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Black Trumpet

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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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Chester County, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This quaint restaurant is right next to the ocean and the beach. It is part of a Victorian Inn for overnight guests. In nice weather you can dine on the veranda or in a sun porch or in a very large dining hall. We were very pleased with our full course luncheon, including pasta, main dish, two sides, and dessert... More 

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New Jersey
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?