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“Best Location & Best Fine Dining in Spring Lake”
Review of Black Trumpet - CLOSED

Black Trumpet
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed October 10, 2013

If you are looking for ocean view romantic fine dining, this is your BEST option in Spring Lake. We have been going to all of the restaurants in Spring Lake over the last 20 years and this one is hands down, the best. They have a great cut of steak available, Filet Mignon on the bone. This is a must, if they have it. And their other dishes are amazing. Call ahead for a reservation for the best ocean view in Spring Lake. They usually have live music on the weekends during the season.

They have a seasonal liquor license now, May 15th - November 15th. It is a BYOB November 15th - May 15th. So bring your own, off season. Their website says they are open 7 days, 365 days a year. Breakfast (8AM) flows into brunch which flows into dinner. So the hours are great. Just show up anytime.

We have held parties here as well. This is a great option for groups under 60.

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Reviewed September 25, 2013

Four of us had lunch at the Black Trumpet on a gorgeous September afternoon and enjoyed ourselves immensely. We ate on the porch and had an unobstructed view of the ocean, which was spectacular on this beautiful day. All of us opted for the complete lunch special for $14.95 each and no one was disappointed. The penne vodka appetizer was very tasty, the salad with balsamic vinegar dressing was a good size portion, and our entrees - all different from the six options - were delicious and quite filling, served with potatoes and vegetables. The dessert of the day was a brownie. My only disappointment was that we told our server that it was my birthday and I did not get a candle in my brownie or any special attention. Otherwise, the server was attentive and pleasant. The restaurant was very busy, so reservations are recommended.

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Reviewed September 10, 2013

Everyone in our party of 4 thoroughly enjoyed their entrees. Two of us had the scallops, one had steak and another had a fish dish. Our only complaint was that they were out of 2 entrees in what was already a limited menu. Service was outstanding and to sit outside overlooking the ocean was absolutely wonderful! I will definitely go back if I am in the Spring Lake area!

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Reviewed September 9, 2013

Coming back to the Black Trumpet was much anticipated due to the exceptional food and ambience at this superlative restaurant. The pace is just right for a delightful meal in a relaxed atmosphere for a reasonable price. The wine list, while not extensive is decent and you will be able to find something to your liking, but be advised that the license is seasonal, so part of the year it is BYO.

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Reviewed September 4, 2013

We go the Black Trumpet every time we vacation in Spring Lake to treat ourselves to one very special evening. It is in a lovely Victorian home (now an Inn) with a wide veranda and a pianist who seems to know every song ever written. The menu has many great options and all dishes are delicious and beautifully presented. The hostess and waitstaff could not have been more courteous and lovely (contrary to reviews we had read).

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