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1 N Shore Rd, Absecon, NJ 08201-2128
(609) 641-8223
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Nazareth Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on a Saturday night looking for a good burger...not disappointed. Also had a decent live band! Kind of honky tonk, but fun

Thank Judy57
Absecon, New Jersey
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

My Wife and I've been going to the Black Cat for more than 20 years and the place just keeps getting better and better. The owner is not one to sit on profits...........He continuously improves the Building's appearance, kitchen equipment and invest in his staff. He's got the prettiest bartenders around and a staff that is at your beckon call.... More 

Thank Ray D
Absecon, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

local bar and grill...very friendly staff...felt like we were part of Black Cat family when we first moved here...extensive menu, sometimes wish it was less but their specials are a great value...I have never had anything bad at the Black Cat...they also have live bands periodically...would highly recommend this for a fun evening

1 Thank NAE1951
Fredonia, New York
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415 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,610 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

Stopped in on our travels while in A C. Didn't expect much but atmosphere was friendly and food was decent. Convenient location if in the area. Nice little shore town. Would return, even if just for light fare.

1 Thank craig f
Galloway, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Second time we ordered takeout from there. $25 for two cheesesteaks and one order fries. Fries were soggy, like last time and the cheesesteak shrunk inside the roll. I won't forget not to order from there again.

Thank k m
Galloway, New Jersey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2014

We decided to try the black cat, a popular local eatery, for dinner. I ordered the NY strip w/ 3 fried shrimp and my wife had the crab cake. My painfully thin steak arrived with 3 burnt to a crisp shrimp and my wife's crab cake arrived burned dry and having all the flavor of sawdust. The steak was at... More 

Thank Joseph B
Galloway, New Jersey
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205 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

We often order take out and sometimes dine in. A good place with a big menu. Big bar with local regulars and good beer selection. They also have a packaged good area for beer/liquor take out. We often get the chicken wings and pizza. Good for what it is - a local joint with good bar food.

Thank RRM1020
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2014

From the outside, you might think that this place is another so-so diner on an old highway (U.S. 9). Inside it's surprisingly nice and honestly has the nicest men's room that I've seen in a real bar & grill, ever. Well done there. The staff was generally friendly and certainly had camaraderie with the locals, chatting it up some, but... More 

1 Thank ColradoWeatherguy
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257 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2014

The food was good, the beer was good and the prices were very reasonable. Looks like a good place to watch a game.

1 Thank Smokey1611
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

This place is a local staple of Absecon. It has been in business forever and has continuously evolved. The food is good here. The pizza is a very good local recipe they acquired. when a place has been in business as long as they have , they must be doing something right , especially with the competition right across the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N Shore Rd, Absecon, NJ 08201-2128
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Absecon
  • Phone Number: (609) 641-8223

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?