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Restaurant Appreciation Week


Avalon Brew Pub
125 79th Street
Hours: Breakfast: Daily 7:30-11am.
Lunch: Daily 12-5pm
Dinner: Sunday through Thursday 5-9pm, Friday and Saturday 5-10pm.
Avalon Brew Pub is truly an unmissable stop on your trip. Try one of their five in-house brews, paired with their artisan pizzas you can’t go wrong. Be sure to grab one of their giant pretzels while you’re there!
Instagram: @avalonbrewpub

Avalon Freeze
23rd and Dune Drive
Hours: Open 5:30-9pm Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Mondays.
Opened in 1957, Avalon Freeze is Avalon's landmark ice cream stand. Make sure to try their signature dish, "The Freezer," which is soft ice cream with candy toppings!
Avalon Golf Club
1510 Route 9 North
Hours: Open Sunday-Tuesday 11am-3pm, Wednesday-Saturday 11am-8pm.
Not just good for golf! Make sure to stop by the Avalon Golf Club for anything from sandwiches to steak, and a great round of golf.
Avalon Market
2868 Dune Drive
Hours: Open Monday-Thursday 8am-6pm and Friday-Sunday 8am-8pm.
If you’re craving some fresh, local deli goods, the Avalon Market is the place to visit. This on island supermarket features a "Certified Angus Beef" butcher shop where you can purchase specialty meats, cheeses, spreads, and more. You can also stock up on all your grocery needs while you're there!
Avalon Mouse Trap
2301 Dune Drive
Hours: Open Monday-Thursday 10am-4pm, Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-2pm
Need a cheese tray for you next gathering? Want some homemade ready meals? Head over to Avalon mouse trap. They have a whole assortment of specialty cheeses to try while you’re there.
Avalon Seafood & Produce Market 
2909 Ocean Drive
Hours: Daily 12-8pm. Starting June 18, open daily from 10am-9pm.
For all of your seafood and produce needs, make sure to visit Avalon Seafood! They offer fresh seafood and produce in their market, as well as a vast takeout menu including broiled and fried seafood platters, soups, salads, and more. Stop by today!
Instagram: @avalon_seafood
Beachwood at the Dunes
8600 Landis Avenue
Hours: Restaurant open Thursday through Monday 5-9pm, Bar open Thursday through Monday 3pm to closing
Head just up the road to our neighboring Sea Isle City to check out Beachwood at the Dunes, a classy-casual restaurant, bar, and lounge space on 86th Street and Landis Avenue. Take a bite into some delicious empanadas, seafood platters, or sandwiches – or just come for “no shower happy hour” with some signature cocktails. You’re sure to enjoy!
Instagram: @beachwoodsic
Big Chancho's Tacos
21st and Dune Drive
Hours: Open 9am to 9pm
Craving Mexican food? You need to give Big Chanchos Tacos a try. They have every kind of taco you could think of, as well as breakfast burritos, enchiladas, chimichangas and so much more. Don’t forget the chips and guacamole!
Instagram: @bigchanchos
Bobby Dee’s Rock’n Chair Restaurant 
2409 Dune Drive
Hours: Open daily serving lunch starting at 11:30am and serving dinner starting at 4pm.
Bobby Dee’s Rock n Chair is the place to be for great bar fare. They have sandwiches and flatbreads for lunch and a full-service dinner menu. If you’re an early bird eater, check out the great deal on their pre-fixe menu, available from 4pm-5:30pm. Lots of great cocktails as well – and don’t skimp on dessert!
Instagram: @rocknchair_avalon
Borghi's By The Bay
8128 Third Avenue
Hours: Open for breakfast 9am-12pm daily and for dinner 5-10pm daily.
Enjoy a delicious meal and a beautiful bayside view at Borghi's! Call 609-961-3899 to make a reservation.
Instagram: @borghisbythebay
Brian's Waffle House
2408 Dune Drive
Hours: Open 7am-1pm daily
Brian’s Waffle House is the perfect place for brunch. They have a large breakfast menu, and a selection of sandwiches and other lunch menu items. Perfect for that time in-between, your guests can choose whichever they want!
Instagram: @brianswafflehouse
Buckets Margarita Bar & Cantina
9631 Third Avenue
Hours: Open daily 11am-11pm with live entertainment every Friday and Saturday. Starting June 25th we'll have live entertainment 7 days a week. 
Desperately in search of a good taco? Head to Buckets for a wide variety of tacos, burritos, quesadillas and more! Live music every Friday and Saturday at 7pm and seasonal cocktail specials available all summer! For reservations, call 609-961-3015.
Instagram: @bucketsstoneharbor
Bud's Fresh Market
8302 Third Avenue
Hours: open daily 7:30am-8pm
For the perfect beach lunch, make sure to order from Bud’s Fresh Market in Stone Harbor. Hoagies, sandwiches, burgers and cheesesteaks are all on the menu, with a variety of freshly sliced lunchmeat available as well. Order Bud’s party trays of club sandwiches, roll-ups, and snacks to fuel your next gathering!
Cafe Loren
2288 Dune Drive
Hours: Open Tuesday-Saturday 5:30pm-9pm.
For a small fine-dining experience, Café Loren is where it’s at. They have wonderful menu including this beautiful pan roasted halibut with pancetta and sweet pea risotto, grape tomato chutney, pancetta crisp and a ginger carrot emulsion. You could also try their grilled octopus or filet mignon. 
Instagram: @cafelorenavalon
Capt'n Chuckys Crab Cake & Co. Avalon
3011 Dune Drive
Hours: Open Friday-Sunday 11am-6pm.  
Capt’n Chucky’s Crab Cake Company offers customers crab with an attitude! Enjoy delicious jumbo lump crab cakes, soups, shrimp, and more! If you’re hosting guests, Capt’n Chucky’s offers no-stress party trays and “heat and eat” entrées via the catering menu. Dine in or call 609-830-3929 to place a pickup order.
Instagram: @cc_avalon
Coffee Talk
299 97th Street
Hours: Open Monday to Thursday 7am-3pm and Friday through Sunday 7am-3pm.
Coffee Talk has been brewing since 1995 with over 20 flavored coffees as well as teas, smoothies, a juice bar, gourmet breakfast sandwiches, and freshly baked goods!

