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Scarborough Fair

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1414 Meetinghouse Road, Sea Girt, NJ 08750 (Highway 35)
Bus:830 Rt 71 at Sea Girt Ave# (Stop ID: 25243)
7322236658
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 5
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quaint little place for lunch or dinner

The coconut shrimp appetizer was very good as was the salmon. Atmosphere was pleasant. Was only 1 waiter for several tables.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Perth Amboy, New Jersey
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Perth Amboy, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

The coconut shrimp appetizer was very good as was the salmon. Atmosphere was pleasant. Was only 1 waiter for several tables.

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Belmar, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My fiance and I like to come here when we have alone time or another couple is visiting us. It is the perfect place for a romantic meal although it can be very crowded on weekends so we try to stick to a weeknight to enjoy it more. Obviously in the summer they are packed but they are very crowded... More 

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South Amboy, New Jersey
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I came here for my birthday and it was a wonderful experience. The lobster bisque was the best I ever had. We immediately ordered another bowl after we had the first. The scallops with risotto were perfect and the chocolate cake with raspberry puree was otherworldly. The service was truly wonderful. Request a booth if you want something romantic and... More 

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Manasquan, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My family visited Scarborough Fair on May 31st and noticed tension between our server and the manager. Our server seemed to be new and maybe was making mistakes but we were very uncomfortable during our entire meal. While the food was overall acceptable, my wife had to send her steak back because it was well done and she had asked... More 

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Michael F, Owner at Scarborough Fair, responded to this review

Rich, we're so disappointed to read about your most recent experience at Scarborough Fair. We strive to make sure that all of our guests have 5-star experience when they join us, but it sounds like we really missed the mark when you dined with us. We're known for our cooked to order and flavorful steaks, so we're very disappointed to... More 

NJ
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We went on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend and reserved an alcove table and were able to get one. The alcoves are nice because it is a private table. The man who greeted us was extremely nice and welcoming and made us feel totally at home. I felt that really differentiated them from other restaurants. Our service was also excellent.... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Were here for our anniversery. Our daughter gave us a gift certificate. We were seated in one of the alcoves on the stairs. Our waiter was an amiable young man who is currently a medical student. We both ordered one of the specials, steak and king crab legs. Both were excellent. Service was fast and efficient. We went at 430pm... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We were at this restaurant the night before Mother's Day so this may have contributed to the wait even with a reservation and the lack of attention of the service staff. While the food was just good it was very salty which I find unacceptable to me. The service was really not great and we did feel ignored by the... More 

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Manasquan, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We went there for our wedding anniversary, and got one of the alcove tables. They had decorated it with an ugly pink cardboard standup that had pieces chipped off and had seen better days and some pink hearts. It was not to my taste. The escargot appetizer was like something that had just been microwaved and did not taste fresh.... More 

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Spring Lake
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My BF and I went to Scarborough Fair on Saturday evening for dinner. We had reserved an alcove for dinner, which turned out to be very nice for having an intimate, romantic dinner. We shared a bowl of New England clam chowder, and a Scarborough winter salad, both of which were delicious. My BF had Flounder St. Moritz, which he... More 

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Michael F, Owner at Scarborough Fair, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us! We are so happy to hear that you and your boyfriend enjoyed your appetizers, entrees, and desserts. You both chose delicious options! We hope to serve you again very soon! Thanks, Michael More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

One of my favorite restaurants in new Jersey to go out on a date. ..Through alcove tables are the perfect setting for couples ...The service is wonderful. .The menu has a great variety of dishes. ..Make sure have reservations. .

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Additional Information about Scarborough Fair

Address: 1414 Meetinghouse Road, Sea Girt, NJ 08750
Phone Number: 7322236658
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Sea Girt
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $50 to $70
Cuisine: International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1414 Meetinghouse Road, Sea Girt, NJ 08750
    (Highway 35)
  • Public Transportation: Bus:830 Rt 71 at Sea Girt Ave# (Stop ID: 25243)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Sea Girt
  • Phone Number: 7322236658

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $50 to $70
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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