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La Spiaggia

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357 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4606
+1 609-494-4343
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I can't believe in all my years on LBI, I missed out on this wonderful establishment, but so glad I found it now. Thank you Trip Advisor for This review service! So helpful when looking for a special place. The food here is amazing, from the bread and the sauce to their desserts. Presentation is perfection and most important to... More 

Thank Denise K
New Jersey
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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been quite a few restaurants on the island this year, and our meal tonight was one of the best meals we've had. My wife had the veal saltambooca, which was outstanding, the veal was thinly cut with a exceptional tasty gravy. My shrimp oreganato was excellent as well. The service was outstanding, with the courses separated just right. Would... More 

Thank CaptDad42
Lebanon, NJ
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I had dinner at La Spiaggia last week. We both had the lobster tail special. A large (12oz.) tail grilled perfectly, topped with arugula, grilled peaches, grilled onions and a vinaigrette. A great meld of flavors. Truly, the best dinner we have had all summer. The wait staff is professional, friendly, and attentive. The experience was so... More 

Thank wfa1128
Manahawkin, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the rack of lamb and my husband has the Cioppino and everything was wonderful. The bread and warm garlic oil was an excellent start and loved the beat salad. They have a nice early bird menu too. We will be back.

Thank Laura V
Holmdel, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They always take you on time for your reservation. The staff is superb. They are polite, enthusiastic and attentive. The owner visits tables to check on you. The atmosphere is quiet even though the restaurant was full. The farfalle with pesto was excellent, I added shrimp to mine. My husband had the veal chop parmigiana and loved it. If you... More 

Thank Lukeandlarsmom
New York
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114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Italian restaurant in Ship Bottom. BYOB, professional service, upscale, good variety on menu. Nice atmosphere. Best meal on vacation!

Thank jfrao
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mark and brother Dan Stragapede have been the proprietors of La Spiaggia for more than Twenty years. Restaurants on LBI come and go but these brothers are here to stay. The reason the finest Italian and Continental food on the Island. Sunday Sauce like Grandma made, Veal Milanese, New Zealand Rack of Lamb are just some of the Regular menu... More 

1 Thank Lapadoo
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bring your own bottle restaurant is a lovely spot with authentic Italian cuisine and terrific seafood. The only disappointment was that they were out of baked clam appetizer the night we visited. The staff is attentive and friendly (not to mention VERY good looking)! We will definitely visit again.

Thank Dgem
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

never disappointed, mate-d with an attitude at times, not cheap, wide selection of it alien dishes,valet parking a plus

Thank 424barnesk
Keller, Texas
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

First time here. Service was excellent. Flexibility of menu also outstanding. Able to work with my allergies and still deliver interesting and good dinner. I had a shrimp and crabmeat app and salmon for dinner. Laurie enjoyed her champaign shrimp very much. First time she's tried shrimp for a while as she's not a fish/seafood fan. So that's ask or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $60
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4606
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
  • Phone Number: +1 609-494-4343
La Spiaggia is an award winning restaurant on Long Beach Island. We specialize in Northern Italian cuisine in a fine dining setting. Please feel free to bring your own wine and call for reservations! We look forward to serving you!

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