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Baia Restaurant

998 Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ
(609) 926-9611
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Ranked #29 of 61 Restaurants in Somers Point
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Price range: $29 - $31
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Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Shore Rd
Description: BAIA offers a unique waterfront dining experience, featuring a creative Twisted Italian menu, exciting cocktails at our three bars and live entertainment 4 nights a week, all with a spectacular bay view! Offering an early dinner and late night menu, in addition to lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The principle staff consists of Ed Bonsignore, Jr. (Executive Chef and Owner of Samantha's in Jupiter, Florida) and Sean Weinberg (Executive Chef and Owner of Alba Restaurant in Malvern, Pennsylvania) combine their unique styles and flavors to create Baia Restaurant in Somers Point, New Jersey. Our synergistic and creative dining experience you will enjoy at Baia is based around an exceptional staff which will strive to provide the highest level of food and service to every guest. Baia is a great spot to have your next special event, dinner or luncheon, please contact the restaurant directly for large parties.
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English first
PA
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Restaurant is nice enough but with no real originality... Pretty standard. Our waiter let us rot. We spent most of our time wAiting and he never checked in with us. I think we must have been his only table in our section of the restaurant. My seafood dish was way undercooked and slimy. So was my husbands. Huge disappointment!

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Richboro, Pennsylvania, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Just over the Ocean City bridge is located one of the finest restaurants my family has ever had the pleasure of eating at. Although the wait was extremely tiring, the food and ambiance was superb. They have outside eating with entertainment and a bar as well as inside dining room. The entries are included pasta, chicken, veal, steak and of... More

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New York, NY
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Hit this for a special occasion, while visiting family, who have lived here for 50+ years. This location has always been great, but the current atmosphere is a bummer. Lots of rude vacationers with screaming, ill behaved kids, drinking way too much for their own good, and unsavory characters looking for nitelife. Can take all types on the beach, but... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The patio was lovely, but the meal was overpriced for mediocre at best food. The, service was terrible, and kitchen/management problems were blamed on the servers. Not worth a visit.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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247 reviews 247 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Beautiful restaurant. Waiter, antony, I think, was obnoxious and loud. Food was ok but extremely overpriced. Took a look long time. Had two big flour balls in my clam chowder. For the money...go to Charlie's or the anchorage.

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If your in Ocean City, NJ make the 10 minute trip over the bridge to Baia Restaurant. The food was delicious and the staff was very nice. My wife and I went here on a Tuesday night and we asked to sit outside on the deck. We overlooked the water with views of the bridge and boats passing. The dinner... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a great location with wonderful water views. We ate outside on deck attached to restaurant Bread and salad were excellent however we both ordered the rib eye special- mistake! Ribeye was a big blob of Nonedible fat! Could not begin to it it! At the end of our dinner Our waitress asked us how our dinner was. We... More

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Scotch plains
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I'm so surprised by the less than stellar reviews of this place. We are pretty tough critics, but this place keeps us coming back more than once during our vacation week for the last four years. We enjoyed a pleasant meal on the deck again this year. Service was very friendly (dani), food was fresh and tasty. We found the... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

First, I will say that the food was decent and the waiter was very good. Now, Baia has indoor, outdoor covered, and pie air dining options. We arrived for our 7:00 reservation and had to wait for another 30 minutes to be seated. This is not unheard of, except that as I walked around the bar, I noticed that about... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I met with colleagues for a light dinner snack. hard to beat the atmosphere overlooking the waterway and the weather was great. food was okay. services was okay . waitress was pleasant. parking lot had room . did we get to this place on a good day or did we see the usual performance for this place?

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