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Yvonne's Cafe

54 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1546
+1 732-775-9004
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Ranked #4 of 16 Restaurants in Ocean Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Eastern European, 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
Asbury Park, New Jersey
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Yvonne's Cafe is nestled in the heart of historic Victorian Ocean Grove; guests are welcomed by door-side fire lanterns, once inside one is easily transported to a London style cafe. While they offer a truly heart oversized American daytime menu with all the comforts of the American south; be dinner menu takes you on a trip around the world; it's... More 

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Brick Township, New Jersey, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Awesome food, wait staff was professional, courteous and knowledgeable. We sat outside on a beautiful summer evening and watched the world go by as we enjoyed the best food in Ocean Grove. The food is fresh and delicious!!

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled that you noticed all of the effort we put into creating unique and creative specials. At Yvonne's we take our cuisine to the next level. We only use the freshest all natural ingredients, and we never ever pre-cook or leave anything in a steam table... More 

Interlaken, New Jersey, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We recently visited Yvonne's for dinner after purchasing a coupon on Amazon Local. We had previously been there for breakfast and enjoyed the delicious and over-sized breakfast entrees. We were not disappointed with our dinners - they were fabulous. My husband had the beef wellington and I had a special for the evening - coconut encrusted tilapia with pineapple salsa.... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are so happy that you enjoyed dinner with us, also that you noticed we offer an all American comfort breakfast, "over-sized" everything and the best ground coffee in OG. In the evening we transform our cozy dining room into an intimate atmosphere that makes one feel... More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went here a couple of weeks ago for a little getaway. We chose to eat here because all the reviews we had read seemed pretty good. I have had better food for cheaper. It was not horrible but I think for the price it could have been better. The service was not that great either. We had to ask... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are sorry that your experience was excellent. Would you be willing to please contact us at YvonnesCafe@aol.com (Subject-Trip Advisor) we would like to get a little more detailed feedback and offer our apologies that this was not handled while you were still with us. Sincerely, Yvonne's More 

Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

It's A Wonderful Life is a timeless movie that comes to life in the town of Ocean Grown and Yvonne's Cafe' just adds to that warm, cozy and caring feeling. The menu is varied - the service is attentive without being intrusive, and the dishes are obviously made with thought and love. Last time we had the cioppino and the... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, It has been our pleasure getting to know you and your many guests that you have brought back to dine with us at Yvonne's. Just last week another guest came in and ordered something that we were offering as a special on your last visit, because they read about it in your review. We are always exited when... More 

Cinnaminson, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We had lunch at Yvonnes and enjoyed it so much we went again the next day. Their soup is very good and the sandwiches are large. they also have interesting specials.

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

Dear Reviewer, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review we really appreciate it. Thanks for your kind words and for noticing our cozy charm. Our daily specials are unique and creative made from only the freshest ingredients; we look forward to you coming back and trying out whats new every week; also we invite you to try... More 

Unadilla
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We had an superb dinner ay Yvonne's. Starting with an excellent salad with grilled shrimps and scallops. We each had a different type of deliciously prepared stuffed fish: We have never had better. Then a tempting desert menu. We will definitely return to Yvonne's on our next trip to the shore.

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

Dear reviewer, Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your experience at Yvonne's. "Fine dining in a Cafe setting." Yes indeed and thank you for noticing. All over Europe some of the most amazing culinary creations are made in Cafe's; in the United States many people equate the word Cafe with Diner, which is unfortunate, but you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I want to start off by saying my husband and i were not to thrilled.. We had dined in another restaurant the night before and we were greatly disappointed.. BUT NOT AT Yonnes's Cafe... It was just wonderful. The ambience was just perfect and music was great. Our waiter Harvey was Fantastic make sure to request him.. but i am... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and leave us your feedback. you said, " I loved this place. I felt like a pirate that just found gold." well arrrrr'nt you just the kindest. We loved having you as our guests and look forward to your return. Happy Holidays Yvonne's More 

Oranjestad, Aruba
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

A great dinner last night at this very cozy spot in OG. The food was fresh ,fabulous and bountiful. Our waiter was more than attentive just at the right pace and extremely insightful and helpful in making great choices for our delicious meal. If you miss this restaurant you will be missing a place in food heaven.

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and leave us your feedback. You said, "The food was fresh ,fabulous and bountiful." We are so pleased that you thought so and that your experience with us was "Not to be missed" We look forward to you coming back again and trying our always unique... More 

Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Yvonne's Café has changed their menu over the past year and dinner choices are varied and sound wonderful. I recently had breakfast with our family and the food was adequate. Unfortunately, the tables are very close together and small in size, making it difficult for the server and the table was quite crowded. I should note it was a bust... More 

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

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback with us. We apologize that our dining room is small yet intimate. We are of course located in a historic building that is over 100 years old; due to historical society restrictions there is little that can be done to change the setting. We invite you back for... More 

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Additional Information about Yvonne's Cafe

Address: 54 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1546
Phone Number: +1 732-775-9004
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean Grove
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Eastern European, Eclectic

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