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Yvonne's Cafe

54 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1546
+1 732-775-9004
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Ranked #3 of 16 Restaurants in Ocean Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood, Eclectic
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Pilgrim Pathway
Description: Come in for a bite to eat, while you sit back and people watch from our prime location on Main Avenue. Located in historic downtown Ocean Grove, Yvonne's Cafe offers unmatched quality, superior service and can't-wait-to-return dining experiences for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Our menu offers award winning creations from our executive chef Oleg Scorpan. Don't forget try our dessert ( winner of the 2012 jersey shore dessert wars )
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English first
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This was a great restaurant that made my dish exactly as I wanted and liked it. My husband's Francoise was also very good. The service was great. It was charming and had outdoor seating that was really nice. I would definitely recommend.

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Roxbury, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We have been in most of the restaurants in Ovean Grove and within walking distance in Asbury Park. The meal we had last weekend was the BEST. Everything that our group had was delicious and "the best we ever had" of certain dishes. The eggplant rollatini, calamari, and gnocchi were especially noteworthy. Previously, the best gnocchi was found in Sicily,... More

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yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, I am so pleased that you have taken the time to write a review and I thank you for your time. Saying that we are, "The best food in Ocean Grove." is certainly a huge honor in a town that offers so many wonderful choices. We do stand out however in that we only offer fresh seafood (never... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Cafe is the wrong name for this restaurant. It was so much better. I had the special, a pork chop, string beans and sweet potato fries. The pork was cooked and juicy, the string beans had just the perfect crunch and the sweet potato fries...heavingly. My friend had the pork Osso Bucco , also of very good quality. Our server,... More

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Just okay. Perhaps it was what I ordered but I found my dish (layered chicken) heavy and bland. We sat oon the sidewalk which was fine but there were a few too many children barking (yes they were barking) to enjoy a peaceful meal. Not sure if it will become a regular destination.

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Hillsdale, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Excellent lunch value and presentation ~ Dine in or out ~ An Ocean Grove Top Pick ~ Very CLEAN including the Restroom! Semper Fi ~ Bob and Nancy Higgins: Hillsdale NJ

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Westfield, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We ordered a variety of meals for dinner but the salads were the best! My son ordered the ribs and said they were delicious! Try the key lime pie!

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Denville, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It was a nice place for lunch, ate outside, everything was good. Nothing to rave about, but I would go back.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Again another great restaurant in Ocean Grove! You can sit outside or inside! Your choice! I love to sit outside and watch the people & pets go by! Good service and have I mentioned great food! Service is mostly good! Lunch or dinner they are open! Try them & you won't be disappointed!

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East Coast
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This establishment offers inside and outside seating; we sat inside. We noticed the TripAdvisor certificate on the wall, so apparantly they take reviews here seriously. Our waitress was pleasant and helped us with our orders, and was knowledgeable of the kitchen's affairs ("we're out of crab for the Crab BLT; the avocados aren't ripe enough for the SanteFe Wrap today").... More

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West Orange, NJ
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I love eating there. Delicious fresh food, excellent, friendly service. Highly recommend!

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