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Sweet Lew's Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews lunch pancakes texas french toast home fries salad bring cash breakfast spot quick breakfast love this place gets busy great specials daily specials great food and service heart of downtown plenty of parking great meal lews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this is a hometown restaurant that serves great breakfast and lunch. All the usual dishes and many unique to Sweet Lews. It is owner run with servers who have been there forever. A great local place and great for first timers.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BoardingPass746624
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old style resturant with great atmosphere. Food is awesome. This place reminds you of a small town resturant, that you find in mid west states, something you would not expect around here in the north east.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mike s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are tables but the counters and stools remind me of the typical NYC luncheonette. This one is smack dab in the heart of Freehold, NJ. Great place for breakfast and lunch, although I believe they are not open for dinner. Good food, fairly priced...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank crossbow1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the sweet potato fries and salad The service was very nice and the place very cozy It gets busy in there but we know why... its that go

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TUtemanda
Reviewed 10 December 2018

What a terrific little spot in the heart of downtown Freehold. It's a step up from the other fare in the area, with fantastic service and great specials. Just don't go there for dinner. They're only open for breakfast and lunch. We stopped in for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stevenhS9288QL
Reviewed 7 December 2018

stopped in for breakfast, on the advice of a local....what a great choice....nice menu, friendly and attentive waitstaff ...had the texas French toast...and it was perfect, small but cozy place.....like another person said...bring cash...no plastic....

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank baron13
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Well worth a visit. Smaller place, ok, "cozy" even. Three of us had a great late breakfast on a Sunday. 1st: The Downtowner - two eggs, thin, perfectly crispy bacon, sausage patty and two pancakes. All items were cooked better than expected. Next was Texas/French...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jguad1
Reviewed 7 November 2018

In the heart of Springsteenland and true to the spirit of this great town of Freehold is Sweet Lou's serving superb breakfasts and lunch every day. Check the chalk board for very reliable daily specials. But for my money the chili can't be beat. It's...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank fh201102
Reviewed 6 November 2018

great place for breakfast & lunch pea soup is fantastic In the spring you can sit outside and enjoy the fresh air.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Stewart G
Reviewed 22 October 2018

If you are looking for good, straightforward food, and a restaurant with no pretense and lots of charm, Sweet Lew's is for you. Terrific service, good food options, great location. Bring cash. They don't take plastic.

Date of visit: October 2018
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