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Malelani Cafe - CLOSED

5205 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2968
+1 609-822-5007
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Jan 2, 2016
“So sad to see it close!”
Nov 27, 2015
“Nice, friendly corner cafe.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Mediterranean, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5205 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2968
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11 - 20 of 29 reviews

Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

We came here for lunch and did not expect much. What we got was friendly service, generous portions and reasonable prices. I ordered an egg skillet that was tasty and filling. My husband enjoyed his turkey chili too. We will be back again.

Thank sharon h
Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great place to pick up an espresso and fresh-baked scone. My favorite part of visiting Atlantic City is walking south on the boardwalk, out of Atlantic City and into the lovely beach communities like Ventnor City. I found Malelani's on one of those walks a...More

Thank Noreen N
Reviewed July 3, 2015

I ate here for lunch and dinner while on vacation. The food I ordered was authentic Greek - fresh and delicious. The menu has other non-Greek offerings as well. Everyone who works here is super friendly. BYOB with a wine and beer store across the...More

Thank Jayne H
Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great location , good sandwiches . great coffee , service prompt,, wait staff and personnel , different coffee's are served

1  Thank Amy Q
Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very good food at extremely reasonable prices. I returned there during this recent stay, and will be happy to return there again, next time I'm in Ventnor.

1  Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed August 23, 2014

I tried eating shawarma at this place and it was so amazing that i can't remember I ever ate a shawarma like this before. The location is close by the boardwalk. There is no much of food variety but in general it tasted so good....More

1  Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed June 30, 2014

I'm here whenever I can for lunch but the real draw for me is the Open Mike night on Fridays, more frequently in the summer. Authentic Greek cooking is the highlight of the menu, which is loaded with great sandwiches of every sort, soups, salads,...More

1  Thank frenchtoast42
Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were out walking the Boardwalk from Ventnor to Atlantic City and got the hungries so we walked to Atlantic Avenue and found this little café and it looked inviting so we ventured in and glad we did! Great corned beef Panini with iced Moroccan...More

2  Thank Carl M
Reviewed March 11, 2014

We went to the Malelani Café in Ventnor late last summer, and it was great fun. We were treated to some excellent entertainment: a standup comic and several musical acts, most of whom are friends of ours. It's a BYOB, so bring a bottle or...More

1  Thank Aghavni
Reviewed October 2, 2013

Good food, good service, we had two of the specials - chicken pot pie and smothered chopped steak and both were delicious, we would definitely visit again when we're back in the area.

Thank Devoneht
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5205 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2968
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ventnor City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-822-5007
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