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Black Trumpet

1505 Ocean Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1423
732-449-4700
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Ranked #10 of 23 restaurants in Spring Lake
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 18, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Princeton, New Jersey
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

It is a very popular restaurant, so reservations a must and ask to sit on the outdoor porch. The food is the same, indoors or out, but the view from the porch overlooking the ocean is very nice. On weekends soft music from acoustic guitar player the night we were there. Service is attentive and food very good. Looking for... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Lovely service, excellent menu. Seafood and landlubber, American fusion, European style. Veranda for sea breezes while dining, but it faces the pool of the adjacent Breakers Hotel.

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Belleville, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Always visit this restaurant when I'm in town. From breakfast, lunch or dinner never disappointed. As I read this persons terrible review on breakfast and his server, I happened to be there that particular morning because I remember the chaos his table caused over the grape jelly, Really!!!! They were so rude not only to the server but to every... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Almost didn't go to this restaurant because it looked kind of dumpy from the outside. Inside it was kind of charming and the staff was very nice and helpful. I was excited for a great fresh fish dinner and was willing to pay a higher price for it but both I and my guest were very disappointed. The fish was... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Grand Victorian breakfast was more than enough food and it was great Pancakes, french toast and omelettes were ideal in size.

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new jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If a restaurant cannot get breakfast right, are they really suited for the restaurant scene? So we go for breakfast and the tired waitress Mary is complaining to her coworker that they had to work on Saturday evening & now they are back Sunday morning for breakfast. Well too bad & do not take it out on your patrons! What... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My wife and I went to this restaurant for our anniversary. It has candle lit tables on a nice porch overlooking the ocean. The dinner was a little pricey but the portions sizes were great. We ended up sharing an $8 salad and $33 crab cake meal which easily filled us both. The wait staff was incredibly nice. Right across... More

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Greater Metro NYC
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our 21st anniversary at Black Trumpet this week. We were able to enjoy dinner outside on their porch. Our servers were very attentive and accommodating. I started with the fresh mesclun salad and my husband enjoyed the wedge salad. As an entree, I really enjoyed the "fish of the day" Halibut prepared with lobster risotto.... More

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Morristown, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Spent a last minute overnight in Spring Lake as a beautiful day was ahead. Checked Trip Advisor and made a reservation here. How wonderful! Ate outside with a beuatiful view of the ocean. Wait staff was great. Martini was great. I had the grilled romaine caesar salad ( I had forgooten how much I love the grilled romaine) and my... More

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haddon twp
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

It was a nice meal, but really nothing to get excited about. Chicken dish with spinach and grits, good but no WOW. $50 bone-in filet was good, option for the grits & broccoli rabe, good but not worth the cost.

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