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Apr 13, 2009 05:01 PM

Ocean Cafe Shrewsbury, NJ

After recommendations from several friends, we finally had lunch at the Ocean Cafe today.
It was very, very good. I had a white bean and vegetable soup. My husband had the carrot ginger soup. We liked the carrot ginger the best.

Then, we each had a "summer roll." Mine was shrimp with rice noodles, avocado, carrot, cucumber and greens, with a mayo/pesto dipping sauce. The husband had the tunal roll. Both were very good.

We were pleased to learn that they have a small dinner menu (they're only open until 8 PM).
We'll be getting take out there soon.

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  1. I live in Shrewsbury. Where is the Ocean Cafe? thanks!

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    1. re: knitterbetty

      Ocean Cafe
      441 Broad St
      Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
      (732) 933-1188‎

      1. re: knitterbetty

        In the strip plaza between Le Peep and the Valley National Bank, a couple doors down from the Evolution Salon, I live within walking distance.

      2. I really like Ocean Cafe. I frequently get take-out. I like the tuna steak summer roll and tofu summer roll. I like all the soups.

        1. Just tried it for the first time today. The sandwich was a bit bland, but it was good quality ingredients and the portobello soup was excellent. It wasn't very crowded, and the staff was very pleasant. I'll be back again to see what else they have to offer, and I'll keep going back for the soup at the very least.

          1. Is this place related to the Ocean Cafe's in Sea Bright and Long Branch?

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            1. re: equal_Mark

              A copy of their "Grand Opening" menu says "Please visit our location, 624 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch"

              1. re: equal_Mark

                I've dined at and gotten takeout from the Shrewsbury location several times and Long Branch once. I know these two are related. I don't believe Sea Bright is related but I hope I'm wrong. They offer lots of healthy and vegetarian choices. Everything I've had has been delicious, particularly soups, lettuce cups, salads, and low-fat tuna salad sandwich. If they only offered delivery... No web site.

                1. re: fershore

                  Might have to stop by and grab a take-out menu. I've recently started putting together a listing of takeout menus for local establishments, especially those with no web presence:


                  Keep in mind I'm just starting out...

              2. excellent thai chicken wrap at LB location