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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)
609-822-2477
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast can't be beat

Stopped in for lunch but the eggs can't be beat. So I ordered an omelet. Local diner type restaurant with a Mexican flare. Dinner served weekends. Great place for casual meal

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Steven B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The food and service are excellent!!! the menu is very good. Isabella is Mexican and her son is an awesome chef!!! They have some excellent juices. The prices are also very affordable. It is decorated very nice and has outside seating. It is also BYOB which is a nice bonus!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stopped in for lunch but the eggs can't be beat. So I ordered an omelet. Local diner type restaurant with a Mexican flare. Dinner served weekends. Great place for casual meal

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Ventnor City, New Jersey
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Great breakfasts after church. Good food. Gotten bigger and added more seating. Try the Spanish food. Very authentic and delish.

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Ventnor City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Very nice atmosphere, clean and new. Extremely nice owners that are on-site almost constantly. We frequently go for lunch. My husband loves the fact that they always have soup. They are open for dinner as well. Dinner features Mexican cuisine. Seating is indoors or out in the summer.

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Villanova, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Isabella's is a little gem of a place tucked away on a side street in Ventnor. It's a BYOB, however, if you bring the tequila, they'll supply the frozen marguerita mix. The food is wonderful, very reasonably priced, with ample portions. Great service, too. Reservations are recommended for dinner, they also serve breakfast and lunch.

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Dahlonega
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

A local restaurant with a Mexican flair skillfully catering to other culinary ethnicities. The omelets were very fresh and flavorful (although they could be a bit fluffier), with tasty home fries. The fish platter featured nova and whitefish salad which rivaled any I've had in Philly, with great bagels. The atmosphere is not particularly Hispanic, but nicely balanced, and the... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

First time for dinner. Good food, nice staff, very friendly owner and outdoor seating. Good good good

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NJ
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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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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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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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  • 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: 609-822-2477

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