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Steve & Cookie's By The Bay

9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
+1 609-823-1163
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
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Reviewed March 26, 2016

My friend and I enjoyed a girls' night out recently at Steve and Cookies and had a lovely evening. We love the positive ambiance, upbeat crowd, excellent service and scrumptious food. I love the crab cakes, the lobster Mac and cheese, and especially the chocolate...More

Thank 87marjiek
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Steve & Cookies's is the most consistent and delicious in the South Jersey area. It is our special place.

Thank Donna R
Reviewed March 14, 2016

We have been to Steve & Cookie's too many times to count, the most recent time during Atlantic City Restaurant Week. They offer many of the things from their regular menu, and they don't cheapen things up because of Restaurant Week. The double stuffed pork...More

1  Thank juliat842
Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Three couples, six great meals, fantastic service and the reviews are accurate. The lobster mac was outstanding, as were the pork chops and filet. Can't go wrong!

Thank SummerTimeTraveler
Reviewed March 10, 2016

Enjoyed a special menu for Restaurant Week with some friends. Service was great. Food was very good, Two of us had the filet and the other two diners had the pork chop. Filet was fantastic. I did try the pork chop which I thought was...More

Thank xrayjng
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Went to Steve & Cookies for AC Restaurant Week and was not disappointed .The stuffed Pork Chops were Excellent, try the Peanut Butter pie for desert unbelievably delicious. Nice atmosphere, get their early for parking and make reservations .

Thank FAS64
Reviewed February 29, 2016

Visited on a chilly February evening,and the wood burning fireplace was very inviting. Food was variable, some just OK, and other items very good. The Chillean sea bass was disappointing, while the arugula salad with jalapenos was an interesting touch. Steaks were good, but the...More

Thank gam132015
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

I just wanted to thank Steve n cookies for putting together an amazing night. From the moment I called and spoke to the manager to let them know I was going to propose to my girlfriend , the attention to detail was spectacular. The waiter...More

Thank mmangy
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Great food. Great service. Everything you have heard. However - on a Friday or Saturday night you are packed in there like a sardine and it is as loud as being in the tin can they come in. Maybe too many tables? Maybe acoustics? But...More

Thank kathysD4190VP
Reviewed February 1, 2016

I hate to give a bad review of Steve and Cookie's but management should be aware of some issues my family had on a recent visit. To start, the wine we ordered to begin our meal (and on the list of daily specials) was out...More

Thank Matt H
Cookie T, Owner at Steve & Cookie's By The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2016

Dear Matt, First off I would like to offer you my sincere apology. We totally dropped the ball on both counts. Please know, contrary to what you experienced, we do take food allergies very seriously! Be assured my kitchen has been alerted to what happened...More

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DonnaMarie B
It will be my very first time, to dine at Steve and Cookies, tommorrow evening, looking forward to it. Any signature dishes, recommended?
February 17, 2017|
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Response from Cookie T | Property representative |
So glad to hear you are coming for a visit. We have a wide assortment of wonderful dishes so it is hard to pick out our favorites! Your server can give you some guidance when you are here. Enjoy!
Do you have a gluten free menu?
April 2, 2016|
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Response from gam132015 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can make your dinner gluten free, but can't remember if there were specific gluten free items mentioned.
Yes, do you have a happy hour and on the outdoor patio? If so, time please. thank you.
July 16, 2015|
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Response from MclarenAngel | Reviewed this property |
The patio is enclosed. I did not see any outdoor patio. We did get a specialty cocktail menu however no special prices. We went later in the evening though. The owners are Uber nice and the people whom answer the phone... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
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 - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
    (Monroe & Amherst)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Margate City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-823-1163
  • E-mail
Steve & Cookie's, located near the bay in Margate, New Jersey, offers the best of steaks & fresh seafood in a warm atmosphere with live Jazz 7 nights a week. Using the freshest of local and sustainable produce, all meats on the menu are humanely raised without hormones or antibiotics.
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