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Rock 'n Chair

2409 Dune Drive, Avalon, NJ 08202
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Ranked #19 of 58 Restaurants in Avalon
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Price range: $20 - $40
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 24th
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English first
Mountville, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We were delighted with our dinner last week. There were 5 in our party, and we arrived just after 6:00. Everything was delicious, from soup to dessert. I had the seared sea scallops, and while they might have been just slightly overcooked, they were still wonderful. I loved the pickled fennel and the grilled asparagus. Others enjoyed Cioppino, salmon and... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

While this is not inexpensive, it is on par with other establishments in Avalon, NJ. We had seafood, chicken parm, risotto, and a couple appetizers. Everything was great! Will definitely be back!

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Baltimore Maryland
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92 reviews 92 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This restaurant has a wonderful large porch for outside dining. The menu has many options and there are daily specials. I had the scallops which were nicely prepared. The presentation was also very nice. Our service was spotty. Soup was served across the table and we were expected to hand her dishes or reach to receive them. The table was... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Friends took us to Rock 'n Chair for breakfast when we were visiting from out of town. My friend and I had Tuscan omelets, which were fine. Our husbands had the Belgian waffle and French toast, and they were not impressed. One problem is that they had to ask for maple syrup; the server brought it about 5 minutes later,... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I met up with friends from high school and had a lovely dinner. The food was outstanding and imaginative. There was so much food, we had enough for dinner the next night - and it microwaved well. My friend had a pasta dish that included chicken, shrimp and crab - an interesting and delicious combination. I had the chicken marsala... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The food was good and the earlybird specials were varied and well worth the price. The restaurant was clean and nicely but simply decorated with a choice of outdoor seating. It appeared to be a local favorite as the evening continued. The service was good and the ambiance inviting. It was a nice surprise. Give it a try if in... More

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Thanks Bert! Perfect Bloody Mary's! Stopped back later in the week to check out the Martini Bar. Was a little disappointed it wasn't open. But had some fun at the bar meeting folks. Nice place. Definitely recommend for a fun drink out!

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Hopatcong, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Food and service were outstanding, had to compliment the chef on the sesame tuna, fantastic. Will definitely go again next time we’re in Avalon.

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Severna Park, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I've been coming to Avalon virtually every summer during my 50 yrs on the planet. This was about the 5th time I'd been to the Rocking Chair. Meals were always solid and fairly priced. I've never had a complaint until last night. The place was not very busy and now I know why. 3 of us ordered the surf (4... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

After being seated, we waited 10 minutes and no one approached our table. Other tables were seated and waited on. We finally had to flag down a waiter, who turned out to be delightful and very accommodating. The lobster bisque was good, the tuna with wasabi was excellent. My husband enjoyed his mussels immensely. We asked about sitting outside, there... More

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