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Christines Italian

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42 1st Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716-1243
+1 732-872-4790
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“veal chop” (12 reviews)
“caesar salad” (8 reviews)
“shrimp” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42 1st Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716-1243
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the first time we had dinner at this delightful restaurant. The food was outstanding! The portions were big and delicious. The Caesar salad we ordered was big enough for the six of us to share. What impressed us also was the service. Our...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Christine's with a couple of my friends. It was my first time there. My thoughts: 1. Food was spectacular. We ordered a wide variety of things and each was better than the last. I would strongly recommend the eggplant rolatini and the meatballs....More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed July 10, 2018

A cozy restaurant with good food and great service. Started with a Caesars salad for 2 which was enough for 4. Had the veal meatballs with ricotta for appetizer and it was delicious. Just the right amount of seasoning. Had the Shrimp Francaise with the...More

Thank L R
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We shared a single half portion of arugala salad. The regular portion was really good for 4 people. The salad was perfect, light and delicious. Wife had a scallop dish over linguine. I had a grilled halibut with a light pesto sauce that was SPECTACULARLY...More

Thank biz_Travelor7
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Third time eating at Christine’s when taking our boat to Atlantic Highlands. Easy walk from the harbor. Food has been consistently excellent. The portions are large but our waitress Danielle gave us excellent recommendations so we shared their signature veal chop with fontina cheese and...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by a couple at the beach, I’m so happy we went! It’s a cozy restaurant, no view of water, byob...and absolutely perfect. We had a great waiter, Trevor, who was knowledgeable about the menu and specials. We had the...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Great host , very welcoming, like family. Excellent service! The baked clams were probably the best I ever had. The shrimp appetizer was excellent , the seafood pasta dish was excellent, the steak was cooked perfectly to my request. The only drawback I see is...More

Thank Traveler260
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We enjoyed a fabulous meal for a birthday celebration tonight with another couple and were treated like family by the staff and chef/owner! We enjoyed great food that was very fresh and delicious... and huge portions too! I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank pm0425
Reviewed April 5, 2018

I had the chicken margarita which was a huge portion. However, they didn't serve pasta with it and the chicken was a little tough and chewy. My husband got a chicken dish with peppers and potato chips (literally potato chips) that covered the whole dish....More

Thank TK061
Reviewed March 24, 2018

We enjoyed every aspect of this restaurant. The service is friendly, welcoming, helpful, and efficient. The atmosphere is warm inviting. The food is outstanding and the portions are generous. The sauteed baby artichokes were particularly good. Bring wine - as it's a BYO - and...More

Thank Raymond R
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Thomas M
January 8, 2017|
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Response from rs102070 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but like someone else suggested, best to check ahead of time by phoning the restaurant.
Lisa C
November 17, 2016|
Response from Lenny O | Reviewed this property |
Yes bring your own
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 1st Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716-1243
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Atlantic Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 732-872-4790
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