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517 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7107
Wed - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent atmosphere and service. Food is delicious and always fresh. It tends to get crowded so try to go early. A must do! Love that I live local and can go often

Thank Kristine M
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food and good service but overrated. Not really worth the money. Pretentious too. The downstairs with the bar menu is a better bet - a little more low key. Filled with all of the people who don't know what to do with their $$$.

Thank mark j
Montclair, New Jersey
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have eaten at Moonstruck 2 years in a row on our anniversary. Both times, the food, service, and ambiance have been exceptional. Last week, we sat on the third floor balcony and the view was spectacular. Our waitress was Sarah and she was excellent. My salad, filet mignon, and key lime pie were all delicious. What... More 

1 Thank luka07044
Morgantown, West Virginia
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although Moonstruck is a beautiful 3 story property overlooking Ocean Grove, our experience there was a very bad one. We went there to meet with old friends to catch up and have a wonderful evening. Less than 1/2 way through our dinner, we were told by management that we had to keep our voices down because we were too loud.... More 

1 Thank 3ddesigns
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The balcony creates the best ambiance. Food is outstanding. Great menu with something for everyone..

Thank Asbury22
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, the dining room and Dinner seating does not start until 5 PM, so our visit turned onto appetizers and drinks on the lovely porch overlooking Wesley Lake and Ocean Grove. The fried oyster, lamb quesadillas, and mixed bean bruchetta were excellent! The Moonstruck Martini was the best "speciality martini" we have tasted in a long while- creative and well... More 

Thank Jean M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service! Will return to be seated at outside 2nd or 3rd story porch. Porch wait was 45 min on this Wed. Open Wed. To Sun. And for Dinner only. No problem when we asked to leave for show in 90 minutes.

Thank Art D
North Bethesda, Maryland
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Moonstruck is the "gold standard" of restaurants not only in Asbury Park, but would hold its own against any major restaurant in NYC or Washington DC. Amazing wine list, and incredible wait staff. Key to their incredible success is the stability of staff. This is how restaurants are done!!!

Thank tch9992
Asbury Park, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat good food a little pricey but well worth it great wait staff great bar piano and singing entertainment on some weekends and it's a beautiful view of the lake a must try

Thank William C
Austin, Texas
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On my last night in the Asbury Park area, I decided to treat myself to something special. Being all alone, I sat at the bar and ordered wine and an appetizer. The Portuguese Clams were amazing and served with bread made a hearty meal for one. The bartender was so kind to keep me company. Outstanding!

Thank GinnyCAustin_Texas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7107
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: 732-988-0123

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?