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Cafe Artist

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306A Morris Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1339
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Paramus, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Every time my husband and I visit Spring Lake we make sure to visit Cafe Artist. Cosmo has the best food. The first time we visited he had a chicken soup with beans and everything but the kitchen sink. Cosmo took my husband and I in the back and showed us this huge pot of soup and immediately we knew... More 

Thank mmarchese346
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

limited menu....all was delicious unexpected ,good food with great personality,thanks Cosimo (owner)

Thank Ed P
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is like going to your grandmother's house on Sunday. You don't know what you'll be eating, but you know it will be delicious. You don't tell grandma what to do, just mange!

Thank doctormNj
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96 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a very unique spot in Spring Lake. Lunch changes based on what the chef made for the day. Very tasty salads, soups, marinated chicken and quiches. Also love the cappuccinos, always served with a smile! Go, you won't be disappointed!

Thank foiefl
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Love this quaint cafe and the owner who cooks specials daily! If you're looking for a broad menu, this is not your place. But if you want fresh, healthy home cooked panini and entrees it's perfect! Salads are delicious, all super fresh! Gelato is a bonus!

Thank Giavonna
Highland Park, IL
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130 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Although Cafe is known as the place to go for special occasions in Puerto Vallarta, it is a must for any dinner. If you haven't been there, you will be wowed by the ambiance, inside and out, and the food choices are always wonderful. Pumpkin soup served in a pumpkin is a signature dish but each course is outstanding. Chef... More 

1 Thank Rickhp
Colts Neck, New Jersey
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

What can I say, you're in for an experience, a good dinner and some laughs. Cosimo cooks, serves, entertains, and puts a smile on everyones face, he guarantees to make the evening an experience to remember. This small storefront has around 10 tables inside and maybe 5 more outside. Cosimo greets you at the door like your an old friend.... More 

Thank Robert M
Pittston, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

My wife and I stopped there for lunch and had an enjoyable meal. You walk into the restaurant, step up to the counter and find an array of freshly made lunch items. There are salads, pastas, paninis along with many other choices to select. Pick what want and grab a table. Your order will be served to you in a... More 

Thank Cheftgc20
Jersey Shore
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

6 of us walked out of here, having heard the speel of Mike, the chef, about him "feeding locals, not tourists," while we were considering our lunch options, in the cases. Some delicious looking pastas and salads were being prepared. We are locals. He was rude! The food might be delicious, but, who'd want to patronize the place, after hearing... More 

1 Thank GeminiJerseyShore
New Jersey
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143 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We stopped in for lunch on our first day in Spring Lake this summer. We were rookies and didn't know their was no menu. The owner explained what he had and how to order. I had a delicious salad with fresh salmon on top. My husband had a penne dish. Portions were just right. On the down side, the inside... More 

Thank LL28

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306A Morris Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1339
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Spring Lake
  • Phone Number: 732-974-3433

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