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Dune Drive, Avalon, NJ
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New Jersey
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We ate lunch here on the beach day, since it was very convenient. We left our beach chairs and just walked to eat here. They have showers to clean sand off of your foot. The ambience was really good. Sand on the floor, nice wooden tables and huge umbrellas. You seat yourself. I agree with other reviewers, it took about... More 

Thank sn1101
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

The first 2 nights were absolutely fantastic. The service was great and the food was good. We loved the atmosphere. The 3rd night was really (really really) bad. It was surprising considering how great the previous 2 nights were. The previous 2 nights were even busier than the 3rd night. The service was just dreadful - we waited ages for... More 

Thank Jen9610
Beijing, China
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

The service is horrible so bad our appetizer came in a plastic container and we had no napkins or cutlery. Waited finally walked over to waitress and she just handed it to my daughter. The food is frozen stuff from a bag. Nothing fresh. Do yourself a favor and don't waste your time or money.

Thank Lfurey
Exton, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Disappointing all around. After waiting 15+ minutes for a server to visit the table, our group of 5 adults waited another 15 minutes before a new server informed us our original waitress was "lost in the weeds" and she'd be taking over. After another long wait, an incomplete drink order was delivered with melted ice. The food was decent but... More 

Thank Mariann H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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171 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

As part of the Golden Inn, this is a nice place to visit for some decent food and good drinks in a relaxing atmosphere. This is for a 30+ crowd and if you are looking for a happy hour based on the "pick up crowd" then you simply need to go just next door. The staff is personable and looking... More 

Thank Consultant6393
Lehigh Vallley, PA
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Been to the Sandbar numerous times over the years and finally decided to write a review. Stopped there yesterday for a quick lunch and a couple drinks. First off, it's a great place to have drinks, especially for happy hour. Great atmosphere and location. Can't get much closer to the beach. However, I can't recommend that anyone eat here. I... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2014

After a day at he Jersey Shore, there is no place on the island we would rather be for Happy Hour then sitting outside at the Sandbar at the Golden Inn. The scene is sunchine, live music and a very mixed crowd all enjoying themselves, each other and the Happy Hour Specials. Come here to have fun!

Thank geckobvi
Califon, New Jersey, United States
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2014

Stopped by to check out the Sandbar because we heard good things about the atmosphere. Definitely a great outdoors bar. People and staff were friendly. Live music was good and the beer was cold. Walk right off the beach in your swimsuit and cover up or dress either way you will fit right in. What more could you ask for?... More 

Thank Kristin H
Philadelphia PA
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014

My daughter recently went for the happy hour at this outdoor bar/eatery which is part of the Golden Inn in Avalon, NJ. Today, we went for lunch. The outdoor area is attractive. A bar and tables in the sand, just steps from the dunes and ocean. After seating ourselves, we tried to get the attention of one of the wait... More 

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    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Dune Drive, Avalon, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Avalon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?