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Starving Artist Cafe and Creperie

40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238-1688
+1 413-394-5046
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“crepes” (144 reviews)
“panini” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238-1688
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I stopped in on a Sunday morning around 10am with our in laws. The restaurant was clean and had the right amount of seating available. Our group tried different types of crepes and egg n cheese breakfast sandwiches. Overall everyone enjoyed their...More

Thank dmgriss86
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walk around the gallery in the old Lee department store while you wait for your brunch - whether its a fresh crepe, delicious baked goods or an egg sandwich you wont be disappointed. The food is carefully prepared and always fresh. Don't be in a...More

Thank tasha977
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch on a Wednesday. Foyer was filthy as we entered. Floor was dirty once inside, and atmosphere was dull and nonexistent. Nobody greeted us as we looked at a sample menu. Just didn't get a good feeling. At the same time we both...More

Thank chuck384
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The curry sauerkraut, nuts, and apples capped the kale and it was wonderful. Adding the homemade dressing later in this tasting adventure made it seem like another salad entirely—and both adventures were mouthwatering!

Thank Steveinitaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only meant to have coffee, but everything looked and smelled so good that we indulged in delicious crèpes, generously covered in a rich red berry sauce. The coffee was good too, and everything delivered by smiling staff.

Thank Scholar63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was one of the most delicious breakfasts I had. A corner of the restaurant was dedicated to kids with toys, small kitchen etc. which made our life easier. We ordered several different crepes, which were all very delicious.

Thank selcuk9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’m in love, delicious all the way... delicious food, delicious live music and art, clean light place, local fresh food, friendly service, comfortable, spacious, as a place should be, wholesome and warm, we’re just finished eating and are still sitting enjoying the lovely live performance...More

Thank EatingLola
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in the Main Street, you order at the counter then grab a table. We had the pumpkin special with candied walnuts...very nice! The hot apple cider and the mocha peanut butter coffee,which didn’t really melt into the coffee enough to get the flavour fix....More

Thank timntoots
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We had the pesto chicken crepe. Was ok. Also got the pumpkin crepe and it was heavy on the nutmeg with pretty liquidy filling. Wasn’t tasty enough to finish. The onion soup needed salt (surprising). The vibe was nice and the food came out super...More

Thank rphmandy
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I always love going to the Starving Artist Cafe. The menu is extensive and creative, the food good and the selection of gluten free makes ordering easy. Parking on street or nearby lots is never a problem. The wall decorations are always fun and add...More

Thank Clamflat
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15 September 2016|
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Response from Gemz_12 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the answer, since it doesn't pertain to me, however, I noted their commitment to quality food. There may have been a sign regarding nuts, but I don't remember.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 AM
7:30 AM - 5:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238-1688
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lee
  • Phone Number: +1 413-394-5046
  • E-mail
The Starving Artist serves freshly-made sweet and savory crepes, panini sandwiches, soups, salads and baked goods, fair-trade and organic pour-over and drip coffee, organic teas, fresh juices and smoothies and other gourmet foods using quality local and organic ingredients.All of our food is made fresh to order. The menu changes seasonally. Enjoy the free wifi internet, artwork, and comfy couch seating!
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