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Buckalew's Restaurant & Tavern

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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
609-492-1065
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been coming here for years. Have one of the best beer selections in the area (especially Kane Head High, one of my favorites). Beer prices are a bit high but expected at the shore. Everyone in our party enjoyed the food especially the calamari, Bavarian pretzel, pulled pork sandwich (topped w onion rings and bbq sauce is delicious!), and Hawkeye... More 

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Thank Wogegolf24
east windsor, nj
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate at this restaurant four times during our stay in Beach Haven. The service and food are excellent. Bartenders fantastic too. I had the Chicken Pot Pie three of the four times. It is so great with chicken, carrots, peas, potatoes in a creamy sauce topped with a puff pastry. I had the 2 lb. lobster on one visit.... More 

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nj
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I love this place. We got at least once every vacation week. And we pop in during the winter while browsing new rental locations on the island. It's just ......great. Food, cocktails, staff, location....there's nothing to complain about. I had the spaghetti and clams this time and WOW. They knock that one out of the park. So... More 

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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came here with a friend. We are both vegetarians. We shared a vegetarian sushi platter. It was great. The menu had a great variety of vegetarian options. I would definitely be back to try other options. The bar also had good options.

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Thank Jrsygrl62
NEw jersey
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been to Buckalew's for lunch but was unimpressed - didn't feel a need to return. Then 10 of us went for dinner - not my choice - and was I impressed. It was like another place. Everyone enjoyed their meals and I particularly loved the chicken pot pot and the lettuce wedge salad - best I'd had in... More 

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Thank KiernansKid
Bayport, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we are on LBI we eat here. However, we were slightly disappointed with the summer dinner menu. It had been scaled down since our last visit. My husband and I said we would absolutely go back but may try the tavern type food choices rather then the entrees.

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Thank Cmaurer13
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here from 4-6 pm on a Wednesday and it was great. The bartender was friendly and offered me a sample of the beer I was considering. Everything was awesome. We had some drinks, appetizers and dessert and everything was delicious. It was happy hour so bill was only $68. Definitely recommend!

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Thank Jennifer S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great oysters! sushi fresher than many sushi houses I've eaten in. easy to talk w/ other 5 people at our table, good/great service (friendly & efficient), clean...I'm looking forward to returning.

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Thank Stacey M
NJ
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not a place to find a cheaper meal but we loved it so much the first night we had to revisit with guests. The live music, Olympics on all the TVs at the bar, the room with all the big green plants, the menu, the drinks, etc were all fantastic. Service was far better the Monday night we ate... More 

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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 5:40PM on a Monday night and they seated us within minutes. We waited at least 15 minutes before the waiter came over and introduced himself. We ordered drinks and waited another 15 to 20 minutes before they came. For appetizers, we ordered crab dip and oysters for all to share. Another 30 minutes before they came out.... More 

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: 609-492-1065

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?