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Nagle's Apothecary Cafe

43 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1562
+1 732-776-9797
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“ice cream” (151 reviews)
“sundae” (12 reviews)
“drug store” (19 reviews)
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43 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1562
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been going to Nagle's several times a year for 15 years and have always found the food to be good, however you would do well to stick to the main menu. My wife is one to always try the specials and has been...More

Thank johngerraughty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When us girls are in town are favorite place for lunch/dinner and late night ice cream walks..wouldnt miss it.

Thank deidre s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've ate here 5 times mainly because of convenience and hoping I'd get lucky and finally catch them on a good day. Their ice cream is good, fries are good but that's it. I had their sampler app with chicken wings that were more like...More

Thank townbeef
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Food/Ice cream for the price-If you stay in Ocean Grove you must visit Nagle's. I had the Turkey dinner and it was delicious. I loved the ice cream selection.

Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this old fashioned coffee shop,eatery. It looks like an old apothecary or old drug pharmacy. It is busy but if you get a table inside, the service is quick.Old faves are available like burgers, sandwiches,and a turkey dinner with mashed potatoes. I like...More

Thank Florence A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was just a few short years back when we were in the Ocean Grove area, and decided to finally give Nagle's a try. We'd walked past there many times previously, but it was always crowded, which, usually indicates a good establishment. We weren't expecting...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nagels is an old pharmacy that has since turned into an eatery. It is located in the perfect place, Ocean Grove, NJ where time, values, and beauty have standed still in many ways. The burgers at Nagels are delicious as well as their triple deck...More

Thank Janet12304
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to drive to Ocean Grove and take advantage of the nice weather yesterday. When we arrived we were hungry and decided to have lunch before walking around. We checked TripAdvisor and the positive reviews influenced our decision to eat here....More

Thank Art F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A converted pharmacy made this a unique place for lunch. The food was tasty and reasonably priced. We enjoyed looking at the furnishing which included many of the original signs, pharmaceutical products, and memorabilia from the 40's through the 60's.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

On a cold winter overnight in Ocean Grove, we were jonesing for ice cream and remembered good stuff from Nagle's on a summer visit, and it was just as good this time. First we slurped a perfect chocolate egg cream and then shared a giant...More

Thank Beth P
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Coming for lunch , anything gluten free/dairy free for a celiac?
4 September 2015|
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Response from asdf159 | Reviewed this property |
They had a fair amount of salads. The menu is huge and they were happy to modify stuff for me. Fruit cup was huge - fruit bowl it should be called. Just ask detailed questions. I'm also allergic to oregano and they served it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Main Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756-1562
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 732-776-9797