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The Columns

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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Takeout

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Menu

APPETIZERS‎
11.00
Ancho Chili Crusted Tuna
Ancho chili seared ahi tuna served rare w/ pickled ginger, wasabi, cucumber salad & daikon.
9.75
Crab Dip
Crabmeat blended w/ seasoned cream cheese & served w/ bread, carrot & celery sticks.
9.00
Nacho Grande
Chips piled high w/ seasoned beef, smothered in cheddar & monterey jack cheeses & topped w/ our very own homemade salsa, sour cream & guacamole.
10.00
Crispy Brie
Coated in almonds & panko served over mixed greens w/ fresh fruit & topped w/ a raspberrywalnut vinaigrette.
9.00
Columns Crabcake
Jumbo lump crabmeat, lightly breaded & fried, served w/ remoulade.
11.00
Shrimp Cocktail
Four colossal shrimp served w/ cocktail sauce & lemon.
9.50
Scallops & Bacon
Jumbo sea scallops wrapped w/ smoked bacon & served w/ cocktail sauce & lemon
8.00
Chicken Fingers
Served w/ honey mustard
10.50
Calamari
Tender‎ calamari, fried & served w/ hot or sweet marinara sauce.
6.00
Chips & Salsa
Tortilla chips served w/ homemade salsa & guacamole.
SALADS‎
9.00
Traditional Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, croutons, & caesar dressing
10.00
Tomato & Mozzarella Tower
Fresh mozzarella, red onion, & beef steak tomatoes stacked on a pool of sweet basil oil & drizzled w/ a sweet balsamic glaze.
11.00
Venetian
Romaine lettuce, black & green olives, proscuitto, artichoke hearts, roasted peppers, fresh mozzarella, & a basil balsamic vinaigrette.
10.00
Oceanview Salad
Romaine‎ lettuce, grape tomatoes, roasted red peppers, chick peas, red onion, & croutons tossed in our homemade house dressing.
10.00
Greek Salad
Romaine lettuce, red onion, grape tomato, cucumber, kalamata olives, feta cheese tossed w/ an aegean vinaigrette.
9.00
Baby Spinach Salad
Baby spinach, gorgonzola cheese, toasted walnuts, & a sweet balsamic glaze.
SOUPS‎
4.50
Seafood Bisque
5.00
Maryland Crab Chowder
SANDWICHES‎
7.50
Chicken Salad
Chicken‎ salad, lettuce, tomato served w/ chips & pickle.
8.50
Tuna Salad
Tuna salad, lettuce, tomato served w/ chips & pickle.
9.00
Columns Club
Choice‎ of turkey, chicken salad or tuna salad w/ bacon, lettuce, tomato served w/ chips & coleslaw.
9.50
Chicken Avon
Cold chicken salad burrito topped w/ guacamole, homemade salsa, sour cream & served w/ tortilla chips.
9.50
Fried Flounder
Served w/ lettuce, tomato, tartar sauce & fries.
9.75
Columns Crabcake Sandwich
Lightly breaded & fried, served w/ remoulade sauce & fries.
14.00
Lobster Roll
Two grilled rolls stuffed w/ aine lobster salad & shredded lettuce. Served w/ fries & coleslaw.
9.25
Wood Land Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken cutlet topped w/ roasted peppers & melted provolone cheese served on a kaiser roll w/ fries.
BURGERS AND SANDWICHES‎
Served w/ fries & pickle
8.25
Hamburger
8.75
Cheeseburger
American, cheddar, provolone, bleu, or swiss
9.00
Bacon Cheese Burger
SIDES‎
4.00
French Fry Basket
1.75
Coleslaw
CHILDREN'S‎
7.00
Chicken Fingers & Fries
6.50
Penne Pasta
With butter or marinara sauce.
5.00
Hot Dog & Fries
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to sit on the wrap around porch and have a drink and something to eat. It's set up to people watch and enjoy an ocean view. The chicken salad and bacon on multi-grain toast is really good, as is the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Xmonkberry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ride my motorcycles often to Avon by the Sea Beach many times during the spring and summer and quite often I find myself at Columns. The drinks are tasty and the food delicious. Yesterday my waitress was Jennfer Coletta a lovely young whomknow her...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank joecA6655RK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here a few times. The food is good but the location (across the street from the beach) makes this a popular place to eat.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jezumes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of my coworkers and I came to Columns for dinner. We had heard the crab cakes were good here and my friends wanted to try them. I personally don't eat seafood, so I had the filet. It was cooked perfectly! My coworkers enjoyed...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mrsgfhjr
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Has an amazing ocean view from the large porch where we ate a late lunch. Drinks were good and so was the food. Great for lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dLev55
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Excellent food, great view. The outdoor seating is great. Love their crabcakes and the drinks are great too.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ray C
Reviewed August 30, 2018

An early dinner with 6 adults and 4 kids on the verandah overlooking the sea with very tasty food and good service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David190343
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Stopped by The Columns 8/26, was pleasantly surprised to find Bobby Bandiera Band. The band was great Nd you can tell they have a great following. No cover charge, the service was great and the beer was cold! Great atmosphere right at the beach!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JerseyGirl5472
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Left the beach for lunch. The good: delicious hamburger Terrific view of the ocean. Nice breeze. The bad: after knocking over my drink I had to ask for new napkins ! Amd I asked if they could replace my iced tea. Waitress begrudgingly brought a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Slocum1895
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped at the Columns for lunch and enjoyed a great lunch overlooking the ocean. Went back later at night for dancing with a great band. Such a diverse crowd; can't wait to come back!!! Deb & Eddie Kingston, NY

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Deborah S
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bagdiva
September 3, 2018|
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Response from ZERO-NONSENSE | Reviewed this property |
Sunday, September 09, 2018 = scheduled 2018 closing date. ... "trends" to be the Sunday after Labor day as a very-general liberal guideline.
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Sandra I
July 15, 2018|
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Response from Guillaume926 | Reviewed this property |
I believe Columns is open 7 day’s a week during the summer, but the Grille is only open Thursday-Sunday. Enjoy.
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