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Starving Artist Cafe and Creperie

) #7 of 31 Restaurants in Lee ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe, Vegan Options
40 Main St, Ste 2, Lee, MA 01238
+1 413-394-5046
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“crepes” (120 reviews)
“panini” (7 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 2 days ago

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

Thank Alexamarimike
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

While vacationing in the Berkshires we stopped at a quaint little coffee shop, the Starving Artist, in middle of downtown Lee just off Rt 102. It is a small restaurant with lots of tables for two along the hallway leading into the main dining area...More

Thank W8LT3R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crepes and good coffee and tea. While away a lazy afternoon or do a quick in'n'out: you can't go wrong either way. We went on the way to Jacob's Pillow and is definitely worth the stop

Thank cpurdye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch before seeing dance performance at nearby Jacob's Pillow. Nice, friendly staff, but the crepes were just so-so. When served they were soggy, so we ate the filling, which was good but not terrific. Good coffee, but just average overall.

Thank Kapidolo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come through here every summer and always enjoy great crepes and smoothies. This place is always crowded, and so the service suffers a bit- food isn't always on time or entirely correct, but the servers are always happy and kind and the food is...More

Thank eggbomb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove extra miles to have breakfast at the Starving Artist. The choices, very healthy, are excellent, different and always delicious.

Thank Beverley R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After waiting 30 minutes for our two crepes, the waitress told us the kitchen lost our ticket. We reordered our food, but what came out was messy looking and had no taste. The black bean crepe was only 1/4 filled with black beans that had...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch here on our way through Lee and it was great high quality food. Not quite what we were expecting since the panini was in sandwich bread slices and the chicken park crepe is a bit odd, but the flavors were great...More

Thank christie113
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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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