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Buckalew's Restaurant & Tavern

101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
+1 609-492-1065
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“sushi” (38 reviews)
“shrimp tacos” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go after the beach if you are looking to cool off. If you go at Happy Hour it is not crowded and the apps are delicious!

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Open all year. Great menu, plenty of options (menu cuts back in winter). Good burgers, good sushi. Definitely worth a stop when on LBI.

Thank Danthetravelinman1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good restaurant with a great bar and entertainment. Great for families or a night out with friends. Quick service too

Thank PhilCorwin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Menu is so full it's overwhelming, but delicious!!!! The live music (the night we were there) truly reminded me of an island vacation, as well as the happy mood of all the clients. It was so fun and I'd go there again. Also a great...More

Thank kathyyoko1624
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in around 3:30-4 for late lunch early dinner. Food was pretty good and service was good too. Nothing really special but a good place to stop and eat. We didn't need a reservation.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was sooooo sllooowww. The food was just OK. My fish tacos were the best meal of the bunch. Did I mention slow service? Do not even think about taking kids here if they have no patience. My whole family would've left if we...More

Thank TJC522
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had not been to Buckalew's in a long time. After tonights visit with my wife, we will be visiting more often. I had black & blue tuna my wife the lettuce wraps, both generous portions and fairly priced. Good atmosphere and friendly wait staff.

1  Thank Nick M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, however, our meals were very sub par. I had shrimp tacos. The shrimp were rubbery and had a freezer burned flavor. My wife ordered fish and chips. They were beyond salty. I would have to guess frozen fish as well based upon the...More

Thank Jjg425
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

While staying in Beach Haven we ( my husband & another couple) had dinner here 2x's . On both occasions food was wonderful! Atmosphere is comfortable - I each visit we ordered different meals and were not disappointed. Our sere vets were quite attentive &...More

Thank diane0902017
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Decent food but nothing out of the ordinary, and service is fine if things sometimes take a bit longer during the busy summer weeks. They have a great beer selection and they often have live musics in the summer, and a dance floor if you...More

Thank 4onpark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-1065
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