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Isabella's Ventnor Cafe

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4 S Portland Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2748 (Formerly Thomas' Ventnor Cafe)
+1 609-822-2477
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allentown,pa
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Nothing fancy. Just perfectly cooked eggs. Some interesting Mexican breakfast items. You can even get Lox and bagel.

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Thank bradley p
Ventnor City, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017

On multiple occasions, I stopped in here to grab something quick to eat before work or on my lunch break. At the time that I ususally stop in, its mid day on a Thursday so it is slower than usual, i'd guess. The girls working are usually huddled around the one counter. Time and time again, they are completely rude... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Have been there a few times and usually service is quick and food is good. Went there this weekend and the waitress took so long to take our order we left.

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Thank Sarah D
haddon heights, United States
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to gather with friends and enjoy a great meal! Crab Tostados were outstanding. Beef empanadas were too doughy but chicken were tasty! Could use better dessert options. Flan was yummy but not traditional kind. Was a great night, staff was very good.

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nj
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I would like to give Isabellas 4or5 stars because their breakfasts and lunches are wonderful. I love the chorizo omelette for breakfast I love the Mexican cob salad for lunch as well as the tuna stuffed tomato but I went there for dinner was very disappointed small portion high price cold food lackluster service. Dinner is the antithesis of breakfast... More 

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I am trying to figure out how to give the place 5 stars for affordable and delicious breakfast and lunches (my fav is Mexican Cobb for lunch and chorizos omelet for breakfast with fresh squeezed OJ) and no stars for cold overpriced burrito and taco at dinner. Nuff said.

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HAMILTON TWP NJ
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45 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

While staying in Atlantic City we brought our bikes with us. After taking our bike ride to Ventor we were looking for a place to eat for breakfast. While looking on Trip Advisor we came upon Isabella's Cafe in Ventor. We thought we would try it. So glad that we did the food was great and very clean. This just... More 

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South Jersey
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Bland Mexican food? How can that be? I used to come here often, but not after Hurricane Sandy, too busy. The very friendly owners have renovated the place quite nicely and expanded the menu. Unfortunately, our dinners were bland: too little salt, no spice. It was a disappointment. Seems like all of the chicken for our dishes came from one... More 

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Brigantine, New Jersey
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150 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Breakfast was bustling on an off-season, late-morning Saturday. Space is limited, and the service was efficient and friendly. I can only speak to 2 dishes, which were on the back of the menu under Mexican dishes: juevos rancheros and the chorizo breakfast burrito. The juevos rancheros was good (not great), and I recommend getting pico de gallo instead of just... More 

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Thank Denise H
atlantic city nj
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Don't miss this gem in Ventnor. The Meggsican breakfast with guacamole, salsa and sour cream to top the eggs pepper,onions and sausage. Great French toast and turkey bacon and delicious smoothies all at reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 S Portland Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2748 (Formerly Thomas' Ventnor Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ventnor City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-822-2477

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?