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Bistro by the Beach - CLOSED

7 Atlantic Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1114
+1 732-449-8800
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
4 Mar 2014
“It's gone”
21 Nov 2013
“This was the worst experience I've ever had at a restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7 Atlantic Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1114
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11 - 20 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2013

My husband and I recently dined at Bistro by the Beach. I was a little nervous because it was our first time dining there. So glad we went. We absolutely enjoyed it. I had a small greek salad for an appetizer, and my husband had...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 23 August 2013 via mobile

Was easily able to get a reservation on a Fri night. We did BYO wine. Ambiance is not great and our view was of parking lot. Service was very good. We enjoyed our meals but felt they were a bit overpriced. I had the stuffed...More

1  Thank ko13
Reviewed 17 August 2013

As usual, we used Open Table to find and book and table at a newer Eatery. Decor is luncheonette like. It's located steps from the Spring Lake boardwalk . Wait staff is friendly. Had the mussels app, lobster ravioli as well as the scallop entree....More

Thank 68braveheart
Reviewed 16 August 2013

I stopped in Bistro by the Beach with my girlfriend and a red and white bottle of wine and was prepared for a wonderful experience. To say the least our evening between the food and the staff was something I will not forget in a...More

Thank GratefulRed72
Reviewed 12 August 2013

I received a gift card for this restaurant and decided to try it. I had visited the "Sandpiper Inn Restaurant" several years ago and it was very good. This time, the atmosphere was different. I went on Saturday night and the place was beginning to...More

Thank Lisa422
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Went there last Saturday evening with my wife and daughter, greeted by no-one in an empty house. Finally someone came to ask if we had a reservation, the place was empty. No we didn`t have a reservation, the gentleman excused himself to the kitchen and...More

Thank jrzybakun
Reviewed 6 August 2013

My husband and I have been there 3 times and everytime we went there we had spectacular service and the food was exquisite! BJ is a phenominal chef and his food presentation and creativity is second to none. The waitstaff lead by Manager Mark Roth...More

Thank Kristen R
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Our food was terrific!!!! we had a tasting menu 6 courses and each one was impeccably prepared and tasted delicious.... this is a great place and everyone should try it you will want to go back...... head.chef is amazing!!!! see if they have the scallops...More

Thank jrich119
Reviewed 5 August 2013

The first observation was the starkness. Nothing on the tables but a napkin nicely folded with utensils. No table adornment, no salt or pepper,olive oil (which would have been a welcome condiment with the bread). Then the long wait for our order to be taken...More

Thank oookkk633
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Very pleasant server on a Sunday night. All four of us had excellent appetizers and entrees. The ambiance is more casual compared to the level of the food quality. But the real distraction was how slow the kitchen was in getting us our food as...More

Thank Judge_Smails-BR
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Atlantic Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1114
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Spring Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 732-449-8800
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