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Watermark

800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 455-3447
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Ranked #11 of 91 restaurants in Asbury Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $12
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Tapas, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Asbury's premier beachfront gathering spot. Part sophisticated drinkery and tapas bar, part music lounge and social club, Watermark's environment is contemporary yet comfortable, refined yet relaxed, upscale yet inclusive.
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English first
Dayton, New Jersey, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Had a nice time here to close out the night. Surprised to see Don Julio 1942 which isn't commonly available. That's probably why it was over-poured and spilled, lol. The staffing was very cool. In any event it has a great view of the beach and is a nice chill spot.

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This lounge style bar is beautiful, with the bonus of amazing nj ocean views. I especially love that they serve custom drinks, many very fresh with all natural flavors. Their drinks and atmosphere stand above the rest. Wonderful date place thoo. Try to find a cozy couch, and enjoy!

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NYC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Across from the Empress Hotel this is a lovely 2nd floor cocktail lounge and was always busy but easy to get a seat. There are great views (ocean and pretty people) and their signature cocktails were lovely. A little pricey but not to crazy and well worth it. Nice group working there as well.

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Montrose, PA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The location is on the boardwalk, second floor with great view of ocean. Large outdoor space with cushioned seating areas as well as inside seating. We tried 3 appetizers. The ahi seared tuna was fabulous. The sirachi chicken wraps was tasty but very spicy. The red pepper hummus as very good. Try the ahi tuna - you wont be disappointed!!

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This wonderful lounge draws a classy but unpretentious crowd and always has a great vibe. The space is gorgeous - inside you'll find couches to sprawl on beside picture windows overlooking the boardwalk and ocean; there is also very cozy seating around the huge fireplace. The open air deck offers couch seating or counter style barstools overlooking the beach. Friendly... More

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nyc
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115 reviews 115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

ate and drank here earlier this eve,, food great and alcohol prices suprisingly inexpensive,, was totally shocked at my alcohol bill for 3 of us,..couches are really comfy and you can practically see the whole boardwalk.. food prices were ok.. staff was friendly .. would definately go back again, not just if im the area but just to go there

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New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Beautiful place with a view on the beach, classy and fun crowd. I never get tired of this place. Service is always good and drinks are creative and different - try anything infused. This is not a typical bar so if you are looking for a Bud Light, this is not your place. It is an elegant place to enjoy... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Not worth the trec up the stairs. View is great, but the prices are through the roof. It great if you drink before you getr there, and only need a few drinks, because thats all you can afford!

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New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were there for a private party - an afternoon wedding. What s great place! My first time and I'll be going back for dinner. The catered wedding dinner was tapas style the entire time and I loved it! delicious and we served wherever we stood. Get way to socialize and move around the room. Great indoor & outdoor space.... More

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is what New Jersey REALLY looks like! This place is the hot spot! Mature and classy crowd with greats drinks and fun music. Their huge windows overlook the ocean and if you're too cold, just step inside around the gigantic fireplace! I can honestly say i've NEVER had a bad time here....love this place!!!!!

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