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Strange Brew

79 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
570 325-2916
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Ranked #16 of 31 restaurants in Jim Thorpe
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop
Most recent review
- Jul 13, 2014
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

For me it was all about the Iced Dirty Chai! The perfect blend of tasty, cold, refreshing drink with a boost of energy. Its a combo of a chai latte with a shot of espresso. Just perfect! Couldn't get enough of it, must of drank a few gallons of it over the July holiday weekend. Tried to recreate it at... More

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Liked all the murals of rock stars and the hippie motif. The staff is nice and the coffee is comparable to starbucks.

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South Haven, MI
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117 reviews 117 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I would love to review this place because we are early risers and enjoy having a latte while a town comes to life or we are getting on the road. However when I checked the hours, the sign said they would be open at 9 a.m.. After waiting until 9:10 we opted to get on the road to our next... More

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Very Cute spot for coffee and light fare. We loved the Wake Me Up- coffee with a shot of espresso. They even offer Truvia.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Great ambiance. The coffee could have been better. A little weak for our taste. The wall mural is amazing.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

stopped here for an afternoon coffee. service was great,staff was friendly and coffee was very good.inside seating looked very comfortable but we chose to sit outside to enjoy the sunshine. no complaints.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

I came to Jim Thorpe on a day trip with my family, after walking around and shopping for a good while we were tired and stopped in for a pick-me-up. Instantly walking in I seen the place and my eyes lit up I found the place very awesome. My brother asked the guy behind the counter of he could use... More

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Lehighton, PA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

So I spent the day wandering downtown JT & stepped inside Strange Brew for a drink. There were 2 people at the register placing an order. Three feet next to the register is a small bar with 3 stools, so I sit at one. After the two were served the owner said to me, "Don't sit there, you have to... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

The owner is one strange guy. Notorious for giving customers a hard time for using $20 bills, even if your tab is close to that. Apparently unfamiliar with the concepts of "legal tender" or customer service. Apparently kept propped up by masochistic customers. If you're looking for coffee, try Alice's Pantry...I'm sure they'd be pleased to make change on your... More

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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Avoid this place. The owner is an idiot with is more concerned with patting himself on the back that he "owns" a business rather than providing a service.

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