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McLoone's Rum Runner

816 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760-2119
+1 732-842-2894
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:59All hours
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
816 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760-2119
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I used to,live in Sea Bright, NJ where restaurant is located...if you love great seafood you will like this place...I recommend reservations in the summer

Thank goodfoodrocks77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If nothing else, get a table at a window because the views across the Navasink River are great, especially at sunset. Our server was an absolute delight. The Buffalo Chicken Fried Wantons were excellent as was the Sausage Ravioli. The bread dip is killer. The...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible views, lots of options on menu for light meal- lobster guacamole appetizer is amazing! Great place to celebrate my bday with family!

Thank Elsa P
Reviewed 1 week ago

THE VIEWS!!! There is not a bad table in the place. The food is excellent and the service was great. I will be back for sure!!!

Thank JFK5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch on July 4th. Service was very good and the food is great value. Food is fine, nothing special, but very acceptable. What a location! Sit outside on a warm, sunny day and watch the ocean, or all the boats on the river. A...More

1  Thank 749David
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in with a party for a birthday, ordered a few appetizer and bottles of wine. Lobster/crab soup was mostly cream. They did the pour over so you could see the seafood. Flavor was okay. Got roped into the chefs special filet mignon. It came...More

Thank CVworldwide
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit. We had soft shell crab, lobster bisque soup, fish tocos, clams in a wine and red sauce and chicken legs. All very good. The service is good but you need to have patients for the food. It's worth the wait....More

Thank Lenny O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perhaps it was due to gorgeous weather, but our experience topped the charts in multiple ways. Great waiter (Jayson?) who added just enough of his personal history to makes us feel like old friends. He was very clear in describing the menu items we requested...More

Thank dottyjoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the Rum Runner since Super Storm Sandy. I must say the place is gorgeous. The food was very good and the service was too. The reason for only an average review is that it is entirely too noisy. We...More

Thank Anastasia_10
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We had reservations for eight. When we got there they were seating people who did not have reservations first. When we finally sat down we had a lovely seat by the window. The server came after five minutes and took drink orders and said he...More

Thank kimlX7200FW
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Nearby Attractions
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33 reviews
.99 km away
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2.20 km away
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2.97 km away
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Yes they do but mostly street side. A few tables on water side.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:59
11:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760-2119
    (Route 520 (Rumson Road))
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Sea Bright
  • Phone Number: +1 732-842-2894
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Family Friendly Restaurant with sprawling views of The Shrewsbury River.
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