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Isabella's Ventnor Cafe

4 S Portland Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2748 (Formerly Thomas' Ventnor Cafe)
609-822-2477
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Ranked #16 of 39 restaurants in Ventnor City
Most recent review
- Jun 12, 2014
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NJ
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Isabella's is our favorite place for breakfast. Food is always delicious. Service is always friendly and efficient. Prices are quite reasonable. And the place looks great after recent renovations. There are a few tables outside but could be hard to get on the weekends. I have not had dinner there yet so I can't comment on that. But, I trust... More

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Ventnor City, New Jersey, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

really great take on some classic Mexican dishes. Renovations are really well done. BYOB for a great dinner.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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213 reviews 213 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Cute little place. Homemade soups are out of this World. Sraff is extremely attentive. Good food and good.prices. Enjoy!!!

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Ventnor City, New Jersey
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My favorite place after church. Lunch is a good stop for a quick bite. Quality, freshness & preparation is always the way I like it. Servers are polite and quick.

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Galloway, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Very disappointing. There aren't too many decent Mexican restaurants in the Atlantic county area so we're always willing to try some place new. After reading a couple newspaper review we gave them a shot. We ordered combination platters-there was very little filling chicken/pork in the enchilada, tamale & taco. The platter looked to be the portions of a kids platter.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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71 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We all shared a fish platter , which was fresh and well presented. Make sure to arrive by 9 AM on weekends or be prepared to wait. The servers work hard in a small area so keep out of their way. Everything I have ordered from a large menu selection has been enjoyable. We plan to dine here again.

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Bradfordwoods, PA
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56 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious breakfast at Isabella's. Plenty of choices including omelettes, waffles, bagels, lox, plus lunch & dinner items. Service was fast & friendly, prices very reasonable. The coffee could be better but we really had no complaints. Will definitely return, probably tomorrow!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Dinner at Isabella's is a good and friendly experience. The service is great. The food is plentiful. The atmosphere is charming. The price is amazing for what we got. We will definitely return... spur of the moment or as a planned meal.

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Ventnor City, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

not a fan of Mexican food (which they serve in the PM) . our family frequents Isabella's for breakfast. Nothing fancy for sure. the food is okay. Great hands-on owners.

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Philly
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Everyone should know that Isabella's switches to delicious Mexican food at night. They do a great mole sauce and their tamales are great. The service is very friendly, it's BYO, it's casual, all the things you want in a beach town.

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