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Best things to do in Beach Haven

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“This is a very popular family spot on the island. It was featured on the show Man vs. Food. There is something for everyone here. There are classic items and ones that are completely original and unique. Make sure you try the wings! There are 16 sauces for you to choose from both Original Breaded, or Naked. The Chicken or the Egg has become know locally and Nationally for these wings. Also, the entire menu is available 24 hours a day (in season).”
13 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
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“"Spend the Day at 9th and Bay!" Bay Village was designed and built by John Maschal in 1965 as a 19th Century replica of a waterfront village. Visitors can still see them make delicious hand-whipped Country Kettle Fudge, marvel at the giant Elephant Ears in the Crust & Crumb Bakery or find the perfect Long Beach Island gifts for friends and family back home. Today the village features over 20 unique shops and eateries, there is truly something for everyone. ”
9 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you are looking for some great seafood, you will want to stop by here. The Black Whale is Beach Haven’s corner bar, from Fred’s Beer Can Stash to crafted cocktails, that just happens to also be one of the best fish houses on LBI.”
5 locals recommend
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“The drinks are amazing, sit on the deck great food, great servers and reasonable for beach town.”
8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Great shows featuring some of the best plays from Broadway. Also offers great children's theater.”
5 locals recommend
Lodging
“The food is always great here. Make a reservation. The king crab is to die for and reasonable compared to other places. The portions are great. The menu has many ways to go with seafood, meats and sushi. You can sit at table or at the sushi bar. ”
10 locals recommend
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“Buckalew's is a casual restaurant/tavern with friendly staff and live music some nights, locals like it as well. Sundays: Island night with 4PM on: food & beverage specials and live music most nights. www.buckalews.com SAMPLE SCHEDULE: Mondays: Pirate Night with special kid menus from 5-7PM and music from 8-11PM, Tuesdays: Irish night with specials at 4PM plus live Irish music from 7-10PM, Wednesdays; Old Beach Haven Night with seafood specials and craft beer specials, live music 9PM-1230AM, Thursdays acoustic music from 6-9PM and Fridays live bands every night.”
9 locals recommend
Night Club
“Great for Happy Hour, Outside Bar Fun for couples, go from the beach with your bathing suit coverup and have some cocktails ”
7 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“This isn't a large water park but there is something for both adults and children . There are eight waterslides and a giant tipping bucket. You can relax and float down the lazy river while the kids play at Cowabunga Beach, designed for toddlers. You can also try out the 4 person racer slides with toboggan style mats. ”
7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Best Grocery Market in Beach Haven. Have everything and anything you need to cook great meals. Have their own Hoagie Station and Deli with many prepared foods if ya just want to heat up something. Also great salads, meat and seafood sections. If it is available normally Murphy's will have it. Oh also a great wine and beer selection along with a great liquor selection too!”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Dog friendly outdoor seating available! Full menu and kid friendly. It's our go to place for ice cream especially with our fur kids (Coco, JoeJoe & Pepper).”
5 locals recommend
Cafe
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“It offers just about everything if you only want to walk a few short blocks, including, morning coffee and light breakfast menu, lunch menu, newspapers, fresh fish and other seafood items, and a complete lists of other food items. ”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great pancakes and kid friendly! They also serve dinner during this time, but I suggest making a reservation. BYOB”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Lobster corndogs -- need I say more! Every restaurant this family owns is excellent.... but good food usually involves a wait. Get there early and for large groups, definitely call ahead to make reservations. They also have an oyster bar that you can just walk in, take a seat and order up!”
4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Stefano’s Restaurant is a great place to go for a fine dining experience. They have contemporary Italian and Coastal Cuisine. ”
4 locals recommend
Bar
“Everyone needs to know where the local dive is. Shuffleboard, darts, pop-a-shot...”
5 locals recommend