We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Steve & Cookie's By The Bay

9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
+1 609-823-1163
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“blueberry pie” (48 reviews)
“cookies” (96 reviews)
“tomato salad” (22 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (354)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 353 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This was our first time at this restaurant. We went with my brother-inlaw. We had the best service and the meal was the best we've had in a long time! Whenever we're at the shore we will go there. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank EPteacher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to S & C’s for our wedding anniversary. From start to finish it was an amazing dinning experience. We started out at the bar as we waited for our table. We enjoyed the live music that is featured in that area. The bartender...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far my absolute favorite restaurant! I grew up going out to eat all of the time. Now in my 40's my husband and I, along with my family, have kept this up. We love checking out new places and tasting what's out...More

1  Thank robinhump
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here and service is always at it's best. Best place to eat in this town hands down.I went with my daughter for her birthday and the salads are so fresh and delicious. I had the crab cake dinner it's so fresh and not...More

Thank mmg46600
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Crowded on a Wednesday night and a little noisy. However, worth it when the food came. Excellent seafood and skilled waiter. Would go back if ever in this area again.

Thank taldrich
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We have heard from some of our foodie friends down the shore, that this is the best restaurant in the area; they were correct. It actually lived up to the advance hype. The atmosphere, service and food were all first rate. The prices were reasonable...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 10 September 2017

First time I ever had a tough rubbery whole lobster. Surprised with the high ratings this restaurant receives. There was nothing really that exceptional about this unremarkable establishment.

Thank pageezer
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great food - appetizers, entrees, drinks, desserts. Nice ambiance and only slightly expensive prices. It's a bit hard to get a table but if you can plan a couple of weeks or more in advance, it'll be well worth it. Halibut is as good here...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely one of the best restaurants anywhere! All the dishes we tried were mouth watering. You must have the famous tomato salad and the blueberry pie. It is just the other dishes you have to choose. I had oysters, and they were the only oysters...More

1  Thank annarc6
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant that is good for an occasion or for those who just like good food and good service. The food is exceptional and fresh, very well-prepared and very delicious!

Thank Sally K
Nearby Restaurants
210 reviews
.37 km away
64 reviews
1.34 km away
SOFIA Restaurant
135 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lucy the Elephant
346 reviews
.82 km away
Ventnor City Boardwalk
31 reviews
2.60 km away
Atlantic City Country Club
58 reviews
5.54 km away
Jagielky’s Homemade Chocolates
6 reviews
1.91 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
25 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from catherine115 | Reviewed this property |
Idk but everyone was business casual when I was there
DonnaMarie B
18 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Cookie T | Property representative |
So glad to hear you are coming for a visit. We have a wide assortment of wonderful dishes so it is hard to pick out our favorites! Your server can give you some guidance when you are here. Enjoy!
2 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from gam132015 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can make your dinner gluten free, but can't remember if there were specific gluten free items mentioned.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
    (Monroe & Amherst)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Margate City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-823-1163
  • E-mail
Steve & Cookie's, located near the bay in Margate, New Jersey, offers the best of steaks & fresh seafood in a warm atmosphere with live Jazz 7 nights a week. Using the freshest of local and sustainable produce, all meats on the menu are humanely raised without hormones or antibiotics.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing