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.
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
703 Belmar Plaza
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
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
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.
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
- La Mondina
110 Union Avenue
Thoughtfully prepared Italian dishes featuring risotto & pasta,
paired with a carefully curated list of wines & craft cocktails.
La Mondina sources the finest ingredients & works with local purveyors whenever possible.
Driving distance: 10 minutes
- 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 Tavern
507 Washington Avenue
Sea Girt 732-449-2020
Rod’s Tavern has been a staple of the Sea Girt community since 1981.
It has been recently renovated to include an open-air dining experience serving fresh food and fine spirits. A place you can count on for fine food, cold drinks and warm conversation.
Driving distance: 5 minutes casual-full bar lunch menu available
720 Ashley Avenue
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.
- Spring Lake Seafood
1300 3rd Ave
Spring Lake 732-449-4233
A classic Jersey Shore fish market/restaurant with a modern twist.
Spring Lake Seafood provides the freshest local, sustainably sourced fish,
combining traditional preparations with local ingredients for dishes that are authentic to both their season and genus.
Walking distance: 15 minutes
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