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The Windrift Restaurant

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105 80th St, Avalon, NJ 08202-1037
16093685761
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7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Baltimore, MD
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brought the kids (five of them all under 10 yrs old) with no reservations. Hostess realized we had our hands full and got us a table quickly (approx 15 mins after being told 45 when we put our names on the list). So right there, this place gets a thumbs up. The wings were better than I expected and the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lot of fun, different music in different levels of the bar. Menu average, but fun makes it worth it.

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Thank steffie57
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a few cold adult beverages on a hot day and enjoy the view of the ocean from the 3rd level bar. We haven't been here since they remodeled and the place now looks nice. We ordered Pina Coladas and Beergaritas. The drinks were tasty but seemed to lack any alcohol taste which seemed unusual. After our... More 

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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's so so. The view is great from the upper set, typically the band is fair on music nights. The service is hit or miss...not sure if they give better service to more expensive looking swimwear, but they can be pretty bad...like begging for silverware and water bad. And then other times they are so on point and wonderful that... More 

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New Jersey
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113 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast is served until 11:30 on weekends. We made it to the Windrift with a few minutes to spare. The waiter gave us the choice of breakfast or lunch. We both went for breakfast. I had the Banana French Toast while the wife had an omelette with too many ingredients to count. Both were very good. The french toast came... More 

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Thank Amys_husband
TheDrift67, Guest Relations Manager at The Windrift Restaurant, responded to this review

Amys_Husband Thanks so much for the great review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your breakfast and hope to see you again next year. We'd love to have you back! Anne More 

Vienna, Virginia
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90 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the Windrift every summer when we stay in Stoneharbor or Avalon New Jersey. We love it here because it's fancy looking but the food is simple. The views are outstanding and the rinks are generous.

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Thank Stephanie148
Philadelphia, Mississippi
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere is very nice, many seating options such as beachfront, 2nd and 3rd floor decks,. etc. Service was very good as it appears they hire young college students as waiters/waitresses. Our waitress was very good, polite and quick. But the meal was a bit disappointing. We started off with a few appetizers such as bang bang shrimp and nachos. The... More 

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Thank Joe5OD
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casual beach side restaurant and bar. Good for families or large groups. Ample seating available inside and out. Casual food. Very good quality and servers are pleasant.

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Thank chriss220es
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner on the rooftop restaurant so we could enjoy the view of the ocean and watch the sunset. The service was fast and good. The food was surprisingly good - the sushi was delicious and there was a comprehensive wine list! Thumbs up!!

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Thank kalumaningi
TheDrift67, Guest Relations Manager at The Windrift Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Kalumaningi, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with tripadvisor users. We hope to see you again! Anne More 

Lake Placid, New York
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131 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a perfect night for dining outdoors and the menu was both fun and delicious. We started with a caesar salad and the lobster grilled cheese which was perfect. We also enjoyed some sushi rolls that were very fresh. The service was friendly and it was so great looking our over the ocean.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33
Cuisine
Pizza, Seafood, American, Bar, Sushi, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 80th St, Avalon, NJ 08202-1037
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: 16093685761

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