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Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty

81 Channel Dr, Corner of Channel Drive and Boston Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2617
+1 732-899-6700
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
81 Channel Dr, Corner of Channel Drive and Boston Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2617
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We had the fish sandwich and shrimp scampi. Both were well prepared and delicious. The venue is lovely, service was great. The view alone is worth a vosit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kate G
Expedition827409, Manager at Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kate! Thank you for the positive review! We appreciate the feedback, and we're glad you enjoyed your visit. If there's anything else you'd like to share - please email us at hello@chefsint.com. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The steak and lobster are delicious. The staff are attentive and friendly. The Lobster Shanty is clean, well kept with plenty of off street parking. Get a wonderful breath of the ocean/inlet air by stepping outside on the boardwalk.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rmJ2054OY
Reviewed September 12, 2018

this was a beautiful view. very spacious. excellent food and staff. great bartender. Our 40th reunion was a success

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aamirabella
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Busy area so wasn’t expecting much however my wife and I were very pleased with the service, food and water front location. Had to valet park so this isn’t a cheap night out but could be a special one.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dominickp412
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The wait was long but worth it! Lobster bisque was delicious. Lobster tail to die for. Scallops were not hot and clumped together.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Debelina
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Went on a Sunday evening for dinner - family of 4 at 5:15. We had reservations but the restaurant wasn't busy. Two adults, a 14 yo and a 10 yo. They didn't have a kids menu to hand out but the waiter told us what...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank JKAN-Ashburn-VA
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

I was heading into the hospital for some surgery so my wife wanted to treat me to a nice dinner out with just the two of us. I teased her about it being my last meal. If it was to be my last meal it...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Pilsner22
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Great setting,liked the cole slaw and hush puppies,limited wine list..nice menu selection enjoyed the fish and chips meal comes with either soup or salad. One person in group had the fried shrimp he enjoyed it and another had mixed seafood platter, he thought the portion...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank bukagirl
Reviewed December 27, 2017

This was Christmas Eve and the restaurant was extremely busy but the way you were treated you would think you were the only table! It was only 4 of us but they assigned us 2 wait staff and we never lacked for anything. The drinks...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank galjm
Reviewed November 11, 2017

We dined here for the $32.17 restaurant week special. We were visiting the area and did not know what to expect from the "Shanty". We arrived to find a lovely restaurant that was far above the "shanty" we expected! The restaurant week deal was fantastic....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank redallen
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Channel Dr, Corner of Channel Drive and Boston Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2617
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 732-899-6700
Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty in Point Pleasant Beach is situated in one of the Jersey Shore's most unique locations. Nestled on Channel Drive between the commercial lobster and fishing boats with stunning views of Manasquan River & inlet islands, this fresh seafood and steak house has, since 1955, been a favorite destination for locals and visitors alike. Completely renovated after Hurricane Sandy in 2013, the Lobster Shanty boosts a one of a kind water view setting, warm decor, exceptional food and experienced service. The Lobster Shanty serves a wonderful classic American menu featuring the freshest in local ingredients including lobster, seafood, steaks and chops. With an impressive wine list, romantic atmosphere & breathtaking views, the Lobster Shanty is more than simply dining, it's a one of a kind, Jersey Shore experience.
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