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“Nice find on LBI”

Black Whale Bar & Fish House
Ranked #3 of 89 Restaurants in Beach Haven
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Soups
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Burlington, New Jersey
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10 reviews
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“Nice find on LBI”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

I'm always searching for a nice restaurant at the Jersey shore, on Long Beach Island (LBI). Found one this past weekend- the Black Whale. Food was excellent, noisy but festive, and a nice :shore-feel". I will definitely be returning to the Black Whale..

  • Visited July 2014
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great family dinner!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

We ate here last week and had a delicious meal. Service was excellent as well. Dining with two toddlers can sometimes be a challenge, but our server was quick bringing out their meals (and crayons) which kept them occupied. I started with the tuna spring rolls and had a lobster roll. Both were delicious...truthfully, the lobster roll was perfect! Lots of lobster, fresh roll and minimal mayo. I will be going back for another! We enjoyed the creative cocktails on the menu and all four adults commented on how fresh and tasty their meal was. A great find in LBI!

One small request for management- please put a changing table in the bathroom. It really took away from the meal when I had to bring my child back to the car and change him in the back seat.

Visited July 2014
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3 Thank Tracey D
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New Jersey
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Just Average!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Decided to take a ride down to the other side of the island for a new lunch place. Decor is nice ,service was friendly. The food was just average - I ordered the crab cake sandwich- crab was ok the roll was not fresh the fries were just ok not really seasoned and the coleslaw was ok. My husband ordered the blackened Mahi Mahi sandwich -disappointed with the lack of seasoning on fish. Overpriced for quality of food ,with so many other seafood places on LBI we will not return.

Visited July 2014
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1 Thank rbrNewJersey
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Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Love the Black Whale”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Inviting restaurant nestled within the Beach Haven residential community. The Black Whale Bay Water drink was very refreshing for the summer. Enjoyed a oyster PO boy that was very filling. Would definitely return in the future. Thanks to Lindsay for superb service and the PO boy recommendation!

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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Excellent.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

Food was excellent Go early, it fills up FAST!. We dined there 2 night and we were satisfied with service, food and prices. It is a must go in Beach Haven. We had 2 children with us and their meals were also Great !

  • Visited June 2014
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