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The Beach Bar

$$$
Bar, Seafood, Pub
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1300 Ocean Ave, Unit T1, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5797
732-869-0008
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Seating

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great view

The best part about this place is that it's ON the beach. The outdoor bartender was really nice and gave us some tips about the area. I would avoid the rum runner though; it's basically a spring break type drink/hangover in a cup. Otherwise, awesome spot to check out on the beach!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
ashley m
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new york
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

The best part about this place is that it's ON the beach. The outdoor bartender was really nice and gave us some tips about the area. I would avoid the rum runner though; it's basically a spring break type drink/hangover in a cup. Otherwise, awesome spot to check out on the beach!!

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Thank ashley m
Port Murray, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Caroline from the Stone Pony recommended we pop in for a rum bucket which we ordered along with our lunch, and we liked them so much we decided to stay another day!

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Thank LAURA B
Sebastian, Florida, United States
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115 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Went there on visit, and saw the fantastic view from bar overlooking beach from convention hall and went in for lunch. The food was good and well presented, my only complaint on food was that my cod sandwich was skimpy on cod. No on tap you had to go to its co owned restaurant The Anchors Bend located inside convention... More 

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Thank Dave C
Bronx, New York
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The draw of this place is that is sits right on the beach - nice to sit & have a drink & look at the ocean.

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Thank Susan D
Gilbert, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Wow I( cant wait to go again. We stopped off a quick bite and enjoyed our food and drinks. I guess everything on the shore is expensive so we did not over do it

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Thank romeo336
Melbourne, Australia
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Nice place to hang out with friends. Live music and cold beer always make for a great time. The bar overlooks the beach. When we were here it was fairly quiet but I would imagine that this place would be packed on a warm summer day. Well worth a look.

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Thank Melton2001
New York
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Two large bars both with ocean views. Drink selections are great, large buckets of whatever you want to drink and service is excellent.

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Thank MyEnzo1
Colts Neck, New Jersey
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It's located beach front of the Convention Hall, tucked right in the corner for a perfect Asbury Park view. Grab a beach bed, order a Rum Bucket, Guac and chips... Chill and have fun! 'nuf said

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Thank Teeny_Bikini
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Only had drinks there. $8.00 for a gin & tonic in a SMALL little plastic cup. Music was very loud. There are nicer places along the boardwalk to go and enjoy the scenery

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Thank Lauren M
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1300 Ocean Ave, Unit T1, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5797
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: 732-869-0008

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
  • Cuisine: Bar, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?