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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 good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“glazed salmon” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (62 reviews)
“salad” (48 reviews)
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
506 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-1526
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place too jumbled. The out door bar which is really inside but apart from main dining area.that is very appealing as long as you can get a bar spot or a table around it , great view of marina. We had a...More

Thank posterman1
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Anniversary dinner. We asked for a table with a view. We were seated at a very tight table in the middle of the muddle. I again asked if we could have something better. We then had an out on the deck table. Service throughout the...More

Thank Canad_ian1952
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Sucked. Way overpriced and the service was garbage The only reason I gave it 1 star was because it had a decent view from the outside table

Thank irishmannewjersey
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely relaxing .... get a table on their dock. Food is good. Did have to send something back but that can happen anywhere. Took review to a 4 because same item had to be returned twice. Finally came out perfect. Just clam strips.. but were...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We went to Wildwood to celebrate or 28th anniversary. Sunday evening we headed out for dinner to the Boathouse. Upon arrival we were seated and soon found the sun was beginning to set. I said something to the waitress who just chuckled. It just got...More

Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Nice place to enjoy seafood and drinks out on deck.typical seafood restaurant no to much of a thrill.

Thank Islandguyandgal
Reviewed 10 October 2017

First time eating here and the food was very good. My wife had a sort of seafood medley and I had the special, NY Strip with scallops. Food was delicious. You would think they would only give you a couple scallops with the special, but...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Birthday dinner celebration on the deck at the Boathouse in August. Busy place but was seated within 20 minutes. Service was good and food was delicious. Many great choices and no complaints from anyone.

Thank mariannej865
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Awesome food, especially the seafood options. Great bar selection, I love the Voodoo Juice. The view is incredible especially at sunset. We typically eat here every year when we go on vacation.

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Unfortunately, the price does not warrant a return trip. The food was just disappointing, and the service was less than mediocre. First, ordered IPA Beers that they out of stock so had to settle for other tap which was just cool, not cold. My husbands...More

Thank mytable42
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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
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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 full service steak and seafood restaurant, with spectacular views of the bay.
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