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JO Jo's Oceanville Inn

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263 S New York Rd, Absecon, NJ 08205-9649
(609) 748-9815
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked down from the Villas near the Stockton Seaview. It's a throw back breakfast place that could be out of the 1950's. The breakfast omelets we had were great and the service was excellent. Mary Ann was a wonderful server - and got our order just right. This happens rarely these days. We love these local places especially when the... More 

Thank Neal B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Looked like a hole in the wall but those are usually some of the best places. Service was good and everything we ordered was delicious. Historic building that was a bar and now a diner type atmosphere. Definitely recommend.

Thank Cynthia W
Absecon, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

I have had several breakfasts here, and never been disappointed. Not to new but kind has its own appeal. I remember years ago, used to be a bar. Food was hot tastey and service was prompt if a little stiff... I would recommend you try their breakfasts. I have not eaten lunch so can't comment it that.. Prices probably in... More 

Thank Wayne H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I was staying at the nearby gold resort for a tournament and didn't feel like dishing out $36 for breakfast for my son and I. This is especially since I know my son would eat only one waffle and be full. Found this great little gem and had a great omelet. Was it the best omelet I ever had? No!... More 

Thank Mark G
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The breakfast here was ok- the pricing is the same as Shea's up the street which is so much better - the omelet here was flat-nice service

Thank travelgogo
Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Good, inexpensive food for breakfast and lunch. Friendly service and interesting locals. We stop here every year wile staying nearby.

Thank Kathleen W
New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Good wholesome place for breakfast! Love the Buckwheat Pancakes! Omelette' sate nicely done. Hubbie loves the Jerseys Own ...Pork Roll, Egg & Cheese Sandwich.

Thank JakeCreatesNewJersey
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Nice little place and priced right. The place has history. Dates back to the Boardwalk Empire days. Food was good and the place even has its celebrity sighting with Eric Clapton eating here on more than one time. Jerry Ehrlich from the Great City of Philadelphia

Thank Jerry E
Smithville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

We are here often for breakfast, it's always good. It's definitely no frills and there are a group of old men discussing politics but if you want a good cheap breakfast, head to JoJo's.

Thank freeziej
Georgetown, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Comfortable dining and friendly staff. Food is not gourmet, but it is pretty good and has good value. I don't know what else to say, but I'm supposed to say 50 words to submit this review.

Thank GrandCanyon_hiker018

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget
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  • Address: 263 S New York Rd, Absecon, NJ 08205-9649
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Absecon
  • Phone Number: (609) 748-9815

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