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“Atmosphere and food decent but mixed drinks taste like poison !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

Buckalew's Restaurant & Tavern
Ranked #19 of 90 Restaurants in Beach Haven
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Freehold, New Jersey
2 reviews
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“Atmosphere and food decent but mixed drinks taste like poison !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed February 2, 2014

Bartenders and staff friendly. Happy hour menu bar food and desserts all good but mixed bar DRINKS taste like poison. Asked and paid for high grade vodka and received turpentine !!!!!!

  • Visited February 2014
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Succasunna, New Jersey
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27 reviews
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“Typical Shore Local”
Reviewed November 6, 2013

I usually end up in Buckalew's a few times a year on and off season. That pretty much sums up Buckalew's, On and Off!. Occassionaly you get a good server, usually not. The food, more often than not, is great. I highly suggest not to go during the season.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank GerryW7489
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Maryland
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“A Nice Evening's Meal”
Reviewed November 2, 2013

In late October, not much was open. But this was still the right place for us with a good variety on the menu and well-prepared food. Also plenty of choices for beer!

Visited October 2013
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1 Thank M G
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148 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Second Review and Unfortunately Not a Good one”
Reviewed October 31, 2013

We were there last year and had an OK experience, this year we did a return trip and did not have a good one. In reality this experience brought back the memory of our last visit that I thought at the time when I reviewed it was just ok, but in reality it was not. Anyway suffice it to say that I will not be repeating a trip there ever again. Why people are willing to stand outside of the restaurant for mediocre food and service is beyond me. I will never return and never recommend this place to anyone

  • Visited August 2013
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New Jersey
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Very good bar food. Try the Bananas Foster Bread Pudding!”
Reviewed October 27, 2013

Went there on a chilly, late October night. Nice, warm, lively atmosphere. Loved the mushrooms stuffed with sausage. Nice selection of draft beers. Note we were in the bar area, not the restaurant, which is more formal.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank JQ M
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