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Boathouse Restaurant

506 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-1526
+1 609-729-5301
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“glazed salmon” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (56 reviews)
“salad” (46 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
506 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-1526
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We do a couple trips too the wildwoods every summer. One of our favorite stops for dinner is the boathouse. Our trip in august was another great one! We ate at the boathouse twice that week and had great dinners both times. The second dinner...More

Thank Sn0chaser
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was so so. Waitress annoyed with simple requests. Lobster tail is not worth the price. Over cooked and tough. Worst coleslaw I've ever tasted. Will never return.

Thank Fullmoonu
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The second time we disappointed with this restaurant. Crab soup was too spicy. Crab cake not worth its money. Pasta with clams we have eaten only because we want to eat, not because it taste well. Stuff was nice.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were seated in the upstairs dining room. This gave us a wonderful view of the bay at sunset. However, this was soon eclipsed by meals. The seafood is fresh (as in FRESH) and well prepared, with some rather creative touches. To make things better,...More

Thank Sean K
Reviewed 1 week ago

So disappointed. Previous vacations in the Wildwoods always included a meal at the Boathouse. This year's terrible experience (Sept. 6, 2017) is the last! Made the unfortunate decision to dine early and take advantage of their "Sunset Specials" (other restaurants call them Early Bird). Their...More

Thank Publisher1109
rickinwwnj, General Manager at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry to hear of your disappointing visit to the Boathouse. The blackened chicken alfredo is one of our dishes on the Sunset Menu. The dish is sautéed and the sauce is made in the pan for each order, we never use leftover sauces...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit this restaurant, there is a dining room and an outside, picnic tabled and plastic chaired bar area. When seated by the hostess in this outside area, you are given the "fine"dining menu for the inside restaurant There is also a bar menu...More

2  Thank MRBEAR78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for families and kids! Nice to sit outside with views of the water. Service was great and food good! No complaints!

Thank Weatherhed21
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is huge. No waiting for seating. Good food at a decent price. Plenty of menu selections. Friendly wait staff.

Thank Victor F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Wildwood Crest every year and frequent all the local restaurants. This year, my entire family agreed that we all enjoyed the meals at the Boathouse the best compared to all the other places we tried. I especially like their Early Bird specials which...More

Thank JAriemma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice ambiance. Good appetizers. Coconut Shrimp with strawberry sauce & calamari. Mojito recommended.

Thank Nilsa A
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Christopher H
27 August 2017|
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Response from Dorothy C | Reviewed this property |
Yes the outside patio is very casual. And very fun with music. I like the back outside dinning room still casual and beautiful view of bay
15 July 2017|
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Response from eddo2502 | Reviewed this property |
I called and asked and they stated that they do not take any reservations at all regardless of the size of the party.
23 June 2016|
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Response from yumpers | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw some families there and there is a kids menu ($8).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-1526
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood
  • Phone Number: +1 609-729-5301
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The Boathouse Restaurant is a full service steak and seafood restaurant, with spectacular views of the bay.
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