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Blue Water Cafe

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113th & Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
+1 609-207-1300
07:30 - 22:00
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Beach Haven, New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Open air dining on LBI is not that common. Blue Water may have been the first to offer it. Being across from a beach/yacht club adds to I am at the beach feeling.

Thank kbergin315
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Frequently visit for breakfast. Great pancakes. Service is always friendly. Very accommodating. Love the outside seating

Thank Christine R
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Our favorite place to go! Eat outside, great service, best crab cake sandwich for miles. A can't miss place.

Thank Erinjvrn
Manahawkin, New Jersey
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181 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Wednesday night and I was headed for Howard's but closed this night. Seasonal hours in effect. Stopped here by chance. SOOOO glad I did. BYOB-perfect! Dennis our waiter and "the floater" could not have been any better. Will be back.

1 Thank NancyB702013
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We stop here every year & enjoy our lunch, sitting outside. Never knew they had Gelato but saw it on another review. Having eaten Gelato throughout Italy earlier this summer, we had to try it. Very good & nice selection too. My partner loves the crab cake sandwich here.

Thank Jan P
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in midday for lunch and were a little disappointed. The atmosphere was on point for LBI, the staff was good. The food on the other hand was just so so! The two of us ordered from the lunch special menu. Lobster club and crab quesadilla neither lunch had any real flavor, very little crab and they both were... More 

Thank robert g
Kearny, New Jersey
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318 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We took our grandchildren here while visiting LBI. They have chicken fingers for the kids and the alduts had fish dinners. The chowder is very good too. This was our second visit and the kids and we like it! Service is very good too!

Thank fheagle
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went for breakfast on a Sunday morning. Place is nice and cute. Service is all over the place. They had no spoons on the table so we were stirring our coffees with a straw. Pancakes came and no syrup was placed on the table. We had to wait 5 minutes for the server to pass by and ask. I... More 

Thank Moira M
Surf City, New Jersey, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We have dined at Blue Water Cafe several times. Food and choices are always good. Service is also very good.

Thank Diane D
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Well we've been going here since they opened and I have to say Steve does a marvelous job with service and food. I would say they're in my top 5 on the island and there's a lot to choose from. Highly recommended by my family and we will continue to dine there. White clam chowder is #1 in my book.... More 

Thank Mike E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113th & Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-207-1300

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