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AJ's On the Lake

615 E Moss Mill Rd, Ste B8, Smithville, NJ 08205
(609) 748-2377
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Ranked #3 of 5 restaurants in Smithville
Cuisines: Diner
Most recent review
- Jul 1, 2014
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29 reviews from our community

46% Recommend
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English first
Brevard, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Cute atmosphere ... Think old lake house .. Very friendly and the food is pretty good. This restaurant is located in the charming Smithville Village.

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Staten Island, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Really sweet owner, nice staff, very tasty food. We ordered two coconut French toasts and some coffee. Excellent. The tab was 47.00. Too pricey for Smithville. Sorry.

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New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Maybe because it was very early in the season (March) but we were very disappointed in our recent lunch at AJ's. DH had 2 hot dogs and cole slaw for lunch. Hot dogs were hot but looked wrinkled as if they had been sitting around-- rolls were stale. When mentioned to the waitress she seemed shocked and said it was... More

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Franklinville, New Jersey
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We stayed at The Colonial Inn and decided to get take out breakfast and bring it back to the room to eat. OMG! The portions were huge! We ate half, were stuffed and ate the second half the next morning for breakfast (we had a microwave in our room). Definitely worth a trip to AJ's!

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Somers Point, New Jersey
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Having had a great breakfast there, we returned with a friend for a lunch. The service was good and the food was great. They have many old photos of Atlantic County sites framed on the walls which makes for conversation and information of the area such as the diving horse of AC.

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Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

We were in Smithville to do some shopping and see the light show, and stopped in here because they advertised Italian Wedding Soup. We were greeted and sat quickly, and the waitress brought our drinks quickly as well. We ordered our food, and the cup of soup was pretty good and came in a reasonable time - and things went... More

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Cape May, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Awful awful awful ---they should stop breakfast at 2:00 because it's obvious the cooks can not handle such a varied menu. Over an hour later and still waiting. Customers are now applauding because they finally got their food. I feel sorry for this establishment. It is a mess. I am passing the time typing this. Truly a joke. As I... More

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This restaurant is located on the lake where paddle boats and remote controlled boats are entertainment. The restaurant is nothing fancy; more like a diner feel. There were 2 picnic tables outside that are pet friendly, where I sat. The waitress was very friendly and polite. Their most ordered dishes are the burgers and crabcakes. I went with the crab... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We have eaten here on many occasions. We always order from the breakfast menu. Have never been dissatisfied with our choice. Highly recommend.

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Marlton, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

My family and I have been going to Smithville every October for the past 8 years. We always meet up at Aj's for breakfast/lunch and then spend the rest of the day shopping. Last year wasn't great but we decided to go back this year and were here over the weekend. We almost walked out. I felt very bad for... More

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