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Spot PBQ

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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1506 Richmond Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-3055
+1 732-701-8303
11:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The pulled pork is good, as are pizza and mac n cheese.we have been three times now, never has it been full. But it is a sports bar with LOTS of tvs tuned to two channels and one channel on audio around the bar. There is a TV at every booth but difficult to hear over the main feed. Service... More 

Thank Katie G
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have been to The Spot several times. varied menu, great value, spacious. We enjoy the indoor and the outdoor seating.

Thank Lisa S
Brick, New Jersey
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91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Need to go back to old menu, place pretty empty for 6 on a friday....1/2 hour for a burger....my real complaint is that the waitress asked if I wanted fries, wasn't til the bill came I saw up charge for them....12.00 for burger and fries aren't included!

Thank betsy u
Ron M, Director of Sales at Spot PBQ, responded to this review

We are very sorry for your disappointing experience at the Spot PBQ this past Friday. Please contact us via email at Manager@SpotPBQ.com so we may apologize in person and discuss how we can earn your valued trust and business. Thank you. More 

New York City, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Went to this place in 2015. Food was good, as was the service. Returned in 2016 and....wow. Not sure if it was a new owner, new chef or karma visiting, but it was bad. The only reason I don't say terrible is the service was pretty good - responsive, helpful and attentive. Otherwise, the food was terrible, even the sodas... More 

Thank Joe S
Point Pleasant, New Jersey, United States
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

There are TV's everywhere which we liked...Service was average..We had to ask for more water & the order was not correct,We put in our order & it took forever... We ordered med. rare cheeseburgers & came out rare...They made a new one & came back with the wrong cheese...When it came back, the food was good..

Thank Louis A
Manasquan, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I ordered 1/2 rack of ribs...15 minutes later, I'm informed that they're out if ribs. Isn't this a BBQ restaurant?

Thank Sally M
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14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Late lunch with family. Daughter had burger with pork roll. She said was good. Grandson liked bar pie. I ordered the ribs. They were cold, dry and horrible. Took one bite and left the rest. Just ate sides of potato salad and Cole slaw. Ribs tasted like they were left over from a few days ago and nuked to death.... More 

Thank Mac C
Watchung, New Jersey
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136 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

The restaurant was only half full on the 4th of July, but it took us an hour and a half to get served our food. Also, the waitress would disappear for long periods or time, so it was hard to get drink refills during our long wait. The BBQ pork tacos and chicken wings were pretty good, but my wife... More 

Thank jwolinsky
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145 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We were a little nervous the restaurant was pretty empty on a Sat eve at 7 PM. Glad we stayed. Mini TV in each booth let us select the Yankee game to watch. Burgers were terrific as were the wings. Pulled pork 1/2 pound at recommendation of waitress was ok, not very hot, but tasty using 2 of their BBQ... More 

Thank HowieW W
Pt Pleasant
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

We have been coming to The Spot since it opened. Never had a complaint. However, this was the first time we were in since the new menu was introduced. Bring back the old menu! Not sure what they were aiming for here, but the Southern BBQ/New Orleans menu just didn't cut it. We have two great BBQ places in Point... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1506 Richmond Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-3055
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 732-701-8303
Pizza was, and will always be, our first love. In fact, it was the reason we started The Spot PBQ. Our mission is simple: create crispy, delicious, thin crust pizza with the freshest ingredients around. Fresh garlic tomato sauce made right here in our kitchen and a house blend of mozzarella cheeses are spun together to create a mix of traditional pizzas and exciting pies with innovative flare.

Tradition meets innovation again in our house smoked barbecue – true to Texas style, our baby back ribs, pork and chicken are dry rubbed then smoked low & slow. The PBQ BBQ doesn’t stop there, with barbecue inspiration throughout our menu in the form of street tacos, sandwiches, pizza and more.

There’s no better partner to good food than a cold, refreshing beer, and here at The Spot PBQ craft beer is our specialty. With a notable focus on supporting local businesses, our tap list regularly features at least five New Jersey breweries like Kane, Carton, Flying Fish, Beach Haus, and Cape May Brewing. And if that still isn’t enough, you can check our bottled beer list for other options.

We aim to please, and you’re sure to find something you’ll love on our menu. We are much more than just pizza and barbecue – with seasonal specials, shareable starters, and food truck inspired cuisine, there’s something for everyone at The Spot!

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