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Matisse Restaurant

1300 Ocean Avenue, Belmar, NJ
732.681.7680
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Ranked #26 of 89 Restaurants in Belmar
Price range: $12 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 13th Ave.
Transit: Belmar Train Station
Description: Matisse can accommodate small or large groups and any dietary restrictions. Open all year round with seasonal oceanfront out door dining. Please feel free to bring your own beer wine or champagne.
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English first
Belmar, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Visited here with my husband and a friend and all 3 of our meals were out of this world! We had gone for a special they ran - $20.14 for three courses or $30.14 for three courses. No complaints here; worth every penny we spent. They are a little on the pricey side, but we will definitely return.

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New York City, New York, Usa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

My wife and I have been going to Matisse for years. We loved it on the beach of course and have been going back to the Main street location. We are so glad that Chef Wall and the staff are back ! The food is always great and the ambiance and service excellent. We were there last night for my... More 

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Brooksville, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Recently I attended a baby shower here and the food was outstanding and the staff was awesome. They were so helpfull and attentive. This is one place I will go again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

first time visit since the move into town. The food could not even be rated mediocre. Pan seared ribeye was Sizzler quality. I was a big fan when they were on the beach. At least the view was better there. The service was extremely slow considering on a Thursday night there were only a few tables. I won't be back.

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Belmar, nj
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great food, great service at this recently relocated restaurant! BYOB. Highly recommend the goat cheese ravioli as an appetizer. A little pricey, but worth it for a special occasion.

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Jersey Shore, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Matisse used to be in a very small little spot on the west side of Ocean Ave in Belmar. That's when it was great! Didn't like the food in the move to the old McDonald's. Have to admit the food here on Main St is better than on the beach, but not great.

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went for restaurant week. They posted their menu and when we arrived differe menu. I ordered clams appetizer Salmon entree and cheesecake dessert. Smallest clams ever saw. Salmon was good. Cheesecake was indible. On the regular menu prices seemed very high high. We would not go back.

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Howell, NJ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Matisse was a pioneer at the Jersey Shore when it first opened about 15 years ago. Since its move from the Boardwalk to downtown Belmar (caused by the destruction of Hurricane Sandy), this once excellent restaurant has changed. The pricey food is good but nothing above average. Service was good and prompt. Portions are small. All sides are extra. Please,... More 

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Closter, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Went over Labor Day wknd. with another couple. I don't belive they know anything about vegetables as in our 3 dinners (one ordered pasta la mer - loaded with bread slices). Two of us ordered short ribs w/crispy vegetables - you needed a microscope to find them, there was a very thin layer of mashed potatoes underneath. One dinner was... More 

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Closter, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Overpriced, scant portions,with average taste---Would not go back-completely ignored our complaints-shrimp stir fry consisted of 5 average size shrimp with a ball of rice and a dozen peas

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Additional Information about Matisse Restaurant

Address: 1300 Ocean Avenue, Belmar, NJ
Phone Number: 732.681.7680
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 24
Cuisine: Eclectic

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