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Bella Vida Garden Cafe

406 North Broadway, West Cape May, NJ 08204-1208
(609) 884-6332
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

My third time here with family for dinner. I found this restaruant while searching for one that offered vegan options for me and they have vegan, gluten-free and meat eating options. It is hard to make a decision on the entree but the appetizers are quickly selected and enjoyed. One time we had a party of 9 and had a... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I spend my weekends in Cape May and had been wanting to give Bella Vida a try for quite a while. Finally gave it a try for breakfast last weekend. Overall, I thought the breakfast was OK. Reminded me of a greek diner, which I happen to like for breakfast. I was really taken aback by how rude the hostess... More

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Columbus, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We were at Bella Vida for both dinner and breakfast. There was a group of five of us at each meal. The food is both healthy and tasty. They offer a good variety of food so there is something for everyone - meat eaters, vegetarian and gluten free. At breakfast both the pancakes and omelets were outstanding. The service was... More

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Mentor
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Great selection of traditional coffee, organic coffee. Gluten free, vegan meals. They have outdoors seating as well. Breakfasts had many options that you won't see at other restaurants.

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Ithaca, NY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had a very satisfying dinner here! Friendly, upbeat but relaxing, very good service. Wide selection of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free items (some in our party of four had special dietary restrictions). Very wide selections. The Italian gravy (tomato sauce) was the best we have every had. Would highly recommend Fra Diablo, any linguini dish, and all appetizers. Will definitely... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The only three good things I have to say are: the food was tasty, the waitress was nice and there was free parking. Now for the disappointments: There were so many empty tables and lines of people waiting; there was actually a sign in list and a wait time! The espresso machine was broken, and I was there for breakfast... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The food is very poor quality, even the smoothie of the day which we were told is freshly squeezed was watered down and disgusting, I included a picture; let it sit for 30 seconds and it starts separating you can see the water, I don't know how they can ruin a smoothie it's the simplest thing. The food took forever... More

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New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

In Cape May with extended family for a big birthday celebration. Tonight we decide on Bella Vida for our group. Hubby and I have been here previously and had enjoyed our dinners. We had our own room for 12. Once our dinner order was taken it took about an hour for our meal to come out. The food was warm... More

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NJ
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We try to visit here at least one per season. The people are always very friendly and the food is exceptional. Tonight was no different. Julie F (you rock) provided awesome, friendly service. The fish special tonight was a Seafood Saute (shrimp, crab, scallops) in a blush sauce with linguine. I will be thinking about it fondly for a long... More

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Atco, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Food was good but waiter took a while to get order and told us 3 times I'll be right there. Then took the order and forgot the Blueberry part of the pancakes. He was attentive but that is bad to forget a major part of an order. For the price the smothies were watery and small. He had to get... More

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