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Ketch Bar & Restaurant

529 Dock Rd, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1834
+1 609-492-3000
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible27%
23 Sep 2016
“Crazy, Wild, beers flows, but still OK for families”
24 Jul 2016
“great sunset dining”
Opens in 30 min
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
££ - £££
529 Dock Rd, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1834
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Nice place, young atmosphere and good location at the bay. The food is only fair, but good for a young crowd

Thank john o
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had dinner there over its final weekend before closing for the season, I think. Even so, the food was good and service was excellent. A place that caters to different types of events in its different parts.

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My wife and I order the two for one Lobster Bake; which was mediocre at best. The lobsters were small, the sides were minimal, and the dipping butter/sauce tasted like nothing more than warmed canola oil; it was completely off putting. Then to top matters...More

Thank MMCan1125
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Four of us went for dinner and switched our reservation from their deck overlooking the Bay to inside because it was raining. We still could see the Bay and the Maritime Museum. Food was very good and there was a nice selection. Service was excellent....More

Thank CyprusMama
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The food is good here, but the view is even better! It's a perfect place to watch the sunset. It gets very crowded and loud so if you don't like that, I believe the downstairs is quieter.

Thank shelly M
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We come to LBI for a yearly weekly summer vacation. The Ketch has become a valued supper place each year. The waitstaff are invariably friendly, and move quickly! The Ketch has a 2 for 1 Lobster night Mondays and Fridays. You get two lobster dinners...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Went for a cocktail abt 4pm and put 2 20s on the bar. Paid for our round and a few minutes later noticed the 20 and change gone from the bar. We asked her about it she accused us of walking away from the bar...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

I don't know what has happened over the years i have been coming to LBI but boy did this place take a turn for the worse. Saturday evening my family and I came here to eat, drink and watch the beautiful sunset - which is...More

Thank Gina F
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We were not pleased at all with the service. Nobody came to our table to take our order after being seated for over ten minutes. We had to tell them. Our waiter forgot our orders twice. We ordered the steak skewers medium well and they...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

"It's high school kids running the place, you need to be patient and not expect too much." Well, thank you Maitre D for your wonderful rationale after leaving us sitting at a table with no entrees for 90 minutes. That really explains everything about this...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 Dock Rd, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1834
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-3000
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