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Ocean Cafe

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720 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3727
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Spent our Anniversary dinner here. Excellent food. The waitress was very friendly and helpful in anything we asked about the menu. We went with family for our wedding anniversary. Called ahead just to be sure we could fit in there and they were very accommodating. We will go back again and again.

Thank Buggin63
Oxford, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Food was rather tasteless and the portions were small. Very pricey but your on the boardwalk so that is to be expected. So many other places to choose from and you should.

Thank J G
Rochester, New York
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135 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Made a return trip as we were there last year. The menu did not seem as well as last year but still was ok. Bottled water $2.50. Panini $10.95 and $11.95. Cheeseburger $15.95. Slider special $10.95. Service was average nothing special. Portions was average. Taste I had panini and seemed over cooked in few areas. This is a sit down... More 

Thank lh14616
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife, daughter and 2 grandkids. The food was excellent. We started off with anti pasta which was plentiful. My daughter and me had the gnocchi which was home maid. It was excellent. My wife had one of the chicken dishes and she said it was fantastic. The grandkids both enjoyed a plate of pasta. The service was... More 

Thank Robert P
New Jersey
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Ocean Cafe was just okay for breakfast. We were two of just 6 people in the Cafe, but it was the Tuesday after Labor Day. The egg I got was fine, but there were home fries, even though I said I didn't want them. My breakfast partner had a ham and cheese omelette, which, again, was just okay. The toast... More 

Thank lorkay
Chicago, Illinois
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147 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food and staff. Salad was excellent, had lobster ravioli, meatballs and other pasta dishes which were excellent. Staff was great and very accommodating. My only recommendation is that they designate one bathroom for men and one for women. The times I went men had clearly not cleaned up after themselves.

Thank Michelle S
Audubon, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Had their delicious Veal Francaise...can't describe how good it was, just order it & you will know what I mean.

Thank AnnCece
Smithtown, NY
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We had a great dinner here. As New Yorkers, we are picky about our pasta and Italian style food. We were all very happy wit our meals. In fact, we felt that this was the best sit down meal we had on the boardwalk. We will definitely be back. I had the lobster ravioli (a special) and it was wonderful.... More 

Thank UptownGirl68
Villanova, PA
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Got a wrap for lunch, it was ok and only 30% more expensive than other places. But the real kicker was at dinner. We went there because it was close to the music pier. My wife asked for water and they brought a bottle. When I got the bill they charged us $2.50 for the water. They said their policy... More 

Thank VillanovaGuy
Gradyville, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Arrived in OC early morning, and decided to have breakfast on the boardwalk. This place looked friendly enough and had decent air conditioning. So, Ocean Café it was! Center seating strange, where small booths butt up against each other so, essentially, you get the feeling you are seated with another party. Waiter kept disappearing. He said be was busy filling... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3727
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?