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Inlet Cafe

3 Cornwall St, Highlands, NJ 07732-1704
+1 732-872-9764
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steamers” (17 reviews)
“clams” (19 reviews)
“jambalaya” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Pub
$$ - $$$
3 Cornwall St, Highlands, NJ 07732-1704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We frequent this restaurant often while in the Highlands for two reasons, great seafood dishes and outdoor water view... Two things to note, on the peak weekend hours it gets extremely busy, parking lot fills quickly and waiting for a table is long! No worries.....More

Thank patnoelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good restaurant . Food is fairly good but can be pricey. I really dont think it was worth the price we paid. $226 for a group of 4 including tip. drinks are pricey as is food. Coleslaw is very good there. Views were very good....More

Thank mike24824
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great when it finally arrived. 90 minutes waiting is more than I've ever waited for dinner. I won't be back.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch on Wednesday and had to go inside to get more napkins and a steak knife.....Food was OK for the price and view was nice....After we ordered food someone other than our server brought our food to us which is fine but never...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming here for years for the great food, service and ambience. Unfortunately this time the service was completely unacceptable. We were a party of six and when the server arrived she told us this was the only table she had as it...More

Thank Art B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view across the river to Sandy Hook is amazing. It's always fun to sit at an outside table and watch the river watercraft go by. Ordered blackened fish tacos and the fried clams. The clams were excellent and the fries were crispy. The fish...More

Thank kl1smith
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had a very nice meal, on the water, mid week in July. There was no wait and the restaurant was not too busy which is unusual in July. I had a cup of lobster bisque soup and a burger with onion rings. The food...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The food and the service was outstanding(a little pricey) We sat outside and specifically asked for a shaded table. After about 10 minutes we were seated. While eating our appetizer a soft breeze blew and the ripped broken umbrella nearly took my eye out. The...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This is the third time I have been to this establishment. I returned again because I loved it. The view on a clear day is not like any other. I had the fish tacos. I am a sucker for fish tacos. I always have them...More

Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Good food is outweighed by culture of indifference. What is so hard about splitting entree? So charge another $$3-5 extra. Last night we asked to split. Server said "fine" and put order in. Plate came out. One plate no split. Asked runner to take back...More

Thank mbfrequentdiner
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Questions & Answers
Betsy M
22 April 2017|
Response from robin l | Property representative |
Mothers Day we serve our regular dinner menu plus specials. We do have a wheelchair ramp.
lynda n
17 June 2015|
Response from robin l |
yes we do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
American, Bar, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Cornwall St, Highlands, NJ 07732-1704
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 732-872-9764
  • E-mail
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