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517 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7107
+1 732-988-0123
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried oysters” (10 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (15 reviews)
“key lime pie” (7 reviews)
16:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
517 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7107
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Without any shadow of doubt excellent food. High quality well executed traditional dishes. Rare steak was really rare. Not medium rare, not raw, it was rare. This is a snooty place. Patronisingly arrogant. No advanced reservations. Sounds democratic, isn't it? First come, first served. However,...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After having very good cocktails at one of theur well stocked bars, we were seated on one of their porches on the second floor. The service was excellent and the menu had a very good selection. We enjoyed our delicious seafood dishes and good bottle...More

Thank M V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Moonstruck has been our #1 choice in the Asbury/Ocean Grove area for years. It is still a fine place but I feel it is slipping just a bit. There are other restaurants which have caught up and actually passed Moonstruck, in my opinion. The staff...More

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Thank Judy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an awful nasty rain night but Moonstruck was incredible as always. Great food service and atmosphere. Perfect. Our server suggested the salmon Special and the pasta specials which we all enjoyed. Followed by drinks and a special Sunday with homemade pistachio ice cream...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 6 enjoyed our last official night in Ocean Grove at Moonstruck. No reservations, but seated on top (3rd floor with elevator if needed) dining room in 5 minutes. Our server, Samantha, was so "on top" of all drinks, specials, options & choices....More

Thank Toothfairy17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went as a family of 4 (2 grown children!). Food and service superb!! Waiter was friendly, knowledgeable, polite and gracious!!!! Not for young children!!

Thank mattshep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with a group to the annual Ocean Grove Choral Fest and between the rehearsal and the concert walked the few short blocks and across the pedestrian bridge over the lake that separates Ocean Grove from Asbury Park for dinner at Moonstruck. This was...More

Thank OldLadyVagabond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2nd year in a row dinner at Moonstruck was one of the highlights of my 4th of July week. Tops in atmosphere, old world service and new cuisine- we started with the watermelon, Davall bean, cucumber, pistachio salad - I will replicate this! My aunts...More

Thank dschannel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this restaurant. Everything we ordered was very good. We had the lamb quesadilla to start. Very different and quite tasty. We also tried the fried oysters - very plump and delicious. We shared the watermelon salad and had the fish stew and...More

Thank pugmom61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happy Birthday family gathering, we walked in at 4:30pm and were seated immediately for our group of seven(7). We have salads to start, Meals: ny strip steak was excellent, shrimp and broccoli was tasty. Desserts: pistachio & strawberry sundae, key lime pie, biscotti were all...More

Thank Brian C
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mark j
27 November 2015|
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Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
No, Moonstruck does not serve lobster. You also asked about Happy Hour: they did stop HH in July, 2015 since it was too big of a success and MANY people were going just for that. Apparently kitchen couldn't keep up with the... More
25 November 2015|
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25 September 2015|
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Response from Lynnbond | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they had duck- I didn't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7107
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-988-0123
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