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JO Jo's Oceanville Inn

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263 S New York Rd, Absecon, NJ 08205-9649
(609) 748-9815
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
This is down home cooking

Nice little place and priced right. The place has history. Dates back to the Boardwalk Empire days. Food was good and the place even has its celebrity sighting with Eric Clapton eating here on more than one time. Jerry Ehrlich from the Great City of Philadelphia

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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262 reviews 262 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Nice little place and priced right. The place has history. Dates back to the Boardwalk Empire days. Food was good and the place even has its celebrity sighting with Eric Clapton eating here on more than one time. Jerry Ehrlich from the Great City of Philadelphia

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Smithville, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We are here often for breakfast, it's always good. It's definitely no frills and there are a group of old men discussing politics but if you want a good cheap breakfast, head to JoJo's.

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Georgetown, Massachusetts, United States
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33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Comfortable dining and friendly staff. Food is not gourmet, but it is pretty good and has good value. I don't know what else to say, but I'm supposed to say 50 words to submit this review.

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South Plainfield, New Jersey
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62 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I love trying small quaint local eateries throughout the state this one was bad from hello. Actually no one even greeted us, a man sitting at the counter said to take a seat. It took quite sometime to be acknowledged and offered coffee, when the coffee was brought we were given a small ration of creamers which... More 

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Rockville Centre, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

We had breakfast at JoJo's this morning. The waitress was friendly and the food was delicious. The corned beef hash was cooked perfectly. This is the perfect breakfast stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

So many upgrades to the building both inside and out. It's full of character between the walls and patrons. John, Laura, and Becky are wonderful! We love the food! We love the friends!

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Commack, New York
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We used to go here all of the time. The rugs in this place always grossed me out since they haven't been changed in FOREVER. Who has a restaurant with wall to wall carpet anyway? The food the last time we went was pretty greasy and we have decided not to frequent this place anymore. It is in desperate need... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

This was by far the best breakfast I ever had! My boyfriend took me here and when we pulled up I thought well it's a bit run down but it was SOOO GOOD. I had egg, cheese bacon on wheat toast with a side of home fries, he had french toast topped with bananas and strawberries. It was divine!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2010

We had breakfast here after a somewhat exhausting stay at the Seaview Hotel. The service was great, the prices were good and the funky 40's-50's decor entertaining. The decor is quite original so don't expect trendy comfort. The food was old-fashioned breakfast food, pancakes, eggs pork roll and bacon. Good coffee.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 263 S New York Rd, Absecon, NJ 08205-9649
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Absecon
  • Phone Number: (609) 748-9815

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