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2285 Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2006
+1 609-967-5776
07:00 - 17:00
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East Rutherford, New Jersey
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

I didn't pick up from here, but my brother in law brought over donuts and coffee cake and oh my god I have never had coffee cake like this. It was unique, fresh and so so so good without being overly sweet. Isabel's will now be my go to Avalon bakery!

Thank formerDiMaria
Ocean City, New Jersey
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Unbelievable sandwiches on great breads (it's a bakery after all) with upscale flair. They have the basics but the use of herbs, pesos, sun dried tomatoes and other additions just makes this place extra special. And you can take out dessert- although you may not have room! This is an order at the counter and sit down to eat place... More 

Thank Shorelvr
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Admittedly, I'm a bit of an ice coffee snob. So when I say they have great coffee, I mean it. One size and a reasonable price plus it's not watered down like some other places around. Give it a try and you won't regret it. I have yet to try one of their delicious looking pastries but if it lives... More 

Thank Pete J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Really made a great vacation morning spot. Enjoyed great coffee and a bagel every morning on the patio while watching Avalon wake up and then carried home fresh baked goods for the family.

Thank Brian M
Stockholm, Sweden
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27 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

I have been living here in U.S. over 2 years, and this was the most delicious bakery-coffee shop that I have found. During a week, I taken my breakfast there before going to the beach, and it was so good that I decided to write a review here. But you need cash to be there, once they do not accept... More 

2 Thank Montenegromf
Ocean City, New Jersey
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

I was looking all over town for someone to help me by delivering donuts to the wonderful Avalon Beach Patrol on Saturday morning of Labor Day weekend and Isabel's came to my rescue. They couldn't have been more accommodating even though they were so short staffed. Isabel's now have my business every year! Thanks.... you are the best-The Fitzpatrick's

2 Thank LuvOCNJ88
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

An average lunch spot in Avalon. I had the crab cake sandwich, which was ok, but not what I was expecting. It was doctored up with a sauce and was more backfin texture than lump crabmeat. It was just ok.

1 Thank Henry R
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Nice place, with air conditioning on a hot day. Take out or eat there (inside or outside). They get a lot of taffic, so it can take a few minutes to get your order, but it is a high quality place.

Thank Harvey S
Avalon, New Jersey
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Outstanding bakery items, wonderful staff, great service, and they open early! The best bakery in town by far.

Thank JJJerry
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

Terrific gourmet sandwiches, lovely pastries, yummy coffee, soups all to go or eat outside or in. We are here almost everyday. Love it!

Thank CEO5555

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2285 Dune Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2006
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 609-967-5776

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?