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A Little Bite of Italy

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$$ - $$$
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1419 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-6446
+1 609-361-0506
09:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Extremely small options, about 5 dinner options. Not children friendly. BYOB. You will have to ask for check, as in the French and Italian style. If you didn't know you will wait forever for a bill. Wonderful deserts! Not a large seating so make reservations.

Thank Kathleen C
New Jersey
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We have been dining on Long Beach Island for 25 years and we have never experienced such a rude person (especially since she is the owner of the restaurant) We called to make a reservation and she was basically trying everything to not have us come in. We were 6 people and she was negative about us coming in especially... More 

1 Thank Wendy A
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this review

We regret your unfortunate experience on both occasions. However, new customers for the restaurant do not always know that it is a 3 course, prix fixe menu only and that we do not have a children's menu. This is what was being explained to you that Friday night at 8:30 pm when you called to come in at 9pm that... More 

United States
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We came to this restaurant for dinner knowing it would be high end French cuisine and, for the most part everything was what we expected. The calamari appetizer, however, was over powered with a hot spice and one of the three presented tasted like bad fish (ammonia) which should have never happened in a restaurant purporting every dish to be... More 

1 Thank Angela J
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this review

We are extremely distressed and apologetic to see that you did not entirely enjoy your time at our restaurant as it is always our goal to ensure that each of our guests enjoy their dining experience with us. It is our understanding that when you made your reservation and spoke to our waitress on the phone, she did explain to... More 

Hamilton, New Jersey
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152 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Never disappoints . Quality is always superb. Sandwiches are awesome. My fave is the 14 inch imported Italian - prosciutto, cappicola, sopresata, sharp provolone, roasted red peppers and artichokes with balsamic.. May seem pricey at $17.00, but it feeds me and my spouse for one meal and a snack later and is so delicious it is worth every penny. Everything... More 

Thank 19mrpb58
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Had a very tasty dinner. Menu is small and prix fix only. What they make, they make well! The dining room is actually called Francis' and is separate from the take-out side of the place.

Thank Tracy823
Surf City, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Always the freshest ingredients and excellent quality. Doesn't get much better than a little bite on the island! Have not yet been there for dinner but I've heard this is also an excellent choice. And the desserts (made on site by the owner who is a French pastry chef) are out of this world!

Thank maureenspez
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I stopped for lunch one afternoon in early summer. i ordered what was on the chalk board menu. A plate came out with two tiny pieces of veal and some flat noodles with a medium brown sauce on them. I also had a bottle of a sweet drink. When the bill came I nearly flipped. I was charged $69.00. It... More 

Thank Bencan2
Harvey Cedars, New Jersey
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Been there twice in a two week holiday. Nice attentive staff. BYOB with shop across the street. No kids menu but we Brought grandchildren and they prepared a pasta dish for them.

Thank jaegerr644
Huntsville, Alabama
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209 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

In Previous years, my experience here has been better. First, we attempted to call ahead, we called for a solid half hour and no one answered the phone (we thought perhaps they had a problem with their phone line?) we were hungry and wanted subs for lunch, so we stopped in. There were 8 people ahead of us (6 of... More 

Thank HSVDane
Brooklyn, New York
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174 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Menu is limited prie fixe 3 course meal. Different menu for summer and fall. I don't know about the other seaseons. Don't be put off by its location (attached to the deli) as the food is sublime. Very small restaurant. Went there on a Saturday night at 7pm (had reservations for 6 people) and every table was occupied. Had veal... More 

Thank RDD57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$58
Italian, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1419 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-6446
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-361-0506
Full Service Italian Gourmet Deli and French Restaurant. Full Service Catering Available On or Off Premises, Deli & Restaurant Take Out, Homemade Pizza, Calzones, etc. Available

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