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Black Eyed Susans

7801 Long Beach Blvd, Harvey Cedars, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-5951
+1 609-494-4990
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“gnocchi” (14 reviews)
“tile fish” (13 reviews)
“oysters” (10 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
7801 Long Beach Blvd, Harvey Cedars, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-5951
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delicious meal here. The fish and lamb were very good and cooked perfectly. The room is open with a refined beach décor. It does get loud in the dining room but the meal is worth having to yell across the table. We...More

Thank mimikel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had tonight our first 2017 visit to BES, and it's still great! The dining room has been somewhat reconfigured to provide for more room - a less crowded feeling - and some muffling material has been installed in the ceiling to cut down on...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed May 9, 2017

We love this restaurant! Meals are complex flavors: fresh, delicious and creative. the setting is simple beach lovely, and the service is excellent.... We have enjoyed this restaurant for many years and many seasons. Always excellent!

Thank Caren B
Reviewed November 15, 2016

This is a small and nicely appointed restaurant. It is only cash so a party of 4 should expect to spend close to $400, bring a little more just in case! Now the price is worth every penny and then some. Reservations a must but...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We tried to get a reservation in August when we were in LBI but there was nothing available at all for the days we were visiting. Our friends suggested that we wait until the summer crowds were gone and we could try again in the...More

1  Thank madamsusan
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

I was fortunate to have dinner at "Black Eyed Susans" ("BES") again over Columbus Day weekend. This has become a bit of an annual ritual for me for four years now. On this occasion, I enjoyed a wonderful, home-brewed Ginger Beer, Baked Figs over salad,...More

Thank ltfong
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Don't show up with a credit card. They aren't accepted. Cash only. And this is a fairly expensive restaurant, but it is divine. For example, the crab cakes (two on a plate with some potatoes) are $39. Compare that to other restaurants on the island...More

1  Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Good service, good menu, good place!!! It's a very nice restaurant with "touché" and the ambiance makes you feel in a restaurant of a big city. The servers and chef are helpful and nice. Try gnocchi with lobster, cheesecake, octopus, etc everything is delicious!!!

Thank Catalina A
Reviewed September 1, 2016

We had the pleasure to dine with friends at Black Eyed Susans on Tuesday Night. What an unbelievable treat. The menu was unique. The service was excellent. The food was a treat. The Rack of Lamb was the best I have ever had. My wife...More

Thank Harvey S
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We celebrated our 45 th anniversary at Black Eyed Susan's . It was an outstanding restaurant . Our server Sharon was very attentive & did an excellent job. The owner also came by our table . Our meals were superb ! I had a pasta...More

Thank shermom
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is Black Eyed Susans still open on the week of Sept. 17-24th?
August 17, 2016|
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Response from DoxieRoxy | Reviewed this property |
They close on Halloween so you're in luck for that week! Just remember to BYOB and they don't accept credit cards.
Ron L
Do they have outdoor seating and are dogs allowed ?
June 11, 2016|
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Response from DoxieRoxy | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about dogs but they do have limited outdoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $60
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Cash Only, Reservations, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7801 Long Beach Blvd, Harvey Cedars, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-5951
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Harvey Cedars
  • Phone Number: +1 609-494-4990
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