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2600 Highway 88, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
732 899 2102
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    1 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Idle Hour is just OK

I have not tried the food but the atmosphere could use a little upgrading. Its good for a couple beers with your buddies. ConsumerMarineSupply.com

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2014
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Brick, New Jersey
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Brick, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have not tried the food but the atmosphere could use a little upgrading. Its good for a couple beers with your buddies. ConsumerMarineSupply.com

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

No atmosphere. Cook thought ham was corned beef. Only thing this place is good for is it's a locals joint.

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Ocean, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The menu was limited. I ended up having a burger, which was okay. The waitress was awful. She had an attitude that made us feel as if we were bothering her. The drinks took forever. She never asked if we wanted another and never did bring the requested water to one of us. Of course, we didn't get any water... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Went to Idle Hour with some friends for drinks. Good band playing called Fiasco. My husband went up to the bar to get me a drink and was completely ignored by the bartender. The bar had people, but not that busy. We left after two drinks and went elsewhere for food. Didn't want to inconvenience the bartender for a menu!

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The Best Ruben and the price is Right ! Service is always good and parking is no prblem. You won't leave hungry

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Union, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We went there for a sort of easy dinner because we'd gone a few years back with friends and had forgotten how drab and mundane the Idle Hour is. The place is sort of old looking and very noisy. We asked to sit in a back room because of the noise so we got largely forgotten by the waitress. All... More 

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Bay Head, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

A local bar and restaurant, this is good because of the staff. The food is good bar grub. Good for sport watching.

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Bay Head, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Although there is are tables to eat at, the bar is the scene here. The food is good but the bar is fun and very local. Bands on weekends, leagues and regulars is what the Idle Hour is all about.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2600 Highway 88, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant
  • Phone Number: 732 899 2102

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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