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Steve & Cookie's By The Bay

9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
+1 609-823-1163
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“blueberry pie” (48 reviews)
“cookies” (98 reviews)
“tomato salad” (22 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The brussel sprouts appetizers were terrific!!! Sampled several other appetizers....all flavorful. Dinner selections also great. Overall good experience. A bit hard to get cab service back to the boardwalk tho.

2  Thank Pat L
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I had a really nice evening at Steve and Cookie’s by the Bay. My food, Branzino and an arugula salad was perfectly paired with my Syrah-Grenache blend. Even the bread was great. I had the chocolate-peanut butter pie for desert and it was tasty. My...More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Very nicely placed resto and good to great food. Very extensive wine list (2 goblets on WS) and a good selection of local beers. A selection of three different oysters (I went with Cape May Salts) all priced individually so you could get one to...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This was our first time at this restaurant. We went with my brother-inlaw. We had the best service and the meal was the best we've had in a long time! Whenever we're at the shore we will go there. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank EPteacher
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We went to S & C’s for our wedding anniversary. From start to finish it was an amazing dinning experience. We started out at the bar as we waited for our table. We enjoyed the live music that is featured in that area. The bartender...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is by far my absolute favorite restaurant! I grew up going out to eat all of the time. Now in my 40's my husband and I, along with my family, have kept this up. We love checking out new places and tasting what's out...More

1  Thank robinhump
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The food here and service is always at it's best. Best place to eat in this town hands down.I went with my daughter for her birthday and the salads are so fresh and delicious. I had the crab cake dinner it's so fresh and not...More

Thank mmg46600
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Crowded on a Wednesday night and a little noisy. However, worth it when the food came. Excellent seafood and skilled waiter. Would go back if ever in this area again.

Thank taldrich
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We have heard from some of our foodie friends down the shore, that this is the best restaurant in the area; they were correct. It actually lived up to the advance hype. The atmosphere, service and food were all first rate. The prices were reasonable...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 9 September 2017

First time I ever had a tough rubbery whole lobster. Surprised with the high ratings this restaurant receives. There was nothing really that exceptional about this unremarkable establishment.

Thank pageezer
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24 July 2017|
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Response from catherine115 | Reviewed this property |
Idk but everyone was business casual when I was there
DonnaMarie B
17 February 2017|
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Response from Cookie T | Property representative |
So glad to hear you are coming for a visit. We have a wide assortment of wonderful dishes so it is hard to pick out our favorites! Your server can give you some guidance when you are here. Enjoy!
2 April 2016|
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Response from gam132015 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can make your dinner gluten free, but can't remember if there were specific gluten free items mentioned.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
    (Monroe & Amherst)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Margate City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-823-1163
  • E-mail
Steve & Cookie's, located near the bay in Margate, New Jersey, offers the best of steaks & fresh seafood in a warm atmosphere with live Jazz 7 nights a week. Using the freshest of local and sustainable produce, all meats on the menu are humanely raised without hormones or antibiotics.
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