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The Starving Artist

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47 Olin Street, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
732-988-1007
Today
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Families with children

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great lunch

Great lunch has the mushroom & rice soup & a salad ( enough for 2) came here when we originally were going to Yvonne's, which burned down a week prior ! :(

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
jank1959
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Bayville, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bayville, New Jersey
Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great lunch has the mushroom & rice soup & a salad ( enough for 2) came here when we originally were going to Yvonne's, which burned down a week prior ! :(

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Secaucus NJ
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

i cant say enough about Starving Artist. The food is fresh, delicious and reasonably priced. Service is great - everyone is very friendly - in the warm weather they have a little outdoor area that is actually covered by a roof - sometimes the wait is a little long but well well worth it.

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We ordered poached eggs, the virtuoso which is egg salad and tunafish salad, banana walnut pancakes, and a western omelette. The food was very good. Decaf was also very good. Nice server.

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Ocean Grove, N. J.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

As I live here in Ocean Grove, we frequent the Starving Artist very often..at least once a week.. We have meetings there for the Shore Action League, meet for a weekly breakfast with friends, and when the weather is warm love eating outside in the gardens... I also enjoy the yearly shows that are put on in the garden....they are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We went for breakfast and the food was excellent. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere was cozy.

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Morristown, New Jersey, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I've come here for breakfast and lunch and each time have been happy with my food. The staff is busy but not dismissive and the food is great.

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NYC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

There is a separate restaurant, inside and also an outside dining area. The lines can be long in the summertime, but the wraps and food is good, hearty and healthy.

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Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food is consistently good and the service is spectacular. The owners are always present, are very friendly and clearly care about what they do and offer. In addition, they are extremely community conscious giving back in ways that are seldom seen any longer.

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Howell, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

right out of the pancake and onto my sister's face. She just received her plate, stuck her fork into the pancake and this happened. She didn't mind though, and wiped away the juice and chowed on the pancakes. So, the food is ok, and that's better than the service. I had a wrap, which had no appeal. And we waited... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We go here whenever we visit Ocean Grove from Northern Virginia. The pancakes are the best! We get there after traveling over 4 hours and it is a very nice way to relax for the weekend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 Olin Street, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: 732-988-1007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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