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Shaker Cafe

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31 Main St, Flemington, NJ 08822-1412
+1 908-782-6610
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 15:00
Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 12:00
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Waldwick, New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We moved to Hunterdon County about a year ago and Shaker Cafe quickly became one of our favorite places. The breakfasts were wonderful and one of the best parts about it was the ambiance. The entire cafe was lined with shelves filled with salt and pepper shakers of every kind you can imagine....so whimsical and fun and contributed to the... More 

Thank Diane C
High Bridge, New Jersey
Level Contributor
48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used to really like the "Shaker" and once enjoyed many meals here. ( a couple of owners ago, I think. Unexplained black particles in my scrambled eggs and my husband ordered his eggs over medium and they arrived quite hard. ( I would have sent them back.... I survived my speckled scrambled eggs, as I assumed it was burnt... More 

Thank Amy77509
Flemington, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I feel bad writing this review, but hope somehow the new owners see this. I went in for breakfast, again, after having a first bad experience. Wanted to try it again hoping maybe I went in on a bad day, but this time was worse. I got the breakfast avocado sandwich. This used to be my favorite sandwich from The... More 

Thank Runner1217
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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340 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 790 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Filled with tchotchkes & interesting art with friendly service, this is a fun cafe along Main Street, Flemington's cafe row. Although my favorite BLT was poorly organized & lacking a whole lot of bacon, other sandwich choices, such as the Quebecois, were noteworthy; but next time I think I'll try an interesting omelet.

1 Thank Herstory_62
Flemington, New Jersey
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Food is always good. . People are friendly. People from all walks of life gather here. Reasonably priced. Never had a bad experience

Thank Patfrancis55
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here recently. Omelets were very good and the side order of potatoes was perfect! Service was friendly and attentive. Will definitely return!

Thank Susan1414
Frenchtown, New Jersey
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

My husband and I visited the Shaker Cafe Christmas Eve Morning 2015 for breakfast. I loved the decor as it was country and cute with lots of color. This was our first visit to the Cafe.The breakfast was very good. We had bacon and eggs.The only thing was it took quite a while to be served. There were only 2... More 

Thank robn4q
Morristown, New Jersey
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758 reviews
463 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

I should have checked the recent reviews before we picked this restaurant for lunch today. My wife had the Grilled Cheese Sandwich w/tomato which didn’t remind either one of us what a decent grilled cheese sandwich looked or tasted like. It left a lot to be desired. At this point I would have given this place a poor review, but... More 

Thank MitchPhyllis65
Flemington, New Jersey
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Let me just say, this used to be the best place around to eat. Every weekend it was absolutely packed. The owners were so friendly and vivacious that it almost hurts to write a bad review about a place that I used to love. The new ownership is dragging it down. Basically the only thing they have kept are the... More 

2 Thank Katherine S
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Went here for breakfast with a Groupon. Was pleasantly surprised how nice the place was. The waitress was very friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was very nice and the food was good. Will definitely return.

Thank christopher m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Cafe, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Main St, Flemington, NJ 08822-1412
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Flemington
  • Phone Number: +1 908-782-6610
The Shaker has had a long and rich history. For about 20 years, the Shaker has been synonymous with a vibrant atmosphere and great food. In January 2010, the Shaker was purchased by Charles Dempsey. Charles continues to enrich the Shaker vision and follow in the path of the Shaker legacy.Even though the ownership has changed the shaker aims to do even better. We now accept credit cards, have extended hours, and have sourced our produce from a local farms for even greater quality food at the same low prices.Look for in 2011: We're now open Saturdays for Breakfast (8-12). We'll also be introducing new menu items after they're perfected in our test kitchen (which happens to be the Dempsey household!).Thank you for your interested in the Shaker :)-- Charles Dempsey & family Hours of OperationMonday - 7am - 3pmTuesday - 7am - 3pmWednesday - 7am-3pmThursday - 7am - 3pmFriday - 7am - 9:pmFriday (Dinner) - 5pm - 9pmSaturday -8:am-12:00pmSunday - 8am - 1pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?