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The Idle Hour

Bar, Pub, American
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2600 Route 88, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742-2834
+1 732-899-2102
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Berkley, Michigan
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

My friend and I wanted a nice prime rib or steak dinner. We saw the sign so we decided to give this place a try. We came in to find they don't serve prime rib every night. When we asked about the specials, our waitress pointed down to the menu and said "their they are". I'll tell you right now,... More 

Thank Lawrence G S
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Went for a snack had the club sandwich and buger...very pleased nice bartender "Bill"..very attentive....very resonable also....spoke to MGR he was vry nice as well..will return soon...

Thank Thomas W
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My visit was consistent with the other reviews on Trip Advisor. The drab setting and bar tenders immediately make you regret sitting. Good for a quick beer, bad for everything else.

Thank E Daniel D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2016

This bar has an EXCELLENT atmosphere, large bar, friendly bartenders and sometime really good live music. This is a place you can go hang with your friends and drink. That's it, this is not a place to eat, its a bar, if you want to serve food stop doing what your doing. Just serve stuff that comes out of the... More 

Thank DWhite1157
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is just an okay place to come hang out and have a few drinks, (mostly regulars). The bartenders here are friendly and know all the ways to make todays drinks, (not that they have to here)! Most people as I could tell mainly came in just to see, chat and hang out and talk sports with thier favorite bartender.... More 

Thank williammZ7484SD
Brick, New Jersey
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121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have not tried the food but the atmosphere could use a little upgrading. Its good for a couple beers with your buddies. ConsumerMarineSupply.com

Thank royalboater
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

No atmosphere. Cook thought ham was corned beef. Only thing this place is good for is it's a locals joint.

Thank michelle s
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2014

The menu was limited. I ended up having a burger, which was okay. The waitress was awful. She had an attitude that made us feel as if we were bothering her. The drinks took forever. She never asked if we wanted another and never did bring the requested water to one of us. Of course, we didn't get any water... More 

1 Thank Betty B
Brick, New Jersey
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Went to Idle Hour with some friends for drinks. Good band playing called Fiasco. My husband went up to the bar to get me a drink and was completely ignored by the bartender. The bar had people, but not that busy. We left after two drinks and went elsewhere for food. Didn't want to inconvenience the bartender for a menu!

1 Thank DirtyHarry156
Brick, New Jersey
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2013

The Best Ruben and the price is Right ! Service is always good and parking is no prblem. You won't leave hungry

Thank Suzanne L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Route 88, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742-2834
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 732-899-2102

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