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Through the Looking Glass Cafe

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111 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by here today after walking past it many times. It's been very crowded, but while we ate, we were the only diners. We sat outside so we could people watch while eating. The waitress was very friendly, and they have decent menu options. I had a bacon cheeseburger, my girlfriend had the fully loaded cheddar biscuit. Both were... More 

Thank Jeff L
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying at the DeFeo Manor B&B, we had a lot of opportunity to watch diners at the restaurant. It was especially busy during breakfast and dinner. We decided to try it for lunch before we finished our visit. The inside was very quirky and interesting- decorated to go along with the Alice in Wonderland theme. There were even card... More 

Thank Kristin V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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150 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to eat somewhere in Jim Thorpe. I saw this place up the street from the noisy downtown. The place has many trinkets on display from Alice in Wonderland, but the restaurant was very cluttered in floor space. Otherwise, the food was good and staff was friendly.

Thank JohnBCowgill
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small, very quaint restaurant and the prices were reasonable. I had a delicious steak and my wife had salmon which she said was OK but not great. The service was good although there were only a few customers at the time we were there. Give it a try!

Thank LoveReignOerMe
Brick Township, New Jersey, United States
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was okay but not special. It took a long time for the order to be taken and even longer to get food. There was only one waitress, so maybe she was overwhelmed. The food was hot at least.

Thank Stanley Z
Hinckley, Ohio
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Just what we were looking for at the time...charming, quaint, personal. In an old restore house. Food was fantastic, waitress superb. Parking was a challenge. Only drawback was the time it took to receive our order ...almost thirty minutes ...and there were only two other tables in use. The food and upbeat waitress made it worth the wait.

Thank Stephen D
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

A good friend came to town and we went out for lunch. I had a chicken salad and enjoyed it as usual. My friend got the Eggs Benedict and she said it was the best she has ever had. She is very picky about this particular dish and was very impressed with the sauce.

Thank Jennifer D
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The decor was relaxed and fun with lots of teapots decorating shelves and sideboard. The menu is fairly extensive and it all sounds interesting. The homemade focaccia chicken sandwich with veggies was large and tasty. The pizza had a very thick breadlike but delicious crust with lots of cheese and veggies. There were too few waitstaff and I'm fairly sure... More 

Thank Louise S
Easton, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a cute little place. We had breakfast. The meal was good. Service was good, personable staff. Had live music. Had fresh homemade breads and sweets. Price was very reasonable.

Thank mkem2013
Bangor, PA
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I don't normally write reviews but this place was so bad I felt I had to warn others who might go there. We went here for dinner and not long after we were seated we started to get the feeling that the people running this place were clueless. We both ordered steak and when our waiter returned to tell us... More 

Thank jesox50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Jim Thorpe
  • Phone Number: 570-325-8770

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