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Cave Bistro

515 Sylvania Ave, Avon by the Sea, NJ 07717-1168
+1 732-776-8556
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bison” (5 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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515 Sylvania Ave, Avon by the Sea, NJ 07717-1168
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Cave almost every Saturday now. The ladies at IWG told us we had to try it, and they were right. 'The Bison, the Duck and the Egg' is perfection, absolute perfection. Juicy bison burger with sriracha and egg and avocado, over sweet...More

Thank had_47
Reviewed 21 March 2018

On Valentine's Day 2018 the Cave had a fixed price menu. My husband had Venison & Pork Meatballs with a fried duck egg on top...excellent! My app was the Scallops also very good. Dinners: Portabella Mushroom topped with Filet Mignon, and Salmon with lobster sauce....More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Love this place, for so many reasons, but the food is excellent and everything is gluten free. All local meat and produce, and you must leave with either a GF cookie or brownie!!!

Thank agavarny
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great place for everybody and even better for those on a strict paleo diet. Everything was tasty and the courses were well spaced and excellent service. Highly recommended. The deserts were incredible. Try the sliders. Easy on street parking. The caveman chicken soup was so...More

Thank aarohm
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Some people may try Cave because it serves healthy (organic, gluten free, etc) food. But, I urge you to try it simply because they serve food that tastes great. With fresh ingredients and inventive substitutions for unhealthy ingredients, you will always get food at Cave...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Never ever had a bad meal here. I discovered this place about 2 months ago and it is by far my favorite restaurant at the shore. I live in Ocean Grove and have many great restaurants in Ocean Grove and many more in Asbury Park...More

1  Thank viktoriascarriag2017
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We visited this weekend and found out this restaurant is for people who are seeking gluten free dining. The restaurant is sparsely decorated and the AC is marginal.Food was well prepared and if you are seeking a gluten free menu , this is the place...More

Thank Sam847
CavePaleoEatery, Owner at Cave Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks for visiting! I'd like to clarify that we stress health, clean fresh food, the best ingredients possible and not necessarily the gluten free nature of the paleo lifestyle. We are gluten/grain free by default because of the ingredients we DO NOT use. We do,...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

My wife and I drive past this restaurant on a weekly basis on our way to the beach. We finally stopped for dinner!! First though was "why did we wait so long". This is now one of my top 5 at the Jersey Shore!! Creative,...More

Thank Lucca7014
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Dining out with the family is always a challenge because we have two members with major allergies. An adult daughter who must eat gluten free and a child who is allergic to dairy, gluten and nuts. The adult daughter has been following a Paleo diet...More

1  Thank W8LT3R
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My wife and I went to The Cave yesterday and being she is gluten free and this is a gluten free Paleo restaurant her choices were great and the food was delicious,I had pulled chicken with lots of veggies and I really enjoyed it,for dessert...More

Thank BigBob115
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Kathleen F
28 March 2018|
Response from Doug S | Property representative |
Hi there! The trout you see on the menu is local Sea Trout AKA Weakfish and is in no way related to salmon, it's mild and delicate white fish. This is not like freshwater rainbow trout at all. Please note that our fish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Sylvania Ave, Avon by the Sea, NJ 07717-1168
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Avon by the Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 732-776-8556
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Seasonal farm to table, gluten-free menu including dinner, lunch and (sunday) breakfast served in a quaint bistro setting. Gluten free meal service. BYO.
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