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586 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, NJ
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Bayville, New Jersey
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459 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good Boardwalk food. Hot Dogs and French Fries. A NJ staple. Were able to take a large order for our group and was very good. Pleasant service

Thank dinerdon
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mom used to come to the original windmill when she was pregnant with me. Now I come to the windmill with my family. Best hot dogs and fries ever. All of the food is good there. I do not live in Jersey anymore, but I just visited family and we went 3 times during the stay! I wish I... More 

Thank Cynthia B
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Had an Excellent Prime Rib Special, to bad it is only occasionally on the menu. The decor and staff are upscale and really nice. Never had a bad meal. They are set up for big events, saw a couple weddings. It is next to a lake with an outside patio so very nice for a special occasion..

Thank Foodie G
Morristown, New Jersey
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675 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My wife and I stopped by the other day and ordered a couple hot dogs and fries. Our hot dogs were large and favorable especially when loaded with sauerkraut and the kinky fries were also good. The receipt showed we got senior dogs which meant the dogs had been cooked longer or we were showing our ages.

Thank MitchPhyllis65
Verona, New Jersey
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Haven't been there in many years, but has remained consistent. Burgers are great, Fries even better. They even take credit cards. The "windmill" came off in a recent storm, currently being repaired. Even windmill deck seating is open.

Thank micp1274
Long Branch, New Jersey
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Polite anxious to please staff. Burgers and dogs prepared exactly as ordered. Neat, clean and orderly. Spotless bathroom.

Thank 46582Yankee07
Somerset, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

If you want an excellent flat grilled hot dog or burger and the BEST fries.... head on over to the windmill! During the good weather months you can even sit up stairs in the open air seating with an nice view of the ocean and the Long Branch drag! :)

Thank lisacC7344SM
Toms River, New Jersey
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

1st time here and had a chili and cheese hotdog. Now I see why they give you a knife and fork to eat it. It's big and delicious. Fried mushrooms and onion rings were made perfectly. Definitely will be back

Thank Mike C
Clark, New Jersey
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Always love going here in summer for some good ice cream always fun and always good always lots of lines which tells me it is still awesome place

Thank Diane M
Carteret, New Jersey
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121 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

just remember there are 2 Windmills only about a mile apart. Both on the same Ocean Avenue. The one we ate at was the indoor sit down type warm restaurant, the other one was the real "Windmill" with only stools and an outdoor roof top, small table area. (this is nice in the summer), but in the autumn, the indoor... More 

Thank benko

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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 Avenue, Long Branch, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Branch
  • Phone Number: 732-229-9863

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New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?