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Spadafora's Down East Restaurant

9th & Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
+1 609-398-6154
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (64 reviews)
“corn on the cob” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9th & Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great take out seafood at a reasonable price. You never have to wait long after placing your order even when they are busy. We have order take out from here at least 15 times-always a good experience.

Thank BBR27
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Crab sandwich and lobster bisque. Mmmmmmmm. Spadafora consistently outdoes competition. Great service. Great to have this here at the seafood festival every year. Also had great takeout.

Thank Jerry Z
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Food good. Silverware and plates were dirty. Waitress gave us the wrong appetizer. Great Italian gravy.

Thank lindag12555
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were very happy with our dinner at Spadafora . We sat outside, all the tables were taken and people were waiting to be seated. So it is a popular place.

Thank beanieandbonie
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We ate at this restaurant in late July in mid evening. The restaurant (indoor) is small/quaint with overflow seating in the enclosed outdoor canopied area. The restaurant was busy and since we did not make a reservation, we waited approximately 45 minutes. Our waitress was...More

Thank PhiladelphiaMary
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Best scallops I've had in a long time. Sweet, yummy, seasoned to perfection. Very helpful wait staff. Excellent service

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Managed to sneak in on their last night of the summer season. The restaurant is small but cozy with friendly knowledgeable staff. They warned us that they were running out of many items but we cobbled together a delicious dinner, the fried clams and seafood...More

Thank kathryn317
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Clams casino was great - but no dipping bread given/offered;deviled crab cakes & clams po boy were good and the mahi was fine as well. Don't forget to try the key lime pie. Menu prices are good for a touristy location;definitely better than places on...More

Thank pinoy99
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Fresh seafood. Cooked right with great seasoning. Great service. Nice to go for a walk on the boardwalk after dinner.

Thank RahRahRae
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We had to wait one hour for a table. The food was good. The waitress was very nice. I would recommend this restaurant for their seafood.

Thank Chris G
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Cindy W
5 April 2016|
Response from Elizabeth D |
This restaurant is in Ocean City. It is a dry town and does not serve alcohol.
5 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th & Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-398-6154
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