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Carmen's

122 North Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1816
+1 609-848-9650
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Ranked #5 of 70 restaurants in Beach Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Continental
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Opening for the season on April 11 Come join us
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English first
lake worth florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Visited with 8 of my family members. Took advantage of their "sunset" menu. great selections for a 3 course dinner. entries varied from pasta, to fish ( including lobster tail ) to steak. All the dishes were amble portions and deliciously prepared. Dessert included tiramisu, brownie sundae and chocolate cannolis. What a treat. Service was prompt and very attentive. Definitely... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This is a small restaurant in Beach Haven, LBI! Bring your own bottle of wine and enjoy the twilight( early bird) special, which includes an appetizer, entrée, & desert. Top quality food, great prices and the staff can't do enough to make you welcome. Popular place so good idea to make reservations. Will definitely go back!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We have been regulars at Long Beach Island for MANY years - and each year we like to try a new place or two for dining. This year we chose Carmen's - not knowing what to expect. To make a long story short - we LOVED it - and will be going back every year! Nick was our attendant -... More

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Cockeysville, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

You will not be disappointed from the first step into the restaurant to your last step out. Excellent service, food, presentation and portions. We went there for a family celebration with 10 of us and couldn't have chosen a better spot in Beach Haven. Don't forget to bring your own wine, the staff is more than helpful in corking and... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Nothing more to say but FANTASTIC! Great menu...amazing food and LARGE portions. Nine of us went out as a family and every one of us were more than happy with our meals. I would recommend this restaurant 100%. Only slight downside was the noise level. It is a smaller restaurant, so it was a bit noisy when it filled up,... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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120 reviews 120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Really wonderful vacation dining. Seven adults at post happy hour dinner at the beach. Everyone was really impressed with the food and service. Good mix of entrees featuring seafood, meats and traditional Italian. Try thr scallops with risotto, you won't be disappointed. BYOB.

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Tucson
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This was a breath of (slightly refined) fresh air during our week in Beach Haven. The restaurant has all the hallmarks of a high-end dining establishment (snug booths, linen table cloths, dim lighting, etc.), but without any pretentiousness. Feel free to stroll in without a reservation straight from the beach, and be welcomed like you just walked into the Ritz... More

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Going to LBI. Don't miss having dinner at Carmen's. . It's a MUST place to eat. Super delicious upscale food for adults and good food for kids. Went with my two grandsons 4 & 8 and the waitress asked if we would like for their dinner to be served before ours and we said yes. We didn't wait too long... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

What a great experience we had at Carmen's! Delicious food, great menu selection and terrific service! We frequent area restaurants each summer for vacation and have not been overly impressed with our options (aka Marlin's and Buckelew's were average at best). Carmen's offered a great variety of menu options. --Our eight year old daughter even found great options on their... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Had a scrumptious dinner here. Our server was awesome. The decore is lovely and the appetizers and menu choices are perfect

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