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Buckalew's Restaurant & Tavern

101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
+1 609-492-1065
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“sushi” (41 reviews)
“shrimp tacos” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The place is very busy but the food is merely average. The location helps to pack in the customers but the food and service isn't first rate.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not many places open in Beach Haven in October....stopped in for lunch and our food was great. Had the crab cake sandwich and my husband had a little platter of knockwurst and sauerkraut. A bit pricey, but that's what you get when you are at...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Casual dining food was typical bar food but very good. Burgers were done perfect and plenty of choices for kids and adults. Nice beer selection.

Thank Cath430
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is a good bar selection with a number of local brews to try. The restaurant was not busy during our visit but our server was uninterested and inattentive which detracted from the experience. If this is the norm, a visit during the high season...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casual dining. We had the cheeseburgers and they were done just right. Happy hour in season can be hectic, but a great place for a beer and a burger.

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not care for the calamari. I prefer a less "fussy" sauce. Nice beer selection. Sit in the dining room as opposed to the bar. TV's there are quite loud.

Thank mmm44515
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went in a sunday for a late lunch, place was kinda hoppin for a sunday. Football fans regular diners and a large private party and there was still plenty of tables. We had drinks raw clams and oysters as well as sushi and i...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One if my "go-to" bars/restaurants on LBI. They have bands in the weekend, shuffle board,and lots of TVs around the bar for any sport you want to watch.

Thank Hampshire87
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great place to go after the beach if you are looking to cool off. If you go at Happy Hour it is not crowded and the apps are delicious!

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Open all year. Great menu, plenty of options (menu cuts back in winter). Good burgers, good sushi. Definitely worth a stop when on LBI.

Thank Danthetravelinman1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-1065
  • E-mail
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