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Yolanda's River House - CLOSED

401 Monmouth Ave, Ocean Gate, NJ 08740-1360
+1 732-269-4300
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible47%
9 Sep 2015
“A Great Shore Dinner!”
18 Feb 2015
“Has Potential to be...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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401 Monmouth Ave, Ocean Gate, NJ 08740-1360
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

I saw some so-so reviews of this place, but I also noticed that most of them were from a while ago. I knew that there was a new owner and we were in the neighborhood, so I thought that I would give it a try....More

2  Thank PokeYerNose
Reviewed 18 February 2015

A Great Place.. Bar and Separate Large Dining Room Hopefully the Owners come to the Realization that Ocean Gate is not the Place for "Fine Dining" with Prices to match... What they need is to hire a real cook.. a few good bartenders, and servers...More

1  Thank MimiKennyB
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We first went there two years ago to celebrate my Mother's Day. They offered a Sunday Brunch out fo this world. Unfortunately, hurrican Sandy happened! They have rebuilt and now they are under a new ownership. We went back for lunch and the new owner...More

1  Thank Cyberpilot2014
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Had dinner here on a Saturday night around 8pm. The food was bland, with little taste, and the sides were very small. At best, this was cafeteria food. It's quite obvious that there is not a "chef" working in the kitchen. The owner has a...More

2  Thank Tylor M
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The sign it was not going to be good was when I entered the placed on a Saturday night at 530 pm, and only one other diner was inside the place. No people were even at the bar. After being seated, had to wait at...More

2  Thank holly452
YolandasRiverHouse, Owner at Yolanda's River House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2014

Dear Patron, I firmly disagree with your most recent comments on our restaurant. We checked with your waitress and our chef and there were no complaints with our service or your food. We also checked our POS system and you were at our restaurant for...More

Reviewed 19 September 2013

Best Philly cheesesteak I've had in a long time. Would definitely go back! Service was good. Nice people, good music, nice ambiance. Love the outdoor deck

Thank Carol684
Reviewed 25 August 2013

We have been to Yolanda's on 2 occasions this summer. After reading the dismal reviews, we weren't expecting to be so pleasantly surprised. The food was very good and so was the service. We learned that the restaurant changed owners. The restaurant is pretty and...More

Thank Dont08901
Reviewed 2 August 2013

We've visited Yolanda's 3 times since the spring. The first time was in May, 2013. We walked into the deserted tavern area & immediately left due to the overwhelming smell of varnish or some other chemical. The restaurant had flooding due to Sandy & it...More

1  Thank NJerseyTravelers
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Good food and it was the busiest day of the year to go out to dinner. The food was good, but the flow of the food for the brunch was a little off (no salad for 30 minutes), etc...

Thank John W
Reviewed 28 June 2013

It's rare to find a restaurant that is consistant with food and service....even harder to find a restaurant that is as good as Yolanda's. Our experience has been with dinner on each visit. The food is creative, well plated and most importantly delicious. We have...More

3  Thank Art K
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Monmouth Ave, Ocean Gate, NJ 08740-1360
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ocean Gate
  • Phone Number: +1 732-269-4300
This is a recently opened restaurant that we visited a week ago. The website provides good information.
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