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Charley's Ocean Grill

29 Avenel Blvd, Long Branch, NJ 07740-7704
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
29 Avenel Blvd, Long Branch, NJ 07740-7704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a large group of family members; they accommodated us and the service was pretty good. The indoor ambiance is pretty blah, but there is a rather nice porch/deck area for outdoor eating if the weather permits. We had sandwiches for the most part...More

Thank IAP65
Reviewed 1 week ago

As ocean side or near oceanside restaurants go, this place is ok, pretty good, alright, however you want to describe a place that looks and ends up being as expected. Maybe a block from the water with a small parking lot. Must get very busy...More

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went during the week for lunch. Sat outside - not really a water view, but you can sort of make out ocean in distance. Only 2 of 6 tables had shade. Food was good but nothing special. Service was very good. Nice inside seating but...More

1  Thank ams44
Reviewed 3 September 2017

If you're staying on the boardwalk, take a walk or a short drive to Charley's Ocean Grill in Long Branch. The front porch is great for al fresco dining and the seafood is great. They also have great ribs and steaks and the spicy Bermuda...More

Thank Pippi1130
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I rented an apartment across the street for my birthday. We stumbled upon Charlie's and I could not be happier. The atmosphere is inviting and open and they have a lot of outdoor space to enjoy the view and nice breeze. The...More

Thank JanelM1660
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had a large group for a family reunion. Second floor window tables were great. Seafood was outstanding, and it's all you can eat. Staff was great, and the price was reasonable.

Thank Kaveh S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Extremely friendly staff and delicious food. A very good variety of food. Highly recommend for good food and drinks

Thank Daryn B
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We have been there MANY times . We like to sit at the bar and enjoy shmoozing with the people. The bar staff is GREAT . John , Norm,and James handle the bar like the champs that they are .Food and drinks always good. They...More

Thank 81eddie
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We went for Happy Hour after sitting on the beach. This was my first time here. They offered nice cocktails for four dollars at the bar along with five dollar appetizers. The appetizers were extremely small and not shareable. No outside bar to sit at....More

Thank kimlX7200FW
Reviewed 8 July 2017

My husband & I ate lunch at Charley's on the way to the beach.. we sat on the outside porch and had a great waitress who assisted with recommending food. She was attentive and we had our food/drinks within a timely matter. The food was...More

Thank Diana G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Avenel Blvd, Long Branch, NJ 07740-7704
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Branch
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