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Port Hole Cafe

1620 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4439
+1 609-494-4242
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (5 reviews)
“chili dog” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
1620 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4439
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Place is a great dive bar, ive been here many times and the bartenders are fast and friendly. Prices are also reasonable, and just a short walk to the beach

1  Thank foodiesickle
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I like this place. It's a very low key dive bar with decent food and a good happy hour with very reasonable prices for Long Beach Island. I like their humongous chili dogs.

1  Thank dmg2421
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Always a great time at the port hole. The food is typical bar food, as is the drinks. Good selection of tap beer, my kids enjoy going to eat there.

1  Thank Gmiller17
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A landmark in Ship Bottom. Cold beers, good views of sports throughout. Great old pictures on walls. Good bar food-excellent sweet potato fries.

1  Thank MarkO95
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Classic shore bar and yes it is world famous even in Thailand, Hawaii & Japan. Colorado Fries with ranch dressing, yes!

1  Thank drew a
Reviewed 3 July 2016

A wonderful quaint neighborhood type bar and restaurant. The food is absolutely delicious and you cannot leave without ordering their famous roast beef sandwich.

1  Thank Nomyfoodie
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Have been coming to the Port Hole for more years than I want to admit. The off season is best if you are into the local crowd. The summer and fall get a bit crowded but if you're into it then you'll like those times...More

1  Thank shurluv
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I always get their Roast Beef sandwich - just something about it that I will only get it from here. Funny thing is I am not a bar person but the place always has locals patronizing the place so it must be good!

1  Thank Lbisun17
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Great local bar, with normal bar food, with the exception of the roast beef sandwich with sweet peppers. The kind of sandwich that you'd drive two hours for. And then do it again. And again.

1  Thank Danthetravelinman1
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Had a great time at this local cafe. Happy hour chili - dogs are enormous...arena tasty! The evening atmosphere is fun and very friendly. The evening bartender Bob is a must meet guy! Great sense of humor and makes you feel right at home. Don't...More

1  Thank loganlindsay24
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is it open year round
19 February 2017|
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Response from Gmiller17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 365 days a year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1620 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4439
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
  • Phone Number: +1 609-494-4242
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