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225 21st St, Avalon, NJ 08202-2002
609-967-5511
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 20
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dry tough overcooked overpriced

Went with wife. Both ordered Filet medium rare. Asked wife how was your dinner. Knew the answer. I had same meal. Dry tough overcooked overpriced was her answer. Place survives due to no competition in resort town. Out of business in week NY philly or AC. Staff great and attentive always. Order... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
Harry G
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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Went with wife. Both ordered Filet medium rare. Asked wife how was your dinner. Knew the answer. I had same meal. Dry tough overcooked overpriced was her answer. Place survives due to no competition in resort town. Out of business in week NY philly or AC. Staff great and attentive always. Order specials regular menu eh, have had exceptional ohso... More 

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Philadelphia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We love the location of this restaurant but find the food to be average. We were not a fan of going up to the kitchen to order your food given the price of everything. Everyone raves about the fish dinners.

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Gettysburg
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

very unimpressed with a recent visit. In years past this establishment enjoyed an excellent reputation, but things seem to be slipping. Prices are high as compared to other competition and it is NOT a BYOB establishment.

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MaysLanding,NJ
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Yes..been there quite few times..steaks just OK,seafood bland,sides and veggies could use more attention ( never can get a baked spud with crispy skin).salad bar crams you in,and always same items!they can get the very high prices for both food and booze because its avalon, not because of quality..what bothers me most?? the attitude of many of the staff esp.... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Sea grill always has quality meats and cooks them right. We ate at the bar and enjoyed the lobster soup with crab... (Why not lobster soup with lobster?) and clam chowder. Chopped green onions made an appearance in everything they served to us... For an appetizer, I tried the teriyaki skewers 6 bite sized chunks which were sub par with... More 

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We like to visit this wonderful eatery at least once every year when visiting the area. This year we had filets and crab cakes, delish! There's always a bit of a wait, which speaks for itself. Salad bar is good. Service - wonderful!

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Liverpool, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went with family and friends. We were able to call ahead for seating for 8 people which was nice. It was very loud inside we could not hear each other from one end of the table to the other. The food was good but way overpriced. Dinners foo not come with sides, only the salad bar. Sides are pricey too.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

We have been going to the sea grill for years! Sad to say over the years it has changed so much not the same anymore. Dry steak portions are smaller and food quality is very poor. Drinks are still good but not worth spending the money

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was very specific about my allergy and the man who took my order assured me that they would leave off the sauce. When I got my filet mignon, I took two bite before I realized there was sauce on it. (its dark in there) so I sent it back. I had already put my potato on the plate. When... More 

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New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Once you're seated at the Sea Grill (In the summer that can take 30-45 minutes), the waitress takes your drink order and then invites you to stand in line at the kitchen window to place your food order. After ordering your entree and sides (all a la carte), you then hit the salad bar and return to your table. Ten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 225 21st St, Avalon, NJ 08202-2002
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: 609-967-5511

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?