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Spicy's Mexican Cantina

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500 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
732-793-0612
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11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A must stop on the boardwalk.

Great place to drink and eat on boardwalk. Ussally have drink specials and staff is very good and friendly. Nice views from upstairs. and bar area is big and clean

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2015
Tony R
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South Amboy, New Jersey
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South Amboy, New Jersey
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Great place to drink and eat on boardwalk. Ussally have drink specials and staff is very good and friendly. Nice views from upstairs. and bar area is big and clean

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Thank Tony R
Hicksville, NY
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

I really wanted to like this restaurant. Drinks were expensive and tasted like they came from a mix. Table made guacamole was not great. It was a chilly day and hostess kept leaving door to outside dining open so wind blew in and cooled our food. Service was pretty good and portions were large. Ingredients needed to be chopped more.... More 

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Thank WorkingMom999
Clark, New Jersey
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The food was great! It took a while for the food to come out. We waited a good hour. The service was horrible. Took 10 minutes before the waitress took our drink order. She only came around to take our orders and drop off our food. We even had to flag her down to get our check. I would definitely... More 

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Thank JoAnn B
new jersey usa
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92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We went to Spicy's on a Sunday afternoon for lunch. it was a great beach day so we sat at the bar for a beer until there was a table open on the balcony. Great view! Service was a little slow, but the food was pretty good for a boardwalk place. We ended up getting appetizers. Chicken Empanadas, Tequila wings,... More 

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Thank marktgriffith
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Stopped in for dinner with the family and ate on the second floor. Great view of boardwalk and ocean. Most of the food was okay, probably between a 2 and a 3. The guacamole that is made at your table is surprising very good and the best item on the menu. Would recommend getting this with some cocktails. Everything else... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

My daughter is vegan. She ordered vegan $16 burrito asked for black beans and rice. It was loaded with corn rice and black beans almost no where to be found. Said they would redo it she stressed no cheese or sour cream. After an hour and ten it came with cheese and sour cream. I had an appetizer. Told manager... More 

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Thank Candy2010
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We took a daytrip to Seaside Heights this past Saturday. We strolled along the Boardwalk, and wandered in to Spicy!! We had a drink or two, then decided to order lunch. The Mexican Burger was delicious!! The Atmosphere was great..Multiple TV screens near the bar, and around the restaurant. We could look right out on to the Boardwalk - it... More 

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TOMS RIVER
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Went to Spicy's Cantina for dinner. The place is nice and we sat outside at one of the tables with a nice view of the boardwalk. There was about a 15 minute wait (not bad) and we were seated. We got the salsa and chips on our table (good), but the server came over and it took forever to get... More 

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Thank SALLY C
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Upstairs overlooks boardwalk and beach; friendly service; very good Mex food at what were moderate prices to somebody from New York City; wife got little necks from downstairs and brought upstairs. Nothing to dislike.

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Thank alexanderk691
Clarkstown, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

One of the few real Restaurant's on the Boardwalk. Food is "Mexican", dining is UPSTAIRS (the Boardwalk Level Dining is Pub Fare) and the service is good. The food is about Average. Nothing to rave about but decent for the price.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Seaside Heights
  • Phone Number: 732-793-0612

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?