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The Beach Bar

1300 Ocean Ave, Unit T1, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5797
732-869-0008
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Ranked #55 of 91 Restaurants in Asbury Park
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood, Bar
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
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  • English first
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I have a more detailed review on Yelp but the service here was terrible. The food was average and quite pricey. They didn't even have what I wanted so I had to pick off my boyfriends plate. Every time we asked for something, it would take 10 or more minutes to get. I would never go back here. The only... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Loved this place! Right on the beach, great rum buckets, average shore prices. Must love loud EDM, which we do. Some might find the music too loud, but we loved it.

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Red Bank, New Jersey
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

If you like to sit and relax and have a drink on a nice "perfect ten day", this is the place to do it. It was a lovely August afternoon and the views of the ocean and beach are truly spectacular. We had eaten here in the past and the food was not bad. But it's now about the food.

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New York, New York, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We came after Labor Day so the menu was very limited. Not much for the kids. The homemade chips were strange tasting - like the oil used wasn't very fresh. The setting was nice but it would be better if the bar had its own bathroom instead of he public bathroom. The margarita I got was tiny. Still it was... More

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Wall, New Jersey, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I read the other reviews and find it hard to believe that they are talking about the same place as I am. Went there yesterday afternoon and couldn't be more disappointed if I tried. Very bad service from indifferent bartenders, incredibly loud dance music (a truly bad mix to boot) played over a terrible sound system with broken speakers, no... More

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Ocean Grove, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The balcony over looks the beach - its outdoor setting makes it live up to its name by far. the rum buckets had a little too much juice in them for me especially for $14 a lot of ice and pineapple. But the DJ was good and Taylor our server was awesome. Definitely a great place to check out -... More

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Kew Gardens, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Get the Rum Bucket! My friends and I grabbed a little snack and a Rum Bucket after our day on the beach. The bartenders were really cool, the music was loud, and I really felt like I was on vacation.

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New York, New York, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

The location and the architecture of this bar are incredible. The Rum Buckets were delicious and fun, but the food was not very good. Our waitress, however, was very friendly and accommodating. All that said--the decor of the bar is a little lacking and the bathrooms are just public beach bathrooms (pretty nasty). Given its INCREDIBLE oceanside location it is... More

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Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Terrific place for a refreshing beverage with a million dollar view of the ocean, beach and boardwalk.

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Revamp from its prior 'lounge type' atmosphere to its existing, more friendly & suitable 'beach bar' made this place a great, fun hang out. Labor Day weekend on Saturday night had great waitress service, excellent views & awesome DJ. Only had drinks, so I can't comment on the food. Check out the Rum Bucket. All walks of life here which... More

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