Circle Pizza
2108 Dune Drive
Hours: Open 11am-9pm Sunday through Thursday and 11am-10pm Friday and Saturday
Circle Pizza serves up some delicious pizza, but they also serve salads, hoagies and wings. Be sure to give their specialty pizzas a try like the “Mighty Whitey” or the “Bruschetta Pizza.”
Instagram: @circlepizza
Circle Tavern
2008 Dune Drive
Hours: Open daily 11am to closing
The Circle Tavern is the Princeton's mellow little brother; it's just as cool, slightly more casual and a bit more relaxed.  Avalon's favorite neighborhood bar and the food is sublime!
Instagram: @circletavern
Concord Cafe
7800 Dune Drive
Hours: Open daily 11:30am to 1am.
For Avalon’s favorite family restaurant, stop into the Concord Café. Try some of their house favorites, such as the lobster roll or crab cake sandwich. They also offer salads, burgers and their “concord style” sandwiches.
Country Club Tavern 
1512 N. Route 9
Hours: Open Daily 11am-8pm.
Liquor Store: Monday-Thursday 10-8, Friday-Saturday 10-8, and Sunday 11-8.
Country Club Tavern & Package Goods is your friendly neighborhood meeting place with great pub style meals and frosty cold drinks! The perfect place for a quiet cocktail and meal or a party with friends. 
Crespella Gourmet Creperie
261 96th Street
Hours: Storefront open daily 9am-9pm or find them at various markets throughout the week.
If you’re in search of a unique sweet treat, make sure to check out CrespellaGourmet Creperie. Enjoy delicious toppings like fresh fruit, Nutella or dark chocolate. Try a breakfast crepe with scrambled eggs or a savory crepe with applewood bacon and brie. 
Instagram: @crespellagourmet
DIP's Ice Cream
2409 Dune Drive
Hours: Open daily 12pm-11pm
If you’re in the mood for an over-the-top ice cream dessert, DIPS is the place to be! Their large menu includes stuffed shakes like this one, massive sundaes, and desserts with a little extra kick for 21+ customers. They also carry lots of gluten-free flavors and even something special for your furry friends.
Instagram: @dips_avalonnj
The Diving Horse
2109 Dune Drive
Hours: Thursday-Sunday 5pm-10pm.
If you’re in search of an upscale American eatery for a nice dinner out, give Avalon favorite, The Diving Horse a try! They have a wonderful ambiance and lots of outdoor seating for anyone wanting to enjoy a delicious farm-to-table dish. Start your meal off with the popular TDH Wedge Salad and then enjoy some fresh caught seasonal seafood. 
Instagram: @thedivinghorse
Duck Donuts
3246 Dune Drive
Hours: Open daily 7am-1pm
For a customizable donut experience, make sure to visit Duck Donuts. Order one of their pre-made combinations for an easy breakfast treat or choose your glaze, drizzle and toppings to create the perfect confections.
Fratelli's Wood Fired Pizzeria
3256 Dune Drive
Hours: Open daily 12pm-10pm
We know you want a pizza like this! Fratelli’s offers traditional Neapolitan-style wood-fired pizza with a variety of toppings, as well as other Italian fare. Enjoy some freshly toasted paninis, fried calamari or calzones when you’re in need of some comfort food. 
Instagram: @fratellisswfp

