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“Awesome seafood”

Hoopers Seafood Cafe
Ranked #1 of 34 Restaurants in Brigantine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Hoopers is a quaint 48 seat seafood restaurant located just minutes from the Atlantic City Marina Casinos. Serving a Wide variety of all your favorite seafood dishes, in a casual nautical atmosphere.
SIDNEY
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Awesome seafood”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

On vacation and wanted to stop here because they have such good reviews...it was excellent! If you get there before 5:30 you can order off the early bird menu...I got the beer battered grouper, potato wedges, chef veggies...it also came with a choice of soup or a salad and a dessert all for $16....what a deal...the food and Waite staff were excellent...if you're near Brigantine, I would highly recommend it...summer open 7 days a week but after Labor Day only open Thursday through Monday.

  • Visited September 2013
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Hamden, CT
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Super Hooper”
Reviewed September 10, 2013

While vacationing in Brigantine NY just outside of Atlantic City, our group of 4 gave Hooper's a whirl. It's a relatively small restaurant immediately adjacent to a fresh fish market that I believe is part of Hooper's business. I had a grouper dish that was prepared in with a topping I hadn't had before which was excellent. The others had dishes they also thought were quite good. Our server was both pleasant and knowledgeable and the hostess was a delight. The only drawback is that it can be a little noisy. We might have experienced a bit more of that than on most nights. Toward the end of our meal a very large group of young women, close to 20, came in for a pre-wedding party. Given the size of Hooper's it was hard not to be impacted by the merry makers. All in all, our group would all recommend that you give Hooper's a try. We would definitely go back.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Papa11
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Moorestown, New Jersey
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Never fails to please”
Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

We love Hoopers. It's a well known treasure for locals but get there on the earlier side for dinner cause the secret's out. The entrees are so fresh and creative. A favorite was the beer battered grouper. Excellent for kids too. Mine really liked the fried shrimp platter (shared for smaller ones) and the chowder is delicious! Be prepared for a somewhat pricey meal but well worth it.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Lgf17
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New Jersey
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great to be a Local!”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

We are locals from nearby Galloway, close friends recommended Hoopers. The service was friendly and efficient. Rolls & Mini-corn muffins are placed on the table prior to your salads, which are tasty. Seafood is fresh and nicely prepared. I usually go for the specials, this night I had the Chilean Sea bass which was delicious. My husband had the scallops, YUM!
This is a family affair restaurant and Michelle makes you feel like one of the family! The tables are close, so be prepared to be one of the family! : )
Love the all you can eat special off-season, early May for Friday Night Fry All You Can Eat...
Great to be a Local! Remember this is a seasonal restaurant...Call in the off-season!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank JakeCreatesNewJersey
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philadelphia, pa
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Good Find”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

We found this place by accident. We were looking for a different restaurant in Brigantine and couldn't find it. This place popped up on our GPS and we decided to try it. It is no frills but has very good food and the wait staff is very pleasant. It may be family-run, but I'm not sure. My husband had the fried combination seafood and I had the fried flounder, since it was locally caught. The portions were large enough that they provided us with lunch the next day. In our experience, there aren't many decent restaurants at the shore. However, Hoopers is one to which we will return.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank pat60
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