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Yvonne's Cafe - CLOSED

54 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1546
+1 732-775-9004
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
17 Oct 2016
“Yvonne's reopened & better than ever”
8 Jun 2015
“Sadly there was a fire”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, International, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
54 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1546
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Reviewed 4 February 2015

We recently took some friends to Yvonne's for dinner, it was our 4th time there and their first. We started with a fried calamari appetizer, the calamari was so tender it seemed to melt in your mouth. The marinara sauce was the best I've ever...More

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yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2015

Dear Reviewer, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to leave us and all the readers of Trip Advisor some great highlights of your dining experience at Yvonne's. "all the portions were big, there was no skimping, and the quality was...More

Reviewed 4 February 2015

Friends of ours invited us here last evening. We were absolutely knocked over by the meals. Everyone had something different and everyone couldn't say enough about it. Menu offers a good variety, and it's a bring your own - always a favorite. Check it out...More

Thank Jack T
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2015

Dear Reviewer, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us details about your visit with us. We are so glad that we not only met all of your needs and wants but that we exceeded them and excelled. "Friends of ours invited us...More

Reviewed 3 February 2015

My husband and I went to Yvonne's last Friday and we were pleased. I had the linguine and clam sauce -- clams were in abudance ! My husband was very pleased with his steak. The brownie ice cream desert and Affogato was delish ! The...More

Thank Alii R
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2015

Dear Reviewer, We are so happy that you took the time to write a review regarding your dining experience at Yvonne's. We believe in quality and quantity! All of our dishes are large and abundant in flavor. As you mentioned each dish is prepared to...More

Reviewed 2 February 2015

I have eaten at Yvonne's twice now and both times I was so pleased with the high quality seafood and amazing flavors that are individually prepared for each dish. The staff is friendly and inviting. The atmosphere is quaint and comfortable. It is definitely one...More

Thank MaryAnn Z
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2015

Dear reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience dining at Yvonne's. We are glad that you noticed our "quality seafood" one of the things that sets us apart from others is that we do not use distributors; all...More

Reviewed 2 February 2015

We have been here multiple times for lunch. The Tuna Taco is totally fantastic. We've been here twice for dinner. Would so much have liked this item on the dinner menu but it isn't. One dinner was wonderful. The second left us fairly unhappy. I...More

Thank James C
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2015

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are so happy that you have come to Yvonne's several times. We look forward to you returning again. In the future if you ever find anything less than 100% just let...More

Reviewed 2 February 2015

My partner and I just got back from a frigid end-of-January weekend out of the city in Ocean Grove where we were really happy to find Yvonne's Cafe. Sounds a little crazy, but we ate their 2 nights because the first meal was so good...More

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yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2015

Dear reviewer, I remember both of your visits well. Like so many others you and your partner discovered what others call "The best kept secret in Ocean Grove" Many visitors to the Grove get led to other places because of ambiance, and miss out on...More

Reviewed 23 January 2015

We went on a Friday night in January, not too crowded, but atmosphere OK. We were made to feel welcome right away. Good service, interesting menu, especially for a BYOB. They opened our wine quickly, provided wine glasses and an ice bucket They deliberately sat...More

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yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2015

Please contact the restaurant via YvonnesCafe@aol.com and use the subject (Trip Advisor Review ) Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback; we look forward to hearing from you. Yvonne's

Reviewed 23 January 2015

No matter when we go (breakfast, lunch or dinner) our meals are always consistently yummy! ... and the MOST important part of any meal (DESSERT) is top notch! Never disappointing.

Thank AJuett
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your business and kind words. Come back real soon to see us again.

Reviewed 21 January 2015

My husband and I had dinner at Yvonne's last Saturday night and had a delicious meal. We are accustomed to having lunch or breakfast there in warmer weather - oftentimes al fresco - , so the ambience on a winter evening was charming. My husband...More

Thank Susan S
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal and your time as our guest. We hope that you will come back real soon and see us again.

Reviewed 21 January 2015

We ordered crab cakes for an appetizer - best we ever had. The Chicken Franchise and the Osso Buco were excellent. It's a small restaurant, only 10 tables, and everything is cooked to order. In the winter Tuesday nights are BOGO. It's also a BYOB...More

Thank Steve I
yvonnes c, Manager at Yvonne's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to your return visit.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1546
    (Pilgrim Pathway)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 732-775-9004
  • E-mail
Description
Come in for a bite to eat, while you sit back and people watch from our prime location on Main Avenue. Located in historic downtown Ocean Grove, Yvonne's Cafe offers unmatched quality, superior service and can't-wait-to-return dining experiences for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Our menu offers award winning creations from our executive chef Oleg Scorpan. Don't forget try our dessert ( winner of the 2012 jersey shore dessert wars )
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