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Moonstruck

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517 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7107
732-988-0123
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 227
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent!

Wished we could have sat outside but didn't want to wait the hour! Still a great experience. The service was 5 stars! Our waiter Ed couldn't have been any nicer. He had great knowledge of the menu and guided us in deciding on our meal! Will definitely be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
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English first
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Wished we could have sat outside but didn't want to wait the hour! Still a great experience. The service was 5 stars! Our waiter Ed couldn't have been any nicer. He had great knowledge of the menu and guided us in deciding on our meal! Will definitely be back!

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Middletown, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I was there for a get together with old friends. We were not rushed at all, even after 3 hours. The 3 story house is decorated very nicely. On a Wed. night the place was quite full, of course it was summer. We only had to wait 10 min. for an inside table, it would have been an hour for... More 

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

When your looking only for the Best...in Cuisine at The NJ Shore look no further! This fine establishment has been in existence for over 20 years...and just keeps getting better and better each year.From Fresh Seafood...to Phenomenal Cowboy Steak..Rack of Lamb..or just have cocktails and libations at their wonderful piano bar...you'll be Amazed. Not to mention the Wait Staff..is so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Food was fabulous! Went for a large family gathering and everyone loved the food. Service was great & Atmosphere was awesome. It's is costly, but in the same price range as all other high end Jersey Shore restaurants as you would expect.

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Livingston, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Love the movie as much as this dining experience. "Snap out of it" to all those that say it's pricey. Food this good is worth every penny. The Cape May salt oysters were divine. The shrimp as fresh as possible and pork chops so tender. The seasonings are perfectly proportioned. The martini so good I had to ask the bartender... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Great atmousphere and service. The 3 tier seating is very different. Bars are great and the service is wonderful. No reservations taken but worth the wait. Parking is not easy but you need to look around the area.

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I was expecting wonderful things from Moonstruck given the excellent review I had read. We were a group of 11, and they managed to seat us immediately. Service was decent, but not outstanding. They were busy, but the water glasses were frequently empty, and the food took a while to come out. We had a variety of different dishes, most... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

So many great places in Asbury this is at the bottom for me. However, many people I speak with rave about this place. The bar is small the tables are tight the food is OK. But you must try it yourself you may be one of the many people I have spoken to that say it is their favorite.

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Cranbury, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Was expecting to be disappointed by my initial impression of the place. Ordered drinks that did not come and then had to pay for them before we were shown to the table - they said something about different servers. However the food was fantastic ! I would return without hesitation !

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Roseland, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Excellent atmosphere Excellant service ( request Ed as your waiter ) Live music My first time and I would go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 517 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7107
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: 732-988-0123

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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