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Gateway Restaurant

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227 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4604
+1 609-494-1661
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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible18%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Soups, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
227 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4604
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is nothing more held in higher pleasure than a good meal. Other than eating fast food out of necessity I have a rule that if I eat for pleasure it must be as good as my home, my grill or what is the point...More

Thank keyasset
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Stopped here a couple of times and found the the burgers and fish all fresh and tasty. Very large bar area with lots of seating. Excellent home made creamy mushroom soup. We sat at the bar and the bartender was friendly. Wait staff takes your...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Worst clam chowder in the USA billed as the best of the shore, totally horrific. It was a puddle of roux as thick as cottage cheese with no taste and some large chunks of chowder clams. Not even a hint of a cream finish or...More

Thank Willbooth
Reviewed September 30, 2016

I like everything about the Gateway. The food quality and the large portions will bring me back. Friendly service in a comfortable bar/restaurant atmosphere.

Thank Jerzejoe1
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Meal was good. Prices were cheap. Music venue rocks! The New England Clam Chowder is worth getting in a bread bowl for future notice.

Thank qtdesignz
Reviewed March 24, 2016

The bar area has a restaurant with tables and booths for dining. The food is OK, Hubby loves the clam chowder, and since we live close by, will pick up for take out or stop in for a quick burger, salad or sandwich. This restaurant...More

Thank Suzabelle13
Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Tried dinner here recently and I doubt we will be back Food was greasy, waiter less than attentive, and while the musician was setting up, the competing noise was brutally annoying. We have been coming here for years, but doubt we will return. Guess it's...More

Thank gourmetjason
Reviewed March 6, 2016

We stopped by Gateway after dinner elsewhere to grab a drink and listen to Chris Fitz play. Good service and venue for a local band. The bartenders are friendly and attentive.

Thank DownShore888
Reviewed October 2, 2015

I stopped in during my annual trip to LBI. It was a Saturday night and the musical performer was just setting up. There was a little bit of confusion at first as to who's station I was at so it took a while for someone...More

Thank Brian N
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

The New England clam chowder is a must if you stop at The Gateway. It is the only thing that keeps us going back. The other food is subpar compared to the chowder and sushi. The prices are a little on the high side for...More

Thank JerseyJen411
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Soups, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4604
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
  • Phone Number: +1 609-494-1661
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