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40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238-1688
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 am
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Schenectady, New York
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's quirky and delicious. Love those kind of cafes with old wood floors in very old New England buildings. I had a beet salad with plenty of goat cheese, greens, and almonds that were toasted with something yummy on them. The dressing is lemon vinaigrette. Magnifique! Loved my unusual brand of sparkling lemonade in a can. They have all kinds... More 

Thank Gemz_12
Lee, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Creative, fresh choices, fun menu and great coffee. Very busy, wouldn't recommend if you are in a hurry. A little pricey, but top quality ingredients.

Thank Joanne S
New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best lunch place we have ever been to. Healthy food, an atmosphere that is both light and airy, and outstanding coffee.

Thank travelerO2374VD
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Starving Artist cafe for breakfast once or twice a summer. The food is freshly prepared and the coffee/tea selection is good. Although the prices are a bit high, the quality makes up for it. If you go, be sure to try a dessert crepe ! They are awesome. And while there, take a look at the wide... More 

Thank Edward and Kare... L
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a nice selection of food. We were there for breakfast and ordered blueberry-mango crepes which were very tasty. You order at the counter then seat yourself. Your food is delivered to you. Coffee refills are either served by wait staff or by yourself. We sat in a room surrounded by art. Overall, pleasant and easy.

Thank mangermanger
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome little pancakes!!!!! Also the creeps are to die for. A must visit for breakfast and lunch I the beautiful town of Lee.

Thank 918gailt
Manchester, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great choice of organic and healthy items. (Also gluten free choices). Don't hesitate to stop in and enjoy a breakfast or lunch and know that you will definitely return again and again..

Thank Katherine S
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a late breakfast on a late Friday morning in July. Thankfully the place was fairly slow, but I imagine it is crazy earlier in the day and on weekends, especially during peak season. Nothing small about the portions. Delicious crepes with a creative selection of varieties. There is an extensive vegetarian selection, but traditional bacon is... More 

Thank DrMikey2
Boston, MA
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We stopped in here for a late breakfast on our way to The Mount in Lenox because it looked interesting—laid back Berkshires meets Brooklyn hipster cool meets SoHo trendy. We ordered at the counter and waited at a table for the food, which took a bit longer than we would expect given the sizable crew mustering about behind the counter.... More 

Thank John_d_boston
Seattle, Washington, United States
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Four of us on a Friday, good food and lots of gluten free options. Coffee was also good. Went back on a Sunday and left-- the line was out the door, and not moving. Perhaps more staff?

Thank Ann E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $13
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 am
7:30 am - 5:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238-1688
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lee
  • Phone Number: 14133945046
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, fresh juices and smoothies 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?