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Nagle's Apothecary Cafe

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43 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1562
(732) 776-9797
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

...and eat a grilled cheese sandwich after traipsing through Ocean Grove on a cold but beautiful Sunday afternoon is sometimes all I seek and need. I'm no regular but I know where to go. The staff works hard.

Thank John F
Jackson, NJ
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good...we have eaten at Nagle's many times over years BUT the place has become SO disgustingly filthy, it is more than our stomach can stand, wondering how dirty the kitchen must be, since the place is obviously SO dirty and the bathrooms are beyond GROSS. I mean, there is slimy sludge on the floors, on the hairs,... More 

Thank KatiaOne
North Port, Florida
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch..I ordered their homemade turkey rice soup and a tuna sandwich. The soup was so filling I was unable to eat the sandwich. The soup was thick and delicious. My sister and daughter had bacon cheese burgers and said they were very good. Would definitely come back. Want to try their ice cream.

Thank queenbbe2u2
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always feel like I'm witnessing history since this was a pharmacy back in the day. They still have glass cases with old time apothecary tools and tinctures. I had the Dr. Lenny salad. It was more than I could eat and got to take some back to my B&B. Yum!

Thank jvtwinks
Decatur, Alabama
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eaten here several times and have enjoyed it every time. Had a great chicken dish this time. Good food. Reasonable prices. Great atmosphere, and can always grab some ice cream!

Thank AlabamaTraveler61
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ugh what could I say? This adorable back- in- time place looked so promising and I wanted it to be great, but quiet honestly, it was not. Now let me say, I AM BASING THIS STRICTLY ON THE DISHES WE ORDERED. I ordered a turkey salad--I forget the name of it but it consisted of dried romaine lettuce from a... More 

Thank Sillydee97
Woodland Park, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The blueberry and cream ice cream is the best ever. I love to stop every time I come to Ocean Grove.

Thank trp183
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I expected better service and food. I ordered vegetable quiesades it came with cheese/tomato NO broccoli or carrots (as mentioned in menu) I asked for NO onions.... waiter was not happy that I sent it back, then I get mushrooms and onions... took forever to get our drinks, and then the waiter had the nerve to try and charge us... More 

Thank Linda W
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Nagle's is one of the oldest establishments in Ocean Grove. Nagle's used to be the neighborhood's Pharmacy many decades ago with an ice cream station. Over the last few decades it converted from a Pharmacy to a Cafe. One can order breakfast anytime, day or night. In addition to an extremely large array of culinary delights. Anywhere from a simple... More 

Thank Carmen V
fort lauderdale, Fl
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast and lunch and ice cream. Avoid for dinner. had the turkey for dinner and it obviously came out of a box. cant believe the b and b i stayed at recommended this for dinner specifically the turkey. avoid the turkey

Thank dgoldyn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1562
  • 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?