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Through the Looking Glass Cafe

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111 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2023
+1 570-325-8770
08:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 08:00 - 17:00
Tue 08:00 - 21:00
Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice spot for lunch or dinner. Small, intimate dining room. Eclectic collection of whimsical ceramics and books. Good food, nice staff. You can sit and relax for along time, watching the world go by. They even have live music from time to time (great piano player). Give it a try, you will love it.

Thank Douglas Z
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Cute little place. Food is expensive, $9 for a breakfast bagel sandwich but it was good. Good French press coffee but the whole bottom of our cups were filled with coffee grinds. One of the only good breakfast places in town.

Thank natalie g
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Unique cafe in the heart of Jim Thorpe, PA. The beautiful decorations and ambiance take you away from your everyday life. Filled with tea pots and other Alice In Wonderland decor, you can't help but feel like a child again. It's currently the off season in the Pocono Mountains so the staff was limited, but it wasn't short of a... More 

Thank Jkj1078
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were very pleasantly surprised how good the food was! The server was awesome as well. It was a quiet night there which may have helped.

Thank SteveG13
Clifton, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

My girlfriend and I stopped in after visiting the bookstore. We had a lovely time and enjoyed everything about this little gem. It was a great time and the service was wonderful. This is somewhere that we will visit again.

Thank zip718
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Don't go for amazing cuisine or service, but if you need some good laughs and want a funky scene- this is your place. It's quite amusing - byob it helps!

Thank Zoe M
Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

On our trips to Jim Thorpe we always revisit. Great clothing and accessories, always something different. They are very friendly and helpful.

Thank AndyandMoe
New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband and I had dinner here last night. Unfortunately it was a bad experience. It was way to warm in the dining area and the chairs were extremely uncomfortable. I ordered the crab cakes and they were ok but my husband ordered a steak and it was tough and tasteless. In the end he just couldn't eat it. Will... More 

Thank Yvette L
Cheswick, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Quaint place to eat, but don't eat here if you are looking for fast food. Not that we had to wait long for our meal. It's just that the food was quality made. And we were not rushed either. The pumpkin soup was delicious and seasonally appropriate. The salads and sandwiches fresh and unique. Desserts are homemade.

Thank Frank M
Wilmington, Delaware
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had lunch at "Through the Looking Glass Café. I had the pumpkin soup served in a pumpkin....So cute and good! My husband had the crab soup very good as well. The bread served with the soup was delicious! Would we go back????? YES!

Thank Joan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Jim Thorpe
  • Phone Number: +1 570-325-8770

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