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Port Hole Cafe

1620 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4439
(609) 494-4242
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Ranked #16 of 36 restaurants in Ship Bottom
Most recent review
- Jul 22, 2014
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English first
pennington, nj
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great location, easy to walk to, and friendly staff are the positives. Boring beer choices (unless Bud Light is your thing), bad food, and cash-only are the major negatives. Decor needs improvement too. Eighteen people there at 10 p.m. on a nice Saturday night should tell the ownership that they could be doing better.

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Manahawkin, New Jersey, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It's been on the island for a long time and I've been going there for more than 40 years (ouch!) and their famous roast beef sandwiches haven't changed one bit. I've only stopped in for the sandwich, maybe some great onion rings and an ice cold beer but it's a great experience every time. It's a neighborhood bar with their... More

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Boca Grande, Florida
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81 reviews 81 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The best "bar food" on Long Beach Island. You will never be disappointed with their FAMOUS roast beef sandwich, be sure to add the Colorado fries basket as well. They are big enough to share with friends. (Ask for melted cheese along with the ranch) The atmosphere here alone makes this spot a great experience. They have the same bartenders... More

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The Roast Beef Sandwich was GREAT ! but at 9 dollars ,no chips,fries or even a pickle lets get REAL. NOT worth 9 dollars without some kind of side, even if they threw you a bag of 50 cent chips might change my mind ??? mabye??? the owners should wake up this is not worth 9 dollars without a side... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Mostly locals but a fun bar! Has a pool table, bartenders are nice and overall a good place to have a few drinks!

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Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We were supposed to just have a beer and a sandwich. But holy cow everything about the placed kicked butt! Roast beef sandwich was incredible and lets say one beer turned in to a bucket. Stop if you can! Great prices and friendly atmosphere. Will be stopping again.

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New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The roast beef (beast) sandwiches are terrific. Eat in and have a cold beer with it. Or take it out to the beach and watch the water and sea gulls. Only drawback, no plastic, they do have an ATM machine there.

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Teaneck, NJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

Plenty of beer and a roast beef sandwich that was awesome without hurting the wallet. What a cool place. Very local and warm environment. Will be back next year unlike other places I experienced on LBI.

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Westville, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Had the roast beef and it was ok. $9 and its just a sandwich with no chips or anything. I won't rush back.

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Long Beach Island, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This is by any stretch, simply a bar. Great for a quick drink after a day of fishing. The bar food, burgers and fries are good, There is no ambiance in this place unless you are into pinball machines.

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