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The Starving Artist

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47 Olin St, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1657
+1 732-988-1007
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Monroe, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Attempted to have brunch at Starving Artist Restaurant in Ocean Grove NJ. Entered restaurant at 11:30 and placed our order. Approximately 10 minutes go by and we started to notice that other customers who came in after us were eating. We waited a few more minutes and called our waitress over. She asked us if we wanted anything else to... More 

Thank Lauri F
Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Starving Artist is on the small scale seating wise, but that is just on the inside. There is an abundace of seating on the porch and a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the warmer weather. Service is great, prices ranges are compatible to most all budgets. The food is oh so very tasty, and with alot of eye... More 

Thank Susan B
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great year-round for breakfast and lunch. New quiche specials everyday. Staff could not be more friendly or accomodating. Locals love it. Highly recommend.

Thank TheBPlot
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Again, a great food experience! The chicken salad wrap with cranberries is one of my favorites. My daughter had another of my favorites the French Toast! She loved it! Never a disappointing meal here! And the service is fast and thoroughly attentive to your needs! When you're here, don't miss the experience!

Thank Lilliesusan
Loch Arbour, New Jersey
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We enjoy eating breakfast on the charming historic porch in the summer! Inside in good, too. GREAT omelettes, fabulous blueberry pancakes, wonderful salads and sooo much more! A must go when anywhere close to Ocean Grove!

Thank CWilusz
Staten Island, New York
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Quaint neighborhood restaurant that serves up some killer breakfast and lunch options. We had a couple of the specials which were great. Great vibe & filled with locals.

Thank Catapultcc
Chester, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Starving Artist is our "go to" restaurant every time we visit Ocean Grove. Quaint atmosphere, friendly service, and delicious food make for a terrific meal...breakfast or lunch. My sister in law was visiting from St. Louis, and it was our first stop for our "shore tour." Absolutely the best!

Thank kriccjtms
fanwood, nj
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We have been here a few times for brunch and it has been consistently solid. Not huge portions or prices. Wait staff is friendly and attentive. The place is so cute. We like to sit outside, but covered, next to a lovely wild garden.

Thank creb111
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I had my breakfast there 9/17/2016. I had stuffed French toast! Well that was out of this world! Stuffed with cream cheese, pecans and lots of cinnamon! I got the large stack! Boy was I stuffed, too! LOL! Great coffee! And very attentive service!

Thank Lilliesusan
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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158 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We greatly enjoyed the atmosphere and service at Starving Artist, and the food overall was very good. I was a little disappointed that the turkey in my country omelette was clearly out of a bag, but the rest of the meal was tasty. A table next to us got a veggie omelette with a sausage on the side, which looked... More 

Thank Bcohen13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?