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Bella Vida Garden Cafe

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406 Broadway, West Cape May, NJ 08204-1208
+1 609-884-6332
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited with our Goddaughter and her boyfriend. We wanted a light lunch since we were having dinner in only 3.5 hours. I started with the Juice of the Day which was Carrot, Mango, and Cranberry. It was fantastic. Two of us had the ABLT, avocado, bacon, lettuce and tomato. Mine was on gluten free toast and the other was... More 

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Scranton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch on a Thursday. Charming place , bigger than it seems from outside. Nice menu options for vegetarians and vegans in addition to meat and fish choices. I had the AFBLT--avocado, fake bacon, lettuce and tomato on multigrain toast. Ordered sweet potato fries asa side--the best I've had anyway, crispy not limp.

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Hopewell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our party of four arrived without a reservation on a late October Saturday night. A friendly hostess greated us warmly and seated us right away. The dining room has a warm, understated ambiance and our server was friendly and knowledgeable. The menu is full of many healthy and vegetarian options. We ordered two different fish dishes, pasta, and salad and... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We were looking for a quick breakfast on our way to catch the CapeMay/Lewes ferry when we caught sight of this little place. So glad we stopped! The coffee aroma greeted us thru the open windows on this warm fall day. The decor is typically beach-themed, with sparkly mermaids and fish on the walls, beach photographs, a random pelican statue,... More 

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CHARDON
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Very quaint place to eat with fast friendly service. Limited parking. We would go back. Be sure to look at the décor...there is some history of cape may mixed in.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We've eaten lunch here many times (whenever we visit Cape May). The selection is huge, there are numerous vegetarian dishes, and the price is reasonable.

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North Wildwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Cape May, NJ has some very expensive restaurants - Bella Vida is not expensive but the food is awesome !! My family and I were not "starving" but we wanted to shop for a few hours without worrying about food. I ordered the best Pork Roll, Egg, and Cheese sandwich I'd ever eaten; it was hot, the 2 slices of... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here over the weekend after seeing decent reviews and having rejected other choices. Big mistake. Service was unbearably slow and food was not worth waiting for. Maybe breakfast is ok but would not recommend for dinner. Yuck.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I ate here upon recommendation of my hotel. I walked and was able to get a table quickly. The food was delicious. The salad dressing was really good. I was able to build my own pasta dish and changed the sauce to something they don't normally do. It was great. It was a humid evening and I got to sit... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Bella Vida is not to be missed! The chai latte was delicious, the omelets have many different combinations, easy to get a different one every time! A real treat!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $22
Cuisine
Caribbean, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 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

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