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1855 Route 35 N, 7th Avenue, Ortley Beach, NJ 08751-1533
+1 732-793-2400
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1855 Route 35 N, 7th Avenue, Ortley Beach, NJ 08751-1533
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For years we have been coming to the area for vacation. We always heard about Rockafellas and by passed it for the rumor of the cost. I am hear to tell u it's NO rumor. They have great food, good service but the prices are...More

Thank Corrine P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To end the summer we were treated to dinner by my brother in law. Friendly service, feels like family ! We arrived early, because if you come after six, you may have to wait for a table. The food is fresh, tasty, and plentiful. All...More

Thank Elisabeth R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only problem with Rockafellas is the size of the restaurant. Everyone enjoys their food so much that there is always a wait line to get in. The food tells its own story- very good! BYOB which is a big help during the summer month.

Thank onnembocs
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Here's the rundown: You can walk up to the hostess station, give your name & phone #, and they'll give you a general time to come back for your table, or call you when it's ready. That's a nice feature. The place has a pleasant...More

Thank Alczencz
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Having lived out of New Jersey for the last ten years I was looking forward to a really good Italian meal. Unfortunately I only found a mediocre one here. We were a party of four, and three of us found our meals disappointing. The arancini...More

Thank Darlenenna
Reviewed August 10, 2018

A typical NJ shore Italian restaurant which caters to tourists. If it were your neighborhood place, it would close in 6 months. Their patrons turn over weekly so they don't need to serve quality meals. The staff was very helpful and did all they could...More

Thank JPW60763
Reviewed August 5, 2018

The food is amazing. The owner greeted us at the door and I asked what he recommended. He said "The menu" and he was not kidding. Everything was fantastic. The wait staff was very attentive and accommodating. You can share your dinner or get a...More

1  Thank Felecia B
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

First timer for Sunday dinner that exceeded expectations. Unlike so many other establishments in the area, the kitchen offered quality not quantity. We started with a simple bruschetta that was just enough. Mom and wife ordered the shrimp oreganata while I had the flounder version....More

Thank david r
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat while staying in Ortley Beach. Had to wait about 20 minutes for a table on a Sunday evening. But well worth the wait. Service was exceptional and the food was very good. Highly recommended

Thank John W
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We ate here twice in one week and both times were superb. It's BYOB and we found a wonderful Rose to take with us the second night. We were disappointed in the fact they had no veal but there were plenty other choices. We live...More

1  Thank Ellen and Mason M
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Pete D
August 28, 2016|
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Response from Chelc740 | Reviewed this property |
We've been told no reservations even for party of 12. We took 8 people there and still had to wait over an hour because they didn't take a reservation. Maybe they'll take it in the winter? I would guess never in the summer.
Julie L
August 1, 2015|
Response from Art800 | Reviewed this property |
No regular pasta, dont know if they serve whole grain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1855 Route 35 N, 7th Avenue, Ortley Beach, NJ 08751-1533
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ortley Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 732-793-2400
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