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US$4 - US$12
Bar, American, Contemporary
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Reviewed 31 October 2021 via mobile

Extremely disappointed with the experience from the time we entered through our earlier than expected departure. We were a group of 15 celebrating my wife’s birthday. We are couples in our 40’s, 50’, and 60’s looking to spend time at the Watermark as we’ve done...many times in the past. The front of house security team were the most unprofessional I’ve seen, using old style intimidation, actually put hands on one of our guest, with no skills to attempt to de-escalate what was an issue that was created by their handy management with the man bun. Haven’t been treated that way since I was in my early 20’s. We were dangerously and forcibly pushed down the steps. I actually could not believe what was happening in front of my very eyes. The owner needs to reel in his staff or he is going to have some significant liability and continue to lose significant and repeat patrons. Unfortunate since we have always enjoyed our time here with the wait and bartender staff, the cool atmosphere, and views of the beach.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 5 September 2021

The super small menu is awful. We had 3 different appetizers were sadly disappointed in all 3. What you see on their website is NOT actually offered. The waiter did not seem to care when we mentioned this fact.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 17 September 2020

This place is cool place to go for drinks and some appetizers. You can overlook the beach from there. Definitely go there if you're looking to have a date night.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 6 January 2020

My husband & I were married at the Watermark in Asbury Park on 10/19/19. Being in the wedding business myself, I had tons of exposure to so many venues. I've been to almost every venue in NJ and the moment I was officially engaged and...we selected our date, I contacted Russell Lewis (Owner) at the Watermark to make sure he had our date open. Lucky for us, our date was available and we had the most EPIC wedding we could have ever asked for. One of the best things about the Watermark is they have the most spectacular view, no matter what time of year. This was the most important thing for us. Most couples settle on a beach ceremony or nuptials in a garden or winery, but when it rains or when the weather doesn't cooperate, their dreams go down the tubes along with the rain. At the Watermark, "Plan A" is "Plan A" and regardless of the weather, the backdrop for the ceremony is beyond memorable. As for the other pros, the food was to die for, the staff couldn't have been more attentive and Russell's experience and creative flair was exactly what we needed for our best memory in our lives. Our guests are still saying it was the best wedding they have ever been to and they just loved the Watermark. Thank you Watermark and thank you Russell, you and the Watermark will always be our best choice!!! Richard & JeffMore

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 6 November 2019

I went to a business meeting in nearby Ocean Grove. After it was over, we moved to Watermark, a short walk away. There were about a dozen of us. The place has lots of sofas and we took over several of them. The view over...the ocean is lovely. The beer was cold. We had a good time.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 14 August 2019

I've been here more than a dozen times, often for drinks and night club dancing/ socializing. It is a vibrant scene, but in the summer on Fridays and Saturdays it has become a very "young" crowd with college-aged kids in low 20s (mostly 21-24) which...can make things unenjoyable. Otherwise, at other times of the year and on other days, it is mid 20s, 30s and 40s, and the music and vibe is great. Good music; food is just apps but fine. The unencumbered view is awesome from the 2nd floor overlooking the ocean, right on the boardwalk.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 12 August 2019

Best time ever loved the place try to visit once a month with my better half and friends Love the Idea it's a table bench and you get to eat with other's you don't even know by the time you leave you have made new...friendsMore

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

This is my favorite bar on the Jersey Shore. It has a great vibe and the ambiance is great, especially in the summer when outdoor seating is an option. They have a nice selection of draft and canned beer, wine, and DIVINE cocktails. And the...view of ocean at sunset is a sight to behold.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 27 June 2019

We were referred to the Watermark for a drink before dinner. A beautiful location on the beach with a rooftop deck and great people watching. Had an amazing spicy cocktail and a fabulous server. The food looked good although we didn't eat. Beautiful inside as...well. Definitely worth a visit.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Went here for some pre-dinner cocktails and appetizers this past Saturday night. Sat at the couches facing the water. Great cocktails/wine/beer list. Reasonable prices. Great waitstaff. Very cool looking bar. Check it out!

Date of visit: November 2018
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I would dress in an upscale casual manner. We were in jeans and shirts. Being on the beach/boardwalk, it is pretty casual, but because it is such a beautiful place serving top-shelf cocktails, I personally would avoid the... More
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 5