We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Reserve a table
2
Sat, 7/31
8:00 PM

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
View all details
meals, features
Reviews (200)
Filter reviews
199 results
Traveler rating
131
46
13
4
5
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
131
46
13
4
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lobster risotto cacio e pepe rack of lamb blueberry tart our waiter the black sea bass friendly attentive suggest reservations amazing lobster an appetizer across the street new jersey birthday dinner byob oscar appetizers
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed November 9, 2020 via mobile

We were lucky to snag an outside table right out front of this very popular restaurant for lunch on a sunny warm afternoon in November. The service is top notch, Carlos our waiter was very friendly & attentive. The food is deftly prepared and a...feast not only for your palette but by sight & smell. We started with the vongole (clams) & melanzana (fried eggplant) my boyfriend & I shared our appy’s & enjoyed them both although the eggplant was slightly over fried & the sauce a little acidic but still very good. When our entrees arrived the table next to us all wanted to know what we ordered as the aroma was wafting over to their table. I had the snapper special with a light tomato broth & saffon risotto, a 10. My boyfriend got the linguine sorentina, which was delicious as well. It’s taken us over 4 months to actually get a table here as during the beginning of restaurants opening due to the pandemic they had a limited number of tables available & weren’t even accepting reservations. Which seeing how incredibly busy this afternoon lunch was I can understand why. This is located in a busy area of Sea Bright but there is ample parking in the lot across the street, plus it’s a BYOB. I think the price point on some items was a little high (Cacio e Pepe $22 on lunch menu $32 on dinner menu) but still highly recommended and tell Oscar I sent you!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed August 30, 2020

Anjelica's, Anjelica's! We have been hearing about Anjelica's for a long time and finally went for my pre-birthday dinner. The weather was perfect that evening- a precursor to our dining experience. We scored an alfresco table and received wonderful service throughout the night. I noticed...a few Yelpers complained about the tables being too close during Covid but we did not get that vibe. Appetizers: Langoustines-delicious-wanted a dozen to go Eggplant parmigiana- presentation was different. It was plated as a long, breaded piece. Very good. Rigatoni Bolognese- one of the best Bolognese out there. Pasta was homemade. Entrees: Halibut over lobster risotto- perfectly cooked fish and amazing lobster risotto. Nicely executed dish. Dessert: Blueberry tart- good but didn't have the wow factor that was present in the savory dishes. We now understand the hype bestowed upon Anjelica's and look forward to our next visit.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

So we have always purchased gift certificates to Angelica’s for friends and family but have never eaten here...that is until last Friday. Truly the food is outstanding! Anthony and Carlos were an amazing team helping us make decisions about what to order. After hearing that...we wanted a pasta “fix” for an appetizer, Anthony suggested the ravioli entree special as a starter. My husband’s rack of lamb was “amazingly tender” - his description. I was torn between the Black Sea bass and halibut. I went with the halibut and wow-outstanding. This is a an amazing gem of a restaurant. (I would suggest reservations!)More

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed January 2, 2020

The best restaurant in New Jersey, the food is incredible the lobster fra diavolo is a must have item on the menu

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed December 16, 2019

We were there on a Friday night and found the restaurant to be attractive and buzzing. Our waitress was charming and attentive.The food was okay with the sliced steak somewhat less then tender. The mixed seafood was good. The chopped salad was very good but...the stuffed mushrooms were somewhat bland. Our dessert was okay.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed September 19, 2019

How to describe the ultimately genuine and authentic Italian experience from ambiance to the freshly farmed, seasonal local produce complimenting each dish. The family owned business is clearly portrayed as you watch each employee team up together to bring forth a special experience for each...customer. The music, the interior, the art, the decal on the plates...all sensations deriving from a home cooked meal with a simplistic yet luxurious feel. Always a night to remember from taste, to service, to ambiance, to feeling the perfect balance of being out, but maintaining the flavors of your favorite nonna's home cooked meals. Highly recommended for any and all occasions.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed September 15, 2019

WOW! If you are seeking a first class dining experience look no further than Angelica’s. We enjoyed a birthday celebration at Angelica’s and it couldn’t have been a better evening. Service by Oscar was thoroughly professional-attentive and friendly and not intrusive. There is outside dining...in front and down a side alley which must be enjoyable in the spring, summer and early fall-we however ate inside. The only downside of Angelica’s is the seating is somewhat cramped and loud in the dining room but the service and the food overcome this shortcoming. The pasta, all of the pasta is homemade and is absolutely to die for and can stand alone as a reason to visit. It is truly special with a sauce that is light and not overpowering. Apps to check out include the fresh jersey tomatoes with mozzarella and a roasted cauliflower in a pool of a light cream sauce-Yumm! Main courses were outstanding as well. Grilled Halibut was crispy on the outside yet warm and moist on the inside on a bed of sautéed spinach and pasta. Veal Parm on the bone was special-Huge and almost didn’t fit on the plate. Terramisu was heavenly and served on cold plates and was also to die for. Angelica’s is BYOB with parking on the street and across from a municipal parking lot. Spring Lake has a hip upbeat street vibe which was nice for a walk after dinner. Reservations are a must-at least a month in advance for the weekend so plan ahead. Angelica’s is not cheap by any means but don’t let that dissuade you! Special experiences are special for a reason. Angelica’s is absolutely worth every penny.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed September 14, 2019

The dinner made my 52nd wedding anniversary a memorable occasion. I enjoyed my dinner immensely. The food was excellent. They have a number of great choices on the menu. The wait staff was very efficient and the service was timely. The waiter made a number...of good recommendations and was very accommodating to my husband who is allergic to garlic. The portions were large. I am still looking for a way to re-create the orange pound cake that I ordered for dessert. My husband had the flan for dessert and he commented that it was very good. It is a BYOB restaurant. It is a restaurant that I would definitely recommend to others.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed September 5, 2019

One of my favorite restaurants at the shore. Service is always amazing as well as the food. Small dining room but well spaced tables. Everything is fresh Italian. Never had a bad experience. It’s a BYOB so you get to drink your favorite wine with...the awesome dishes. A must experience place for sureMore

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed September 4, 2019

The line outside is a clear indication that there's a gastronomic happening going on in the kitchen! The lively restaurant consistently offers food that is innovative yet classic and all-around superbly delicious! The dining room can be loud in the summer, but the food more...than makes up for that. And in this beach town's offseason, it is a beyond wonderful haven for gourmet dining.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
BeachWalk at Sea Bright
125 reviews
1.72 miles away
Ocean Place Resort & Spa
2,146 reviews
4.04 miles away
Bungalow Hotel
290 reviews
4.16 miles away
Wave Resort
145 reviews
4.40 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Woody's Ocean Grille
125 reviews
.08 miles away
Tommys Tavern & Tap
179 reviews
.10 miles away
Yumi
65 reviews
.11 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Sea Bright Public Beach
58 reviews
.12 miles away
Murphy's Tavern
12 reviews
1.59 miles away
Twin Lights Historic Site
192 reviews
2.49 miles away
Monmouth Park Racetrack
206 reviews
4.29 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Ron B
August 26, 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Anjelica's R | Property representative |
Yes, the restaurant is a BYOB.
0
Votes
Tony7342
March 29, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from ericlavie | Reviewed this property |
I would say clean, casual if fine here.
0
Votes
Tony7342
March 29, 2017|
Answer
Response from Anjelica's R | Property representative |
Hello, Our dress code is casual/upscale casual. Looking forward to having you!
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Anjelica's Restaurant

Yes, Anjelica's Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, Anjelica's Restaurant offers delivery services.

Anjelica's Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5