Fishin' Pier Grille (Stone Harbor)
97th & Third Avenue, Stone Harbor
Hours: Open 6:30am to 1pm daily.
The perfect place for breakfast and brunch! Stop by the Fishin' Pier Grille for a huge omelet, stack of pancakes, or their delicious breakfast specials.

Fred's Avalon Liquor Store
2258 Dune Drive
Hours: Open daily 10am-10pm. 
Stop in for the finest wine and beer selection around!  Open every day except Christmas and provide fast and free delivery for your convenience.
Instagram: @fredsavalonliquors

Green Cuisine Stone Harbor
302 96th Street
Hours: Open Every day 11am-7pm!  
In search of some lighter fare on a hot summer day? Green Cuisine’s menu of  salads, sandwiches and wraps is sure to satisfy. Make sure to try their refreshing smoothies, fruit salads, and "juiced to order" fruits and vegetables to cool you off!
Instagram: @greencuisinesh

Goodness Bowls
2001 Dune Drive
Hours: Open daily 8am-4pm
Check out Goodness Bowls for all your smoothie and food bowls needs. They have a large selection to choose from whether you want an acai bowl, pitaya bowl, green bowl, banana ice cream or one of their specialty bowls.
Instagram: @goodnessbowls_av

Il Posto Ristorante by Modo Mio
2418 Dune Drive
Hours: Open daily 4:30-9:30pm
Have you enjoyed dining at La Finestra or A Modo Mio in Sea Isle? Make sure to check out Il Posto Ristorante in Avalon, the newest cuisine available from the A Modo Mio group! This upscale eatery serves handcrafted Italian dishes made from quality local ingredients. Be sure to check out their delicious pasta and risotto offerings!

Isabel's Bakery & Cafe
2285 Dune Drive
Hours: Open Friday-Sunday 7 am-3 pm and Monday 7am-2pm in June. 
If you were craving something sweet when you woke up this morning, head to Isabel’s for some  donuts, croissants and other yummy baked goods. If you’re feeling really motivated, order a second round for lunch and enjoy a sandwich, salad or panini!
Order ahead
Instagram: @isabelsinavalon

Jack’s Shack
261 96th Street
Hours: Open daily 8am to 9pm.
Owned and operated by a “seafood crazy family” Jack’s Shack offers delicious sandwiches, paninis, tacos, combos and more. Try some of Jack’s favorites – maybe the “Jack Attack” cheesesteak, grilled shrimp BLT or bayou burger. Or, if you fish, take advantage of the Bring Your Own Catch offering and bring your catch to the Jack’s Shack kitchens for a seafood feast! 
Order online

