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Yvonne's Cafe - CLOSED

54 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1546
+1 732-775-9004
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Oct 17, 2016
“Yvonne's reopened & better than ever”
Jun 8, 2015
“Sadly there was a fire”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
American, Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, International, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
54 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1546
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141 - 150 of 223 reviews

Reviewed October 3, 2013

We have been patrons of this restaurant for almost 20 years. The owners have changed and the entire atmosphere improved dramatically.It is a great place to meet and greet friends, dine with family, eat solo or get great take-out. Breakfast is always the best. Wednesday...More

Thank Sara H
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2013

Dear reviewer, It's great to hear that you have been coming to this restaurant throughout the years as its changed owners and businesses. It brings a smile to our face that you enjoyed the food in the mornings and we can't wait to see you...More

Reviewed October 3, 2013

Have eaten there a number of times. Great food. Get the Chicken Marsala on wed pasta night. Thanks Max! (my waiter) Great service tooMore

Thank JEFF G
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2013

Dear Reviewer, Pasta night is one of our favorite nights too! Everyone gets to sit and enjoy some of the best food out there (pasta!) and for a great price. We are pleased that when you are around you visit us, and we can't wait...More

Reviewed October 3, 2013

I recently started to travel to Ocean Grove....right on Main Street is a wonderful NY West Village type Bistro...always friendly wait staff "Cheryl and "Max" make you feel like a welcome regular whenever you arrive....the owners are just as friendly.....and to say the least the...More

Thank DiamondlovesCheryl
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2013

Dear Reviewer, We are extremely glad to have you and your pet join us for breakfast whenever you're in the area, and will make sure they have all the cool water and little snacks they desire! They're part of our family if they're part of...More

Reviewed October 1, 2013

If you are ever looking for a wonderful meal in the Ocean Grove area, be sure to go to Yvonne's Café. Max, our server, was very attentive and a pleasure to be served by. The salads are amazing and the cheesesteak is to die for....More

Thank Cindy S
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2013

Dear reviewer, All the staff working that night remembers how incredibly sweet you and your father were while dining with us. We try and bring every diner into the family for the time they're here. We are glad you recognized and stated that the food...More

Reviewed September 25, 2013

Our daughter was married in NJ September 2013 and most of us stayed at the Inn at Ocean Grove or other B&B's in Ocean Grove. We were responsible for the evening before wedding day and decided to hold a catered BBQ at the B&B. The...More

Thank Kenn V
Reviewed September 24, 2013

If you want a great meal, reasonablly priced at a friendly restaurant Yvonne's Cafe is the place you've been looking for. Enjoyed their Salmon Dish that was cooked to perfection. Just a "Thank You" to Max our server.More

1  Thank Marie P
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2013

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your flattering review! We take pride in trying to make all customers feel like part of the family, and if they can enjoy a great meal at a price they feel is reasonable then we're happy both ends are satisfied....More

Reviewed September 22, 2013

I find the food at Yvonne's to be very good but go only when you are not in a hurry. I have been there a number of times and the service is always very slow - even when the place is not really busy. Sometimes...More

Thank Mary S
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2013

Dear Reviewer, Welcome to Trip Advisor! I see that this is your very first review. Could you please give some specific examples of what, "Slow" or "poor" service constitute? Our menu clearly indicates that all of our food is made fresh to order. For example...More

Reviewed September 16, 2013

I have tried all the places in Ocean Grove except Seagrass and the Bistro at the Majestic and Yvonne's tops them all!!! Coffee at Barbaric Bean was awful despite reviews and homemade scone tasteless. That is how we discovered Yvonne's went there after Bridgefest for...More

1  Thank Susan S
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2013

Dear reviewer, Thank you kindly for your recognition of our passion for food and service. We use local New Jersey farms for our produce and hand pick pour seafood. Our award winning executive Chef Oleg creates innovative and brilliant dishes. We are proud that our...More

Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

One of a handful of places to eat a meal in this amazing quaint Vivtorian town. Prople lovely. . My Thai salad was ok. The grilled chicken breast was rather thin and the sesame dressing tasted like it became out of a bottle. service was...More

Thank SayCheese
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2013

Dear reviewer, Thanks for taking the time to write about your experience at our cafe. I invite you to come to Yvonne's in the evening and order one of our oversized delicious dinner salads. All of our salad dressings are homemade, I suggest the always...More

Reviewed September 13, 2013

Let me first start by saying that I have read some of the reviews that had some complaints about service or so-so food. Believe me they do not know what good food is. In the last 2 months, we have eaten there for either breakfast,lunch,dinner,just...More

Thank Janet A
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2013

Dear reviewer, Thanks for your generous recognition of both the quality of food and service that we pride ourselves on achieving, but also for highlighting that we provide the full hospitality experience with excellence. Our staff work family and as a team with our chief...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$15 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1546
    (Pilgrim Pathway)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 732-775-9004
  • E-mail
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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