed potatoes and house vegetable, red wine demi glaze

Filet Mignon and Crab Cake  $43  jumbo lump crab cake with remoulade sauce and a 5 oz filet with demi glaze, served with mashed potatoes and vegetable

Braised Short Rib (GF) $44   served with mashed potatoes and vegetable gravy, topped with crispy onions

Pan Roasted Frenched Chicken Breast $32  served over toasted gnocchi and sauteed spinach  in a garlic-rosemary chicken broth

Grilled Marinated Pork Chop (GF) $38  over fried polenta, with sauteed arugula and  prosciutto, marinara sauce and shaved parmesan

Southwestern Spiced Salmon (GF) $32  grilled and served with red rice and black bean  salsa and a chili-lime compound butter

Blackened Scallops $40 with remoulade sauce, served with three cheese macaroni topped with bread crumbs and house vegetable

Shrimp and Scallop Saute $40 served over lobster raviolis with sauteed spinach and roasted plum tomato sauce, topped with fresh mozzarella

Linguine with Your Choice of Sauce $20 topped with fresh mozzarella / Gluten free Penne add $3 / Vegan Cheese add $4

  •  Roasted Plum Tomato
  • Creamy Garlic Parmesan
  • Spicy Tomato Marinara
  • Basil Pesto
  • Scampi

with Chicken $27 /Shrimp $30 /Scallops $32 /Crabmeat $32

Chorizo Sausage Paella (GF) $26  our house made chorizo sausage cooked with  onions, peppers, peas and seasoned rice / with Chicken $33 / Shrimp $36 / Scallops $38 / Crabmeat $38

...vegan dinner…

Vegan “Crab Cakes” $38 hearts of palm and chickpea cakes, topped with vegan remoulade, served with vegan     macaroni and “cheese” and vegetable

Vegan White Bean Ravioli $28 with vegan Italian sausage, peppers and onions, and spinach, in a spicy marinara

Vegan Paella  $29  vegan Italian sausage, onions, peppers,  peas and seasoned rice


..dinner sides…

House Vegetable $5

Spinach $7

Seasoned Rice $5

Mac and Cheese $7

Vegan Mac and Cheese $7.50

Truffle Fries $7



prices and availability subject to change - Nov 2023

a convenience fee of 2.5% will be charged on all credit/debit card payments - a $1 ATM is available


Children’s Breakfast & Lunch

Served with milk, apple juice, or soda
French Toast with bacon 9.25
Pancakes or Oatcakes with bacon 9.50 (add blueberries or choc chips 10.50)
2 eggs with potatoes & bacon 9.75
Granola with fruit - served with milk or yogurt 10

Cheeseburger with fries 15
Grilled Cheese and fries 8
Chicken Fingers and fries 14
Pizza with sauce & mozzarella 13

Children’s Dinner Menu

Served with milk or soda
Chicken Fingers and fries 14
Pizza with sauce & mozzarella 13
Grilled Cheese with American cheese and fries 8
Cheeseburger with fries 15
Cheese Raviolis with butter 10
Crab Cake with mac and cheese and veg 18

Grilled Chicken Breast with fries and veg 13
Petite Filet with fries & veg 25

19 Draft Beers local and craft beer

Orange Vodka, Allagash White Wheat Beer, Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, Champagne; 23oz Pilsner Glass

bloody & mimosa

MIMOSA - $10
Dry Brut Champagne, Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice; w/ Chambord; Grand Marnier;
or Pomegranate; $11

Skyy Peach Vodka, White Peach Puree, Prosecco

Our Famous House-Made Spicy Bloody Mary Mix, Stateside Vodka (vegan)

Tito's Vodka, Borghetti Espresso Liqueur, Cold Brew Coffee

El Jimador Blanco Tequila, Cointreau, Fresh Lime, Agave

PALOMA - $11
El Jimador Blanco Tequila, Grapefruit Syrup, Fresh Lime, Bubbles

Mango & Coconut Rum, Pineapple & Orange Juice, Grenadine, 22 oz snifter

Jalapeno & Pineapple House-Infused Tequila, Canton Ginger Liquor, Grapefruit, Fresh Lime

Dry White Wine, Brandy, Chambord, Orange, Lemon, Bubbles

Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Cynar, Antica Carpano Vermouth, House Bitters Blend, Orange Twist

FRENCH 75 - $12
Rusted Revolver Gin, Simple Syrup, Lemon, Brut Sparkling

Barr Hill Gin, Honey, Fresh Lemon

Wild Turkey 101, Aperol, Averna, Fresh Lemon

Maker’s Mark, Aperol, Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, Champagne


prices and availability subject to change

Summer 2022

a convenience fee of 2.5% will be charged on all credit/debit card payments – a $1 ATM is available

18% gratuity may be added for parties of 6 or more.  1 check per table please

Prices and availability subject to change
Join us at our Cape May restaurant and enjoy wonderful food in a fun and lively environment.