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Hemingway's Cafe

612 Boulevard, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751-2108
732-830-1255
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Thu - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 17, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Middletown
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Nice menu selection with something for everyone. Friends had burgers which said they were good, wife had tilapia which was great and I had some real good sushi. The atmosphere was nice and bar was nice while waiting for a table. It was our second time there and will go back again.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I was looking for a quick bite in a nice atmosphere restaurant. It's 5 pm and the waiter was quick and pleasant. The New England Clan Chowder had a delicious smokey / bacon flavor with hints of vegetables. Pleasantly surprised. Salad looked very deliscious. The Talapia I ordered was cooked just right. No complaint for this quick stop.

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Northern NJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We've been here a few times, but the story is always the same...the front desk is extremely poorly organized and the employees don't know how to handle a rush; they end up being very rude as a result. We waited 20 minutes before they even took our name down, and there was only 2 of us. 2 employees were seating... More

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New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Our family decided to try Hemingway's for dinner. We had eaten at the bar years ago. The dining room is very nicely appointed. The wait staff was very good, kept coming to check and see if everything was correct. The food was DELICIOUS! I started with raw clams. They were cleaned properly, no sand and completely loose from the shell.... More

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Emerson
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Waited 1 hour 20 min for the food and it STILL didn't come. The waiter was okay and kept offering us free drinks and promised that the food would come soon, but it never came. We also called for the manager but even he didn't show up. Terrible service.. Will never come back!

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Satellite Beach
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our family group included two vegetarians and one with gluten intolerance. There was a great menu selection from ribs to burgers, fish, sushi and a very lovely ricotta filled polenta. I thought I would go light with a wedge salad and the chicken quesadilla appetizer. The salad was huge and delicious. And the quesadilla was full size and enough for... More

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Vermont
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25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Ernest Hemingway, after a promising career placed a loaded revolver to his temple and squeezed the trigger, you'll want to do the same after you get your tab for your 2 10oz Miller Lites......avoid this place at all costs!

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Located in the heart of Seaside Heights not far from the boardwalk. Very good food and service. We had sushi, burgers and drinks. The burger expert in our group was not impressed but the rest of us had a very good time. It is a beer place the wine was just OK. It is sad to see the boardwalk being... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

New England clam chowder, Was out of a can, placed in a pretty bowl. Disappointed, on that front. Stopped in on a Saturday for dinner and was treated poorly at the door, I don't think they expected a Hispanic family to come for dinner? Will not return ever and I thought restaurant 52 was expensive, whew.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We started with a specialty sushi roll as an appetizer. Shrimp tempura and crab. It was delicious. My husband has the gnocchi with peas and mushrooms in a cream sauce and he said he could taste the freshness, a little small for $18 but he ate every last bite! I had the New York strip. It was incredible, steak house... More

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