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US$5 - US$25
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American, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 25 October 2021

...but that's because I knew this little coffee shop/diner when it was Who's on Third. That place had a bustling sense about it. Now there's no bustle or charm, it's just a room with tables. I was hoping for soup. No soup. But the menu...was nice; it even had a lobster roll, which I did not have. I ordered a burger medium rare; it was fine. The french fries were fine. The boy serving was fine. It's a little shop, what charm could it have? It could have had more. There wasn't a crowd, the way there used to be. Come on, Spring Lake. It doesn't take much. I missed the bustle. Also no counter. Just not as much fun as it used to be. Sorry. I'll go somewhere else next time.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 August 2021

I have been going to Spring Lake for years and always eat breakfast at a different restaurant but wanted to give this a try since it always seems crowded and popular. Probably would not go back. First, For a "coffee house" we thought the coffee...was terrible. Like really terrible. Super strong like mud and had to keep adding milk to make it drinkable. When you add lots of cold milk to coffee you end up with cold coffee. Ordered avocado toast and an omelette which were good but not great. Actually thought the omelette portion was rather small compared to other breakfast places. Lastly, the server may have been new so I can excuse the terrible service. Very slow and not really on the ball. The place was not crowded at all. I don't know if it was just a bad day but not worth trying again.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 24 March 2021

When I have walked the boardwalk and taken in the town, I always stop at ...wait, did you take the "Who's" out of your name? Anyway, here! I usually get a grilled cheese sandwich and some soup, oh, sometimes a burger. It's always good, the...service is friendly, lots of local people and a sense that everyone knows everyone else (even me!) - I'm so glad this place is still here and taking covid seriously. This is a charming, friendly place with comfortable food and reminiscent of the diners I went to as a kid. I look forward to being back next month. Don't go anywhere!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 23 September 2020 via mobile

First of all NJ is now allowing indoor dining, they made us eat on sidewalk. Tables were moving back and forth , not balanced. We had to order food outside , pay by credit card only and they wouldn’t let anyone use the bathrooms. Was...not an enjoyable experience for my first time. I would not go back there again, I had a Cobb salad with chicken, which chicken was dry and hard to chew, rest of salad was ok. The server was nice but never asked if we wanted our drinks refilled and the more I thought about it I gave him a 25% tip, for what? So as mentioned I would not go back again .More

Date of visit: September 2020
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HC78752, Owner at On Third Cafe and Coffee Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2020

Gail - thank you for giving us the opportunity to further explain what we are doing to keep customers like you and our staff safe during this pandemic. We have changed the way we operate in accordance with both CDC and local protocols. We recognize...More

Reviewed 26 August 2020

I had a latte here several times in August 2020. The cafe has adequate COVID19 safety procedures. I prefer the small tables set up on Third Avenue to the main outdoor seating area. Service is good.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 23 August 2020

Curbside pickup with tables provided in the street to eat. Sunday is the biggest out for Breakfast day and the didn't sweep up the parking lot we ate at. They didn't provide any garbage cans to put our take out garbage just the public can...on the street that was over flowing. Our burnt coffee came AFTER the brown bag of food. I wasn't expecting a paper bag with aluminum trays and cheap flimsy plastic utensils. We could have wen't to McDonald's for the same experience. Please make an effort.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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HC78752, Owner at On Third Cafe and Coffee Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2020

Dear Foodie G - We have take away containers to keep you and our staff safe during the pandemic. We have several garbage containers available for disposal (not sure how it was missed). We are the busiest restaurant in the area and we do apologize...More

Reviewed 19 August 2020 via mobile

We ate breakfast here. The coffee was delicious. I was craving a good cup. We got the omelets I got the Western and my sister got the Cheese. They were very good. I am sure it would have been better if we weren’t in the...middle of Covid. I didn’t like the potatoes they were overdone.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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lorrainec122, Marketing at On Third Cafe and Coffee Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review our cafe. We love to hear from our customers and hope as well that this pandemic is over soon. We are glad you like the omelettes and loved our coffee. We locally roast all our coffees and...More

Reviewed 29 October 2019

friendly staff, good food, nice atmosphere We had breakfast here twice and really enjoyed it Apparently they are also open later in the day but we just had breakfast

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 September 2019

Visiting Spring Lake on a rainy day, great spot for lunch. Friendly service. Rey crowded with locals, always a good sign.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 23 August 2019

We were visiting Spring Lake for the day and stopped by this restaurant for lunch. It was a busy Sunday, but we were seated within 10 minutes and service was top-drawer. We ordered sandwiches -- roast beef with cheddar on a hard roll and house-roasted...turkey on gluten-free bread. The sandwiches were EXCELLENT. We will be back.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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On Third Cafe and Coffee Company is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5