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Boat House Restaurant

116 West Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
(609) 492-1066
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Ranked #36 of 70 restaurants in Beach Haven
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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NYC
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We dined at the Boathouse in July. Six adults and 2 toddlers. The food and service was very good. The kids enjoyed seeing the boats go by. There is a BYOB policy.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Lovely water and boat views in Beach Haven. The Seafood Sampler , as well as the salmon, were delicious !

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Catskill
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The fish was flakey and tasty. Carrots sweet and tender. Roasted potatoes with herbs that did not drown the potato flavor. Service with attractive and friendly young servers. View of water always a plus. Would go again.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We have been here many times as we own a condo right down the street. The owner/managers are very very nice and hardworking. The service staff are always friendly and try hard. They are all kids, and part of a seaside place like this is accepting that you are not dining at le bernardin. The views are amazing, amazing. The... More

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Trenton, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

has the best view for a restaurant in Beach Haven but horrible food... if they would just improve their food they would have a goldmine

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We celebrated my father's 85th birthday at the Boat House for a party of 8 and couldn't have been happier with the menu, food, service, atmosphere and pricing. The beautiful open dining area lifts their garage doors to the outdoors with a fantastic view of the bay.

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nj
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

I suspect, if our kids were older, we would skip this place. But it has become one of our 'must-do's' because of the scenery, the dining on the dock, the duckies swimming below. We have never had any bad food here, but nothing stands out as being memorable either. It is location, location, location. They do offer a kids menu,... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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67 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Great view of the bay at sunset. That's about it. Bring ear plugs as it doesn't get noisier than this place. Kids running all over the restaurant. More bus boys and girls than you can imagine. Constant movement of people, tables and ice buckets. Limited menu. Prices are ok. You can BYOB as long as it's beer and wine. Huh?... More

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Denville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The restaurant itself and the view were very nice. No issues. Our meals were close to $30 each which I expect to pay for seafood. When the meal came consisting of three shrimp, a skinny piece of salmon and a cold crab cake I was pissed. No flacor what so ever. Totally ruined my whole mood. If you are going... More

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NJ
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Gorgeous view and the open seating is really nice. The food however, was average at best. I had a crab dinner, the side of corn was chewy, and the fries were only 1/2 cooked.

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