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“Nice respite from the beach sun”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Turning Point

Turning Point
Ranked #2 of 131 Restaurants in Long Branch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$14
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
New York City, New York
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“Nice respite from the beach sun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

When visiting the beach at Long Branch there are quite a few choices for midday dining. From the low scale to very upscale (something about going to a nicer restaurant wearing a bathing suit and a Jersey Shore T-shirt that just doesn't feel right). If you're in the mood for good food in a casual setting with alot of choices, check out the Turning point at the south end of the Long Branch shops area right across from the boardwalk. The place is big with lots of outside seating, has very good service and the food is well prepared and very tasty. I had the "pick 2" with half a chicken salad (that was huge) with lots of fruits and interesting greens and a half a tuna sandwich and it was delicious. At only a little more than what i would pay at a Panera Bread for their "pick 2" it was a great value in a nice sit down restaurant atmosphere. Definitely a menu with something for everyone! Don't miss it next time down at Long Branch.

Visited May 2014
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Long Branch, New Jersey
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“Love Long Branch Turning Point”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Had lunch there today......immediately spotted several dishes that I wanted to try so I will definitely go back. I settled on a vegetarian quinoa dish that was delicious. The service was very good and we were not rushed out of there. However, it is a very busy locale in the summer so I don't know about leisurely dining during the summer months. Give this restaurant a try. I don't think you will be disappointed.

  • Visited May 2014
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Middlesex
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“Very good..”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Food was great, location is also very good, no complaints about the service, the only flaw about this restaurant is that it always gets over packed. I wouldn't come here unless you have plenty of time to wait to be seated. We waited almost an hour to get a table for four for breakfast. Pricing is very affordable and again food is very good. Other than the waiting time, our experience here was very pleasant.

  • Visited May 2014
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Lavallette, New Jersey
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“Good location, bad coffee”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

I had just come from a hospital appointment where the coffee from a machine was better than the coffee at Turning Point. The waiter was pleasant and helpful and replaced it but none of it tasted good. It doesn't taste old, just bad, like it is stored badly or something. The food is standard diner fare but if they fixed the coffee problem this would be a nice little cafe in a nice place.

Admittedly you can't beat the location right across from the beach.

  • Visited May 2014
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Haifa, Israel
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“Lovely breakfast spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

Had breakfast here - nice and varied menu, large selection, reasonable prices, excellent service, ok coffee, very pleasant atmosphere, across from the boardwalk, food was very good, generous portions, pleasant place to sit and talk - would gladly return.

  • Visited May 2014
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