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A Little Bite of Italy

1419 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-6446
+1 609-361-0506
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, French, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1419 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-6446
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Francis’ food is simply amazing, very fresh and high quality, with complex flavors. It’s lovely to dine with white linens, polished silverware, and wine glasses that sparkle. The wait staff are dressed in black and are very attentive. The Prix fixe menu with three courses...More

Thank janis m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have eaten here many times over the years. Always amazing, for something different from the usual "shore fare".... debs husband I believe is a classically trained chef and is the only cook in the kitchen. From app to desert and amazing...More

Thank jessicaingold
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent small, casual BYO with a classically trained French chef. The food is always fresh, creative and delicious. We were here Saturday night for dinner. I had the seared foie gras with apples, crab and cucumber salad and the dover sole. For dessert I had...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at the restaurant on Friday evening May 25. We had a reservation for Friday at 6:30 but the owner had us down for Sunday evening. It appeared they were going to ask us to leave for their mistake. We...More

Thank surfcity1712
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Four of us went for dinner Saturday night at the French restaurant in back of Taste of Italy. Though somewhat confusing at first, the co-owner, Debra, quickly explained the rebranding of the restuarant in the works. This BYOB really works with its quaint, low key...More

Thank DLL_11
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you!! Francis and I are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We strive to make our customer's experience with us as pleasant and enjoyable as possible. We look forward to seeing and serving you again!!!

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I passed by this restaurant so many times and never would have tried because the exterior is so deceiving. The food was delicious and the service was great. Many choices for each course and the prices were much better than the comparable restaurants on LBI.

Thank whatever08008
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you!! I am glad you gave us a try and enjoyed your meal and time with us. Thank you for taking the time in writing this review!!

Reviewed 25 November 2017

You would not think an Italian deli would have such an excellent French restaurant in the back. I was subject to a dinning experience that not only surprises you to flavors and food in a cozy restaurant. Starting with the foie gras and Veal with...More

Thank Steve P
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you Steve. Francis and I are happy to hear you enjoyed dining with us!! We look forward to seeing you again!!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

The problem with raising the expectation of diners is that within an hour the truth will reveal itself, and sometimes the gap is just too much. When a tasting menu is the only option then all courses need to approach perfection and this doesn't happen...More

Thank Robert H
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

However unusual & unfortunate your experience with us , I appreciate your blunt honesty, sir. Francis and I would like to extend an invitation to you and your wife to dine with us again on the House...perhaps second time is the charm!!

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I kept seeing this pop up as a great restaurant so we decided to go. I was a bit surprised because they say you have that table for the night but they told us 5:30 or 8:30. So we did the 5:30. We were the...More

Thank Jgifas
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

We are happy to hear you enjoyed dining with us this past weekend and that you will be back!! We are a small restaurant that serves dinner between 5 and 9 PM, with intimate seating for 25 and usually our guests do have the table...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Both the deli and the restaurant never disappoint in quality. We consider this our little hidden gem. The small BYOB restaurant aside the deli offers the most exquisite sampling of fine, perfectly prepared foods. The foie gras cannot be topped anywhere on LBI, but the...More

Thank M K
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you Martha. It is always a pleasure to serve you and your guests!! Francis and I look forward to seeing you again soon!!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$58
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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Description
Italian Gourmet Deli & Market and French Restaurant Serving Brunch, Lunch and Casual Fine Dining 3 Course Dinner. Full Service Catering Available On & Off Premises, Deli & Restaurant Take Out, Homemade Pizza, Calzones, Gluten Free & Vegetarian Options Available.
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