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EmJ's Cafe

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Em J's Cafe is a family-run, local restaurant in the heart of Berwyn, PA, that has been independently-owned and operated by Emily and John Smith since 2011. Em and John took their passion for good food and turned it into a home for like-minded people to enjoy. In addition to a vast menu containing comforting breakfast and lunch staples, as well as original, inventive plates, there are also weekly specials to look forward to, that will capture your taste buds and satisfy your soul. They feature homemade dishes, created with fresh ingredients, that are always made-to-order and cater to a variety of tastes. In addition to John and Emily, you may also run into any of their five children; Christina,
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews brunch pancakes breakfast sandwich potatoes scrapple bread great place for breakfast nice little place multi grain gluten free menu local favorite friendly service interesting menu main line regulars weekday yum
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They never disappoint. All the expected choices on the menu. The bacon is always perfect. Perfect neighborhood place.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kavanaughfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to EmJ's for the first time for breakfast and was amazed by this cozy place. My daughter had the sweet potato scramble and I had an omelette that was cooked perfectly. You can tell that everything is made to order and truly delicious. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kris W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

their pancakes and other gluten free things are awesome and they have a really nice menu and kitchen!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sophialuvstotravell
Reviewed December 15, 2018

A nice diner. Friendly staff and a good lunch service. The salads were fresh and tasty and service was quick..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank uktravailer
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Never had a bad meal. Breakfast sandwich is a favorite for my children. Potatoes are seasoned and good. Great, friendly service!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 532randyr
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Wide variety of menu items. Service was quick and friendly. Food was well prepared. Portions were generous. Great place for delicious breakfast.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kim W
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Pros: Good food variety—not just a burger place Lots of gluten free options Located next to my mechanic—i can meet friends for lunch or breakfast during servicing There is one separate room for a large group or private party—but it is hard to have a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to skip the hotel breakfast, finish some work and meet the town. Nice to see neighborhood regulars come and go. Enjoyed the crab cake Benedict! Good coffee. Very comfortable and homely.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RaMond T
Reviewed June 17, 2018

My wife and I ate breakfast at this popular local Berwyn restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed it! Service was spot on, while crowded the tables moved fast, I enjoyed their tasty Belgian waffle with real Maple Syrup and my wife loved the Eggs Benedict she ordered....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LancasterTraveler
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

The food is good, but not great and certainly not for how it is priced. Interesting menu options. Service was very good.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Richard B
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