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Spadafora's Down East Restaurant

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9th & Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
+1 609-398-6154
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Glenside, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

Even though it was past the prime season, it was really jumping this week at Spadafora's. We ordered 3 different personal pizzas and we each thought they were great

Thank Dennis R
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3 reviews
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Make reservations. Great seafood. Try their crab cakes and lobster bisque. Sit out side under the shade rather then elbow to elbow inside.

Thank James P
Ocean View, New Jersey
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Spadafora's in Ocean City NJ has, without a doubt, the freshest seafood around. Right at 9th and Atlantic, steps from the boardwalk,

1 Thank susanhoyos
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016

If you love fried seafood specials with cole slaw, baked potatoes, corn on the cob, etc., this is the place for you. Only downside is no BYO but that's all of OC. Just have a drink poolside before heading over. Service was friendly and prompt.

Thank Jennifer B
Avon, Connecticut
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274 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Delicious fresh seafood. This restaurant never disappoints, always a must visit when we are in the area. Long waits but well worth it.

Thank Noodlebee
Cary, North Carolina
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Arrived around 6:15 on a Friday night and actually found on open parking space in their minilot next to the restaurant - thus avoiding the $10 gouging by the Ocean City muni lot ! Hostess was taking names out on the sidewalk - said it would be about 15 minute wait - it actually ended up being about ½ of... More 

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Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Very fresh seafood-reasonable prices and great service! Would definitely try again. Only downside is it closes kind of early around 9pm.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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329 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Since I'm not a seafood lover I went with the filet. Tender, succulent, prepared to perfection. My friend loved his seafood. A great choice with great service.

1 Thank Jack B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner and was hoping to enjoy some decent seafood. I ordered the scallops; my husband ordered the flounder; and my brother ordered the crab cakes. All 3 of us were severely disappointed. The only bright spot was the kids meals; they enjoyed their cheeseburgers and French fries.

Thank Donna C
Stafford, Virginia
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139 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We didn't make reservations and had a bit of a wait for our weekday dinner. It was worth the wait. The swordfish was perfectly cooked and seasoned, great scallops and lobster. The crab was also delicious. A great stop.

Thank 1Travelmum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th & Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-398-6154

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