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Sand Box Cafe

2604 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4262
+1 609-361-2425
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2604 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4262
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal! The wait was doable. The specials made it hard to decide! We had a great server and people busing the table.

Thank qtdesignz
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Was hoping the new season would start off on a better note but still lacking. Staff was very rushed when we grabbed a meal this weekend too, not a welcoming effect for the summer kick off. So many better breakfast and lunch places on the...More

4  Thank LisaBog
photodogVinny, Manager at Sand Box Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Lisa, Your last post was removed by Trip Advisor for violating their guidelines as does this one since you have tried to review us 3 times now, all negative. You seem obsessed with trashing us on Trip Advisor. Since you have stated three times now...More

Reviewed 16 May 2016

This place is super fun,starting with the BEACHY decor,FRIENDLY owners and staff,outrageous breakfast and lunch specials!Great service,and one of the best menus on LIB!GOOD Luck DANA AND VINNY on another restaurant well done!!!We will definitely be back.Thank You!

1  Thank debbielang318
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Went here about four times in total over the past four years, each experience exponentially worse than the previous. The last time I was there I asked for crispy scrambled eggs, which I suppose is a unique request because the woman owner gave me a...More

5  Thank Jedi_Reviews
photodogVinny, Manager at Sand Box Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2016

It's unfortunate you chose to write a snarky sarcastic review instead of being honest. We have a wide variety of menu options, including MANY that have protein. As a matter of fact our menu options are what keep people coming back again and again. I...More

Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

They really should have gotten their act together before opening a second location. First location was average at best this one matches right up. I wish them luck but predict they will end up closing one down. Semi decent food but unorganized not very knowledgable...More

2  Thank LisaBog
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast place. My bride and I hit it early on a very windy cold Sunday right after mass at St. FRANCIS. I had the special pumpkin waffle WTH apples, cinnamon and nuts.b it ws great. My bride had the apple sizzle a baked apple...More

Thank jvleeuw
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The décor will keep kids occupied as well as the adults charmed. The food as some great specials on their outside board, be prepared to want to order a few dishes and take the leftovers home!

Thank qtdesignz
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I is hard to pick when the menu is outstanding with so many choices! The specials are to die for. We usually end up ordering our entrée and getting extra to split between the table so we get to try one more item! Never disappointed!

Thank qtdesignz
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Decided to give them a second chance before they closed for the season last month. Friends of ours wanted to check it out and who are we to deny them? Still nothing special. Looks like the place had a thorough cleaning at least, probably since...More

2  Thank Kyra C
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Great service and great food. Always a long wait so get there early or be prepared to wait! Enjoy!!!

Thank Kate K
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Marge M
24 July 2017|
Response from Travelwsb | Reviewed this property |
Only Mother Nature can answer that accurately. But, not so often this year it seems. And when it does rain, there are spots that are covered where you can be accommodated.
21 August 2016|
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20 February 2016|
Response from qtdesignz | Reviewed this property |
It will be a second location that will be open year round. The outdoor cafe will only be open in the summer. This will be a great addition to our year restaurants!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2604 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4262
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
  • Phone Number: +1 609-361-2425
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