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Food and restaurants in Jersey Shore

Top restaurants

Sandwich Place
“The self-proclaimed "inventor of cheesesteak" offers classic versions of Philly's favorite sandwich.”
  • 135 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“German beer hall, lots of fun for groups. The Bavarian pretzel is good and the beers are even better.”
  • 174 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Local Fave. So it’s a friendly competition between Pat’s steaks. Their stores literally face each other. So you have to buy a steak from each place and weigh in on this debate. Whose is the best ”
  • 108 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Steak sandwiches are delicious. Get there early in good weather as the line can get long. There is some shopping along South Street. A pretty walk from the historic sights on Market Street.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Bar
“A fishtown staple, this is a great bar and they have some awesome concerts on the second floor!”
  • 135 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Casual Mexican fare, potent margaritas, a lively vibe & outdoor seating make this a popular summer hangout.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Bar
“Classic. If you want to feel like Hemingway, head to the back bar and watch the boats on the dock sway. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“My FAVORITE Happy Hour in the city! Great drink special and even better food specials!”
  • 73 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“La Colombe's flagship HQ, the draft coffee is what you'll go for but your stay for the architecture and vibe! ”
  • 117 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Great food at great prices. Can be hard to get a table for breakfast on weekends.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Café
“Another great breakfast spot. You can get to go or sit down and eat. They have an great outdoor patio. Our favorites are the Acia Bowls and the Fried Cauliflower!”
  • 42 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Down the block from the Deacon is a historical Bar and Belgian cafe. With maybe the greatest selections of beers in the US, dont miss out on their mussels and bar food selection”
  • 52 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Great for breakfast or lunch. Also a great place to grab a coffee or fill your basket with snacks and other items to fill your fridge.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Lebanese Restaurant
“Make sure to make a reservation! The back outdoor patio transports you to Mediterranean! ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Café
“Everyone will tell you to go to green eggs and ham for brunch. I promise you this place is better. I have a list on my phone of everything I’ve tasted just so I can try everything on their menu! ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Popular American brunch/lunch cafe offering a chill vibe & art on the walls in an industrial space.”
  • 31 locals recommend

Bakeries

Gourmet Shop
“Great for breakfast or lunch. Also a great place to grab a coffee or fill your basket with snacks and other items to fill your fridge.”
  • 43 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Wear your beanie and flannel. Beware, heavy on the hipsters. Seems like a spot you would find in Williamsburg Brooklyn. The baked goods are some of the best you will find in the city. A prominent pastry chef does all the baking. Croissants, scones, and breakfast sandwiches are the way to go. Of course you can find plenty of kale, hemp milk, and quinoa if that's your thing.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
“Love these bagels. Sometimes a line on Saturdays and Sundays so get there early.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bakery
“CANNOLIS​ are LIFE. You will not regret. Actually, you may regret not buying more. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
“For a gourmet breakfast sandwich, cronut or specialty coffee. Check out the upstairs!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Excellent “cake-like” donuts, coffee, and chicken sandwiches. ~23 min walk.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Whats better than fresh doughnuts and fried chicken. I’ll wait 😜. This place is amazing. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bakery
“Princeton has many ice cream choices… Bent Spoon is Artisanal with locally sourced ingredients and works in combination with our local elementary schools, skip the usual and try Bent Spoon ”
  • 16 locals recommend