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EmJ's Cafe

814 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1709
+1 610-644-8275
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (9 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“scrapple” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
814 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1709
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

My husband and I were visiting family and stopped here; it's a very small restaurant that packs a powerful punch. The menu is incredible with MANY gluten-free options! I had eggs, turkey sausage, toast, juice, and a side of fresh fruit. My husband had a...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went for Sunday breakfast. So did a whole of other people. That's always a good sign of what you're waiting for. Took a little while to get seated at 10am but it was worth the wait. Perfectly cooked eggs, mine, over easy...her's, poached. Lots of...More

Thank afrequentdiner
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This has been our "go to" spot for breakfast or lunch with friends. Service is cheerful and friendly; food is beautifully prepared and always tasty. I'd never pass up an opportunity to eat at EmJ's!

Thank K S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

While visiting the KOP area we decided to Yelp the best breakfast in the area. EmJ;s has a private parking lot and easy access. Service and food were fantastic. People so friendly and eager to help. Every member of our party loved their pancakes, omelets,...More

Thank ScottieLover66
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Excellent array of options/sections for breakfast. Staff is very friendly and casual. Prices are reasonable. Their take-out was very seamless and easy as well. We'll definitely come back here next time we're in town.

Thank Knave
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My wife and I brought our granddaughter to EMJ'S last Sunday for breakfast. We have taken our family, as well, several times during the past year and will be going here again this Sunday, Mother's Day. This restaurant which is owned and operated by John...More

Thank nolan2649
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a good breakfast, close to Valley Forge and we certainly found it at EmJs. It's casual, the food is wonderful, service quick and friendly. We had salmon Florentine eggs Benedict and Almond Joy pancakes. Our server was Courtney and she was...More

Thank JoAnn V
Reviewed 21 March 2017

You can count on EmJ's to provide a good breakfast and a friendly atmosphere. They offer your basic breakfast staples and there are several specials every day. Prices are perhaps a bit on the high-moderate side, and it sometimes gets crowded on the weekend, but...More

Thank TEChace
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This has become our week day spot for friends wanting to linger over breakfast without the feeling we are holding up the waitress or the table! I have also eaten here with a large group in the private room. Always find breakfast to be very...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Food quality always top notch at family prices. Had the omelette with scrapple and the potatoes were unique and flavorful. The potatoes are their specialty but don't ask for the recipe! They feature to specialty organic coffee's with unlimited refills.

Thank John S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312-1709
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Berwyn
  • Phone Number: +1 610-644-8275
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Em J's cafe is an independent, family-owned restaurant owned and operated by Emily and John Smith since May, 2011. We feature fresh homemade, made to order food, that caters to a variety of tastes, served in a clean environment. We have a great, hard working staff of people ready to welcome you to our cafe. In addition to John and Emily, you may also run into any of their five children, Christina, Adriana, Hunter, Charlie, and Carmen. So stop by and be a part of their extended food-loving family!
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