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Mcloone's Rum Runner

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816 ocean avenue, Sea Bright, NJ (Route 520 (Rumson Road))
Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
closed

This restaurant was destroyed by Sandy.The plan is to rebuild and open next year. I had to choose a date to post this. We haven't been there in a long time.

1 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2014
marylouNewJersey
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new jersey
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
new jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This restaurant was destroyed by Sandy.The plan is to rebuild and open next year. I had to choose a date to post this. We haven't been there in a long time.

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Rumson, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

this retaurant was also devastated by sandy, so they will have to rebuild. They had good food, with a wonderful view on the river. had a great piano bar with a fabulous pianist/singer. terrible loss.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Mcloone's Rum Runner is a great restaurant for a romantic evening. The views are breathtaking especially at sunset. The food is fantastic and the drinks superb. Seafood is the specialty by they also serve great "comfort food" dishes that are sure to please. One of our favorite restaurants at the shore.

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Bosch en Duin
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Nicely located along the Navasink River this restaurant offers a few opportunities. Not only it serves visitoirs, parties but one can have business meetings too. From the outside it looks akay but nothing special, however being inside we were pleasantly surprised. Beautiful wooden tables not to close to one another and a very nice set up breathing an atmosphere of... More 

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Wallkill
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112 reviews 112 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We arrived on a beautiful early fall afternoon. It was nice and warm enough that we could sit outside and enjoy the view of the Navasink River. We were fortunatly not in a hurry but the service was, to say the least, relaxed. Our wait person was new and I would have to compliment hern on effort if not service.... More 

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new jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Nice location, friendly wait-staff, good food all add up to a pleasant experience. I will be happy to go back.

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Princeton, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I was looking for a nice place to celebrate an anniversary. I've driven by Mcloone's Rum Runner many times, so I figured I'd give it a shot. We went on a Sunday evening around 5PM. The restaurant inside is pretty outdated but the location is great. We sat eating dinner, while watching boats ride by in the water. It was... More 

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Lincroft, New Jersey, United States
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Sitting on the deck here and watching the boats on the Shrewsbury river on a nice night is great, but the food and service need improvement. Our waitress was very nice, but she just wasn't that good at her job. Our table was so unsteady, we were getting seasick just sitting there, so we asked 3 different employees for some... More 

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New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Great Raw bar, excellent brunch. It is a little cramped indoors, so if you can go outside, awesome. Lovely staff.. it is my favorite of the McLoone locations

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

I have been to this restaurant many times in the last few years - in good weather and bad. Each time the view of the river and surrounds was different, but always fantastic. Food and service are also above average.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 816 ocean avenue, Sea Bright, NJ
    (Route 520 (Rumson Road))
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Sea Bright

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?