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703 9th Ave, 9th and Main, Belmar, NJ 07719-2733
+1 732-280-7501
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“lazy lobster” (17 reviews)
“lamb chops” (11 reviews)
“souffle” (9 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
703 9th Ave, 9th and Main, Belmar, NJ 07719-2733
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Saturday night was a special anniversary for us and our friends so we recommended Brandl because we have been there so many times and were always pleased with our experience. Not this time, we finally experienced the wrath of the Maitre D ( manager )....More

Thank flipfloptm
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Brandl since it opened and it’s one of our favorites!! Food and service have always been excellent, we love the rotating menu and it’s a BYOB, which is even better! The Lazy Lobster is incredible.

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

All I will say is I never had a bad meal here, but never found it an inviting or pleasurable experience period.

Thank chris p
Reviewed September 2, 2018

My husband & I came here for dinner. What a delightful dining experience. Innovative American Cuisine. The deliciousness begins with the warm crusty bread & softened, seasoned butter. My husband order the foie gras...simply perfection. I had the burrata & seared tomatoes with panko bread...More

Thank tangohampton
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I had heard about this off the main street place, and was very pleasantly surprised that it was BYOB, liquor store very close walk. there was music in the main room but due to the metal ceiling it was too loud for enjoying a meal,...More

Thank Constance N
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Had thought this was more of “fine” dining and although the food was good, the place was totally empty except for us on a Tuesday night. No one else came in at all. Was stunned when we sat down - water glasses were lipstick stained...More

Thank 167LindaE
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Fine food with lovely casual atmosphere. Frogua with the freshest ripest blackberries I ever had with a fluffy scrumptious pancake. A delicacy for the tastebuds! From the incredible appetizers my Ahi tuna Tower with avacodo and black caviar was sheer perfection. Paired with our byob...More

Thank sharonsP629EB
Reviewed June 21, 2018

I like to try new places and although this was not a recommendation, I tried it on for size. The salad was wilted and soggy ($12). The scallops with mushroom risotto ($35) was even more disappointing. The risotto was comprised of a blob of white...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed June 19, 2018

I went with my two adult children. Upon reading the menu my son said he can not decide; he wanted all the appetizers and about half of the entrees. Everything was wonderful. The service a bit slow, but we were not in a hurry.

Thank grandmother307
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited recently for a family/friends private party at lunch time. Very accommodating & patient with our group which included at least 30 children. Clean space, more than enough room for our large numbers. Food was good but portions were on the small side. An...More

Thank Barbara L
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July 30, 2016|
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Response from Beth T | Reviewed this property |
I did not give this restaurant a good review so it wouldn't make sense for me to answer your question about dress code- because I wouldn't go there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 9th Ave, 9th and Main, Belmar, NJ 07719-2733
    (9th Avenue & Main Street)
  • Public Transportation: Train (Belmar)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: +1 732-280-7501
  • E-mail
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