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586 Ocean Blvd, Long Branch, NJ 07740-5331
+1 732-229-9863
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“cheese fries” (10 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
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American, Fast Food
586 Ocean Blvd, Long Branch, NJ 07740-5331
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

The Windmill has been around for decades and it was a favorite spot in my youth many, many years ago. When returning to Long Branch to reconnect with friends, it was a pleasurable idea when my friends suggested we eat lunch here. The hot dogs...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ryan J
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The Windmill in Long Branch's West End neighborhood has long been known as the best Hot Dogs at the Jersey Shore. They certainly deserve that reputation. Excellent food, and despite being packed the service was prompt and very efficient.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Patricia H
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Stopped for lunch and the place was busy. They have a good menu and the employees were nice. The hot dogs and fries are always good. Definitely worth a stop while in the area.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jobu172
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Just saw the guy behind the grill sneeze into his hand then flip the hotdogs without washing his hands or putting on gloves. The floor is dirty, counters have caked up Ketchup stains it’s gross. The line was 5 deep, 2 girls complaining behind the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gigigolf
Reviewed November 11, 2017

This is an original, amazing hot dogs with a perfect snap on each bite, as for the chilli cheese fries and cheeseburgers, simply the best food on a late night out, great fun too, the servers were proud of the heritage of this place, an...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank BGA70
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

We went on the closing weekend for the season. We had the cannoli ice cream and it was amazing!! What a cute place and the service was great!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank kconove1
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Hotdogs are large and tasty, hamburgers were ok. French fries and onion rings were very good. A nice place to stop after the beach.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank icdeer
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is my grandson's (17yrs old) favorite place for chili dogs. There is no ambiance-it is a rustic building

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank bonniemae835
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

What a charming landmark! Been around for a long time. Used to get scrambled eggs and coffee on the way to work 33 years ago!! So happy to see it again on this visit to long branch.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ruthbZ8275DS
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Right across the beach and at the corner of Brighton and Ocean ave., sits The Windmill. You will never guess what the restaurant looks like. Yeah, a flippin awesome mini windmill right across the street from the beach. Great food and a fun photo op...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank NJG8tr
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Todd Z
March 9, 2016|
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Response from Todd Z |
Just testing your math.LOL. They said $4.81 on the phone, I guess that's with tax. Can order 24 for $102.00 uncooked, delivered to my door, which I did. About $4 a dog!
Todd Z
March 9, 2016|
Response from benko | Reviewed this property |
I think around $3.00, but differ if chili/ cheese/ etc. added
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 586 Ocean Blvd, Long Branch, NJ 07740-5331
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Branch
  • Phone Number: +1 732-229-9863
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