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All 71 Beach Haven Restaurants

Black Whale Bar & Fish House

100 N Pennsylvania Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1835
609-492-0025
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Ranked #11 of 71 Restaurants in Beach Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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English first
Beach Haven, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The best crab cakes on LBI! Great food all around but gets crowded. I recommend going early, during the week or even for lunch -same menu. They are closed Dec thru March. For more info on this Lbi restaurant & others visit http://www.ShopLBInj.com

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Forked River, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We enjoyed the bar area. Drinks were half priced during happy hour and lots of friendly people gathered around this smallish bar. Some people ate right at the bar which is probably what we should have done. There were some interesting choices for casual dining, but we opted for the dining room. We ordered seafood entrees. My husband had a... More 

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Manahawkin, NJ
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I love the garlic clams and the crab claw cocktail! The chowder is wonderful as well! Try some their signature drinks or specialty beers on tape at the bar before being seated.

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Tarpon Springs, FL
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I were out bike riding and decided to stop in for a beer or two, then return for dinner. We ended up staying, eating at the bar. It was Friday late afternoon and very lively and fun vibe. We tried the specials on the smaller menu. The fish tacos were so tasty! The fried artichokes were delicious!... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were there in late September & it was one of the few nice restaurants still open in the area. We ordered a wide variety of selections. The food, mostly seafood, was delicious. I got the Shrimp & Scallop Santa Cruz & it was wonderful. Two others in our group got the Lobster Bake for 2 & they enjoyed it,... More 

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Cortlandt Manor
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295 reviews 295 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Our gang of 4 enjoyed our seafood dinner at Black Whale in late season, Oct 2014. Recommended by our guests. Our wait at the bar at 8 pm on a Saturday night was about 45 mins. By being flexible about seating (bar area or main dining area), our wait was less. Busy bar scene too. No reservations accepted. Attentive service... More 

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Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We got to the Black Whale around 5:00 on a Thursday and were surprised to find a full bar. We decided to wait a bit and were able to get a seat. We ordered a fish taco, calamari, and crab cake slider from the happy hour menu. What we got was plenty and very good. Plus the house wine was... More 

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Beach Haven, New Jersey
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My wife and I had the unfortunate occasion to visit the Black Whale about two weeks ago. I ordered a Caesar salad as did my wife. I added shrimp and she added a crab cake. The salads arrived with four tiny shrimp and a small crab cake. The lettuce was the very end of the lettuce. The thin green parts... More 

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Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Very good food and service, friendly place to eat, the happy hour options at the bar are excellent and well worth eating out a bit early!

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Upstate NY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

We went on an off-season Monday night. The restaurant was crowded but we didn't have to wait for a table. It was uncomfortably loud. The service was good and the menu was extensive.The food was overpriced and fair at best.The description of my halibut dish sounded creative but it really didn't work and it was somewhat overcooked. Overall a disappointing... More 

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Additional Information about Black Whale Bar & Fish House

Address: 100 N Pennsylvania Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1835
Phone Number: 609-492-0025
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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