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American, Cafe
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Reviewed 25 August 2023

Delicious breakfasts! Didn’t even know it was there. Cute place with very friendly staff. Will be going back for lunch next!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 7 December 2022 via mobile

Whether you want eggs, pancakes or something else this is an ideal breakfast place, if you can wait until 800 am (when they open). Nothing fancy, but very friendly and prompt service and reasonable prices.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 7 December 2021

We went here for breakfast based on other Trip Advisor reviews. It was fantastic! The friendly, caring staff reminded me of Southern hospitality; the food was beautifully presented and very delicious. In fact, there was so much food we had to take half of it...home. It's definitely a breakfast/lunch destination!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 19 November 2021

One of the most solid restaurants you could visit. Excellent food, great staff. A long-time Freehold institution. For lunch, go with the Grilled Chicken Lew. No need to look any further.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 9 July 2021

Eaten breakfast here more than once and it is great. Small place but wonderful atmosphere and staff. Need to get there early on weekends for breakfast as it fills up quickly. Good value for your food. Love their omelets.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 22 April 2021

We came here for lunch while visiting town. We sat at the bar and were served by several helpful women. The meal was great, best corn beef hash I have had in a long time. The service was exceptional, you can feel that they care...about their customers. This is a hidden gem, a must for breakfast!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 15 April 2021

I've been meaning to try Sweet Lew's for a few years but hadn't gotten to downtown Freehold much except for one jury duty stint. Sorry I didn't try it sooner. Now that I'm living in Jackson, its a hop and a skip for me. And...I've been back for breakfast 3 of the last 4 morning. I've tried their eggs, burrito and pancakes. And all were great as was their service, cleanliness, and prices. Highest recommendations from me!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 26 November 2020

To me, there is nothing better than sitting down to a great breakfast. I actually research breakfast places when traveling to find great spots. And in all of our many travels, I have never found one better than Sweet Lews. The best thing is that...Sweet Lews is only about ten minutes from my house. My family and I have been coming to Sweet Lews for years now. I worked in Freehold Boro for many years and came for either lunch or breakfast almost every day. By the way, their lunches are spectacular as well. I recommend the Grilled Chicken Lew! The staff is outstanding too, everyone.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 18 June 2020 via mobile

I went here for breakfast the other day and had a delicious omelette!! My friend liked theirs as well! We were both impressed. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Both the food and the service was excellent. If you are looking for a great breakfast, this is the place to go. It is very popular, and for a good reason One warning, they only accept cash for payment. They do have an ATM on...site.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 12 February 2020

a great place for a quick and tasty breakfast. service is friendly. the menu has great options. always feel welcome here. good view from the front window.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 2 January 2020 via mobile

Stopped in based on Trip Advisor ratings. The food was excellent and our waitress was so very friendly and helpful. (Hate i don’t recall her name!) We enjoyed our meal and our conversation.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 6 November 2019 via mobile

I was on holiday from the UK and i Visited here for breakfast with my family. There is a grest stmosphere snd the staff really friendly. The service was great and the food even better. There was a really good selection on the menu ....The food came out really quickly even though it was really busy. I would really recommend this restaurant for breakfast.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019

I've been coming here for over 20 years and the quality has not changed. They use fresh ingredients and so many delicious options, not to mention the daily specials! Next time I'm in, I want to try the avocado toast on whole grain bread! I...would give them a five, but I never give anyone a five! Come early on the weekends before the breakfast/brunch rush. And if you have little kids, treat them to some comic books from the store next door.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

When you walk in the door you feel like you are being welcomed home even if it’s your first time. The food is good and reasonably priced. The service is wonderful.

Date of visit: July 2019
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SWEET LEW'S CAFE, Freehold - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Yes, Sweet Lew's Cafe offers takeaway services.

Sweet Lew's Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4