Jay's on Third
9836 Third Ave.
Hours: Open Thursday and Sunday 5pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday 5pm-9:30pm.
Jay’s on Third is in it’s 14th season in Stone Harbor, and its seasonally inspired dishes never fail to disappoint. Go straight for a hearty main course steak, or give the shrimp pad thai a try!
Instagram: @jaysonthird

Kohler's Bakery 
2709 Dune Drive
Hours: We are excited to be back for our 72nd year of baking the "Best of the Shore" baked goods for 7 Mile Island! We will be opening the following dates and times for in store sales and pre order ramp door pick ups:
Saturday May 29th 8-3pm
Sunday May 30th 8-3pm
Monday May 31st 8-1pm
Saturday June 19th 8-3pm
Sunday June 20th 8-1pm
Saturday June 26th 8am full time for the season
Instagram: @kohlersbakery
La Vecchia Fontana
700 First Ave
Hours: 4pm-10pm daily
This upmarket Italian eatery brings the Mediterranean to the New Jersey shore. Escape the monotony of daily life at La Vecchia Fontana and enjoy their classic Italian cuisine with a new world twist. Bring a bottle of wine and try one of their delicious homemade desserts! 
Instagram: @lavecchiafontana
Mallon's Bakery
2105 Ocean Drive
Hours: Open Saturday through Mondau, 7am-12pm. Starting mid-June, open 7am-1pm daily.
Mallon’s famous sticky buns are a must for breakfast while you’re here, and a great snack for your road trip home. With options including plain, walnuts, raisins or both there’s an option for everyone. Be sure to check out Mallon’s - we promise you won’t regret it!
Instagram: @mallons_homemade_sticky_buns

Moran's Dockside Deli
1400 Dune Drive
Hours: Opens 6am daily.
You might thin Moran's is just for bait and tackle, but they also have a variety of sandwiches and hoagies available! Pick up everything you need for a day of fishing - including your lunch!
Nemo’s Pizza (Stone Harbor)
9817 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor
Hours: Open daily Sunday-Thursday 10:30am-8:30pm, Friday & Saturday 10:30am-9:30pm for take out and delivery.
This classic family-owned pizzeria is sure to fill your pizza craving. From the classics to the gourmet and even the deep dish, Nemo’s has you covered when it comes to pizza. If you’re not in the mood for pizza, Nemo’s offers delicious hoagies, cheesesteaks and pasta options as well. 
Dine in or call 609-368-1414 to place an order for pickup or delivery.
Instagram: @nemospizza
Oceanside Seafood
2489 Dune Drive
Hours: Open 12-8pm Thursday and Monday and 12-9pm Friday through Sunday
Whether you’re in need of some fresh seafood to cook at home or a delicious seasonal summer meal, Oceanside Seafood has you covered. Get tasty sandwiches, seafood platters and hot or cold appetizers delivered to the beach for lunch or stop by after 4pm for takeout dinner options.
Instagram: @oceansideseafood
Off The Hook Rooftop Market and Grill
224 96th Street
Hours: Open daily: Tuesday to Friday 12:00-9:00pm, Saturday 11:00am-10:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-9:00pm
Rooftop dining, live music and the freshest seafood possible. Off the Hook Rooftop Market and Grill, the Island's newest seafood stop, has it all! Make sure to check out their delicious, "no filler" crab cakes or pick up some seafood from the rooftop fresh market. 
Order online or call 609-830-3279 to make a reservation.
Instagram: @off_the_hook_sh

Polpo Ristorante
3258 Dune Drive
Hours: Open Sunday through Thursday 4-10pm. Friday and Saturday 4-11pm. Outside dining, takeout and free delivery.
For a taste of authentic Italian cuisine at the shore, stop by Polpo Ristorante. With everything from homemade gnocchi to seafood and  risotto, you’re sure to leave with a full belly! Make sure to try one of the dishes that inspired the restaurant’s name – octopus!
Call 609-830-2904 to make a reservation.
Instagram: @polpoavalon

Primo Hoagies
3252 Dune Drive
Hours: Open Friday-Sunday 10am-8pm, and Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm.
It’s lunchtime! When you’re at the beach, that means its essential to head over to PrimoHoagies. With fresh bread and dozens of topping combinations to choose from, it’s sure to satisfy the whole family. Just make sure those pesky seagulls don’t steal any for themselves!

