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Buckalew's Restaurant & Tavern

) #13 of 61 Restaurants in Beach Haven $$ - $$$ American, ,
101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
+1 609-492-1065
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
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11 - 20 of 325 reviews

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of eight. Everything was well prepared. Wait staff was very friendly and attentive. Had the shepherds pie. It wasn't a traditional style pie but was tasty nonetheless. Good beer selection. Prices were reasonable even for LBI

Thank ststock23
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We went here twice during our visit. It is a great, lively pub, right in the heart of everything with very good music & a great menu.

Thank John S
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Nice relaxing place! Great burgers! We will definitely go back! Service was good. Beautiful day on the Island but not a lot of places opened in February..... Buckalew's was and we really enjoyed our lunch!

Thank Welove G
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

You can go anywhere on the island. We took a chance on a slightly lower rated restaurant thinking we may be surprised. Unfortunately even tho the service was great the food left much to be desired. It was as if they weren't tasting the things...More

Thank lbifoodie86
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Always a long wait for your food, busy or not. Basically hit or miss with everything, food and services. At 1 point a free years back this was a priority stop for summer meals....Now a last resort if all the good spots are booked.

Thank BrieBrieA
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I tried this place for happy hour and had a very tasty bar pie at a reasonable price. The bartender was friendly and attentive, too, and the beer on tap was cold and fresh.

Thank dmg2421
Reviewed 23 November 2016

There was still a wait just not as long as the really good places! When will I learn my lesson......when in Beach Haven plan ahead for meals out or be prepared to have an average to horrible meal at inflated high season prices. The restaurant...More

Thank travelingfam2000
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Food was drab, service not great and still gets a crowd because it's on Main Blvd. great place to hear live music and have a few drinks but eat elsewhere.

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food was average at best. Waitress raved about crab cakes and they were basically tasteless. They needed help with ugh---tarter sauce. My wife had fish taco's and were skimpy with mystery fish. Atmosphere was nice. With very average food, the price was much to high.

Thank Stefands
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We are having a wedding rehearsal dinner here next year so we decided to try a few dishes we had never had before. The Crab cake was delicious!! Buffalo pierogi appetizer was excellent! The burger was ordinary and over cooked. Service was excellent! Nichole our...More

Thank katarine55nj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-1065
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