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Klein's Waterside Cafe

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708 River Road at Main St., Belmar, NJ
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Very enjoyable

There in a Wednesday night and not crowded. Sat outside by the water and it was a nice environment. Food was crab cakes and baked potato. Very nice!!environmentattentive

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
Brian P
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Hawthorne, New Jersey
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I go to Klein's a couple of times a year and we enjoy great sea food drinks and a view to the inlet. Service was excellent and we were not rushed. Whether we go in the summer or fall or spring we enjoy Klein's. A Consistently enjoyable experience.

Thank MrDavid14
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

There in a Wednesday night and not crowded. Sat outside by the water and it was a nice environment. Food was crab cakes and baked potato. Very nice!!environmentattentive

Thank Brian P
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138 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Stopped for lunch and was very disappointed with food. Service was very good. Wanted a simple broiled crab cake sandwhic. OMG...was mostly bread crumbs with little crab. Kaiser roll was day old. Slaw and waffle fries were good. Enjoyed the outdoor view except yellow jack bees around and annoying. Lauren( server) was very good. Doubt if kitchen has a trained... More 

Thank JG1Lambertville
avon by the sea
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Friday night spur of the moment decision was a terrific dinner suprized. Service was very nice and friendly as well as good and attentive. Prices reasonable fish was fresh . all in all a nice experience .I would return.

Thank maureen1224
Moscow, Idaho
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Good food, good price and their happy hour includes draft beer, cocktails and some seafood appetizers, from 3-6pm. Highly recommended.

Thank lou_ibanez
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Great food and fabulous service. We visit our son 3 times a year and always make it a point to eat at this location. Never disappointed

Thank Richard S
New Jersey
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214 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

My wife, kids and I ate a late lunch early dinner at Klein's Waterside Café. The New England clam chowder was very good as well as my baked scrod. My wife and kids enjoyed their food. My wife had the New England clam chowder and a lobster roll. My son had a hamburger and my daughter had macaroni and cheese.... More 

Thank blairkk25
Belmar, New Jersey
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I generally do not speak bad about restaurants, but I don't get what people see in this place....maybe its the view of the RR bridge and Route 35. You have to wait for average food that is over priced and nasty attitudes. Not likely will be going back

Thank LennyBK
Albany, New York
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

lots of people recommended this place. when we first drove up we weren't sure where to go, but figured out quickly there are lots of options - all under the Kleins name. There is a somewhat formal restaurant, an outdoor bar/raw bar area, a covered eating area and then what looks like the deck of a small ship.We arrived at... More 

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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

My aunt, her brother, his daughter, and myself recently visited here after a trip to nearby Asbury Park. The first thing you see as you walk in is the river and boats. In fact, it adds to the ambience. We were seated and right away a server came up and got our drinks. I ordered the blackened scrod (a small... More 

Thank GabriellaBrillante

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 708 River Road at Main St., Belmar, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: 7326811177

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood


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