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Stella Marina

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800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
+1 732-775-7776
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12:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We USED TO BE regular costumes at this restaurant. I don't think it will be the case after tonight..... About 3 months ago I had $70 dollars taken from my wallet! Yes! I forgot my purse there and, after 10 min, when I returned, this "hostess" ran when she saw me and I asked whoever came to see me ,... More 

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Thank Alessandra F
Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrible service with an unhappy waiter. Table was stuck in a corner and for the price of meals the food was mediocre.

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Thank Nancy T
Long Branch, New Jersey
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50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Sat at the bar on a Thursday evening. Enza the barmaid was on top of her game. Mussels, pizza, shrimp etc all top notch. Needs restrooms on the first floor

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Thank 46582Yankee07
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We just ate here. The food was some of the best I have ever eaten. We had canneloni bean and escarole soup, chicken parmigiano and spinach with garlic. All were superb. Even the bread was top notch. Our waitress was so lovely and all staff were helpful and professional. We sat near a window and looked at the ocean. You... More 

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Thank Sue2023
Holmdel, New Jersey
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had an unusually hot day in October, perfect for lunch outside with the ocean in the background. We had salmon, pasta with lobster and Caesar salad. Food was tasty and nicely presented. The service was ok, fairly quick for lunch but our waiter was not so friendly and seemed bothered. Cocktails were not so great.

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Thank Kickie
Lambertville, NJ
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Sat outside on a lovely day in October for lunch. I was a little concerned about some of the reviews I read here. Without reason! Great lunch and excellent service... could not have been better. We had soup, salad, pasta and eggplant... all were very tasty and our waiter could not have been nicer.

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Thank LJW47
Highlands, United States
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Both the food and service at this establishment are great . On the night we ate here there was a saxophone player out on the boardwalk which added to the cool ambiance. The prices were fair and I'd come back and eat here in a heartbeat.

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Thank Tom K
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stella Marina has a outdoor area that is right on the boardwalking overlooking the ocean. The food was great. The wine list could be a little more extensive. The staff was very friendly.

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Thank Donna R
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

...we both got sick from the food about an hour later. Service was extremely attentive. Presentation was good. Outdoor seating on the boardwalk with a great view of the beach. We even thought our meals tasted good. It hits all the marks... but it all took a turn an hour later.

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Thank craigd0013
Manalapan, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Ate their today for my birthday dinner with friends. Pappardelle Bolognese is to die for. Hubby had pizza, which was very good. Our waiter has to have been the worst I have ever had in 40 years of eating out. Tried to engage him in conversation - it was impossible. No explanation of anything, and seemed annoyed that we even... More 

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Thank katydoes2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-6279
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-775-7776

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