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Surf City

) #53 of 523 Restaurants in Jersey City $$ - $$$ American,
1 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4412
+1 201-714-5000
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4412
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food is good... The drinks, not so good.. I don't know if it's the bar tenders or the machines at BAR INSIDE, but their margaritas had NO type of alcohol in it... I ordered two just to be sure.. Strawberry and regular and they...More

Thank Ladylane P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent views, chill vibes, decent food, and most importantly, a great place to crack a cold one open with the boys

Thank Parth J
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a place! Great vibes, great views, great tunes, and great booze! Even if you are a family with young children, don't be a afraid to visit. There are plenty of spots with sand lots for children to play and seating areas for families with...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place! This was recommended by a family who lives close by. The views were amazing. The atmosphere was so relaxing. It's right on the water. Eating area is all outside. They even have an area with tables that has sand for a...More

Thank lvsoul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here because we could walk to it from our campsite next door. Good seating outside and food was good. Overall nice place to stop.

Thank TheTravelers88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Left my credit card at the bar on this past Saturday night due to leaving in a frantic because of a family emergency and left not even a half hour later and found $120 charges on my bank account. I ordered 1 cranberry vodka and...More

1  Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice outdoor spot on the marina. However the food is nothing special and the service is terrible. It is so sad to see a spot with so much potential have such terrible service. I have had the same terrible service at the bar as well...More

Thank nicbrod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for everyone. You can be outside right on the water at the bar or picnic tables, inside bar and tables or in the sand with chairs and a fire pit. Wait service is limited and best to order food yourself and take it...More

Thank crayonline
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I had been wanting to go to Surf City for many years, and then when a work outing headed there I finally got to try it out. Very handy for the Light Rail, this place is a mix of indoor and outdoor areas, but it's...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Great waterfront bar. Good mixed drinks and a really nice variety of seafood and other food to enjoy.

Thank James C
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Teddy S
8 July 2017|
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Response from Prsuneekwun | Reviewed this property |
Casual, shorts and tee shirt is fine.. sundress and jeans ok.. after 7pm they are more strict as far as cut off shirts and no jerseys or anything baggy..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302-4412
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-714-5000
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