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122 North Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1816
+1 609-848-9650
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Albany, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Non- pasta entree's $30 to $40. It was expensive but the food was good. Fresh Italian bread with oil or butter. Four of our party had fish entrees which were very good. One person had pasta which they thought was average. The service was good and the owner or manager was very friendly. No outdoor seating but the indoor seating... More 

Thank Pete1815
St. Petersburg, Florida
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160 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It has been a year since we ate here and I'm happy to say the food is still top notch. My wife ordered the seared scallops with risotto, I had the baked salmon and our teenage granddaughter had the mac&cheese. We all thought our meals were excellent. I must also mention the bread which is especially good. Service was good,... More 

Thank JohnTampaBay
Half Moon Bay, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great service, I loved my meal. I had their lobster ravioli. Had nice pieces of lobster in the sauce. Absolutely delicious.

Thank grecohmb1
New Orleans, Louisiana
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here for our last evening. Having enjoyed all sorts of crabs and other seafood, we were in the mood for Italian. The carpaccio with sautéed mushrooms was wonderful. The filet mignon ordered medium rare arrived quite rare. Chef was a bit light with seasoning, almost everything required salt. Service was excellent.

Thank VeraBlue
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a late dinner having heard from a neighbor that we should go here, and, Pescecanne is always ready for pasta. I had the steamed garlic clams with chiorizo...they were cooked perfectly tender...that's not always easy to do I like veal and chicken...opted for the Veal Milanese...a great choice and cooked perfectly Jersey Shore Caramel Ice Cream finished... More 

Thank Pescecanne
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent dinner menu with great service. The Ossobuco ravioli was handmade and absolutely delicious! My wife's lobster ravioli was equally good. The fresh motz prosciutto appetizer also a must try. Great restaurant for Italian/seafood. Kid friendly.

Thank Russ0616
Linden, Texas
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plentiful, delicious portions. Good service. Bad news is that it's getting to be better known, which means reservations are now necessary in season.

Thank Danthetravelinman1
Mechanicville, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant came highly recommended by a local business owner, we were told to try out. We are foodies and love fine dining and food better then we can make at home! When greeted, we were treated like a King and Queen, as soon as we ordered our food, we didn't see the waitress again except to get our check!... More 

Thank amylt69
Beach Haven, New Jersey
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Combine excellent service, creative menus and perfectly prepared dishes and you've got a winner. I've dined at Carmen's over the years and have never been disappointed. Its a delightful atmosphere conducive to good conversation. Don't vacation on LBI and miss a great culinary opportunity!

Thank BaliHaiH15
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Booked ahead of time for Memorial Day Saturday night dinner, we even got there a bit early yet we had no wait! Staff from hostess to the bussers had a good mood about them and were very friendly. Food was good; highly recommend the clams and chorizo, not too spicy but very flavorful. The broth was exceptional! Entree all around... More 

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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 of 5 stars
American, Italian, Seafood, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 North Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1816
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-848-9650
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