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The Chicken or the Egg

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207 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
+1 609-492-3695
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Takeout

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  • 264
    Excellent
  • 122
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast and service

Veggie omelet, pancakes, coffee,sausage all delicious with great service. Huge variety on menu , anything you want . Lots of elbow room in a nostalgic setting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Randolph
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  • Families with children
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Randolph
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Veggie omelet, pancakes, coffee,sausage all delicious with great service. Huge variety on menu , anything you want . Lots of elbow room in a nostalgic setting.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This past week my girlfriend and I traveled to this location to have some lunch. We were very impressed with our choices of lunch and it was very delicious. We had an excellent time for sure. Our waitress was Veronica. She was really moving and getting to all of the tables she was helping and was efficient. Way to go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

As usual another 5 star performance. A great place with a great menu and u can text in a call ahead so they put u on the list and they are very good about their waiting time. Open 24hrs.

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New Hope, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The food was typical diner fare. The eggs tasted like they were cooked on a grill with meats. The place is noisy. The service was great. The decor fun. Not really worth the wait.

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Suffern, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Went here the other day as I don't know a lot about LBI and it was recommended. We were a party of 5, with my three kids 3, 7 & 9. We all loved it! Food was nicely made and came out quickly. Very fresh tasting. Staff was all nice. Kid friendly decor. I guess we just hit it right,... More 

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Port Chester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

If you visit LBI The Chicken or the egg is a must for all you buffalo wing fans. They might just have the biggest wings I've ever seen. Wait time exceeded 2 hours tonight. So get your name in early or use the no wait app. They also make good shakes.

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Pine Brook, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We've been coming to LBI for years and this is one of our favorite places for breakfast. Recently went there on a Tuesday and waited 45 minutes but it was worth it. The cinnamon roll french toast is awesome! Daughter had a bacon, cheddar, mushroom omelet that was delish! Never had a problem with service and our last waiter was... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We've been going to the chegg for years. This year has completely changed my mind. I will never be back to Eat in to this place. JASON WAS HORRIBLE DO NOT GET HIM ASK FOR SOMEONE ELSE! We ordered drinks which took him 15 mins to come back. I understand they are busy. But when you see your waiter leaning... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We had 5 people in our party and 3 out of the 5 was satisfied with our food. My sister and I ordered honey BBQ wings as we've had them before in the past and they were delicious and fairly cheap. My other sister had ordered a burger and asked the waiter if the burger was spicy as she has... More 

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I have been to this restaurant many times and it does not disappoint. The Santos sauce, Killer Beesting and Beesting sauces are what I would recommend on your wings or chicken fingers. The wait staff is very attentive despite being very busy all the time. They do have an app that you can use called No Wait. It basically puts... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 207 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-3695

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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