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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.

  • Arugula
    306 Morris Avenue
    Spring Lake 732-974-2800
    Tantalize your taste buds with cuisine from around the world created by the chef at Arugula.
    Executive chef George Edward creates memorable dishes inspired by cuisine from China, Japan, England, Brazil, America, Italy, India, Germany, and Cuba.
  • Avon Pavillon
    Boardwalk, Ocean Ave.
    Avon by the Sea 732-775-1043
    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
  • Bareli’s By The Sea
    7 Atlantic Avenue
    Spring Lake 732-449-4700 Zagat Rated
    This restaurant is quickly becoming a favorite among the locals.
    Advanced reservations are highly recommended.
    Walking distance: 8 blocks smart casual lunch menu available
  • Brandl
    703 Belmar Plaza
    Belmar 732-681-7680
    Chris Brandl has transformed this location with his signature upscale fare. The menu is interesting eclectic American.
    Driving Distance: 5 minutes smart casual -BYOB
  • Clementine’s Cafe
    306 Main St
    Avon by the Sea 732-988-7979
    With its New Orleans style cuisine, Clementines 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
  • Fratellos
    Corner Washington Blvd and Railroad Plaza
    Sea Girt 732-974-8833
    Fratellos 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 Harrigans 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 Seafood 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 dockside 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 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
  • Larimar Restaurant
    1311 Third Avenue
    Spring Lake 732-359-6700
    Larimar Restaurant is an effortless blend of cuisine, service, and design.
    Focused in Italy and drawing on influences from Provence and the Riviera, Larimar’s cuisine is based on seasonality and the freshest of ingredients.
  • 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
  • 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-full bar lunch menu available
  • Shipwreck
    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
    Spring Lake Heights 732-449-2626
    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
  • Spring Lake Pizzeria
    1110 Third Avenue
    Spring Lake 732-449-9595
    Barry and Holly O’Brien along with their daughter Fiona are the owners and operators of Spring Lake Pizzeria since September 19th, 2018.
    Spring Lake Pizzeria is available for pick up, dine and delivery to all surrounding towns.
  • Whispers
    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 Zagats 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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