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Bum Rogers

2207 SW Central Ave, Corner of Central and 23rd Avenues, Seaside Park, NJ 08752-2132
+1 732-830-2770
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“garlic crab” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2207 SW Central Ave, Corner of Central and 23rd Avenues, Seaside Park, NJ 08752-2132
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Good, friendly service. The crab cake was mediocre, the calamari a bit rubbery. Prime rib was excellent. Seafood platter was bland. Overall, we weren't impressed. It was or first (maybe last) visit.

Thank ardnam614
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited for Jersey shore restaurant week, excellent crab cake calamari had too much vinegar prime rib just ok garlic crabs very good

Thank golfnut51
Reviewed October 30, 2017

We were given a $25 gift certificate so we came to try it out. A small, plain bar/restaurant on a slab. Nothing fancy which is fine. Upon entering there was nobody there so we walked right in. Then the hostess came and said we needed...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed October 21, 2017

to start with, there is really no "atmosphere". a bar type restaurant with many servers, which pleased me, but the prices! $11 for a bowl of lobster bisque? Uh, I don't think so. my wife and I dined, not elaborately and the bill was about...More

Thank George J
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

We were a table of 4, dining room wasn’t busy. Waited 20 min and not one server acknowledged us. Tables around us had servers. We approached the hostess station and the manager wasn’t the least concerned. Zero effort was made by manager to keep our...More

Thank CherylSD
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Bum Rogers is a staple of ours whenever we visit NJ and take a trip to the beach. The atmosphere is nice and casual. The service is excellent and the food is wonderful. My husband had the stuffed flounder. DELISH!! Myself and our friend had...More

Thank Silvi A
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

First time venturing south to almost the entrance to Island Beach State Park. They were at Soups of the Shore I'm Lavallette last weekend with their excellent lobster bisque, so decided to try dinner. Had the bisque and seared tuna. My wife had the coconut...More

Thank Mike K
oceanjerry, General Manager at Bum Rogers, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thanks for the awesome review. Hope to see you again real soon.

Reviewed September 21, 2017

We ordered soup and a couple of appetizers for lunch on a Saturday. The lobster bisque 'award winning' soup was terrible. $10 for it, and it was really bad. We had the crab ball appetizer. It came with two unimpressive crab balls, not good quality....More

1  Thank schl3812016
oceanjerry, General Manager at Bum Rogers, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2017

Sorry to hear of your experience. Please give Jerry a call at 732-830-2770 to discuss. We have never had a complaint about our bisque and I'd like to see if there is a problem. Thank you

Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Met my BFS family and waited awhile to be seated..brought salad and drinks..asked for bread not informed their would be a $2.00 charge. Brought main course out before we got done with salad felt rushed. Bf ordered an end cut..charged extra without being informed again...More

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Very good beer selection, also fun cocktails like Tennessee Lemonade with Jack Daniels. Extensive menu filled with seafood options, right on the New Jersey Beach. Got 3 appetizers, crab dip was real good, jumbo shrimp cocktail was great! Two of us shared the "Jersey Shore...More

Thank DJLangston
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June 19, 2016|
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Response from oceanjerry | Property representative |
Yes you can; Doggie rules are: Pets must be dog and kid friendly; Pet must be on a leash and under control; we will provide water, you provide clean-up id necessary! Thanks
Lori P
August 18, 2015|
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Response from Philc2020 | Reviewed this property |
sorry dont know any names but there is one across the street from bum rogers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $29
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2207 SW Central Ave, Corner of Central and 23rd Avenues, Seaside Park, NJ 08752-2132
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Seaside Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-830-2770
  • E-mail
Bum Rogers, spanning five decades, has been a unique, specialty house restaurant and the communal, spirit-lifting watering hole of the indigenous and migrating young and young-at-heart.We, the Bum Rogers Family and staff, continue to be dedicated to the proposition that you came to this place to have a good time, eat heartily, and depart feeling better than before.
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