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The Beach Bar

Bar, Pub
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1300 Ocean Ave, Unit T1, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5782
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Madison, New Jersey
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect spot to sit with a drink...beautiful view of the ocean and the beach. The bartender was very helpful when we asked him for a restaurant recommendation in town.

Thank Nancy O
New York City, New York
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beach Bar is an Asbury Park staple. For years I've been coming to Asbury, sometimes for the beach, and other times for the nightlife. Beach Bar is always the spot I choose to get the party started. Their Rum Buckets are awesome and the breeze and ocean view make for a good back drop for any time of day.

Thank Michael D
New York City, New York
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is right on the beach. So in between swims or for a break from tanning it's nice to stop in have a drink and dance a bit. The rum buckets are a fun summer drink. The service isn't the fastest, but the only people who seem to be in a rush are the drunk girls cutting the line... More 

Thank KrashN2Me
Arch Bald
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view of ocean Relaxing Staff not all that friendly......did their job but didn't go out of their way. Food was average.

Thank maryclarer2016
New York City, New York
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396 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

The Beach Bar is so loud that you can't even hear yourself think. That, or I might just be too old. Came here with my boyfriend and another couple after a day of baking on the beach. We went for one of their rum buckets. Although they put a bunch of different rums in there, it still doesn't taste that... More 

Thank Melanie T
new york
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

The best part about this place is that it's ON the beach. The outdoor bartender was really nice and gave us some tips about the area. I would avoid the rum runner though; it's basically a spring break type drink/hangover in a cup. Otherwise, awesome spot to check out on the beach!!

Thank ashley m
Port Murray, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Caroline from the Stone Pony recommended we pop in for a rum bucket which we ordered along with our lunch, and we liked them so much we decided to stay another day!

Sebastian, Florida, United States
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120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Went there on visit, and saw the fantastic view from bar overlooking beach from convention hall and went in for lunch. The food was good and well presented, my only complaint on food was that my cod sandwich was skimpy on cod. No on tap you had to go to its co owned restaurant The Anchors Bend located inside convention... More 

Thank Dave C
Bronx, New York
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The draw of this place is that is sits right on the beach - nice to sit & have a drink & look at the ocean.

Thank Susan D
Gilbert, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Wow I( cant wait to go again. We stopped off a quick bite and enjoyed our food and drinks. I guess everything on the shore is expensive so we did not over do it

Thank romeo336

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Ocean Ave, Unit T1, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5782
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: 732-869-0008

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?