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800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 455-3447
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Ranked #11 of 92 Restaurants in Asbury Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $12
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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Asbury Park, New Jersey
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Been there several times. It can get very crowded so the service can be slow and the prices are high. But it has a great view and nice seating. Good place for a drink on a nice day in the summer after the beach.

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One of my favorite places to go. They have the best drinks (their fresh muddled strawberry mohijtos are to die for). It's right along the shore and they have floor to ceilings windows that overlook the ocean. It's really something to see. In the summer, they have a outside deck that is open. The food is very expensive but just... More 

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Metuchen, New Jersey
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The indoor and outdoor view doesn't get any better. Right on the boardwalk in Asbury Park NJ. Sit inside on the comfy hip couches or outside overlooking the ocean and boardwalk while drinking some of the best cocktails around. You can even have your wedding here, vows and the party!!! The owner pays attention to every detail at The Watermark... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

What a wonderful evening! We had our wedding celebration at the Watermark in Asbury Park NJ on Friday September 19, 2014. The proprietor Russell Lewis is a class act. He and his staff made our event perfect: From the top shelf signature cocktails, craft beer, wine, plentiful and delicious food to the stunningly beautiful, upscale venue directly on the boardwalk... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Decor was fantastic, It is a fairly large place and it does get packed on the latter part of night and during busy season. Very woody, cabin like feel w/ modernity. Birch tree poles and warm fire place to one end and large bra with wood rings backdrop on the bar surface. Then there is a center area with lots... More 

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Warrenton, Virginia
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My brother held a marriage celebration here and it was a perfect venue for 100 or so people. Upper level over looking the ocean with a nice bar and cozy lounge chairs for socializing in comfort. Enough room for a band. Inside was plenty of space for dancing and hors d'oeuvres were plentiful and although I didn't eat much, everyone... More 

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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90 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I recently spent an afternoon here for a wedding party. The staff were friendly and the whole atmosphere was really relaxing and fun. We had the whole place to ourselves which was awesome. Our families were able to just hang out, dance, and enjoy the view. I was very impressed with the food and drinks also. Overall it was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Beautiful views from the second story and average priced drinks. Did not eat here but all the food going by looked wonderful. Service was slow and bar tenders seemed uninterested

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Dayton, New Jersey, United States
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13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Additional Information about Watermark

Address: 800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Phone Number: (732) 455-3447
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
Cuisine: Tapas, Contemporary

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