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Magic Brain Cafe

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31 Perry St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1485
08:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The café is a great place. I spent almost 3 hours there in a really cold day. Tbh, I didn't mind spending this time there instead of walking around the town, since it was a cold day. They have a veriety of coffee and snacks. The price is good, imo. The coffee that Ihad was great, better than the last... More 

Thank Fiúza N
West Cape May, New Jersey
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cute and quaint. The owner is very sweet guy, very friendly and always smiling. They have great coffee and T's, and they have them for purchase also along with snacks . Croissants cookies and Yummy muffins . There are several tables and you will find many locals there before there work shift or on there brake..It is across from... More 

Thank kikki c
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 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 

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 

Thank Darryl M
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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!

Thank keb1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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381 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 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!

Thank Calypso007
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101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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.

1 Thank ygNYC
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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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!

Thank Maria C
Vineland, New Jersey
2 reviews
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 

Thank Shawm82
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8 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.

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?