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Boathouse Restaurant

506 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-1526
+1 609-729-5301
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (73 reviews)
“glazed salmon” (13 reviews)
“salad” (57 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
506 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-1526
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

We went for dinner and the family had such a great meal. Picky kids enjoyed the meal! The food portions were generous and flavorful. The staff was amazing and very attentive. Thank you Boathouse!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rocketsurfer
Reviewed 14 November 2018

The food was mediocre (not very hot either). There was only 2 of us dining. One appetizer, one soup and two meals. Our cocktails didn't arrive until our dinner plates came.....and our dinners came out before our appetizers (they were forgotten). I realize everyone has...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jami F
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We eat at the Boathouse Restaurant every year when we come for the Oldies weekend. The atmosphere is good. The staff is good. The Early-bird price is excellent. I ordered the Blueberry salmon when I first went there 8 years ago and get it every...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 515ceegee51
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Great meal for their 2 for $29 sunset dinner special! We had broiled scallops and Chicken Parmesan and enjoyed both! House salad was great as well. Environment was nice and comfy, but the service was just ok.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mommy5168
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We waited over an hour for a table after being told it would be 20 minutes. I would not expect to get in and out of here quickly on a weekend (even after Labor Day). The location is great beautiful place for a sunset right...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Charles M
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We went there on a very busy car show weekend. Waited for a table for 9 people. The waitress was great and the food was good. Probably better on an evening that wasn't so busy.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ThomasJ2647
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Food is good but service slow because too many people. Almost forgot to serve our desserts. Have to remind the server that we were not served desserts yet.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ardmora
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Very good food. They have sunset specials from 4-530 . A nice selection of things on the menu. Sunset specials were 2 for 29.00. We enjoyed the food and the view of the boats in the marina.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank budv
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Our family dined here over Labor Day weekend to celebrate our son’s USCG graduation as well as our wedding anniversary - they handled our party of 10 with expertise despite being a PACKED house! Food, service, ambiance were all top notch start to finish...even though...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank krmbax
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Arrived about 5:30PM, (no reservations taken). Not even a 5 min. wait but, this was during the week. Weekends are another story. Hostess was pleasant and friendly. Seating location was ok but,not optimal for a water view. Waitress was prompt and pleasant, took our drink...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Christopher H
27 August 2017|
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Response from Dorothy C | Reviewed this property |
Yes the outside patio is very casual. And very fun with music. I like the back outside dinning room still casual and beautiful view of bay
15 July 2017|
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Response from eddo2502 | Reviewed this property |
I called and asked and they stated that they do not take any reservations at all regardless of the size of the party.
23 June 2016|
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Response from yumpers | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw some families there and there is a kids menu ($8).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-1526
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood
  • Phone Number: +1 609-729-5301
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The Boathouse Restaurant is a casual restaurant that specializes in seafood and steaks, with amazing views of the inter-coastal waterways and spectacular sunsets. The deck is a more casual atmosphere with live music during the summer months, and great options including a more casual bar menu. The indoor seating areas include an air-conditioned dining room, as well as the porch, which is situated directly over the water and is a more quiet atmosphere than the deck. The 2nd floor dining room, open in season, features fantastic panoramic views and can accommodate larger groups.
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