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4401 Long Beach Blvd, Brant Beach, Long Beach Township, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
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Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Long Beach Blvd & 44th St.
Description: Daddy O, a 22-room boutique hotel and restaurant, is one of the many establishments in a partnership group headed by the highly respected Martin Grims. With Four Diamond AAA ratings and many "best of" honors, the partnership takes great pride in bringing inspired experiences with adventuresome food and outstanding service to their guests. Besides Daddy O, they own and operate: The Moshulu Restaurant/Ship in Philadelphia, The Plantation Restaurant in Long Beach Island, NJ, White Dog Cafe in Philadelphia and Wayne, PA and du jour cafe and market, currently in Haverford Square on the Philadelphia Main Line and expanding to more locations, including Center City Philadelphia's new Symphony House. Daddy O serves only the freshest food, most of which is sourced from sustainable methods. This is definitely an elevated culinary experience.
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English first
Old Bridge, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed in the hotel, so decided to try the restaurant for dinner. Very glad we did. Menu had just enough variety, so you know everything is fresh. Would definately visit again.

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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

We were staying across the street, so thought walking to dinner would be good deal. Concierge and wait staff were first rate. The menu is somewhat limited (8 entrees if my memory works tonight), but the food we had was first quality. My wife had the Scottish Salmon, I had the pork tenderloin and both went down quite well.

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A group of us went here after work for apps and drinks. There were about 18 of us so they gave us a small room off the bar. Our waitress, Nicole was so nice and very attentive. No one ever had to go to the bar for a drink. The best service ever, she kept a large group happy and... More 

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Pawling, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We ended our week long vacation at LBI with a terrific dinner at Daddy O's. We were a party of 9 including 2 children. Everyone's meal was served perfectly. The fried calamari were crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The sushi was excellent, fresh and very tasty. Our server was very attentive and didn't miss a beat.... More 

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171 reviews 171 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We've come here at least once every year since they've opened and this year was no exception. It has had its ups and downs but at base Daddy O is our favorite restaurant on LBI. But to get great food you have to know the secret - Daddy O is a 'Nouvelle American Cuisine' restaurant not a temple to seafood.... More 

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Medford, New Jersey, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

When you spend $400.00 for 4 people dinner and appetizers it should be great. Ordered the Clam Chowder, it was cold no clams and watery! Line caught Tuna $34.00 was cold and fried rice was undercooked and ice cold. Lobster was over seasoned with cinnamon. Manager Eric is all lip service no substance! There are a lot of other restaurants... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The food was really good and prices were good also. The sushi was delicious and extreamly fresh. Ask for the bar menu and the truffle fries are a MUST!

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Nutley, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Whoever named this place one of the "top rooftop bars in America" needs to have their head examined. First of all, the rooftop area is small providing no view of the ocean or bay whatsoever, and the minuscule bar is inconveniently placed in a tiny corner area. My family chose to have a party here one night (with 25 guests),... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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524 reviews 524 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
525 helpful votes 525 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This place is a combination hotel and restaurant/bar and was pretty packed when we rolled in around 8:45pm. The decor of the place is pretty cool too with low lighting and a large dining area with a huge bar area with an outside roof deck lounge area. The staff is friendly and really fast on their feet and helpful, plus... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I had read many reviews and each were about the same. My expectation was a typical beach bar with the usual scene, food etc. I was very happy to find a place with terrific food (love the sushi!) and a bar that was jammed packed. Put the 2 together and it was a perfect night. I will be back

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Additional Information about Daddy O

Address: 4401 Long Beach Blvd, Brant Beach, Long Beach Township, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
Phone Number: 609-494-1300
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Long Beach Township
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

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