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Shea's Cafe & Bakery

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195 S New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205
(609) 748-7000
Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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Visitor rating
  • 179
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My husband and I live and travel in our motorhome and eat breakfast out, seldom lunch and hardly ever dinner. Thus we have eaten in many breakfast restaurants. But Shea's is one of the best, right up there with the Mission Bay Restaurant in California. Their pancake specialties and French toast... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Nancy F
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Des Moines, Iowa
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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222 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Des Moines, Iowa
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My husband and I live and travel in our motorhome and eat breakfast out, seldom lunch and hardly ever dinner. Thus we have eaten in many breakfast restaurants. But Shea's is one of the best, right up there with the Mission Bay Restaurant in California. Their pancake specialties and French toast specialties will have you raving - as the 4... More 

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New York City, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Shea's was recommended to us by a ranger at the Forsythe Wildlife Refuge who told us that it had great food and was located "on the corner" of the entrance to the park. It was Wednesday, we got there about noon and there were no lines. Four of us had driven down from NYC to visit the Refuge and were... More 

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Maywood, New Jersey
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89 reviews 89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Shea's is absolutely worth the wait! We went on a Tuesday morning about 1030 and the place was packed. Granted, it is small but food is so good that it makes you want to turn around and go again the next day! I had an omelette with sauteed mushrooms, swiss cheese and onions. It was fluffy and perfectly prepared. The... More 

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NYC
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We have stopped many times for breakfast and lunch. The place is always crowded so expect to wait. Enormous menu of great breakfast items including all kinds of Eggs Benedict, Pancakes, Quiche plus sandwichs/soups..wraps. Inventive, different and worth the price. We love it and its a highlight of our visits to the area.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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99 reviews 99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Have been here twice as my daughter attended Stockton U. The owner (Shea?) is nice and accomodating. The waitresses make you feel at home. The service is attentive. Menu is varied and additional specials are offered too. There is usually a wait to get in, then You know it's good. Portions are large with creative flair to the choices offered.... More 

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Food is delightful! Portions are large and prices are good! There are so many options! Everything I've ever tried has been wonderful. Only open for breakfast and lunch. Be prepared to wait a few minutes but it's oh so worth it!

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Seeing the crowd gathered outside the Café seemed to be a tell tale sign that the food would be good, so our party of three sat on a nearby bench for the anticipated forty minute wait. I didn't clock it but it may have been a bit shorter. The café is small. At full capacity it felt crowded and loud... More 

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Galloway, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

If people are willing to wait outside for an hour plus to eat here. Then that speaks volumes and It doesn't need my review.

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Hammonton, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Shea's is hands-down my favorite breakfast spot. The wait does indeed get lengthy, but this is due to the small size of the restaurant. To be honest, however, the experience would not be the same if it was any bigger. They have such a great flow of service. When the place is packed (always) you do not end up waiting... More 

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Galloway, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

As previously mentioned there is a very long wait if you do not get there super early, but the food is great. I do hope they move to a bigger place though. The staff is so friendly, the owner comes around and chats and jokes around. It is very nice to have a nice small hometown vibe in such an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 195 S New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
  • Phone Number: (609) 748-7000

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?