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The Starving Artist

47 Olin St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1657
+1 732-988-1007
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 Olin St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1657
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a casual cafe open for lunch and breakfast. There are inside and outside seating options. We ate outside because it was a nice day. It is a popular place in the heart of Ocean Grove. Wonderful funky vibe. Delicious fries. My burger was...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was average but the wait staff super friendly. Very popular with locals. I had pancakes with cranberries and walnuts - tasted good. I asked for yogurt on the side but they had none. Coffee was adequate. Could see why it is popular -...More

Thank catsaresmarter
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

They handled a large group very well. Food was delicious. Got to sit outside, which was nice. Friendly service and great breakfast special.. great place for breakfast and lunch in OG.

Thank Das4545
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a small, intimate, place to get breakfast or lunch. In the summer, there are tables outside on the porch as well, with large windows overlooking a very well maintained garden. The tables are covered in papers and drawing with the provided crayons is...More

2  Thank Njmamma
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Had breakfast here last Sunday. Even though the place was pretty full there was a table available for the four of us and we were seated as soon as we arrived. Friendly waitress brought our coffee and juice within a very few short minutes. I...More

Thank paulinek
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Always love to bike ride here from Belmar for a tasty breakfast! Good food and good prices with lots of choices to choose from and delight in.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Myself and two friends dined here for lunch yesterday (my second visit). We were seated at our table with minimal wait. Staff were attentive and friendly. All three of us had salads. Mine was grilled chicken over mixed greens with sliced pear, walnuts and walnut...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Based on the recommendations of others, we stopped in this local eatery for breakfast. Greeted quickly with a smile and seated right away. Although tempted to try the "breakfast pizza'. I opted for the "Jersey hash" and eggs. "Jersey hash" has pork roll instead of...More

Thank jjflan
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We went here kind of by accident as the first place we wanted to go was closed for the next 2 weeks, but that's ok. Saint location in Ocean Grove a few blocks from the beach and near the Great Auditorium. Beautiful area! We got...More

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 4 March 2017

and what a pizza it is!!! Flat bread topped with peppers, onions, tomatoes, bacon, scrambled eggs and cheese. A great way to start your day. Service was great and atmosphere was funky. This is a not to be missed place.

Thank SydneyS786
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Leslie M
Can you bring wine
2 August 2016|
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Response from Bee J | Reviewed this property |
I've seen people bring wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Olin St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1657
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 732-988-1007
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