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Starving Artist Cafe and Creperie

40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238
+1 413-394-5046
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“crepes” (97 reviews)
“panini” (13 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 16:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Everything from organic juices to delicious coffees and teas. Delicious and creative crepes, a beautiful art gallery and free wifi. Live music to accompany the Sunday brunch. Gotta love it.

Thank Robin O
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Stopped here for breakfast before hitting the mountain trails. FANTASTIC huge omlet, delicious hot coffee, quaint seating, outdoor seating (with your pup if you'd like) and very nice staff.

Thank Julianne D
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Our wait to get to the counter?: 45 minutes. Our wait to get our food once we ordered?: 1 hour. Was the food good?: No, the crepes were burned, and the filling was lacking in flavor. One member of the party did not receive the...More

Thank LFox513
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting menu (salads and sweet and savory crepes), large prices and small portions. What really steamed us, though, was the traffic flow. You stand in line to order, and as you approach the register, you will be in someone's way. Whether it's a customer on...More

1  Thank Hick_from_CT
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Be prepared for a line if it's lunchtime! We were hopeful that the food would be worth the wait and we weren't disappointed. Three of us enjoyed different "savory" crepes -- not rolled lengthwise which was a surprise - for lunch but perhaps we enjoyed...More

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I've experienced very good and not-so-good crepes here. And, once, they took around 25 minutes to arrive. The coffee and cookies were just average. But the onion soup is terrific!

2  Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent. I enjoyed looking at all the art work while dining. Worth the trip while walking through Lee.

Thank Gerry R
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Salads we had were great. Highly recommend. Its a simple light open space with a gallery for painters and jewelry designer.

Thank Alexamarimike
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This was my first experience at Starving Artist and my friend and I both enjoyed it. We went on a Sunday morning, although earlier than their 11 am music brunch. We has heard it got very crowded. The cafe offers breakfast, lunch, savory and sweet...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for excellent fast food. The crepes are consistently delicious. They would be wise to consider transforming into a full service restaurant. It is a beautiful town, like stepping back in time on Main Street USA.

Thank CindyQuitt
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 05:00
07:30 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lee
  • Phone Number: +1 413-394-5046
  • E-mail
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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