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Terrace Tavern & Crab Shack

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132nd & the Blvd, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
+1 609-492-9751
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

If you want a great place to grab a cold beer or a different cocktail and a meal to please every picky eater in your family this is the place! The atmosphere is eclectic the bar fun! TV's with all sports, great staff, dining room seating, bar seating, outside seating! The food ranges from nachos, chicken tenders, burgers to fresh... More 

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Thank Pierson3
Boca Raton, Florida
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437 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stopped in for lunch having a desire for some light seafood. When dinning alone I tend to go to the bar to eat. Terrace Tavern and Crab Shack has a long curvy bar that takes up most of the of the restaurants available seating. The waitress was fairly prompt in taking my order and pleasant in discussing the menu. I... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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167 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Good place for families. Typical shore menu, average food. Interesting Happy Hour items. Enjoyed the fried pickles & Rum Runner cocktail. Place gets crowded and very loud. Not a place for a romantic dinner but fun for the happy hour crowd.

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Thank megtaylor10
NYC
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

basically i thought it was a burger joint, but it is much more with lots of fresh seafood and early bird specials. Lots of families looking for good food with decent pricing. It must be doing something right, its been in business since the 1950's.

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Thank JOBnyc
Ocean County, NJ
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125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Recently enjoyed cold drinks, delicious clams and lobster, and terrific service at the Terrace Tavern & Crab Shack, which is located on LBI Boulevard near Beach Haven. This restaurant has an inviting bar with good bartenders. After ordering our drinks inside, we requested a table outside, which we were taken to and we proceeded to enjoy the evening. Our server,... More 

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Thank GSP67
New Jersey
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Great food and excellent service ... Just the type of place our family was looking for! We will definitely be back again and will recommend to everyone!

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Thank rure1324
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

My friend and I spent many weekends on LBI this summer. Having dinner at the Terrace Tavern was a staple we thoroughly enjoyed splitting a steam pot after an appetizer. Their full and extensive bar left for many options each time we were there. It's not fancy but the food is great and reasonably priced for the beach.

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Thank JenNEU03
New Jersey
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for an early dinner! Started off with a bloody Mary with a hot pepper on top! Very very good! We split a seafood feast! Came out in a big pot and the lovely waitress we had brought us bibs crackers wipes! She was sweet and very good at her job! This feast had Dungeness crab... Snow crabs...... More 

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Thank Kimmcirish
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Have been coming to LBI for 40 years and usually go to "The fishery". As it was after Labor Day they were closed. Decided to try Terrace Tavern because it is close to where we are staying. We walked in and waited to be seated, when no one came over to us we found a table fpr the two of... More 

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Thank 1Carol
Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
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162 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Bounced back from the hurricane and is as good as usual. Great happy hour, good hamburgers, it seems as if the prices have taken a bit of a rise. $7.50 for a Blue Moon?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132nd & the Blvd, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-9751

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