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The Starving Artist

47 Olin St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1657
+1 732-988-1007
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (27 reviews)
“omelette” (14 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
47 Olin St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1657
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great café serving great breakfast. White paper on the tables and crayons so you can make your own "art" while waiting to be served.A very nice place in the very nice Ocean Grove, New Jersey.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jeajac2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've heard wonderful things about this restaurant. Maybe a bad day for them. We've been coming to Ocean Grove for years. I sent back the blueberry pancakes because either the blueberries had turned or they weren't real, no idea. They graciously replaced that dish with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gary G
Reviewed December 16, 2018

While in the area, we tried this location. Arriving at 1p. on a weekend day, we had a brief wait of approx. 10 minutes. SOOOO WORTH THE WAIT! Cozy dining area with wonderful staff made the entire exp. really wonderful. The food was fresh and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jerseybob175
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Breakfast and Lunch has always been great. Friendly service. LOOK FOR THE ICECREAM SHOP in the back :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JerseyGirlTravel2
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We took advantage of the lovely sunny day and drove to Ocean Grove. We've eaten at restaurants on the main street, and this time we made our way to Olin Street for lunch at The Starving Artist. We were greeted promptly, given menus and seated...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 36artf
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Family reunion lunch...easy location and within walking distance of any spot in Ocean Grove. Good, not great, food. A shared table with a woman with pressured speech. This is NJ after all.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PeterERork
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Since our B&B had mediocre breakfast tried this place - good food, fun atmosphere, and owner was contributing to Ocean Grove beautification. We will go back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank antonia245
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in and had a great breakfast that included wonderful crab cakes. Everything was fresh and the service was exceptional. We will make the Starving Artist our stop when in the area.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank X1527SCwilliamm
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Great place nestled on Olin. Hard to decide which delicious breakfast to order—omelets are consistently great—spinach and feta my favorite, while ham and cheddar ranks #1 for my guy. Pancakes—a definite winner. And the coffee flows freely. A perfect place for a leisurely breakfast—not for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paradise623830
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Stopped in here for a little lunch and simply loved the Garden and the Food. There is an indoor restaurant, but the day was so beautiful we just had to sit out in the garden. The Salads were large and delish. I was told the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Olin St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1657
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 732-988-1007
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