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The Beach Bar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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1300 Ocean Ave, Unit T1, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5782
+1 732-869-0008
11:30 - 02:00
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new jersey
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188 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

we stopped by after a wedding at the berekley, it was pretty lively up to 1 am then they closed, i wished they would have stayed open till 2

Thank lekerm
Saratoga Springs, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2016

A great place to have a cocktail & listen to some live music, ocean side. Drinks are compatibly priced to other beach bars. Bartender was very pleasant but, he was trying to take care of everyone SOLO & service was slow through no fault of his own. There were 2 or 3 registers on the back bar but, only one... More 

Thank kristen180
Madison, New Jersey
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect spot to sit with a drink...beautiful view of the ocean and the beach. The bartender was very helpful when we asked him for a restaurant recommendation in town.

Thank Obnan
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Beach Bar is an Asbury Park staple. For years I've been coming to Asbury, sometimes for the beach, and other times for the nightlife. Beach Bar is always the spot I choose to get the party started. Their Rum Buckets are awesome and the breeze and ocean view make for a good back drop for any time of day.

Thank Michael D
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This place is right on the beach. So in between swims or for a break from tanning it's nice to stop in have a drink and dance a bit. The rum buckets are a fun summer drink. The service isn't the fastest, but the only people who seem to be in a rush are the drunk girls cutting the line... More 

Thank KrashN2Me
Arch Bald
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Beautiful view of ocean Relaxing Staff not all that friendly......did their job but didn't go out of their way. Food was average.

Thank maryclarer2016
New York City, New York
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518 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The Beach Bar is so loud that you can't even hear yourself think. That, or I might just be too old. Came here with my boyfriend and another couple after a day of baking on the beach. We went for one of their rum buckets. Although they put a bunch of different rums in there, it still doesn't taste that... More 

Thank Melanie T
new york
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

The best part about this place is that it's ON the beach. The outdoor bartender was really nice and gave us some tips about the area. I would avoid the rum runner though; it's basically a spring break type drink/hangover in a cup. Otherwise, awesome spot to check out on the beach!!

Thank ashley m
Port Murray, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Caroline from the Stone Pony recommended we pop in for a rum bucket which we ordered along with our lunch, and we liked them so much we decided to stay another day!

Sebastian, Florida, United States
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134 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Went there on visit, and saw the fantastic view from bar overlooking beach from convention hall and went in for lunch. The food was good and well presented, my only complaint on food was that my cod sandwich was skimpy on cod. No on tap you had to go to its co owned restaurant The Anchors Bend located inside convention... More 

Thank Dave C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Ocean Ave, Unit T1, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-5782
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-869-0008

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?