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8 North Long Beach Boulevard, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Great coffee!

This coffee shop is a must if you need a great cup of joe. Breakfast sandwich was okay. The egg may have been artificial and not fresh but the bagel was really good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This coffee shop is a must if you need a great cup of joe. Breakfast sandwich was okay. The egg may have been artificial and not fresh but the bagel was really good.

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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Adorable little shop with a nice variety of pastries and flavors of coffee. A few lunch options are available like sandwiches and salads, but definitely felt more like a place to sit, sip, and relax with a book rather than have a full meal. Comfortable couches with televisions and computers available. They also have fully stocked bookshelves.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

breakfast sandwiches and coffee were great. A little slow for service...but worth it. Mid week was better than the weekend of course. Very conveniently located.

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Surf City, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Whenever I go to How Ya Brewin?, the service is always good, and the coffees are excellent. It's a great local place that I am thrilled to have here in Surf City.

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sparta, nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Went to Viking village branch in barnegat light. 16 oz coffee for $2. Bagels and baked goods. Buy a reusable mug for $10 and get your refills for a buck. Good for locals, vacationers, and the environment. Place was packed at 8 am on week day. Many regulars

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Holmdel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Friendly and relaxed, always accommodating staff. Great coffee and snacks available along with fresh brewed ice tea. Relax on the porch or benches outside watching the happenings in Viking Village, or grab a drink and walk around. The fresh coffee smell will draw you there. Enjoy!

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Surf City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I went into this coffee house once, and now I won't go anywhere else on the island but here! Everyone is extremely friendly and helpful. The coffee is amazing and fresh and the baked items are really too. I recommend this place to everyone!!!

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Flourtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Love everything about this place...perfect spot to get a caffeine fix before heading to the beach. The owners are kind and the internet stations are very useful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

There is a lack of Starbucks on Long Beach Island, but How Ya Brewin does the trick. I stop by there everyday for an ice coffee. Great pastries to enjoy while you're enjoying your Java. Please note that their is a $10 minimum for use of a credit card.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Nice selections of coffee, internet access, food selection and area for relaxing. Also has a book share so you can read and return nice selection of paperbacks

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 North Long Beach Boulevard, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Surf City

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  • Cuisine: Cafe

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