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Spadafora's Down East Restaurant

9th & Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
+1 609-398-6154
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (56 reviews)
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Seafood, American
££ - £££
9th & Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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11 - 20 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Even though it was past the prime season, it was really jumping this week at Spadafora's. We ordered 3 different personal pizzas and we each thought they were great

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Make reservations. Great seafood. Try their crab cakes and lobster bisque. Sit out side under the shade rather then elbow to elbow inside.

Thank James P
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Spadafora's in Ocean City NJ has, without a doubt, the freshest seafood around. Right at 9th and Atlantic, steps from the boardwalk,

1  Thank susanhoyos
Reviewed 11 September 2016

If you love fried seafood specials with cole slaw, baked potatoes, corn on the cob, etc., this is the place for you. Only downside is no BYO but that's all of OC. Just have a drink poolside before heading over. Service was friendly and prompt.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious fresh seafood. This restaurant never disappoints, always a must visit when we are in the area. Long waits but well worth it.

Thank Noodlebee
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Arrived around 6:15 on a Friday night and actually found on open parking space in their minilot next to the restaurant - thus avoiding the $10 gouging by the Ocean City muni lot ! Hostess was taking names out on the sidewalk - said it...More

1  Thank HPSHACK
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very fresh seafood-reasonable prices and great service! Would definitely try again. Only downside is it closes kind of early around 9pm.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Since I'm not a seafood lover I went with the filet. Tender, succulent, prepared to perfection. My friend loved his seafood. A great choice with great service.

1  Thank Jack B
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner and was hoping to enjoy some decent seafood. I ordered the scallops; my husband ordered the flounder; and my brother ordered the crab cakes. All 3 of us were severely disappointed. The only bright spot was the kids meals; they enjoyed...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We didn't make reservations and had a bit of a wait for our weekday dinner. It was worth the wait. The swordfish was perfectly cooked and seasoned, great scallops and lobster. The crab was also delicious. A great stop.

Thank 1Travelmum
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Cindy W
do you serve alcohol? Do any restaurants in Cape May serve alcohol? I know it is a dry town. Thanks Cindy Wolfe
5 April 2016|
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Do you have gluten free options? Does your staff understand what gluten free means for a person with celiac? Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th & Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-398-6154
  • E-mail