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Old Causeway Steak & Oyster House

1201 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3917
+1 609-488-1327
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (71 reviews)
“wings” (29 reviews)
“steak” (71 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1201 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3917
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We always find the food here very good to excellent. Steaks are excellent and always cooked perfectly. Burgers are great and the meat loaf is very good. Service is always friendly and attentive. Good bar scene with some very fine beers and ales on draught....More

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Old Causeway on numerous occasions. It has a very diverse menu. We often go for the oyster special which is reasonably priced. We’ve had various sandwiches, and burgers. The tri-tip steak sandwich and pulled pork are very good, as is the...More

Thank drewlocher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there first time. Wife and I had her birthday dinner. Service was terrible. Server did not even read specials. We both ordered steaks for dinner. One filet was $42 and a rib eye was $47. Everything Ala carte. Baked potatoes were $3 each. Spent...More

Thank dparry20
Reviewed September 3, 2018

My wife and I met other family members here for dinner on a Saturday night. The bar area was packed and several people deep. It was extremely loud. However, go around the corner to the left and there is dinning seating. The six of us...More

Thank andrho
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My wife, step son, and I stopped on a whim after remembering a recommendation from someone in the food service industry. We were not disappointed. The food is well prepared and well presented. Our server was pleasant, attentive and well informed .I wish I could...More

Thank abence511
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We arrived for dinner about 5. We were told 1/2 hour wait... was actually 10 mins. Prompt service and delicious food! Will go back again anytime!

Thank acasshughes
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I recently dined with my family at the Old Causeway Oyster House - a first for me. We ended up here because they had space and took reservations for a larger group. We arrived at our reservation time and still had a brief wait and...More

Thank James S
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Went in for a late lunch (1:30 - 1:45) sat in the bar area at the high tables . . . . after 10 mins I had to walk over to the raw bar area to find out if there was ANY staff that served...More

1  Thank C D M
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Fish tacos, oysters, wings, OC burger, deviled eggs...the list goes on and on. I'd say you cant go wrong with anything on menu. Did I mention a great selection of craft beer!

Thank Tom S
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great food, service! Love this place. Crab cake wrap and filet are my all time favorites. Shrimp and grits is a winner too!

Thank LisaR3040
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April 7, 2017|
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Response from Debra S | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open 7 days a week (you could call to double check). No dress code - very casual.
February 16, 2015|
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Response from jerseychic63 | Property representative |
We do not have a special gluten free menu. Many items are gluten free and our servers know what to offer. I hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3917
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
  • Phone Number: +1 609-488-1327
  • E-mail
Old Causeway, the "newest and freshest" idea in South Jersey. Now open for lunch, dinner and happy hour! Offering a full raw bar with the freshest oysters from the east and west coast as well as steaks from the finest natural angus beef available. If oysters and steaks are not your thing, Old Causeway has a vast menu with something for everyone including the highest quality seafood available, unique burgers, and barrel aged cocktails.
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