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Starving Artist Cafe and Creperie

40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238
+1 413-394-5046
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“crepes” (131 reviews)
“salads” (19 reviews)
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7:30 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Crepes and good coffee and tea. While away a lazy afternoon or do a quick in'n'out: you can't go wrong either way. We went on the way to Jacob's Pillow and is definitely worth the stop

Thank cpurdye
Reviewed July 13, 2017

We stopped for lunch before seeing dance performance at nearby Jacob's Pillow. Nice, friendly staff, but the crepes were just so-so. When served they were soggy, so we ate the filling, which was good but not terrific. Good coffee, but just average overall.

Thank Kapidolo
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We come through here every summer and always enjoy great crepes and smoothies. This place is always crowded, and so the service suffers a bit- food isn't always on time or entirely correct, but the servers are always happy and kind and the food is...More

Thank eggbomb
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We drove extra miles to have breakfast at the Starving Artist. The choices, very healthy, are excellent, different and always delicious.

Thank Beverley R
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

After waiting 30 minutes for our two crepes, the waitress told us the kitchen lost our ticket. We reordered our food, but what came out was messy looking and had no taste. The black bean crepe was only 1/4 filled with black beans that had...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch here on our way through Lee and it was great high quality food. Not quite what we were expecting since the panini was in sandwich bread slices and the chicken park crepe is a bit odd, but the flavors were great...More

Thank christie113
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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a great place for breakfast or lunch in the Berkshires give the Starving Artists Cafe a try: the menu is unusual, the food and coffee are very good. Top this off with a wonderful vibe in a quaint space! Service is...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2017

If you like/love crepes, this is a definitely a place to eat. There is so many ones to choose from. Just be aware that place can get packed especially on the weekend.

Thank L Y
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Popular breakfast locale, especially for Sunday brunch time- live music. Plenty of options for the health conscious.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We love going to this place when in the bershires. They have very creative and tasty food. They are very allergy friendly also.

Thank John L
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September 14, 2016|
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Response from Gemz_12 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the answer, since it doesn't pertain to me, however, I noted their commitment to quality food. There may have been a sign regarding nuts, but I don't remember.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lee
  • Phone Number: +1 413-394-5046
  • E-mail
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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