Value: Very Good
Noise Level: Moderate
Creatively, prepared, non traditional food using fresh, healthy ingredients
Offers vegan & vegetarian dishes
The bar scene is energetic with attractive happy hour prices and live music.
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy excellent, non-traditional, creatively prepared food, with full bar service
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer an extensive menu with more fine dining amenities.
Recommended Dishes: When available, The Gourmet oatmeal, Belgian waffles, pancakes, orange flavored French toast, eggs benedict, all served up with a variety of American and international coffees and teas, fresh baked muffins and fruit. Lunch and dinner favorites include; the Pear salad; New England clam chowder; the Mahi Mahi; broiled scallops in a mushroom and crab sauce; crab cakes; and lamb stew.
Alcohol: Full Service Bar. Vibrant bar scene
The Mad Batter is a popular breakfast spot and one of the best breakfast eateries in Cape May. Open year round, they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The restaurant is owned and operated by the Kulkowitz family, now in it's third generation. Founded by Harry Kulkowitz in 1976, his son Mark and his wife Pam of the second generation are the current co-owners, with assistance from their children Kyle, Marta, and Tess.
In the summer, enjoy outdoor dining on the Victorian porch of the Carroll Villa hotel.
They specialize in creative breakfasts and brunches with combinations of fresh ingredients.
On summer mornings, get there early or prepared to wait in line for breakfast.
The service is efficient and friendly.
The bar scene is energetic with attractive happy hour prices and live music, and “Open Mic” night on Sundays. Art Shows and exhibitions are scheduled in the Gallery Room, the Main Dining Room, and the Terrace.
They are child friendly with a kids menu.
(updated: June, 2017)
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