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The Starving Artist

47 Olin St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1657
+1 732-988-1007
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (25 reviews)
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
47 Olin St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1657
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 17 September 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.

Thank antonia245
Reviewed 11 September 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.

Thank William M
Reviewed 10 September 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

Thank Paradise623830
Reviewed 28 August 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

1  Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A great place for breakfast or lunch fantastic for the kids and families. Wake up for it to eat outside to enjoy the fresh air in the ocean breezes. My grandchildren recommend the crumb cake pancakes. They are fantastic !

1  Thank Allan B
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Indoor and outdoor seating. Breakfast was good, typical menu with average to high prices for eggs, pancakes, etc.

1  Thank ingrid9597
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Greeted by our server Mike. He pointed out the specials on the board and took our juice and coffee order. My wife enjoyed her poached egg on fried chicken and my cheese omelet with a side of sausage was exceptional A very quaint restaurant in...More

1  Thank Billy R
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Starving Artist is a refreshing "down the shore" place for breakfast and lunch. Have a meal seated on the breezy outdoor porch area. Say hello to Arnold, the owner. They have wonderful summer musical productions on select evenings, too. Great food, reasonably priced. Well...More

1  Thank Wordcrafter
Reviewed 10 July 2018

After touring the town we headed over to Olin Street to grab a bite to eat at one of Ocean Grove’s hidden gems: the Starving Artist. A charming and quaint restaurant that boasts both indoor and outdoor dining, this restaurant is great for breakfast or...More

1  Thank dennishayes425
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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