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Strange Brew

79 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
570 325-2916
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Ranked #16 of 32 Restaurants in Jim Thorpe
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop
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English first
Westminster, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Trendy.... and the Art Mural was awesome of Past Musicians. Personally done by the Owner of the Shop with a Friend. The place was quaint and had fun coffee flavors.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

My family and I love shopping in Jim Thorpe, PA. However, I have never been treated so poorly by a shop owner. I walked in with 11 people and ordered 8 hot chocolates and the man behind the counter turned us away. He told us there is a candy store across the street and he was tired of making hot... More 

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Middletown, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We stopped here for coffee and had a wonderful surprise as it was bit of an eclectic step back in time. Best part, a mural tracing the history of rock n roll legends. You gotta go here if you're in Jim Thorpe. PS the coffee was great.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Caveat: I did not try the coffee and I usually drink regular coffee or a latte. On this occasion, I was fully caffeinated and wanted a chai latte. This was unlike any chai latte I've ever had across a variety of coffee shops. It was like melted white chocolate met some chai spice. It was excessively, undrinkably sweet. Friends got... More 

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Always stop here for coffee. Wonderfully eclectic....love it! Nice selection of coffees and pastries. A little walk up Broadway, but worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A fun experience. Great organic coffee & tea. Not Star Buck's ! Much better. Yummy. A real gritty coffee cafe like those from a passed era ... A good thing !

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The shop is cute, but the specialty coffee drinks are overly sweet. The chai latte tastes like a melted white chocolate bar. I can't comment on regular coffee.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were In jim thorpe in jannuary of last year, and were enjoying walking the town and came apon this little coffee shop. We litterally fell in love with it, warm, cozy, free wifi, the barista was a cool gentlman that told us all about his place, we loved it, and will definately go back.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews 96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I grew up in the 60's & 70's and I remember the physcodelic era very well. So when I walked into Strang Brew, I understood what a "bad trip" or a "Flash Back" was all about. The place was a mixture of bad art and bizzarr lights. Oh well. The coffee is an imitation of Starbucks. Over roasted well past... More 

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Northampton PA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We always stop in for iced or hot lattes when we are either visiting,shopping,going to lunch or dinner,hiking or biking in Jim Thorpe. This place is pretty awesome! Definately what a coffee shop would have been like in the Haight-Ashbury district of the late 60's early 70's. Super cool,creative art on the walls and for sale in the back room... More 

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Address: 79 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone Number: 570 325-2916
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Jim Thorpe
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop

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