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The Starving Artist

47 Olin Street, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
732-988-1007
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Ranked #6 of 16 restaurants in Ocean Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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BLANDON
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Great place for breakfast! While there is seating inside, if it's nice, sit outside, wonderful atmosphere

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Any season, the asparagus omelette hits the spot! With crisp rye toast and iced tea, I'm ready to go! My fiancée enjoyed the Country omelette with pumpernickel toast, a not-so-common find. The view into the butterfly garden added a bit of whimsy.

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Whenever I'm in the mood for great pancakes I make sure to go to the Starving Artist in Ocean Grove. The bananas and walnuts are fresh and these pancakes melt in your mouth when they come right off the griddle. They close at 3:00pm so I really never got to eat a late lunch or early dinner here, but I... More

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Monroe Township, NJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

After reading some of the reviews, decided to try this place. It's nice that you can sit outside and the staff is very friendly. As for the food - I found it to be ok but not that special.

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Delicious food, an interesting and varied menu, and friendly staff, combined with a great location, make this place very desirable. You can sit inside or outside. Highly recommend. The spinach and mushroom quesadia was wonderful!

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south river,nj
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67 reviews 67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Had breakfast here today for the first time and was quite happy with the food and service. 2 eggs over easy with homefries and toast. Very clean and simple, and was very well done. Eqqs were cooked exactly as I asked and the homefries weren't the least bit greasy. They also make a great cup of coffee. Wait staff was... More

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Oakhurst, New Jersey
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Have been here several times, and it's grown on me. The salads are good, and you can also get breakfast specials at lunchtime. Nice place to stop when strolling around Ocean Grove. It does get busy on the weekends.

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Waldwick, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Great breakfast with lots of options. We eat here every time we are in Ocean Grove and look forward to sitting on their patio this summer.

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Belmar, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I drive a few towns over just for the great atmosphere, people and the FOOD ! ...Staving Artist is a nice change from the same ole' Jersey diner. ....great experience

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We love Starving Artist. Good food, good people, great atmosphere! Super yummy breakfast special! Plus really enjoy the seasonal drinks they had right before Christmas!

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