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“It's a classic”

Nagle's Apothecary Cafe
Ranked #2 of 3 Dessert in Ocean Grove
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Jersey City, New Jersey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“It's a classic”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Love this place. The room itself is fun, with all the old-fashioned apothecary decor. Had mushroom soup, which was meh, but the chicken wrap was excellent -- better and fresher than what you might expect.

Visited June 2014
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English first
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Think "it's a wonderful life"”
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Have breakfast, a burger, or an ice cream cone. You will be transported to a time when life was slower and people actually talked to each other with out texting. Practically a museum with a diner menu. Don't miss it. It's more than just a place to eat.

  • Visited May 2014
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New Jersey
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“rude”
Reviewed 3 June 2014

I will NEVER go here again. I have no idea how their ice cream is because the window staff were SO RUDE and DISRESPECTFUL we walked away. Yuck.

Visited July 2013
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Boise, Idaho
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Best Milkshake of My Life!”
Reviewed 23 May 2014

I ordered a simple chocolate milkshake while sitting at the marble counter inside Nagle's and looking around at all the antique soda bottles and other memorabilia. The shake came quickly, and was in fact the most delicious ice cream shake I'd ever had. I don't know what makes it different, but it was far from pedestrian. I noticed it gets a long line of customers at the walk-up window after dinner time, so maybe expect that if you're visiting on a weekend.

Visited May 2014
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Thiells, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Go back in time...”
Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

This was once an old pharmacy/apothecary. For that alone I'd go back! Check out the bric a brac along the walls- old medicine bottles, sundae dishes, even the tables have old ads & labels- fascinating. Service was good. Portions were pretty big. The fries were so so, like ore Ida outta the freezer, but the root beer float was one if the best we've ever had! Great lunch spot!

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