The Princeton Bar & Grill
2008 Dune Drive
Hours: Open 5pm to close Monday through Friday and 11am to close Saturday and Sunday until June 20. Starting June 21, open every day starting at 11am.
The Princeton may be most well-known for its night scene and drink menu, but it’s Bar and Grill menu has a wide variety of delicious offerings. Whether you’re in the mood for a host of appetizers like the buffalo shrimp, handhelds like a crab cake sandwich, or lighter fare like the blackberry and fig salad, the Princeton Bar and Grill has something for everyone to enjoy!
Instagram: @princetonavnj
Pure Juice and Kitchen
9410 2nd Avenue
Hours: Open 8am-2pm Monday-Friday and 7am-4pm on weekends. (Closed Wednesdays)
Pure Juice and Kitchen should be your go to for freshly squeezed juices here on 7 Mile Beach. They have 7 different blends of juice as well as wellness shots sure to get you feeling your best. But they also have delicious smoothie bowls, oatmeal bowls, handcrafted toast and salads to choose from for a refreshing meal or daytime snack. 
Instagram: @purejuiceandkitchen
SAX at The Reeds 
9601 Third Avenue 
Hours: Open daily for breakfast 7am-11am. Lunch 11am-4pm. Dinner Sunday-Thursday 5pm-9pm,  Friday & Saturday 5pm-10pm.
With live music and fireside dining, SAX at the Reeds is a perfect place to relax and enjoy some delicious food. Stop by in the morning for a farm fresh breakfast omelet or come by in the evenings to sample the wide array of starter dishes, seafood, and steaks. Don’t forget about dessert, make sure to try the fudge cake or the pear-upside down cake!
Instagram: @thereedssh
Shorebreak Pizza Grille
2259 Dune Drive
Hours: Open 11am-9pm Wednesday through Monday. Closed Tuesdays, 
Avalon's first woodstone pizza grill! Call 609-967-3020 to place an order ot make a reservation.
Slack Tide Brewing Co. 
1072 Route 83, Unit 3
Hours: Open 12-8pm daily. 
Slack Tide is a locally sourced brewery run by two brothers in Cape May County! High quality beers with natural ingredients.
Instagram: @slacktidebeer

Stone Harbor Pizza Pub
315 96th Street
Hours: Open daily 11am-10pm.
With a beautiful atmosphere and great food to match, you can’t go wrong with Stone Harbor Pizza Pub. Order yourself one their amazing specialty pizzas or delicious sandwiches to enjoy while you admire their gorgeous view of the bay!
Instagram: @stoneharborpizzapub

Sundae Best
2900 Dune Drive - 609-368-1121
30th & The Boardwalk
Hours: Open Friday through Monday 4pm-10-pm and Tuesday through Thursday 5pm-9pm.
Sundae Best dishes up homemade ice cream and water ice, made on site daily.  Visit the shop on Avalon Boardwalk for our espresso and coffee options every morning, that can be enjoyed on the deck overlooking the ocean. Both shops feature many flavors, including dairy and gluten free options. They also offer specialty sundaes, milkshakes, ice cream sandwiches and homemade popsicles. Ice cream pies and cakes are available for advance order, fulfilling all of your cool treat needs after a hot day at the beach.
Order Online
Instagram: @sundaebestav

