We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ocean Cafe

720 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3727
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good21%
  • Average27%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“blt” (2 reviews)
“cannoli” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
720 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3727
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (83)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Visited October 7th with wife and 5 and 7 year old to escape the heat after a few hours on the boards. Sat in a back booth. After sitting down and being served our drinks, I felt a drop or two hit my face. I...More

Thank Ohanaman1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had just arrived in OC and were starving...and stopped at Ocean Cafe. We had good service, even though the waiter kept screwing up the specials, and our order, and looked really uncomfortable...and our food was really mediocre. The best thing we had was the...More

Thank David Z
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Upon a recommendation, we decided to try Ocean Café and we are glad that we did. Six of us were able to be seated right away and our server was very attentive. I had the filet mignon special and I so glad that I did....More

Thank corkyc988
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Hoping for something a bit better than boardwalk food, we decided to try out the Ocean Cafe for lunch. It was nice and clean, but the food was underwhelming. Not much better than boardwalk food but more expensive ($12 for a blt!). They also charge...More

Thank BMT44
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Ocean Cafe on a Saturday night at about 6 pm with our two small children. It was an outstanding experience. The service was great - helpful, quick, and attentive. (My husband thought the timing was a little too tight...More

Thank Bunkses
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped into Ocean Cafe and as we were looking at the menu we asked for water with lemon. The very nice server told us that it is management rules that beverages can't be brought out except for with the full order?? Also they do not...More

Thank Deb626
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We went there and noticed that they do everything they can to lure you in. We should have realized why. Food is mediocre at best. Chicken parm was mostly bread crumbs with a THIN piece of chicken. Asked me what kind of pasta I wanted...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This is ok quality food when seeking a dining experience on the boardwalk, however pricing is like a restaurant off the boards. If you do not purchase a beverage from them and chose to drink regular tap water they refuse to give you a lemon...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I would give them 3.5 if offered a choice. They are not a 3 , nor a 4. Food was ok, service was good, but 2 issues. When you ask for water, they give you tap for sure because it tasted horrible. Also, a no...More

Thank dave911nj
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Went here for dinner. They accept credit cards, but tips are cash only. The food was wonderful! The side salad had a tasty house dressing and the lobster ravioli was delicious! The server was friendly. My only compliant is that we did not receive our...More

Thank Beverly P
Nearby Restaurants
Shriver's Salt Water
97 reviews
.23 km away
Kohr Brothers Frozen Custard
69 reviews
.17 km away
Grand Slam Ice Cream and Grill
25 reviews
.30 km away
Curly Fries
43 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ocean City Boardwalk
1,533 reviews
.15 km away
Playland's Castaway Cove
259 reviews
.62 km away
Gillian's Wonderland Pier
342 reviews
.18 km away
Stainton's - Gallery of Shops
18 reviews
.72 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
15 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Philaoz | Reviewed this property |
Whoops I thought this was about Ocean 7 Motel. We just walked in botht times to Ocean Cafe, No smoking in the restaurant.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3727
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing