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Bella Vida Garden Cafe

406 North Broadway, West Cape May, NJ 08204-1208
+1 609-884-6332
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“plantains” (10 reviews)
“omelet” (23 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
406 North Broadway, West Cape May, NJ 08204-1208
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decent fare, some nice healthy choices. Ahi tuna salad was pretty good but not astounding. Kind of dates interior and surprised that it wasn’t crowded on a Sunday at 1pm.

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great! I had the gluten free pancakes, and they were just so delicious. The rest of my family really enjoyed their meals, too. It was so special to find a place that does gluten free pancakes...we will definitely be back to try...More

Thank onyxdragon2018
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast alone about a week ago. Have always driven by but never stopped in. I had French Toast and bacon. It was ok but not anything that would make me revisit anytime soon unless it was suggested by someone else.

Thank charlesregal
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Bella Vida Garden Cafe was initially selected for breakfast because of its vegan offerings, a necessity for my BF/travel companion. However, the menu also listed a number of breakfast items that proved to be equally satisfying as the vegan pancakes/omelette. Everything was delicious and the...More

Thank ladylawson1951
Reviewed May 6, 2018

My seafood pasta dish was 4 stars, as was the service. My wife's salmon was tasteless and overcooked. The assortment of Costa Rican and Italian dishes was interesting, but anyplace that can serve such a poor dish as the salmon we got can't get more...More

Thank EllisAndersen
Bella V, Owner at Bella Vida Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

We so much appreciate you taking the time to review Bella Vida! Its so important that we get your feedback and we value your honesty! I have passed your review on to our kitchen manager and he will be looking into it - It is...More

Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Every time we visit Cape May (which is often) we have at least one meal at Bella Vida. Not only is the food made to order wonderful, we can get it gluten-free, dairy free without sacrificing taste! The staff is fun and friendly, prices very...More

Thank Pam6242009
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We went there on Saturday, and for some strange reason, it was not crowded, which is unusual for this small cafe. The menu selection was incredible for such a small place, and the food was fantastic. Had the gnocchi which was really, really good. Had...More

Thank Tikket
Bella V, Owner at Bella Vida Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are so glad you and your friends enjoyed your meals! We so much appreciate hearing your valued opinion and we look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for something lighter for supper after a late and heavy lunch. We came across this on trip advisor, and looked at menu and decided on three appetizers and coffee. Jenn our server was phenomenal, coffee was perfect, and the food was outstanding....More

Thank KWhyte1
Bella V, Owner at Bella Vida Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you! We are so glad you found us! It was a pleasure to serve you!

Reviewed February 22, 2018

Bella Vida is our go-to place every time we are in Cape May. From the fabulous breakfasts, to comforting lunches and delicious dinners. My go-tos are the Tico Breakfast, Huevos Rancheros, Shrimp and Grits and Plantain side dishes. The mac and cheese is quite decadent...More

Thank FanLAM
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Located on Lafayette Ave, simple dining spot offering nice breakfasts, including sweet potato pancakes or waffles; prices are moderate and service was friendly. Food was very good. Parking on side lot.

Thank rex e
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June 18, 2018|
Response from rex e | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 North Broadway, West Cape May, NJ 08204-1208
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  West Cape May
  • Phone Number: +1 609-884-6332
  • E-mail
We are Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Friendly. Awesome Seafood & Pasta dishes. Well known for our Creamy Crab Soup and melt in your mouth Pot Roast!
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