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Carmen's Seafood Restaurant

343 43rd Pl, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
+1 609-263-3471
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible9%
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“lobster” (29 reviews)
“cole slaw” (4 reviews)
“apple sauce” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
343 43rd Pl, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every end of October, Carmen's has a special dinner called the belly buster. Let me tell you, that is exactly what it is. They offer everything you can imagine for around $35 dollars. It is a true seafood feast. I have gone for the last...More

Thank melaniematthews1313
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We always make it a point to visit for breakfast. You can easily get a seat by the water and watch the paddle boarders while eating. They also have lobster tanks which the kids can tough the lobsters which is always a highlight. Very reasonably...More

Thank shappy2
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The lobster was recommended and did not disappoint. Comes with a salad and two side dishes. I also ordered the garlic bread, it is garlic bread topped with melted cheese and served with a warm tomato sauce. Everything was great. You sit right on the...More

Thank byrnez
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We planned to go to another restaurant but the parking was so bad we couldn't find anything ....we drove down the street Carmen's was offering valet so we decided to eat there. As the place was filling up it was getting very chaotic took awhile...More

Thank godsmack1963
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant on the water. Large menu including a kids menu with non seafood items for the picky eaters. On the water with a dock that boats come and tie up to for the restaurant. Our service was excellent and everyone was friendly. Food...More

Thank TANDR641
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We went early and got a table overlooking the canal/harbor. My wife had the lobster tails and I had the broiled scallops. The service was prompt and dirty dishes were bused immediately. Portions are large and with a wide selection of sides. It's our favorite...More

Thank QuakerBoy90
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I've been going to Carmen's for years, however, my last experience wasn't the best. I always get some kind of seafood dish but decided to try the lobster ravioli. They were store bought and you really couldn't taste the lobster, Have to give them props,...More

Thank lifeisgood097
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We loved the food there, the service was great! Great views and our waitress was wonderful. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Portions were very generous and everything was cooked and spiced nicely. The atmosphere was fun and family friendly. BYOB

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

First time.to this place in sea isle city. Service was good and the view was amazing. There might be a wait to get in as this place is a popular place. Seafood was amazingly fresh and tasty..

Thank Tom W
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Questions & Answers
20 October 2016|
Response from grexis | Reviewed this property |
I think they close after this weekend.
27 April 2016|
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Response from frugal2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes , when I have visited in the Summer time. Not sure about winter hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 343 43rd Pl, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Sea Isle City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-263-3471
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