henri’s bar @ Braca Cafe
18 Kennedy and Beach, Sea Isle, NJ 08243
Drinks and spirits that soothe the soul, right by the beach.
From Italian to American, always the very best.
Straight out of the ocean, to the kitchen and onto your plate.
A Sea Isle Legend
henri’s bar @ Braca Café is a Sea Isle legend since 1901
The Braca family has contributed much to Sea Isle. Lou and Madelena Braca settled here in 1901 and began over a century of family owned and operatedbusinesses and legacy. Henri’s Bar @ Braca Café is the original property that was first owned and operated by Lou and Madelena. This property began as a tonsorial parlor, otherwise known as a barbershop. Throughout the years, this property included a grocery store, news agency, and a café, which is the business that has remained to this day.
In 1908, The Braca Café was born and operated by many members of the Braca family. Louis Braca, Angela Braca Dalrymple, Henrietta Braca Gibson and Lena Braca Castaldi were the bartenders, cooks, servers and always happy faces you would meet when you entered Braca family eatery. It was in 1975 however, that Henrietta’s son Kim took over running the Braca Café and is still at the helm today. The Braca Café has been an integral part of Sea Isle and has welcomed guests for generations. So many family events, proposals, and celebrations of all kind have been a part of Braca’s history.
By the Bar
Come and enjoy the history of henri’s bar @ Braca café and the magic of the Jersey Shore. Have a drink and an amazing meal, while the waves sing you a song.
“A Jersey Shore experience like no other. Henri’s is that special place we always visit.”
Dine In or Take Out
Experience the amazing food and drinks in our dinning room, or order some for a night at home. Either way, you will love your experience.