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Cousin's Restaurant & Catering

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104 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4222
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner in this place with my family. We are very satisfied of the food except for the service. As soon as we arrived, the Blond lady/cashier/maybe owner welcomed us with a "not so happy look". No smile and looking as if she was not happy to see us. Then me and my family waited for 20 minutes to finally... More 

Thank BearTriggerPo
South Jersey
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217 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We visited Cousins for dinner to avail of their Twighlight Specials. With the various discounted entrees a family salad and dessert were included. Our party of three ordered a Clams Casino appetizer which was great but only contained 5 clams...Either Cousins has reduced the number or my memory is off but I recollect (6) in prior orders. For entrees we... More 

Thank ricardomnt
Reading, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The food at Cousin's was good. However, the portions were way too big. My husband and I shared a meal, paid an extra $5 charge for it, and still had leftovers. Being on vacation and not having anywhere to heat up leftovers, we didn't take them with us. I would rather have a smaller portion and be charged less. The... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Make a reservation and avoid waiting to be seated. The food here is delicious and the portions are extra generous. They serve extra large sodas and a bucket of bread as soon as you order and there is usually not a long wait once you have ordered. The food always arrives hot and I have never had a bad meal... More 

Thank Bliss1121
Phila, PA
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

After outlet shopping in AC my daughter and I stopped at Cousins for dinner. The food was amazing. We have been in Ocean City for over 10 summers and never really went to this part of the island for dinner. Big mistake. We had one of the best meal ever. The tortellini with chicken was delicious as was the stuff... More 

Thank moppa
Pennington, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

August 14, 2015 What a disappointment. After reading all the reviews we thought this restaurant was going to be a winner. I should have known when I called an hour before and was able to get a reservation. Our party consisted of 4 adults and 2 children. When we arrived the woman at the hostess desk looked at us as... More 

1 Thank Cindy2012
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

fine Italian favorite, and some new ones. best meatballs and calamari in ocean city ditto for the chicken parm and duck. yumm-o

Thank foodiefan
Mays Landing, New Jersey
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We decided to try Cousins restaurant because it was walking distance to our summer rental. We had a very good meal, and the service was just perfect!

Thank Linda K
Bel Air, Maryland, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Wife and I headed to Somets Ppint for our anniversary dinner. A wait of an hour and forty-five minutes was ridiculous. So we headed back to OCNJ and cruised the streets, looking for an place to eat. We happened on Cousins. I pulled up to the curb, googled Cousins, and said to the wife, "Let's give it a try." What... More 

1 Thank Dprest
North Wales, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

I've heard for years that you can't beat Mildred's in Strathmere for Italian food down the shore. Well that is incorrect, as Cousins is much better in my opinion. The only reason it doesn't get 5 stars from me is that the atmosphere is a bit lacking. You're basically eating in what was a garage at one point. Incredibly low... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-4222
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 609-399-9462

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