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Howard's Seafood Restaurant

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33RD St & Baltic Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
(609) 492-2319
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
At long last I tried the fried lobster tails! And boy are they good.

Friends have always said I have to go to Howards and have the deep fried lobster tails. I love lobster and I cannot tell you why I haven't gone to Howards over the years - perhaps I am just a rebel. I also like a cocktail before dinner and take note: Howards is a BYOB. However, the restaurant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2014
Champers530
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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

we eat at Howard's almost once a week when they are open. They specialize in seafood, though you can get chicken, etc. all the tables have table cloths, linen napkins and candles. Most of the tables are facing the Bay, the waiting staff has many of the same servers year after year. It is a very popular place for locals... More 

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Friends have always said I have to go to Howards and have the deep fried lobster tails. I love lobster and I cannot tell you why I haven't gone to Howards over the years - perhaps I am just a rebel. I also like a cocktail before dinner and take note: Howards is a BYOB. However, the restaurant was at... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Same old same old, which is probably why we've avoided the place since the early 50s even though our house was 3 blocks away and the boat was within 50 feet.

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Arrived at 5 when the open and the line to enter wand there was already about 35 people waiting. We were a party of 1 and could be seated immediately since the restaurant had several tables already set up for large parties. ITs a BYOB and they don't take reservations or trust me we would have called in. The restaurant... More 

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New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I hadn't been to Howard's since before the hurricane a few years back. I returned this week with family members, including a two-year-old, for an early dinner. We arrived around 5:30 and were seated within five minutes. Arriving early is a must here. The staff members were wonderfully welcoming and helpful. Note to file: this is a bring your own... More 

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Beach Haven, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great food and atmosphere. Excellent service. A byob establishment. Great for couples, adult groups, families. What more can you ask for on vacation? Get the famous French fried lobster!!!

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Seville, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I have been to Howard's many times but this time was exceptionally good. The blackened tuna was delicious as well as the crab cakes. Our server was very knowledgable. We enjoyed ourselves

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Toms River, New Jersey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I have eaten a lot of Lobster, but never EVER had Fried Lobster. So glad I tried it, it was amazing! We went with friends and family last night to Howards. The minute we walked in we were greeted by their friendly staff. The nice warm rolls and butter came out, the rolls were great. A lot of times I... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Recently dined at Howard's with friends. Wasn't looking forward to it because of a bad meal last year, but decided to give it another try because the location; on the bay and close to the house. My crab cakes, broiled were good. My husband had to send back his lobster bisque. Unedible. Way too salty. His shrimp scampi was OK.... More 

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Trenton
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Love the Lobster! Love the Cole slaw! My wife got the Crab Cake and French Fried Lobster. She told me the Crab cake was tasty. My daughter got the Sea Scallops, I tasted one and there were great, I would get this dish if I didn't love the Lobster. Get seated and order before 5:45pm and get 10% off the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33RD St & Baltic Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: (609) 492-2319

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 9:00 pm

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