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Starving Artist Cafe and Creperie

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40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238
413-394-5046
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9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: The Starving Artist serves freshly-made sweet and savory crepes, panini...
The Starving Artist serves freshly-made sweet and savory crepes, panini sandwiches, soups, salads and baked goods, fair-trade and organic pour-over and drip coffee, organic teas and other gourmet foods using quality local and organic ingredients.All of our food is made fresh to order. The menu changes seasonally. Enjoy the free wifi internet, artwork, and comfy couch seating!
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sunday Brunch

My husband & I enjoyed our crepes-husband had green eggs & ham and I had eggs & cheddar cheese & ham. Each was accompanied with a salad. Both were delicious. The environment is informal. Sit wherever, place order at the counter & food is delivered to your table. Music was okay--a little loud for my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
Patricia P
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Albany, New York, United States
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Albany, New York, United States
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

My husband & I enjoyed our crepes-husband had green eggs & ham and I had eggs & cheddar cheese & ham. Each was accompanied with a salad. Both were delicious. The environment is informal. Sit wherever, place order at the counter & food is delivered to your table. Music was okay--a little loud for my liking if we sat in... More 

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nyc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We have eaten here several times, enjoying brunch and the crepes. There is often music, or an art show. This is a fun place to eat, combining culture with food. You get to see the community supporting certain artists, and they are mixed in with tourists. It is really a nice change of pace.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I loved the ambience n the staff was very nice. Crepes were good spec the buckwheat vegetarian crepe. Place is Worth trying once.

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Ashford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We couldn't wait to try out the crepes and when we did we were not disappointed! We both ordered savory crepes with greens on the side. the greens were fresh and lightly dressed. I had a turkey crepe with brie that I thought was amazing. My husband had a ham, apple and cheese crepe. We had no problem cleaning our... More 

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Lee, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I've been here several times. I like their coffee and they have a nice assortment of gluten free baked goods. Unfortunately I find their gluten-free crepe (buckwheat) to be completely disgusting. It's a very strong buckwheat flavor and it's sour-tasting. I love their salads in general but I get a weird vibe from the staff at times and they have... More 

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Boston
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere, very good choice of crepes. And on sundays 11-2 great entertainment. Lookinb for a great breakfast place - this one is as good as they come.

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Markham, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stopped into Starving Artist with my family during a recent trip to the Berkshires and very much enjoyed the savoury crepes we had. Husband had chicken parmigiana crepe, which was nice, but the beet, goat cheese, squash and apple crepe I ordered was absolutely fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Our kids liked their chocolate crepes, but both found the crepes a... More 

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Lenox Dale, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great selection of crepes. However, if you can't handle too much in the realm of sweets, I would avoid the chocolate crepes. Very, very sweet!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My husband and I stopped here for breakfast and it was fantastic. The food was excellent. Gluten free options available, all farm to table, very friendly, great atmosphere. We will definately be back for more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Excellent coffee and food - nice people, nice atmosphere, reasonable prices. I got the Crepedilla - like a quesadilla but in a crepe. Black beans, cheese, avocado, and sour cream. Excellent! We stayed for quite awhile and there was no indication they thought we should move along. Very relaxing and mellow.

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Additional Information about Starving Artist Cafe and Creperie

Address: 40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238
Phone Number: 413-394-5046
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lee
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 13
Cuisine: Creperie, Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lee
  • Phone Number: 413-394-5046

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 13
  • Cuisine: Creperie, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

The Starving Artist serves freshly-made sweet and savory crepes, panini sandwiches, soups, salads and baked goods, fair-trade and organic pour-over and drip coffee, organic teas and other gourmet foods using quality local and organic ingredients.All of our food is made fresh to order. The menu changes seasonally. Enjoy the free wifi internet, artwork, and comfy couch seating!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm

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