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Blue Water Cafe

113th & Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
+1 609-207-1300
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (15 reviews)
“lobster roll” (20 reviews)
“chowder” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113th & Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a typical shore type restaurant that gets crowded because of the location .. I didn’t think the food vs the price was a very good value . They won the chowder fest award for their chowder for 2016 & 17. I found it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank alphonsed2013
Reviewed 11 September 2018

My husband and I were spending 10 days on LBI so we were trying a few different places for breakfast. We LOVED breakfast at the Blue Water Cafe. My husband had pancakes with bananas on top and I ordered scrambled eggs with sausage . They...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ASF48
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were 10 for Dinner on a Saturday night, but didn't arrive until 9. Yes, by 9pm in LBI on a Saturday night, we were a handful, to say the least. Tina was our server and she was wonderful, quick, good advice and happy to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 749David
Reviewed 8 September 2018

My husband and I and my sister and brother-in-law enjoyed ourselves Thursday night at Blue Water Cafe. It’s a byob. Even after Labor Day it was crowded with tables both outside and inside. It was hot and humid so we opted for inside (although a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jmcpoinsett
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We popped in for lunch. It was a hot day so we opted to sit inside, they have great outdoor seating. I saw a sign that said cold local brew. So I thought a cold beer was just what we needed. As it turned out...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tropiclady27
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Very happy we stopped by for lunch. The lobster bisque was the best I’ve ever had. My Oyster Po Boy and my wife’s Veggie Panini were both wonderful. Also nice outdoor seating. Very good service. No wait to be seated, which on a summer weekend...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BrianNJMA
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time at the nice little place. Had a great menu and we had excellent service. The dinner menu is a little on the pricey side but if you stick to the sandwiches and burgers you can make it a reasonable night...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

What an outstanding restaurant as you pull up they have a boat outside with an ice cooler wine glasses wine bottle opener and benches for waiting with cushions on them very special hospitality have indoor and outdoor dining we utilize the outdoor dining there were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice byob place for seafood. Six of use were immediately seated inside and promptly visited by our served. A number of us had the award winning clam chowder which was outstanding. We also had the grilled oyster special - recommended. Lobster...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank X8200BCjimb
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

High quality seafood in an ok atmosphere. The food here is consistently excellent and fresh. The atmosphere is a little underwhelming but acceptable for what you get. Diverse menu and great service. As with most of the seafood places on LBI, this can get a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dawnmidnight
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29 June 2017|
Response from shsails | Reviewed this property |
LOoked on yelp and their website...can't tell for sure, but think I remember using. In all honesty go somewhere else...mediocre food that's overpriced.
Christine P
16 August 2016|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I saw children - the way you do in high brow restaurants. If I had my niece with me (she's 7) I'd sit outside so she could feel more relaxed. Inside is intimate. There are better places to bring children - here's where you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113th & Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-207-1300
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