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“Good Lobster; Fantastic View”
Review of Rooney's

Rooney's
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Ranked #5 of 131 Restaurants in Long Branch
Price range: US$20 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Concord, California
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good Lobster; Fantastic View”
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed lobster and an outstanding ocean view. Service was very good.

Lobster was a bit pricey at $39 for 1.5 lbs. but I did enjoy it.

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English first
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Pretty impressed”
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Had dinner w/ my wife and daughter on a fri. Night... Service was excellent, food very good, raw bar oysters, clams, very good (clean, fresh)... Would recommend to anyone... No, it's not cheap, but like anything else, you get what you pay for... That analogy def. holds true at rooneys...

  • Visited July 2014
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Marlboro, New Jersey
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Overpriced and very mediocre”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Just ate there again on the insistence of my in-laws. As always, service was terrible and food totally mediocre and way overpriced. Total ripoff.

  • Visited July 2014
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Forest City, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Tourist Trap or for Rich and Famous”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

If you don't mind spending $75( food only) per person for a middle of the road appetizer and dinner then go for it! The service is fair and the food is fair as well. There are some many places in the area to get good sea food at a reasonable price - this is not one of them.

Views are great so if you want to have a $15 appetizer and a few expensive drinks to watch the tide come in then this is the place for you. Yes there are some less expensive choices on the menu but not very tasty

We will not return!

  • Visited July 2014
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Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Great setting-Rushed service”
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

We have always loved going to and taking friends to Rooney's as the view & food are fantastic. However the last few times there, most recently a weeknight with a very sparse crowd, I felt we were being rushed along. The service has suffered from a group of servers who feel that rushing out dinners before salads are done , and clearing plates as you take your last bite- and before others at the table have finished is good service. Efficient perhaps, but not relaxing that is conducive with the beautiful setting. On a night with open tables , there should be no rush. Especially at the prices being charged. My advice - if you want to charge high prices for good food at an incredible beachfront setting, at least make it enjoyable. Very discouraged & thus will not be rushing back. 4 stars for food and setting-2 stars for service and experience.

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