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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“This is a very popular family spot on the island. It was featured on the show Man vs. Food. There is something for everyone here. There are classic items and ones that are completely original and unique. Make sure you try the wings! There are 16 sauces for you to choose from both Original Breaded, or Naked. The Chicken or the Egg has become know locally and Nationally for these wings. Also, the entire menu is available 24 hours a day (in season).”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“If you are looking for some great seafood, you will want to stop by here. The Black Whale is Beach Haven’s corner bar, from Fred’s Beer Can Stash to crafted cocktails, that just happens to also be one of the best fish houses on LBI.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“The service is great, sit in the bar it is a lot more fun and you can still order full dinners. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“Great on the go eats, Cold brew, espresso, and assortment of fresh cooked entrees. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Take out or eat outside on picnic tables. Right around the corner, 3-4 blocks. Not fancy but good. Seafood market and restaurant.”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Mud City has been serving fresh seafood for 20 years in the area. They are the quintessential seafood house with offerings ranging from blue claw crabs to fresh fish; they are known for their Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes. Also, they provide options for non-seafood lovers, such as a filet mignon, roasted chicken and a few others. They do not take reservations nor call-ahead seating. There is an outside patio, where you can order apps and drinks while you wait. It is a BYOB restaurant with the pleasure of offering a limited bar menu, too. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“The drinks are amazing, sit on the deck great food, great servers and reasonable for beach town.”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Happiest of hours is Happy Hour! From 3-6 in the bar area, you can order discounted raw clams and oysters along with some of the best wings! Be sure to grab a cold beer or delicious cocktail, as well, to compliment your grub. Their main menu has some great options, too!”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Raimondo's is a great place for fine dining Italian cuisine if you are looking to stay on the island for dinner. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Bar and live music for all ages. Typical shore bar. Please DO NOT drink and drive. Take the free shuttle! Police are very strict and usually outside the bar.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Buckalew's is a casual restaurant/tavern with friendly staff and live music some nights, locals like it as well. Sundays: Island night with 4PM on: food & beverage specials and live music most nights. www.buckalews.com SAMPLE SCHEDULE: Mondays: Pirate Night with special kid menus from 5-7PM and music from 8-11PM, Tuesdays: Irish night with specials at 4PM plus live Irish music from 7-10PM, Wednesdays; Old Beach Haven Night with seafood specials and craft beer specials, live music 9PM-1230AM, Thursdays acoustic music from 6-9PM and Fridays live bands every night.”
  • 9 locals recommend
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“Dog friendly outdoor seating available! Full menu and kid friendly. It's our go to place for ice cream especially with our fur kids (Coco, JoeJoe & Pepper).”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Great food but long waits. Either order takeout or put your name in and grab a drink across the street at the Porthole. BYOB”
  • 10 locals recommend
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“Great pancakes and kid friendly! They also serve dinner during this time, but I suggest making a reservation. BYOB”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Large sports bar and restaurant. Friendly, but somewhat loud atmosphere. Many TV screens with sports.”
  • 1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
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“Stefano’s Restaurant is a great place to go for a fine dining experience. They have contemporary Italian and Coastal Cuisine. ”
  • 4 locals recommend