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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 good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“pancakes” (23 reviews)
“omelette” (17 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 Olin St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1657
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simple food prepared well and served in a comfortable setting by gracious hosts trying to make a living. We stopped in on this rainy Saturday mid-day. The coffee was good, the wraps were tasty and unique, the service was friendly, and the atmosphere was comfortable....More

Thank Antny P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some visits good, some so so, next felt very good. Wonderful family managed, just missed more often. Shall return as hopeful because of managements giving to Ocean Grove activities.

Thank George R
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The Starving Artist consistently serves one of the best breakfast's on the Jersey Shore. The menu has a nice variety of omelets, quiches, muffins, etc.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Hidden in plain site, The Starving Artist was the back door to Days 30 years ago. Days (ice cream) closes for the winter, but The Starving Artist keeps going all winter. And, caters, too. It's great breakfast, brunch, or lunch, friendly and clean. The street...More

Thank medic910
Reviewed 10 September 2017

After hearing many favorable comments about The Starving Artist, we stopped in for a light breakfast and discovered the comments were well founded. We were seated at an outdoor table on a perfect late summer morning, and were quickly attended to by a very pleasant...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went here because there was pretty much no where else to go for breakfast. My friend ordered a stack of stuffed French Toast (cinnamon, walnuts and cream cheese inside). I said I will take the same, but a half stack. The waitress said she...More

1  Thank ninja650gurl
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I decided to go back to this old time establishment housed in a century old structure. Little has changed except I noticed the dinning room had been redecorated. This place is for breakfast and lunch and they do a good business for these.

Thank Fox11354
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Has a good basic breakfast, a little pricey but it's the Shore! Had pancakes with turkey sausage. All was good with the meal. Nice atmosphere inside but was a little noisy. It would be better to sit on the porch but it was a longer...More

Thank Sophia E
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Great place for breakfast and lunch, inside is loud, outside is lovely. Great if you have children. The food is good, with a lot of choices. Too bad it's closed on Wednesday or at 2pm. Probably would be busy anytime since there aren't so many...More

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Good is good, but I don't like the long waits and long lines. Prices a bit high too. If you're going to eat there, nice to eat in the outdoor area.

Thank EMS_usa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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