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Windansea

56 Shrewsbury Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732-1726
+1 732-872-2266
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“egg rolls” (3 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
56 Shrewsbury Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732-1726
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 24 September 2017

Stopped in for a cocktail prior to meeting friends for dinner. Barmaid Barbara was engaging, professional, and attentive. First visit in nearly 12 years and menu looks good with choices from seafood, lamb, chicken, steaks, etc. Clean, ample parking and great view of the water.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Good food and cold drinks but gets very crowded on the weekends. Live entertainment and great water views

Thank debi513
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Plenty of choices o enjoy on the menu and seafood. Food was delicious and service was excellent. Enjoyed our visit with a beautiful view on the river

Thank ihallard
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great views especially at sunset. This is a seasonal spot that's a great way to end a day. We normally go depending on the entertainment not necessarily the food. If you get a table, they will let you sit only for 2 hours and you...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here before our alumni event on Friday, July 28, 2017...my entre was the Chipotle Salmone...one word, delicious!...cooked to perfection without the fishy taste!...seasoned well, this dish was a gem...outside deck ambience was a pleasant bonus!...I recommended this place!

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We ate at Windansea for the first time yesterday. I have been wanting to try this restaurant for quite a while and though I was very unimpressed with most of the food I'm still very happy we went. View is beautiful, Waitress was pleasant and...More

Thank robin p
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I always enjoy this restaurant. Food is great, location is beautiful, outdoor dining is lovely in the warm months.

Thank browniegirl2015
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Windandsea with a large group. The food was fantastic. Ahi tuna, lobster risotto egg rolls, crab cakes, calamari, bacon wrapped scallops, pasta dishes... we had it all and everything EVERYTHING was just awesome. There is an indoor bar upstairs and a tiki...More

Thank Teejohn
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Have been to the Windansea on several occasions for family celebrations. Have seen the quality of the food and service decline over time. On my last visit, and probably my last, someone in our group ordered lobster and was told they were out. The only...More

1  Thank Dug515
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The view is very nice and relaxing. We enjoyed the scallops and their hamburgers were pretty good. Nice place to sit in doors or outdoors.

Thank joanmolnar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Shrewsbury Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732-1726
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 732-872-2266
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