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Dockside Diner

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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2404 Long Beach Blvd, Spray Beach, Long Beach Township, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-2541
+1 609-492-8466
07:00 - 15:00
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Thu - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Fishkill, New York
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232 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Food and service are consistently good, breakfasts are very good. The staff members are friendly and efficient - only down side - small diner, potentially long waits outside.

Thank Dondi22
Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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102 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Be aware to wait in line in the mornings, especially if you are not an early bird. But once you are in the service is good, fast and on point. Great pancakes or scripple (or however you write it). The one minor issue is the coffee, which is often essential for a breakfast place. This one has watery coffee, although... More 

Thank Rutgerth
Fort Myers, Florida
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

If you like small, cozy places or appreciate nautical views, this is the place for you. There are not may seats, but the view over Barnegat Bay is great. Good food (especially breakfast) at reasonable prices.

Thank Larry C
Leonia, NJ
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150 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We decided to eat lunch at the Dockside Diner while we waited for check-in time at our LBI rental. Food was very good with generous portions. Service was fair -- my son was served his coffee with no spoon, no sugar and no cream. We had to ask for it. When we got our lunch, we had to ask for... More 

Thank CyprusMama
Westfield, New Jersey
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Went here today and enjoyed a great breakfast. I noticed all the food being brought to other tables like burgers and wraps all looked really good. Prices are great too especially at a beach vacation town.

Thank maxbayonne
Long Beach Island, New Jersey
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We've been visiting the Dockside for decades and have never been disappointed with our breakfast and lunch choices. Love their omelette and sandwiches. A great spot for an informal place to eat. 👍🏼

1 Thank SeasonedTraveler218
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Just stopped in for a quick breakfast after finishing my morning walk and I had a great breakfast. Vegetable omlette and hot coffee. service was fast and I had a view of the water and boats. Price reasonable. I got there early and the place was filling up fast so it must be a popular place for breakfast

Thank 387goose
Long Beach Island, New Jersey
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to this diner for the last 5 years. Food has always been good, service was always friendly- until today. Hostess wouldn't seat us until all members of our party were present- understandable (3 of 4 of us arrived at the same time). She then proceeds to tell us that she "can't seat us because we have... More 

Thank 121st
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119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Came here with a friend for a late breakfast. Excellent coffee and a plethora of choices. Very hard to make a decision. Good hash browns. Really friendly and attentive service. Comfortable seating. My pancakes were excellent.

Thank lynx46
Mendham, New Jersey
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Dockside is still our mainstay breakfast place as we live here now.The portions are a little less than last year but that isn't too bad,since the portions were HUGE.i still rate this place right behind Chegg and Uncle Wills!

Thank Hampshire87

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2404 Long Beach Blvd, Spray Beach, Long Beach Township, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-2541
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Long Beach Township
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-8466

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