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M.J.'s Coffeehouse at the Allen

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36 E Main St, Annville, PA 17003-1444
+1 717-867-4766
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

While there were a few bumps here and there, most likely due to the business being small, I absolutely enjoyed my time there. The staff were very kind and the food was delicious. The little coffee shop is like no other. Lots of art to look at and an over all fun and creative atmosphere. A must see if you're... More 

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Thank megan d
Hershey, PA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

I first reviewed this establishment five years ago and was quite impressed. I have no idea what happened to make it turn around (poor management?) and become a sad dark cafe with absolutely no customer service. One person in my group ordered the same drink three times and the man behind the counter never got it right and charged her... More 

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Thank Ryan.W
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Made many trips here because my daughter attends Lebanon Valley College. I want to like MJs I do but today, which is a fair representation of the norm .... Smattering of patrons at 12:30 on a weekday; took the staff a looong time to come out from the back to place the orders of three people that had been waiting,... More 

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Thank K2toYou
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

I waited almost 40 minutes for a sandwich. I was not amused. However, their hot chocolate is good and the theater offers a student discount to college students, which is quite nice. Good place to hang out with friends or to go on a no-stress date with someone special. During the school year there are also music nights.

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Thank g33kandchic
Clinton, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

We were visiting Annville for a few days, and decided to visit the wine bar next to M.J.'s. We were just a little hungry, and the people in the bar told us that we could go into M.J.'s and have them bring us something. We did - and they did! We all had the Caprese Panini, and it was delicious.... More 

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Thank Letty U
Annville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Although we have moved to another state, I still remember the great food and atmosphere at MJ's. Our book club (4-6 members) would meet there for lunch and to discuss on monthly book!! We usually spent 1 - 2 hours at the restaurant and the staff never bothered us!!! We loved their soup and salad/sandwich specials!!! Excellent food!!

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Thank Judy A
Annville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

When you step into MJ's you step into what theaters and coffee houses used to be. It is cozy,and the food is always great. From soups to sandwiches to complete dinners. Always fresh. Desserts are to die for! Nice to be able to catch a bite either before or after a movie at the connected Allen Theater. This is always... More 

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Thank Linda L
Annville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

One of our favorites! Thankfully, they have begun offering breakfast too (the only place in Annville). Many activities at this location, including special interest groups (knitting, chess, etc) an open mike and periodic jazz nights too! Food menu does not change often, but all fare is made to order and quite good. Tuesday is 1/2 price on every entree, lunch... More 

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Thank Lee S
Orangeville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2013 via mobile

It's got a good atmosphere and great coffee, the desserts are also good too. Events during the college semester are also fun to attend and participate.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

After we had dinner I wanted dessert, so we decided to check out MJ's...had the banana cake...yum...so good. Lots of local artists had stuff there...great atmosphere..also the girl at the counter was friendly

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 36 E Main St, Annville, PA 17003-1444
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Annville
  • Phone Number: +1 717-867-4766

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