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Starving Artist Cafe and Creperie

40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238-1688
+1 413-394-5046
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“crepes” (136 reviews)
“panini” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238-1688
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely, reminds me of little artsy coffee houses in San Fran. Lovely staff, yummy food, and art on the walls. Sit in the window, look at all the architectural details of the building along Main Street. Just be for a little while. Oh and...More

Thank MDec14
Reviewed 14 March 2018

so many fresh and healthy options to choose from - I could eat here all the time as the variety is quite endless!

Thank Cindy F
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

They make vegetarian and vegan food which is hard to find. The changing menu of salads and sandwiches are great. I'm going back

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

So good! I recommend everything. The service is awesome too! Very friendly!! Had both savoury crêpes and a dessert crêpe. The coffee is superb too.

Thank JB E
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Stopped here in transit from Boston to Ithaca. I had the BLT Crepe, which was tasty enough. My wife had the Fall crepe with undercooked squash, UN-caramelized onions, and fresh mozzarella. My daughter, who is quite an aficionado of Reuben sandwiches, ordered the turkey Reuben...More

Thank tromba61
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Every time we pass anywhere near Lee, we always stop at the Starving Artist Cafe. The food is always good, and they always have vegan options, including soy milk for the coffee.

Thank cable_consultant
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I ran in quickly to order a pumpkin spice latte they advertised on a sign outside. Service was not especially friendly and the latte was not as good as I hoped. I enjoyed looking over their menu board as I waited and noted some yummy-sounding...More

Thank mjbslb
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Lines out the door. Great breakfast spot. Order at the counter. Grab a menu before you get up to counter. Delicious, fresh food.

Thank MercJK
Reviewed 5 December 2017

The starving artist cafe has local farm to table food . If you like crepes this is the place to go. There is art on the wall that is bright and celebrates diversity . Check out Jesse Parks!Music on Sundays for brunch. Family friendly ....More

Thank sumacv
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

You know you are in for a good meal if you wait in line. I typically don't like waiting in line for food -who does... I perused the menu and it looked very special and it was. The food was fresh and tasty. Casual and...More

Thank Doug L
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15 September 2016|
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Response from Gemz_12 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the answer, since it doesn't pertain to me, however, I noted their commitment to quality food. There may have been a sign regarding nuts, but I don't remember.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 am
7:30 am - 5:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238-1688
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lee
  • Phone Number: +1 413-394-5046
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The Starving Artist serves freshly-made sweet and savory crepes, panini sandwiches, soups, salads and baked goods, fair-trade and organic pour-over and drip coffee, organic teas, fresh juices and smoothies and other gourmet foods using quality local and organic ingredients.All of our food is made fresh to order. The menu changes seasonally. Enjoy the free wifi internet, artwork, and comfy couch seating!
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