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3305 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-1691
+1 609-266-1588
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here a few weeks ago, and in spite of having recently lived in Brigantine for a little over 10 years, I had only been here once before. The sandwiches we ordered were delicious, and I don't think anything can beat the value for the price. But there was something I didn't like...I observed that the employees were much... More 

Thank 409traveler1928
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Ordered 5 lbs.of breakfast sausage ahead of time. Couldn't wait to cook. It tasted old..we were so dissappointed. Last year it was delicious! Ate 2 links and threw the rest out. Wanted to cook and put in our gourmet shop's breakfast quiche. The jerky was really hard. Understand the heat factor in this environment, but this was horrible. Crushed my... More 

Thank chefstarr
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

On vacation and saw this on dinners drive ins and dives with guy. Decided to check it out. This was amazing. The fresh mozzarella was amazing the meat was to die for price was amazing. He makes all his sausage from scratch. Def will be back. Highly recommend. They take cash and credit as well.

Thank Chrissy C
Marlton, New Jersey
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125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Great sandwiches !!! Nice selection of cold cuts -- always busy so call ahead! The girls at the counter arent very friendly, they definitely need better training and people skills. I recommend the Italian!

Thank Brandi L
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We tried Ernest & Son a year ago and were impressed. We like to try the local Diners, Drive-ins and Dives places when we travel and one is near by. Unfortunately over the last year it seems they have let the place go. It was dirty, the folks unfriendly and the food bar was disgusting. My sandwich was good but... More 

Thank BJ N
Wappingers Falls, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I vacation in Brigantine every year and this is a must for lunch time as the sandwiches are to die for. Also very good salads. The butcher meats are also very good and they have great package specials or to order.

Thank JJWTraveler2015
levittown, pa
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Went there over the weekend. Very small. Meats looked good but were expensive. I local said that they meats were excellent and got 2 T-bones. We just ordered subs. You select your roll from the bin, hand it over and they make you the meatiest sub. There was a small cold salad bar that you choose what you want. They... More 

Thank B4557TZjamesm
Levittown, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Stopped in here for lunch last week. The sign read "2 Italians for $11". My daughter asked if you can really buy 2 people - but I told her it meant 2 Italian hoagies! Anyway, the service was very nice and the sandwiches were a hit when we got back to the condo. I would certainly pick this place again... More 

Thank Marc M
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586 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Born and bred in Philly and a south philly resident: I know where of I speak when I say this is as good a hoagie as you will find anywhere! This little take out joint has a dozen special combos but for me the Ernie Special is the real deal stuffed with prosciutto and roasted peppers. The jerkys are also... More 

Thank PelleasPhiladelphia
Narberth, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Was drawn to Ernest and Son by recommendation of "Diners Drive-ins and Dives." Family ordered three different sandwiches and they were OK but nothing special. We didn't order any hot choices which are touted as outstanding on the TV show. But we find the local Wawa if not equal, maybe better!!

Thank Richard S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3305 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203-1691
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Brigantine
  • Phone Number: +1 609-266-1588

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