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2207 SW Central Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752-2132
+1 732-830-2770
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner. The atmosphere was fun. They had a band thane played old time music. The food was amazing.

1 Thank Jaoname
Lakewood, New Jersey
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142 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I reviewed this place 3 years ago. It's still the best place for crabs in NJ. I live locally and when I want crabs or have out of town visitors, this is the place for seafood. Went here last week with friends from Arizona who needed a crab fix. We all chose the "HOT and Spicey Jumbo crabs" from the... More 

1 Thank Mike P
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We went here a few times this summer because it was in walking distance of our rental. We only had appetizers and they were decent. They have some decent beer specials, but the wine and mixed drinks are a bit on the expensive side for a place like this. It's pretty lively at night time and they have some really... More 

Thank Detweiler
Colts Neck, New Jersey
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stop in a couple of times a season and always enjoy it. I cannot tell you what we had but I was happy with the food and drink. I am a local who moved away and come home to visit. What I really enjoyed was the beers I had at the bar in the back while ai waited for... More 

1 Thank 123SouthSeasMarch14
Fairfield, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Everyone was great. A fun lively atmosphere. We like to visit Bum Rodgers whenever we are down the shore. Our server was very attentive.

1 Thank triplet7
oceanjerry, Owner at Bum Rogers, responded to this review

Thanks for the visit and your great review! More 

Seaside Park, New Jersey
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133 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

When you go to the shore you want shore food, shore atmosphere and a cold beer. This is the place for you. The calamari is awesome. Don't miss this local icon!!!

Thank 208PrincessB
Northwestern New Jersey
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I have gone to Bum Rogers many times, and let me just say that I can't complain about the food at all. It is, and has always been, a top notch casual seafood place. But this past visit, the service was not just sub-par, but actually pretty awful. After encountering a half-hour wait for a party of 9 (not unreasonable...who... More 

Thank porcelina37
Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
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109 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I've been there a few times and each time the service has been friendly and attentive and the food is always delicious, I definitely recommend the clams casino as an appetizer although any appetizer will be good, the crabs are delicious as are the shrimps and scallops, a great place to bring family and friends

Thank Ed S
Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I WAS excited to visit a restaurant that growing up been to many times. It was my birthday weekend, wanted to go to Bum Rogers for a special dinner. Upon arriving was told by the "hostess" (who was NOT friendly at all) there was a 1 1/2 hour wait, we decided to wait. Realizing that the restaurant is busy, especially... More 

Thank mmelissa k
Reading, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Promptly seated in a crowded dinning room. Fairly noisy. Service was good and the food was tasty. It could have been a larger portion. Plenty of seating.

Thank Allzee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2207 SW Central Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752-2132
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Seaside Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-830-2770
Bum Rogers, spanning five decades, has been a unique, specialty house restaurant and the communal, spirit-lifting watering hole of the indigenous and migrating young and young-at-heart.We, the Bum Rogers Family and staff, continue to be dedicated to the proposition that you came to this place to have a good time, eat heartily, and depart feeling better than before.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?