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Nagle's Apothecary Cafe

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43 Main Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
(732) 776-9797
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband had an ice cream cone and I had some of it too. We waited for a short time on a line and we were lucky because many times when when we walked by the line was very long. The ice cream was good as was the service. They have a system and it works! The inside of Nagels... More 

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Thank Karen S
Hyde Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch and 3 dinners at Nagles as well as 3 nights of ice cream cones. I had the meat loaf one night and had enough for 2 of us to have for lunch the next day. The food is good and prices reasonable. And the Maine blueberry ice creah is good!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of food, but kitchen was filthy. Good prices, taste good, central location, if you eat ice cream you can sit out front, but no other food allowed. They do have very limited seating. Not pleased, waiting time was 3/4 hour.

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Thank Miriam T
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food on dinner menu. Lots of it, delicious, fair prices. Breakfast is good - except for the home fries (never had anyone drowned them in paprika before so we wasted a lot of money there) - but the quantity is great. Delicious homemade vanilla cokes. Outdoor seating. Cute inside. Yummy ice cream. Huge brownie sundaes. Only open until 9... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always crowded, especially for the outdoor seating under a large awning. Good burgers and ice cream for the price

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Thank Bill S
Westfield, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nagle's is the only reasonably priced place in Ocean Grove. Mostly an ice cream place but serves sandwiches which are not large but decent and in the 6.50 price range Not much left in the way of cafes and restaurants so Nagles is it. Has outside tables and is dog friendly

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Thank Richard S
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There comes a time on a hot summer day, when leaving the beach for a ice cream. This is the place to head for. There are tables and chairs, so you can sit. If you feel the need to eat actual food you can get a sandwich. What a nice corner spot. Take a break. Serge a little. Take the... More 

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Thank ChrisDCarlson
Wayne, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited nearly 45 minutes when told it would be 20, wish they were more accurate with their estimates. It could have been a mistake, but it seemed like they just wanted our business. The buffalo wings were ridiculously tiny and some still had feathers, yes, FEATHERS on them! The hamburger was the smallest hamburger we had ever seen and it... More 

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Thank 777Belle
Bergenfield, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an in door, out door cafe two windows outside one to order and the other to pick up, a good variety of flavors. There are some chairs and tables on the sidewalk under a tree and umbrellas. This is a good place to cool off after (or during ) a day at the beach. The ice cream is... More 

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Thank Alfred C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious ice cream...friendly staff, nice atmosphere . So many flavors to choose from. A definite stop if your in ocean grove

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Main Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: (732) 776-9797

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?