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“Don't go to Twisties for the food” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Twisties Tavern on the Bay

Twisties Tavern on the Bay
236 Bayview Drive, Strathmere, NJ 08248
609-263-2200
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Ranked #5 of 6 Restaurants in Strathmere
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Don't go to Twisties for the food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

It says "circa 1940" on the sign and you can see that it's a shack so the atmosphere is just what I hoped for. The beer was cold. The clams were good. Service was decent. The view is amazing! However, the wings and fries were terrible. How can you mess up wings and fries? The wings were mushy. The fries were crinkle cuts out of a box and they seemed like last years leftovers. I looked in the kitchen to see who was responsible. C'mon! You can do better.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Twisties T, Manager at Twisties Tavern on the Bay, responded to this review, September 13, 2011
JoMama64,

We came across your review and wanted to extend our apologies for your experience. We're sorry that we didn't live up to your expectations. We are forwarding your comments on and appreciate you sharing them with us.

All the best,
Twisties Tavern on the Bay
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Hockessin, DE
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Wonderful local bar with a view of the sunset”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2010

went there Sat night with my wife and 11 yo. Had a drink on the deck and watched a wonderful sunset. Drinks were reasonably priced, Music was from the 70's and 80's.. Place was dated but clean. No problem with getting service. Had an app for dinner, lobster w mac and cheese, which was fair, my sons calamari was good. he said it was the best he had had, nothing specatular, but not as bad as others have commented.
This is not a 5 star restaurant, but a good place to have a drink, watch the sunset and enjoy a meal. the crowd was mostly 30-60 yo's.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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NJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Poor quality food & overpriced.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2010

My son's burger was inedible because of sauce they mix w/ meat, crab cakes were terrible, wife's salad w/ shrimp was covered in mayo. No happy hour ever. Not worth what they charge. Okay to stop in for a drink but thats it.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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“Terrible Place and Service - Pass by (no, run away)”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2010

My wife and I stopped here and waited twenty minutes for service and then finally walked out. We were literally one of about five table that were occupied. The waitress was nasty when we entered and just kept walking by us without even noting our presence. The place is also a dump.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Sea Isle City
1 review
“The dinner and atmosphere was not worth the price!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2010

the scallops with rose sauce tasted as if the tomatoes were bad. The 3 other people at our table also tasted it and confirmed that it tasted horrible. We sent it back virtually untouched and all they did was take 10 dollars off the bill. We paid 15 dollars for nothing! This was a wednesday night and the service was very slow even though it was not busy.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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