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“Even Better Lobster Rolls Than In Maine!What’sa playa bowl?”

Dunes Boardwalk Cafe
Ranked #5 of 23 Restaurants in Ocean Grove
Price range: US$3 - US$18
Description: Dunes Boardwalk Cafe is a cooperative eatery located on the boardwalk in Ocean Grove. There are eight different food stands that share 7,500 sq ft of oceanfront space with open picnic table seating. A variety of items are available at different price points - anything from organic juice, smoothies, salads to sushi, burgers, wings, chicken fingers, pizza, subs, lobster rolls, tacos, burritos, ice cream, milkshakes, coffee and MORE! Dunes also has fun events and serves as a gathering place for locals and vacationers alike!
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Description: Dunes Boardwalk Cafe is a cooperative eatery located on the boardwalk in Ocean Grove. There are eight different food stands that share 7,500 sq ft of oceanfront space with open picnic table seating. A variety of items are available at different price points - anything from organic juice, smoothies, salads to sushi, burgers, wings, chicken fingers, pizza, subs, lobster rolls, tacos, burritos, ice cream, milkshakes, coffee and MORE! Dunes also has fun events and serves as a gathering place for locals and vacationers alike!
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Since my daughter lives down here, we were bound to try a food court type quick and easy lunch eventually. It’s always exciting to go to a food court because there are so many possibilities to choose! This is not your typical food court altho it does have burgers and pizza. To me it is much more upscale and quality because it has lobster , playa bowls and poke bowls!
Had to try the lobster rolls. It was outstanding with lumps of lobster including good size claws in light amount of seasoned mayo on buttered roll. Was very stuffed we could hardly pick it up! Highly recommend and can’t wait to come back!
And then there are these Playa bowls! So refreshing after time in the sun. It’s like a thick smooth base on the bottom of the bowl with fruit toppings. The menu is extensive and a must try! From a healthy choice to devilish dessert style, there is one for everyone.
We shared an electric mermaid- excellent!
Dragonfruit base with granola topped with mango , pineapple, kiwi,coconut flakes and honey. It was heavenly! Try it! Everyone else is! You’ll love it!

Thank Dolphinsmile27
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

A consortium of businesses that got together and created a Food Court.
With seating on picnic benches, and delicious options for the family.
Local Luigi’s pizza, Day’s Ice Cream,
Poke bowls, Coffee shop and Lobster Rolls. Every one of the shops has good food that is fresh and inviting.
Located at the boardwalk just inside Ocean Grove, steps from Asbury Park this place is a gift to locals an visitors.

Thank ebmichaels
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Lots of options, both healthy and healthy. Kinda pricey but on par for the area. Nice clean, open, bright place to get out of the sun for a bit while still viewing the ocean. I am usually put off by a cafeteria type place but I felt it was better quality than the norm

Thank copper471
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Great to see this outstanding restaurant location open again after many years being closed. A terrific idea to put a food court on the boardwalk and beach. The owners renovated the space beautifully to take advantage of the large area and the great views. Order your food then take a seat at the picnic type tables near the windows-- just like eating on the beach. There is no better place to have a quality casual meal while enjoying the beach view and ocean breezes. Wide selection of comfort and healthy choices that will please young and old including lobster rolls, cheese steaks, smoothies, pizza, burgers, subs, ice cream, breakfast items and much more. This is a fun place and you can't beat the wide selection of delicious foods, the location, and the views. BYOB

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Thank Joe447788
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Great place. So happy that the multi vendor food hall is on our beach just between Ocean Grove and Asbury.
Built to serve beach dwellers, board walk devotees, visitors.. great choices. There is healthy food to be had, as well as delicious pizza, lobster rolls, coffee, and ice cream. ( and more)
Benches galore to sit. Restrooms that are clean and available.
Unfortunately, teeny out door seating so no views outside but big glass window near the benches.

I go there all the time.

Thank ebmichaels
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