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“Coffee & Tea” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Strange Brew

Strange Brew
79 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
570 325-2916
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Ranked #17 of 32 restaurants in Jim Thorpe
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Coffee & Tea”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

The cappuccino was good. The tea was nice and hot. The walls were interesting to look at, since music artists are painted onto them.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Washington, New Jersey, United States
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Nice Coffee Shop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We just wanted coffee...and that's what we got, freshly brewed, not coffee that's been sitting in a carafe for who knows how long. My husband and I split a large muffin too which was also good. Comfortable seating. They had two couches and a few tables, I believe but the coffee shop was not crammed filled with candy or racks of stuff to buy, so it was just a nice place to sit, get out of the cold and have a good cup of coffee!!

Visited November 2012
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Orangeville, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“quirky hippie coffee shop”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

My GF and I stopped here for a coffee around 9:30 in the morning. You'd think a coffee shop would be open then, but no. We walked around a bit and saw that 15 or 20 minutes later they were open. We stopped in for a cappuccino, chai, and biscotti. The drinks were fine, although mine might have been a little hotter. The biscotti were good. We were the only people in the entire establishment not wearing dreadlocks. The interior is decorated in maximum hippie style—a long mural of 60's and 70's musicians, various psychedelia, and a poster of a naked Janis Joplin in the restroom. It looked like my Deadhead sister's house. The barista seemed completely indifferent to the customers. I'm guessing this place may serve more of a late night crowd than morning coffee drinkers.

Visited October 2012
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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“It's a coffee house”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Typical coffee house. The coffee was fine. The server was disinterested. The place had a comfortable atmosphere. Not bad, just nothing special.

Visited August 2012
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Greenville, Illinois
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A 'trip' back to the 60's”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

If you grew up in the 'psychedelic' era, the posters & other decor will bring back memories. If you didn't, you need to stop in and take a look while relaxing on the comfy sofas with a hot or iced coffee, tea or whatever you want. The choices are endless. We didn't try any of the food snacks, but they looked good.

Visited August 2012
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