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The Grenville Restaurant

345 Main Ave, Bay Head, NJ 08742-4735
+1 732-892-3100
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible31%
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345 Main Ave, Bay Head, NJ 08742-4735
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Went for dinner and there were three tables occuppied in this very large restaurant. The rest of the tables were bare...no settings and the place looked like a dump. Food was mixed. In our table of four, Two got very good meals, one got a...More

1  Thank 959Llawrence
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The staff was super helpful. The decorations and table settings were quite fancy. The food was ample and DELICIOUS! My fave were the crab cakes, utterly yummy! From appetizers to soup and salads and entrees and dessert, the Grenville rocked the service. I will be...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My Daughter and I had lunch here today. We were not expecting a lot at this grand old institution. Were we surprised,we both had Sea Bass for our entrée. It was cooked to perfection. I don't who is cooking in that kitchen but they are...More

Thank Chica01Florida
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Fresh seafood, wonderful flavor & presentation. Love the location, a beautiful older Victorian. Our waiter ! Joe, was attentive & prompt. Wonderful Anniversary celebration !! Highly recommend!

Thank Janevar
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The Grenville restaurant was always a special place to go for lunch or dinner when visiting the Jersey Shore. The decor was charming and the food was always good. Not any more! I took my sister and her husband who are from Canada there for...More

Thank Ginnyd320
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Went to the Sunday brunch today for father's day. It was absolutely the worse dining experience I ever had in my life!!! I should have known when I saw plenty of parking spaces in front of the place and only a few tables of other...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Easter brunch at the Grenville was nothing short of a debacle ~ having been there for Easter last year our family of 10 were looking forward to a relaxing and enjoyable brunch.. The outside temperature was 89...needless to say the inside of the restaurant was...More

Thank Pamela5297
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The Grenville was always looked at, as a charming "special occasion" place to go to. Now it has definitely lost its charm and quality. When you walk up, the grounds are not taken care of and paint is chipping from the building. We ate at...More

Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here for our Valentines Day night away. The dinner was lovely. Everything was very nicely prepared and served. This last Valentines Day visit, we weren't able to make it into the dinning hall. The Grenville went above and beyond by...More

Thank brune_janda
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We recently returned to the Grenville after a long absence. It is the off season so we were not sure of their hours, but when we called they were open. I had pork chops with aspargus and mashed potatoes and my wife had a seafood...More

Thank Ray V
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Questions & Answers
Pat D
8 June 2016|
Response from grenville3100 | Property representative |
Not a problem. you can call 732 892 3100 or email on the website Also byob and we also feature wines from the Sharrott Winery in NJ.
Lisa G
1 February 2016|
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Response from 622eagle | Reviewed this property |
BYOB. I saw a table with champagne that they brought with them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 Main Ave, Bay Head, NJ 08742-4735
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Bay Head
  • Phone Number: +1 732-892-3100
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Grenville
Relax and enjoy excellent food on the veranda or by the fireplace in dining room. Sunday Brunch Buffet, Lunch, or Dinner. Stroll to the atlantic ocean for pristine beach!Bring your Family and Friends. Visit our website for specials. Stay in our Hotel guests rooms.
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