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Chatterbox Restaurant

500 E 9th St, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3524
+1 609-399-0113
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“breakfast” (37 reviews)
“burger” (22 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
500 E 9th St, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3524
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good family restaurant atmosphere - '50s kind of feel. Good kids menu, served in one of those cardboard cars; cool. The food is average and good, not spectacular. But, we wanted no frills. The fish (from the fish and chips basket) was tasty, the steak...More

Thank VacationeerUSA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attempted to eat a late dinner here, walked in at 7:58. Place had about 6 tables full of people, waited for the hostess to acknowledge our family of 5. She yelled: we are closed! I was stunned. I said, it's only 8pm. She said, we...More

1  Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall this is a nice eatery. The night we went there was a limited menu available. Very clean with friendly staff who frequently checked on us. Kids meals come in a 1957 Ford cardboard cutout. Our food was good and portions were above the norm....More

Thank Gerry F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the chatterbox on August 22,2017 to have their lobster Mac &. Cheese. I was told they had run out of it, 3 days ago & would not be getting anymore in. The waitress said it was their most popular item. I can't...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Chatterbox twice during our recent stay: for lunch and for ice cream in the evening. The staff was very friendly, and the service was excellent on both occasions. Lots of choices for dessert. Go to Chatterbox for a great time.

Thank rodnreel44
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had a great time at lunch at the Chatterbox. Opened in 1937, I wanted to see how much of its history still remains. A fair amount, it seems. Still has a counter, waitress service, fountain-style beverages, and a 1950-ish menu. All good, as far...More

1  Thank khadams
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Good burgers and fries cheesesteaks and chicken fingers good for the kids but like anywhere in OC get bottled drinks as the water tastes funny here including the soda

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Busy restaurant off boardwalk...had some good choices! Kids meal came in a cardboard car my son enjoyed! Some issues with being overcharged for BBQ sauce and some drinks on the bill but were rectified when questioned! Diner-type food! Overall we enjoyed!

1  Thank Christina L
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I stopped here for breakfast on our way to Storybook Land. Food was diner style. They have crayons to keep the kids busy. We asked the waiter to bring us more napkins and he actually flung them at us rather rudely. Not...More

Thank YanksFanJen
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We had lunch here and as it has become a regular stop for us, this year's stop was so-so. My wife had a salad that was made of old lettuce and leafy greens. The fruit in the salad had been sitting out a good time...More

Thank cornmanrichards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 E 9th St, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3524
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-399-0113
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