Spring Lake NJ - Jersey Shore Dining


Spring Lake Inn offers numerous high class restaurants offering everything from fresh, fried seafood to upscale, contemporary cuisine. On this page we’ve provided a list of some of the more popular Jersey Shore dining options close to our bed and breakfast in Spring Lake NJ, along with what to expect if you decide to drop in for a bite. For more information feel free to give any of the establishments a call.

Avon Pavillon
Boardwalk, Ocean Ave.
Avon by the Sea
By day, this is a beachy fun lunch and breakfast spot; by night, the tablecloths and candles come out for a more grown-up atmosphere. The menu here is creative with ribs, pasta and seafood. Beach & Ocean views, boardwalk entertainment and ocean breezes are included at no extra charge!
Driving distance: 15 minutes Casual-BYOB
Breakers On the Ocean
1507 Ocean Avenue
Spring Lake 732-449-7700
Specializing in Italian Cuisine in an ocean front dining atmosphere with a charming cocktail lounge where you can relax and enjoy the scenery. Smart Casual-Full Bar Lunch menu available
Walking Distance: 10 minutes
The Black Trumpet
7 Atlantic Avenue
Spring Lake 732-449-4700 Zagat Rated
This restaurant is quickly becoming a favorite among the locals with its fresh seafood selections and signature filet mignon served with Yukon gold potatoes stuffed with Boursin cheese and sided with fresh asparagus. They welcome you to bring your favorite wine or champagne to enjoy with dinner. Advanced reservations are highly recommended.
Walking distance: 8 blocks Smart Casual –BYOB Lunch menu available
703 Belmar Plaza
Belmar 732-681-7680
Chris Brandl has transformed this localation with his signature upscale fare. The menu is interesting eclectic American.
Driving Distance: 5 minutes Smart Casual -BYOB
Brennen’s Steakhouse
HWY 35 near Sylvania Ave.
Neptune City 732-774-5040
Here you pick out your steak. Brennen's also has some wonderful combinations of seafood and sirloin. Dinner comes with a nice salad and a choice of potato. Weekend entertainment
Driving distance: 15 minutes Casual-Full bar
Clementine's Cafe
306 Main St
Avon by the Sea 732-988-7979
With its New Orleans style cuisine, Clementine’s is a favorite place to dine at the shore. Really warm and cozy it features Louisiana style Cajun & Creole foods and more.
Driving distance: 10 minutes Casual-BYOB
Corner Washington Blvd and Railroad Plaza
Sea Girt 732-974-8833
Fratello’s features classic Italian food in a comfortable neighborhood bar and restaurant. Reservations are only for parties of 6 or more, but we can get you in.
Driving distance: 5 minutes Casual- Full Bar
Harrigans Pub
705 Baltimore Boulevard
Sea Girt 732-449-8228
Step into Harrigan’s and enter a world of Irish hospitality where delicious food warms the heart and generous drinks lift the spirit. Be sure to try Harrigan’s house specialty, “Sizzling Garlic Steak Sandwich”.
Driving Distance: 5 minutes Casual – Full Bar Lunch menu available
Klein's Café and Grill
708 River Road
Belmar 732-681-1177
Begun as an old- fashioned fish market a few generations back. Klein's is a local favorite with a New England atmosphere and casual dock side dining overlooking the Shark River. It also has a Sushi bar.
Driving distance: 5 minutes Casual- Full Bar Lunch menu available
La Dolce Vita
400 Ocean Ave.
Belmar, NJ 732 749 3177
Excellent Italian menu across the street from the Ocean, La Dolce Vita has both indoor and outdoor seating and a full bar.
Driving distance: 10 minutes Casual-Full Bar
1300 Ocean Avenue
Belmar 732-681-7680
Right on the beach in Belmar this restaurant offers beautiful ocean views and, on occasion, surfers. The New York Times rated it as one of the best restaurants on the Jersey Shore for favorites like its three-tiered appetizers and its Asian five-spiced duck breast. BYOB. Casual.
Driving distance: 5 minutes
1000 Main Street, and 10th avenue
Belmar, NJ 732-280-1132
This new Italian restaurant is owned by the people from Mossutos Market in Wall, NJ. The best upscale Italian menu on the shore. If you like superb fresh pasta and Italian specialties, you must go and enjoy an authentic meal at Nicchio.
Driving distance: 10 minutes Casual-Full Bar
Reds Lobster Pot
57 Inlet Drive
Point Pleasant Beach 732-295-6622
A favorite seafood place with great food and sunset views. In the summer the wait might be long but you could enjoy the sunset and have a glass of wine and some appetizers on the outdoor deck overlooking the commercial fishing boats. No Reservations
Driving distance: 15 minutes ;Casual-BYOB
142 Main Street
Manasquan 732-292-1300
Contemporary American cuisine in a classy setting in downtown Manasquan.
Driving distance: 5 minutes Smart Casual-Full bar
Rod’s Olde Irish Tavern
Washington Ave
Sea Girt 732-449-2020
They have it all - from burger platters to blackened sirloin steak, to the biggest cocktails at the Jersey Shore. The huge portions are consistently good.
Driving distance: 5 minutes Casual-Fin Full Bar Lunch menu available
720 Ashley Avenue
Brielle 732-292-9380
Know as “Brielle's Little Secret, it has an elegant menu bound to impress the seafood lover in you. A combination of superb service and sophisticated atmosphere makes for an excellent dining experience. Complete with a full bar, Shipwreck invites you to try some of their recommended wines and draught beers with their signature dishes.
Driving distance: 10 minutes Casual- Full Bar
St. Stephen’s Green Publick House
2031 Route 71
A beautiful Irish pub, it serves some authentic Irish specialties and creative selections from sandwiches to steak and tails in a warm atmosphere including a fireplace, plasma televisions and a wide variety of draught beers.
Driving distance: 5 minutes Casual-Full Bar
302 South Concourse
Neptune 732-775-9911
Sunsets overlooks the Shark River. The service is good; the food even better. Conch chowder in a warm bread bowl is unique. Follow it up with Key West Grouper encrusted with macadamia nuts and topped with a fabulous spiced rum fruit salsa.
Driving distance 15 minutes Casual–BYOB
Vivas Classic Latin Cuisine
801 Belmar Plaza
Belmar, NJ 07719-2752 732-681-1213
The food here is excellent! We had Ensalada Cubana and Cockles Sofrito to start and Plantain Halibut and Salmon Romero for our entrees. You can also choose from cazuelas, whole snapper, Ropa Vieja and many other delicious selections. Classic Latin Cuisine in Belmar Plaza..
Driving distance: 5 minutes Casual –BYOB
200 Monmouth Avenue
Spring Lake 732-974-9755
Contemporary American & Continental cuisine is served in an elegant Victorian setting. Seasonal creative selections include the freshest seafood, duck, prime beef and veal. They welcome you to bring your favorite wine or champagne to enjoy with dinner. This restaurant is highly rated by Zagat’s and considered to be one of the finest on the Jersey shore. Advance reservations are a must.
Walking distance: 2 1/2 blocks Smart casual–BYOB
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