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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 #39 of 70 Restaurants in Beach Haven
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ate at this restaurant in August. Expect restaurant to be crowded due to summer vacationers, which is fine. Outlook onto Barnegat Bay is pretty. My complaint is that the food itself is mediocre tasting, the portions are small, and the food is extremely over-priced. I ordered 2 "jumbo" crab cakes that weren't even big, much less jumbo. It came with... More

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Boca
Top Contributor
221 reviews 221 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great spot to dine at as the sun goes down. I never have great expectations from a seasonal restaurant but this was OK. Unfortunately , the cost of a family meal is more than this place is worth.

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New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Ate at the Boathouse the other night for the first time even though we have been going to LBI for years.... Its off the main drag so you have to know its there - you wouldn't just drive by. We had a reservation and were asked to wait 15-20 minutes that was disappointing. More so, we actually waited about 30... More

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were looking for a bit upscale, waterfront, nice adult evening out for a special birthday surprise celebration. So, we made reservations at the Boat House. The website showed white table linens, flowers and large wine glasses and beautiful bay views. Upon arriving, we had plain wooden tables, with plastic water glasses and straws, and very casual atmosphere. This is... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

After eating at the Boat House 2x's. I definitely think it was our best mean in LBI. It is located in one of the best spots on the Bay side with a terrific sunset view. We ate here over the summer and had a table by the outdoor bayside wall which I definitely reocmmend. The views are beautiful. The food... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Sunset views here are amazing. Always crowded but good food. BYOB for wine, beer or cocktails. Prices are good for what you get. Always my best meal when on LBI.

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Manchester
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Busy place reservation at 8:30 seated on time. Packed restaurant great views of the bay. Ordered king crab legs and scallops and shrimp in a wine sauce, both dishes were fresh and delicious. A bit expensive but that is expected in a vacation tourist city. Great service delicious fresh seafood in a great bay side location. Key lime pie was... More

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New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

After reading the reviews on trip advisor I was a little Leary when friends of ours suggested this restaurant for dinner. While the reviews were not completely wrong they weren't right either. 1. Yes it is pricey but you get large portions and it's seafood at the shore- everything is expensive. 2. The food is delicious - I would say... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great service and excellent food. A little pricey. But the view was worth it. Special service and a flower on plate. Open windows on the waqter. Go early. Waiting lines.

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Randolph, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We've been to the Boat House on numerous occasions. Every time I leave with a feeling of "why did we not go somewhere else?", and then I forget until we go the next time. My confusion was not resolved until the last time we visited. The service of this establishment is very good and the view is beautiful (if you... More

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Additional Information about Boat House Restaurant

Address: 116 West Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
Phone Number: (609) 492-1066
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
Cuisine: Seafood

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