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Nagle's Apothecary Cafe

43 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1562
+1 732-776-9797
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“ice cream” (155 reviews)
“sundae” (12 reviews)
“drug store” (19 reviews)
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43 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1562
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The oversized omelets are wonderful. I took half home for breakfast the next day. No fresh fruit in the off season. Still great! Love the old apothecary stuff on the shelves.

Thank Laurel M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old fashioned ice cream place that also has good food, The service was also very good. The prices are in the moderate range.

Thank twistypa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in by myself, sat at the counter and felt very comfortable. The waiter was friendly, the restaurant busy & bustling! Food excellent! Want to try the ice cream next visit!

Thank amycatherine74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Nagle's several times a year for 15 years and have always found the food to be good, however you would do well to stick to the main menu. My wife is one to always try the specials and has been...More

Thank johngerraughty
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

When us girls are in town are favorite place for lunch/dinner and late night ice cream walks..wouldnt miss it.

Thank deidre s
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I've ate here 5 times mainly because of convenience and hoping I'd get lucky and finally catch them on a good day. Their ice cream is good, fries are good but that's it. I had their sampler app with chicken wings that were more like...More

Thank townbeef
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Great Food/Ice cream for the price-If you stay in Ocean Grove you must visit Nagle's. I had the Turkey dinner and it was delicious. I loved the ice cream selection.

Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I love this old fashioned coffee shop,eatery. It looks like an old apothecary or old drug pharmacy. It is busy but if you get a table inside, the service is quick.Old faves are available like burgers, sandwiches,and a turkey dinner with mashed potatoes. I like...More

Thank Florence A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It was just a few short years back when we were in the Ocean Grove area, and decided to finally give Nagle's a try. We'd walked past there many times previously, but it was always crowded, which, usually indicates a good establishment. We weren't expecting...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Nagels is an old pharmacy that has since turned into an eatery. It is located in the perfect place, Ocean Grove, NJ where time, values, and beauty have standed still in many ways. The burgers at Nagels are delicious as well as their triple deck...More

Thank Janet12304
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Coming for lunch , anything gluten free/dairy free for a celiac?
4 September 2015|
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Response from asdf159 | Reviewed this property |
They had a fair amount of salads. The menu is huge and they were happy to modify stuff for me. Fruit cup was huge - fruit bowl it should be called. Just ask detailed questions. I'm also allergic to oregano and they served it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1562
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 732-776-9797
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