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Latz's By the Bay

801 Bay Avenue, Somers Point, NJ 08244
1 609.788.8838
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Ranked #6 of 61 restaurants in Somers Point
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Continental
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: New Jersey Avenue
Transit: Bus stops one block west at New Jersey Avenue and Shore Road
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80% Recommend
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English first
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The place has two floors.. No views on the first floor. The server was over worked but the food was excellant. Their were 6 of us. We all ordered different meals. Every meal was yummy. The chef is very good. Corn Fritters were great. I had Shrimp Primavara and it was really tasty. My husband had Key Lime Lobster. Very... More

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Stockton, New Jersey
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have to admit that I go to a tea room mainly for the scones, clotted cream and tea. While the tea was great and scones were quite good I didn't like the food menu options. There were only three: either tea sandwiches, scones, and desserts (high tea ; scones and either tea sandwiches or desserts; or the high tea... More

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Naples, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We took our daughter here for her 25th birthday lunch. The atmosphere is like you are in someone's dining room. It's quiet and everyone can talk. The food we had was very good.My husband had the tuna in a tomato (it wasn't a jersey tomato, but they aren't out yet), my daughter had the veggie wrap, and I came for... More

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Newtown Square
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Latz's is an excellent high end BYOB on Bay Ave. in Somer's Point. Service was attentive and flexible. The food was well prepared with generous portions. The property is charming and well maintained and they have a parking lot. Its a bit loud on the weekends and they cater to an older crowd. The owner's family previously owned the Knife... More

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Ocean City, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I had the Eggs benedict with crabmeat, and friends both had their special for that day which was chicken breast with roasted peppers topped with mozzarella cheese on ciabatta roll One of our friends had the chowder and said that it was very good. Dessert was warm baked choc cake with chocolate mousse and whipped cream served with fresh blueberries... More

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Upper Township, NJ
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Our first time at Latz's won't be our last. Our waiter was friendly and professional. The food was delicious, and presented beautifully! TRY THE SCONES! They're the best we've ever had, and that includes Britain!

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is my second time at Latz's By the Bay. I had hoped it would be a better experience than the first. While the dining room is very warm, cozy and inviting, I find the service to be very slow. The food is very good but at both times the food temperature was warm. I was hoping that maybe it... More

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Linwood, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Once you enter this quaint restaurant, you know you will want to return again and again. From the delicious salads, to the mouth-watering seafood and steaks, you will truly enjoy every aspect of your meal. The desserts resemble pieces of art and taste even better than they look. Go, go, go and go again...

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Somers Point, New Jersey
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

This is a local high-end BYOB. The place was a loser under old owners. It is very hard to turn a location around,The Latz's did it! We have been there 3 times now and this place is the real deal. took a party there for my son's 18th birthday and the occasion was great.I spoke with Andrew Latz earlier in... More

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Dinners come with a nice salad and bread with infused olive oil. While the bread was warm, it was also dry. My crab cakes were perfect--no filler whatsoever--which came with roasted red potatoes which were a bit crispy with tough skins. My husband's filet mignon (12oz) was cooked to perfection and came on a bed of goat cheese mashed potatoes.... More

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