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624 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3832
+1 609-399-3639
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 07:00 - 13:30
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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atlantic city nj
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110 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great breakfast and lunch place. Home made soups. Nicely prepared sandwiches and burgers. Breakfast among the best in the area. Friendly service. Drinks refilled without having to ask.

Thank cranstonsnord
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my daughter's (an my) favorite spots for breakfast & lunch in OCNJ. Wonderful daily specials, gluten free baking on premises.

Thank Nancy R
Barnegat, New Jersey
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134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

My wife and I have eaten in this delightful little cafe every time we visit Ocean City, and I've been remiss in not rating it. We've eaten lunch here every time, and have NEVER been disappointed. The food is fresh, generous in proportions, and not very expensive. The service is also excellent. We just realized that when one orders lunch... More 

Thank Jack K
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64 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Always popular with the locals, Arlene's should be discovered by visitors to Ocean City, NJ. It's located right in the heart of the town's shopping district and offers breakfast,lunch and catering. Arlene's uses the freshest ingredients and makes everything to order. At our recent lunch visit, we enjoyed a bountiful club sandwich, fresh flounder sandwich, tuna crepes and a grilled... More 

Thank Christopher M
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had a pleasant breakfast outside with delicious, food. Arlene's offers variety and creative fresh choices for breakfast or lunch. Hmmm do they do dinner too? The portions are generous and the service is friendly and quick.

Thank Laurie M
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59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This friendly local restaurant offers a variety of breakfast items. They recommend the chipped beef and I admit it was tasty and creamy. My son had eggs and bacon but the bacon was very chewy and not crisp. The service was quick and friendly.

1 Thank Mary S
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We chose to have lunch here on a weekday and were quite happy we did. This eatery on Asbury Avenue exudes a neighborly feel and you can tell it is a regulars hangout. The folks working there were very nice and reminded me of that homey feeling. My Wife had a salad topped by real crab meat which she noted... More 

Thank rastaman4159
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I stopped by for a breakfast, ordered an omelette. Everything was just as expected, typical, just ok, The bill was not right and the cashier didn't understand it. She had to inquirer with someone about it. My husband is a CPA, he knows how to count. We were still short but it wasn't worth the wait to get back another... More 

Thank ang c
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate breakfast this morning at this nice little restaurant in ocean city. It is called arlenes. They had tables outside so we got one of them. Breakfast was good service was great and the price was right. We will definitely return. If your in town I highly recommend this little place on Asbury street.

Thank Peter D
Ringwood, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Arlene's is a great place for anyone to eat breakfast, but it is the only place if you are gluten free or have other food issues. 95% of the battle with food allergies/sensitivities is getting people to "get it", and Arlene's gets it. They have a separate griddle to avoid cross contamination with peanuts because they do have peanut butter... More 

Thank Julia R

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 624 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3832
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-399-3639

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