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Magic Brain Cafe

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31 Perry St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1485
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we are in Cape May this is the only coffee shop my family and I visit. The brewed coffee is always hot and flavorful. The cold coffee drinks are excellent as well. The shop has plenty of seating and has an area with games to play checkers, chess or a variety of other board games. It's a great place... More 

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Thank Soap G
Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

While in Cape May we tried to visit every Coffee House in town. Because of the holidays and season, many were not open. Of the ones we did visit, Magic Brain served the best coffee (by far). We stopped on our way out of town to get one for the road. The atmosphere was quaint and comfortable and the Barista... More 

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Thank Darryl M
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Love! Love! Love this place!! Fantastic coffee and prices are better than the chain crap coffee shops! Friendly and great place to just sit and have coffee! Stop by!

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Thank keb1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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373 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This cafe is cute and quirky, with friendly staff and yummy scones. It has a really local feel, which we enjoyed, and I would recommend this as a place to take a break while exploring the town!

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Thank Calypso007
NYC
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101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Magic Brain is the best coffee place in Cape May. Fresh ground/brewed and so good! They also have scones and iced tea.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Hubby loves his espresso and usually it's hard for him to get a good cup outside of home, since he has a great machine and gets his coffee imported. But he said this coffee was amazing!

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Thank Maria C
Vineland, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

What a great place to grab a delicious snack and a great cup of coffee ! The barista was friendly and accommodating;my five year old can be trying at times and he was so kind and understanding . On the way home my daughter begged me to take her back " to see my friend with yummy smoothies". Magic Brain... More 

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Thank Shawm82
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Our waiter at That's Amore told us that this is where the locals go for coffee. They did not have raw sugar. My husband got an 4 shot Americana and I a cappuccino. We both agreed that it was so bad.

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Thank Christine R
Stephen G, Owner at Magic Brain Cafe, responded to this review

Oh no..So sorry you didn't enjoy your beverages. I wish you would have mentioned it so we could have re-made them. We don't usually get complaints on our specialty beverages so if you would like to mention exactly what was wrong with them we may adjust accordingly! I see you were only here for an overnight trip..should you find yourselves... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

It's easier and faster to brew the coffee yourself. Understaffed and out of stock. Makes me more tired just thinking about it.

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Thank 1969jbb
Stephen G, Owner at Magic Brain Cafe, responded to this review

While every customer is important to the success of a business a discourteous customer is better to find a different establishment to patronize. All four of our employees are being college educated for four different majors: Technology, Homeland Security, Theater/ Arts, Pediatric Neurology. I look forward to watching them all continue to grow and will strongly disagree with your comment... More 

North Wildwood, New Jersey
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121 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This cafe is dripping with quaintness ! We stopped in for iced tea; it's been so hot outside and when asking about purchasing a glass of ice, the very kind man behind the counter said it comes with the bottled tea. The coffee they were making also smelled so good - the entire 35 minutes we were enjoying our tea,... More 

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Thank Robert R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Perry St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1485
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May

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