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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
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit and even better than our first. This may be our favorite LBI dinner spot. Simple but elegant, varied special menu choices, presentation and preparations perfect. The staff is so knowledgeable and friendly too. Love it.

Thank Denise K
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always have a wonderful meal at La Spiaggia! The atmosphere is very elegant. The service is polite, friendly and understated. The first thing we had was soft bread with garlic oil and a tomato eggplant topping I then had the pear, gorgonzola and walnut salad which was fabulous! And the portion was much larger than I expected. The veal... More 

Thank BookLover314
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great food and consistent service. They're flexible with sides and are happy to accommodate. Good value as its a BYOB. One of my favorites on the island.

Thank carriemw
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

This restaurant is on our must eats each summer down the shore. While the location isn't beachy - it is convenient if you are not staying on the island as it right by the bridge. It is a bit dark and not airy like restaurants on the beach, but I still give it a 5 because the food and service... More 

Thank Jgifas
White Plains, New York
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I called at 6 PM to ask for a reservation for 2 at 7:30 PM. I was attracted to this restaurant because it has a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The pleasant man on the phone nicely said, "Yes, I just received a cancellation. Very good." I happily hung up, but wondered if that was a little scam. It wasn't! When... More 

1 Thank Dan P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

This is absolutely hands down THE VERY BEST restaurant in the LBI area All of the staff goes over and above to make you feel like you are the only person there Now the menu is amazing. Everything is delightfully prepared and beautifully presented. You will not be disappointed

Thank linda d
New Jersey
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I don't think I've ever experienced a restaurant with so much fine print on the menu: no appetizers as main courses, a $3.00 plating charge to split an appetizer, no cell phones, and no sharing of main courses. For a place that really screams Jersey Shore in terms of decor (you almost expect to see a Kardashian or Snooky to... More 

Thank PickyJerseyGirl
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 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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92 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $60
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Valet Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?