The Sandbar Village @ ICONA
7849 Dune Drive
Hours: Friday through Saturday 11am-11pm and Sunday-Thursday 11am-10pm.
This beach front bar and lounge features a variety of food, cocktails, and beer. With fire pits and live music, you are sure to love the open-air, carefree atmosphere. Be sure to give their signature cocktails a try, like the "Tito's Oasis Of Peace", which gives a portion of it’s proceeds to Oasis of Peace Orphanage & School in Kenya.
Instagram: @thesandbaravalon

Sylvester's Fish Market & Resturant
21st Street & Fifth Avenue
Hours: Open Monday and Thursday 5-8:30pm, Friday through Sunday 5-9pm
Hungry for classic beach fare? Sylvester’s has you covered. With everything from jumbo clam strips to grilled swordfish, there’s something for everyone. Having a party? They sell party trays and crabs by the pound. Give their linguini a try with a variety of sauces and seafood - the combinations are endless.
Instagram: @sylvestersfishmarket

Tortilla Flats
2540 Dune Drive
Hours: Open Tuesday - Sunday 4-9pm for take-out. Call ahead for ordering, you will receive a pick-up time. Open for indoor-dining.
When one of the specials is “super nachos,” you know it’s got to be good. Tortilla Flats in Avalon offers a wide variety of tacos, enchiladas, burritos, enchiladas and other delicious Mexican fare. Looking for an easy meal for the whole family? Try one of their Family Meals, with enough fajitas or tacos and rice and beans for the whole crowd! Indoor dining is BYOB, and takeout is available.
Instagram: @tortillaflatsavalon

Uncle Bill's Pancake House
3189 Dune Drive
Hours: Open daily for takeout and outdoor dining 7am-1pm.
Uncle Bill’s Pancake House is a Jersey shore staple and favorite with beachgoers of all ages. They’ve got French toast, waffles, bacon, eggs, and more. But you can never go wrong with a heaping plate of some delicious pancakes. Stop in at our locations in Avalon and Stone Harbor.
Instagram: @unclebillsav

Via Mare
2319 Dune Drive
Hours: Open 5-10:30pm Wednesday through Saturday and 5-9pm Sunday and Monday
You will leave Via Maré with a full belly! This family-owned restaurant offers authentic Italian cuisine right here in Avalon, from seafood to chicken and veal to, of course, delicious pasta! Children’s menu, takeout, and tasty desserts also available. 
Call 609-368-4494 to make a reservation.

Water Star Grille
9601 Third Avenue
Lunch served: Monday – Thursday: 11:00am – 4:00pm, Friday – Sunday: 11:00am – 2:30pm
Dinner served: Monday – Thursday: 4:00pm – 9:00pm, Friday – Saturday: 6:30pm – 10:00pm, Sunday: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Looking for a place to catch the sunset? The Waterstar Grille at the Reeds, an upscale casual restaurant on the bay, is the perfect place. The Grille offers a unique selection of shared plates on its menu, including seafood, flatbreads, steaks, and sandwiches, with a beautiful view. Tables are first come, first serve, but large parties can call 609-368-0100 to make a reservation.
Instagram: @thereedssh

The Whitebrier
260 20th Street
Hours: Dinner 5pm-10pm daily, Sushi Bar 4pm-10pm daily.
The Whitebrier’s indoor and outdoor setting has something for everyone! Whether you’re craving some delicious appetizers, fish tacos, upscale seafood dishes, sushi or even loaded fries, this restaurant and bar has you covered. There’s even options for kids! 
Call 609-967-5225 to make a reservation.
Instagram: @whitebrier

Windrift Hotel Resort
105 20th Street
Hours: Open from 7:30am-11pm daily.
Dress up in your Sunday best and head to the Windrift for beautiful views and delicious food. Whether you're craving sushi, a filet or some of their famous clam chowder, the Windrift has you covered! P.S. Don't forget to check out their outstanding cocktail menu while you're there.
Instagram: @thewindrift

Yacht Club of Stone Harbor
9001 Sunset Drive
Open for dinner Thursday through Saturday! Call 609-368-1201 to make a reservation.
Instagram: @yachtclubstoneharbor