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104 24th St, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
(609) 494-7001
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Ranked #10 of 27 Restaurants in Surf City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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81 reviews 81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have not been to this restaurant for many years, but I was treating my sister and brother-in-law to a special night. So happy they picked Yellowfin. Restaurant has a very classy look to it: muted colors and candles. Service is wonderful from the moment you sat down. We were there early so the restaurant was only half full. Fried... More 

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New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

I have had a love/hate relationship with Yellow Fin since it first opened 17 years ago. At first it was all love. With Greg in the kitchen and Gina at the hostess stand, we felt pampered and the food was beyond delicious. Over the years, though the food remains very good, the service and atmosphere have suffered. The waiters are... More 

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Long Beach Island, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

If you have a beer pocketbook and you are burger lover, this restaurant is a definite no! The food was exceptional, but, overpriced. The service was excellent. You cannot frequent this restaurant unless you win the lottery. I would love to go back, however, I simply can get more for my money elsewhere. Sorry, Yellow Fin, you need to sharpen... More 

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Oakland, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We have visited yellow fin several times and have enjoyed the experience. However, tonight we had a very disappointing evening. Our meals and service were very good however we were seated near a low class group from Staten Island that didn't know how to behave in a nice restaurant. We tried to enjoy our experience but it was impossible with... More 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

First off, the food at Yellowfin is outstanding. I had the veal special and it was so good I refused to share. The other people at the table mostly had seafood dishes, and I knew their meals were excellent because the table talk (table yelling?) stopped when the food arrived. My wife had the Cod with Miso and declared it... More 

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Edina, MN
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

A rousing 5 for food; a 1 for service. Earlier comments are true: expensive (over priced), dark, verrry noisy. Filet Mignon was truly remarkable. Perfectly prepared. Cod with Miso was the best my spouse ever had. Veal was very good. Tuna perfectly prepared. Lobster salad also very good. Service issues would have horrified the cooks who worked very hard to... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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111 reviews 111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Truly one of the best meals I have ever had. The fried green tomato, crab and avocado appy put me in culinary heaven. That was followed by one of the best halibut dishes I have ever had. Each bite was a delight. The staff is top notch and know their food and their restaurant. Pricey, but you get a fabulous... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My wife and I have been going to this restaurant for many years and the quality has steadily declined while the price has risen. Charging NYC prices does not insure equal results. There are better places to eat on the island.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Wife and I went early in the week and total close to $200.00, with tip and BYOB. My salad special was very good, wife's was still wet from cleaning and filled with extraneous fruits and vegetables. Keep it simple would have been much better. My wife had a very spicy halibut dish, I had the miso black cod. The portion... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Yellow Fin had the best food we ate all week while on the Island. However the noise in the dining room detracted from the experience.

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Address: 104 24th St, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
Phone Number: (609) 494-7001
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Surf City
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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