Cavé Bistro

4.8
207 reviews
$31 to $50
Farm-to-table
At Cavé Bistro, enjoy a gluten free, farm to table menu of mainly organic produce and grass-fed, grass finished pasture raised meats, poultry and fresh local and wild seafood.

Our creative menu offers delicious foods made from scratch with care using only the freshest ingredients available. Enjoy our top-notch, friendly service and satisfy your palate with innovative dishes and ingredients that you just won’t find anywhere else. Join us for date night, lunch or dinner out with friends and family. We’re all about fresh, delicious foods that taste great and will leave you feeling satisfied.

Our foods are thoughtfully sourced by suppliers and specialty purveyors that share our high standards for quality, humane treatment and handling, environmental consciousness and sustainability. We are a Surfrider qualified Jersey Shore restaurant.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 207 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.8
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.6
Value
Noise · Moderate
98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipvirginiab
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Wonderful fresh ingredients flavorful in every dish.
Try the rib eye!

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joanr
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Staff was super friendly and the food was better than I imagined it would be! Fresh fish and meat specials were amazing with perfect accompaniments. I had the salmon and it was fantastic. The deserts were delicious. Definatly going back!

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MC919
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We’ve never had a bad meal here. Our family of 5 (3 kids) went for lunch. The bone broth was delicious (we took a quart to go) and we ordered one of every dessert. I wish we lived closer, we would come weekly!

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Darkstar
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Nice dinner. Great service.

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CherylP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 2 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was my husband and my first time having stumbled upon the restaurant while scrolling open table. Well... Food was fantastic, service was amazing and I loved the low key dining room. It was a perfect evening and we will definitely be back!

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vipBarb
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

FANTASTIC food and cool environment!!! The staff is very helpful and friendly . It is a BYOB and there's a liquor store just a block away .

Cannot wait to come back !

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AndreaC
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We have been coming here for years and have never been disappointed. The food is absolutely delicious. My boyfriend has celiac and it’s nice that he never has to worry about cross contamination since even on the menu (from soups to desserts) is gluten free! I only wish they would open for brunch again. We miss that!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous food and service!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The soup and salad, both specials, were excellent. My fish special was salty, but the other main entry we ordered was perfectly cooked and a generous portion.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It’s always the food was excellent

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2021
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience2

The food was subpar - steak was cooked oddly and not evenly - the waitress was great - the dessert was good but would have been better served room temperature.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The quality of the food is outstanding and exactly what we need!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Enjoyed our Valentine’ dinner here. Had a few specials- scallops app and Filet entree- both excellent. Service was great and fast. Will definitely be back soon!

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ElizabethH
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always consistently great...this is my husband and my favorite restaurant! We even drive 30 minutes to come for every special occasion/date night. The food is always great and the portions are perfect. We also never feel like we are cheating on our "lifestyle diet." The staff is always friendly and super professional, the place is spotless, adorable & cozy and we always feel like it's our own personal place. Such a great experience...make sure you book your next outing here!

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Valerie
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I've been coming here for a few years as I only eat paleo. The food is always delicious and service is excellent!

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vipJoeR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

I always wish there was the availability to give 1/2 * on this app because this would be 4.5.... it’s very difficult to find this quality on the Jersey Shore . There are a handful of restaurants at best . Chef Doug does a great job across the board - seared sea scallops on slab bacon was decadent . Thai coconut soup was spot on . Grass fed meatball with burrata was very rich , would have liked a little more tomato sauce to dunk it in . Filet main course was awesome and desserts perfect portions ... we will go back for sure .

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KristinSF
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was absolutely outstanding! Everything was cooked to perfection and melted in your mouth. The flavors were amazing!! We felt very comfortable with the social distancing and it was immaculate. Our server was super attentive and lovely. The food also was paced very well. We had such a fantastic meal and experience and can't wait to go back! Highly, highly reccomend!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food is always great here I try something new every time and I haven’t been disappointed yet one of the best spots around

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DateNight2
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 3 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great date night spot and healthy food to boot. Our waitress Sara was awesome. Duck fat fried Brussels sprouts are the best. We also had cauliflower bacon soup that was amazing. My wife and I went with burgers and they were fabulous. Cooked to perfection and great flavor. Mine came with fries with truffle salt. Never had them before. We had peered truffle salt by the time we got home. Can’t wait to go back.

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vipgeorge
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Couldn't pass up my favorite dish, the zoodles Bolognese

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vipAshleyS
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience2

The food was very fresh and the meat was tender. I would recommend and like to try other specials they may have.

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HolliH
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Cavé is one of my favorite restaurants to eat at. The atmosphere is always welcoming, the food is guaranteed to be outstanding, and I typically will travel about an hour just for the chance to eat there.

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JanineL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We always have a great meal here...highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 20 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent. Service by Meg :). Great chef... perfection

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vipRenee612
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a treat. The butternut squash and apple soup was perfect on a cold winter day! And the bison burger is worth repeating! Lovely lunch with friends; service was great, tables are well spaced out and we were not rushed.

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vipDiane809
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

My husband and I enjoyed dinner here despite the limited menu. Substitutions are also not permitted so you must order the meal as is. Food and service were excellent. I ordered the short rib and my husband had a bone in ribeye. Added a side of brussels which were amazing. French fries were also to die for. Too full for dessert but maybe next time and there will definitely be a next time. BYOB too!

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KellyJ
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best gluten free restaurants in the area. Food is always amazing. Service is fast. And the only place that’s worth going to during covid!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Sibling and significant others date night. My brother and his wife had never been so we were excited to take them. Food was great - we ate everything.

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TheBK
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Cavé is the best restaurant at the jersey shore. Hands down. The best quality food, 100% consistent delivery on all fronts. Taste, service, presentation. They nail everything.

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vipRenee612
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 7 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic! Cave has been on my list of places to try for a while. So happy I made it and will definitely return. The Bison burger on sweet potato hash bun was so good. And the brussel sprouts were crispy deliciousness! Cute place and great, friendly service!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing experience! Steak was absolutely amazing! Kim the waitress was excellent and made dinner so enjoyable! I will for sure be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was amazing and waitress was awesome. Definitely a place we love to come often to we are never disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Met my sister for a birthday lunch. Food was delicious and the service was exceptional!

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vipFrancis
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Good food and very friendly service. A little pricey for what it is but if you value service and ambiance over food then definitely a good choice.

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Hungry
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Everything on the menu looked incredible. Wish we were able to try more of it. Pork shank, Ribeye, and Sea Bass mains were great. All three appetizers as well.

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vipken29
New York Area
87 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So happy to find a place that is organic gluten-free vegan. We had vegetable wraps and desserts were excellent cheesecake cupcakes coffee everything our server was awesome friendly knowledgeable will be back for sure.

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vipWill
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service interesting menu had octopus as starter could not beleive how much we enjoyed it. We ordered specials one red snapper and the other a wild game stew both were excellent! Made for a great dinning expereince that will be remembered for a while or at least till we return.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was amazing!

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EveH
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

My friend she was so enthused about the brisket wrap, I wound up ordering a portion to take home with me! And my next level organic coffee was so delicious, she ordered a container for the ride home. The waitress was so helpful & friendly, it made lunch a pleasure!

FAQs

Cavé Bistro offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (732) 776-8556.

Cavé Bistro is rated 4.8 stars by 207 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.