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1505 Ocean Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1423
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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New Jersey
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great place. Sit on the porch, look at the ocean across the street and enjoy a delicious price fix four course lunch for $15. Wine is excellent. Open all year, winter is byob. Just love this place. Good service, not especially friendly.

Thank marybee522
Goldsmith NY
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food was good, I thought it was a little overpriced, We each had one drink and an I had an entree, my wife had two appitizers.. Our bill was almost $100

Thank kippo_the_hippo
Denville, New Jersey
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice restaurant, the food was excellent. Everything was wonderful. Had lunch and the salmon was excellent. Dinner was the cowboy steak which was excellent as well. Very very good service. Thank you Wendy!!

Thank 584Deb
Hightstown, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasant find in Spring Lake, NJ. We had the day off and took a ride to the beach and stumbled upon the Black Trumpet for our first time. Our server Michael, was extremely helpful in recommending dishes. We ordered the New Jersey Scallops and the Cowboy Steak. OMG these dishes were DELICIOUS. Our appetizer, fried calamari was cooked... More 

Thank deedee123123
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been there almost every day when we have been at the beach Great salads and sandwiches with daily specials. Lobster Salad is always delicious

Thank psprague
Jefferson, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to the Black Trumpet once before in July '16. And found the experience lovely. That's why we decided to return this past weekend. Should've tried somewhere else. We wanted a place that had great food and service. Neither existed at the Black Trumpet this past weekend. Wine was mediocre. Food was no big deal. I had the... More 

Thank cmgillman13
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outside dining on the porch was very pleasant. They have shades to block the wind if necessary. Service was prompt and courteous. The waiter helped me decide between entrees and he helped me make a great choice. Both my husband and I enjoyed our meals. Relaxing atmosphere.

Thank ccamerini
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here on a Saturday night. The location is great, we had a nice view of the ocean. The food was inconsistent. We enjoyed a great mozzarella/tomato and basil app and the Haddock was outstanding. The rest of the apps and entree's were forgettable.

Thank M7092LRthomase
Scotch Plains
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've had lunch on the porch several tines and usually go there as two couples. There are some dishes that are excellent and some that are terrible like their burnt brownies they served one day. There are better choices in the area that are more consistent.

Thank Richard K
Middletown, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I went with 2 other people for lunch. They had a wonderful lunch menu with salads, sandwiches and a five-course luncheon. The waiter told us the Lobster Salad on Naan Bread was a special for the day. My friend asked if that was considered a sandwich. All sandwiches on the menu were the same price. The 3 of us ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 Ocean Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1423
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Spring Lake
  • Phone Number: 732-449-4700

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Wall Township, New Jersey
Staten Island, New York
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New York, NY
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?