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“Loved the location and the happy hour!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Beach Creek Oyster Bar & Grill

Beach Creek Oyster Bar & Grill
Ranked #17 of 156 Restaurants in Wildwood
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
South River
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98 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Loved the location and the happy hour!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Went there for the first time over the 4th of july weekend. Sat outside at the bar for happy hour and had a great time. A good drink specials list and if you like seafood, then its even better. Several appetizers on the happy hour, not just raw bar! The place was busy and the staff was hopping but nice. The tuna was good but they say it comes with spinach, but it was very garicky Swiss chard and not my thing. I will definitely go again!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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English first
Durham, Connecticut
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A very nice place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Came for dinner the sunday before the 4th of july with no reservation and even though the place was packed we still got seated rather quickly (10min wait maybe). staff were all friendly and professional and the food was really good. i started with a half dozen oysters - the set-up was perfect with lemon wedges and ramekins of cocktail sauce, mignonette and horseradish (so i could dress up my cocktail sauce with a bit more oomph). We also shared the baked provolone appetizer - surprisingly good but, as expected, quite salty. we also tried the crab cakes and the jumbo shrimp wrapped in bacon appetizers - both very good. I'm a big fan of bacon (who isn't, right!?) but i found it overwhelmed those nice jumbo shrimp. For dinner we had the scallops santa fe and the seafood a la vodka. Both were very good but beware, the pasta dish is for a big appetite. It might seem pricey at $30 but was an awesome dish full of fresh huge shrimp scallops and lump crab and the sauce was nice and rich, it was just too much for most mortals - so to me, this is a dish for sharing or expect to take half home. I detected a bit of a sherry finish in the cream sauce which i liked but it added to the richness of the dish. Very nice place - some nice views! A bit pricey but the food quality and service are there. Check it out!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank JoeGatorSr
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Averill Park, New York
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Very nice dinner, good location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

First time at this restaurant. The hostess was very young and seemed very confused about seating five of us. Most of the tables were for four and at first she told us we would have to wait for a party of six to finish their meals. This was the middle of the week at around 8:00 and there were plenty of empty tables they could put together. Another woman straightened this out and we were seated quickly. Our waitress was excellent and very knowledgeable about the menu. The appetizers were large portions. We had clams, flatbread mozzarella pizza, Caesar salad, soups. Everything was excellent. Meals were excellent also. We had steak, shrimp, scallops. Everything hot and very tasty. Had a 17 year old finicky eater with us and he was able to order chicken tenders and fries from children's menu. Was a little expensive but a very nice meal. Probably would skip appetizers or share the next time. They have outdoor seating on the bay as well. We sat indoors.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Farrell105
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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Used to be better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We loved taking advantage of the early bird specials at the Beach Creek.

Last few times we had dinner there, the food wasn't as good as when they first opened.

We haven't been back since August 2012 so I'm hopeful it has improved.

The martinis are delicious, though.....

Visited August 2012
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Thank Judy R
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Aberdeen, New Jersey
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Nice - on the water”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We stop here often, as my husband loves the oyster selections. We do eat here several times a year, try to avoid Saturday night. Food is fresh, a little pricy but you are in a vacation area so it's expected. Very popular spot, entertainment outside on the deck.

Visited July 2013
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