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99 Taylor Ave, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3022
+1 732-722-7979
10:00 - 22:00
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Manasquan, New Jersey
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315 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We went for Cinco de Mayo. Not only were we able to get a reservation, they had a mariachi band with great live music. The food was very good. I had the seafood platter (Barco Pesquero), the most expensive thing on the menu, for only $14, and it was huge and fresh. My wife had enchiladas de mole. The service... More 

Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Always great food and they deliver. They offer a ton of different tacos and some very interesting dishes. Never had a bad meal from there and the waitstaff is friendly.

Thank Mark
Wilmington, Delaware
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Have not been here since they first opened. I have to disagree with some of the reviews. The staff is very helpful and attentive. Make sure they understand exactly what you want to order, there is quite a selection. The food is always fresh. The quesadillas are excellent, as well as, a dish with sliced beef and cactus. This is... More 

1 Thank dee h
Manasquan, New Jersey, USA
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2015 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

We went here for the first time on Cinco de Mayo! Small, decorated for the day & good service. We did take-out and sampled several dishes, but my absolute "will go back" item is the quesadilla!

Thank Terri B
Brick, New Jersey
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472 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This is my 5th time at Cielinto Lindo and each time I have had a delicious Mexican dinner. The food in great, the service is great and the prices are great. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone I know. I will keep coming back.

Thank garda19
Northern Nj
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

While staying in Spring Lake we ran across Cielito Lindo around dinner time so we thought we'd stop in. I settled on Torta Carnitos (Pork Meat sandwich) which was good but a bit plain tasting ( especially after eating the complimentary chips and very spicy salsa ) while my wife went for the Fajitas Mixtas ( Mixed Fajita, sauteed onions,... More 

Belmar, New Jersey
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166 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

My wife and I really love Mexican food. We decided to try Cielito Lindo. It was a big mistake. Our food was horrible and neither of us ate it. As we payed our bill we told the server we would not be back. Doubt she understood us as she spoke no English.

Thank Billy R
far away
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Awful. I stopped by on my way home to pick up some guacamole and salsa, having read all the glowing reviews, having lived for several years in the DF, I was immediately struck by the authenticity of the decor, the menu, the music and the (sparse) clientele; I was prepared to be impressed . It was a late Saturday afternoon,... More 

Thank shutterlab
Oakland, California
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Authentic food. Great taste and friendly service. From the fresh salsa to the ample portion sizes this is a great spot to to refuel after a great day at the beach or a nice diner withe the family!

1 Thank travelingknights
Brick, New Jersey
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472 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

While eating in a local Italian restaurant I asker our server, who is Mexican, where the best Mexican restaurant was. She told us that Cielito Lindo in Manasquan has the best "authentic" Mexican food around. She said that Cielito Lindo cooks their food just like her grandmother and mother did in Mexico. The next evening my wife and I visited... More 

2 Thank garda19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Taylor Ave, Manasquan, NJ 08736-3022
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manasquan
  • Phone Number: +1 732-722-7979

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?