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Baia Restaurant

998 Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
+1 609-926-9611
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible18%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
998 Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of thirteen (five kids) celebrating a birthday and an anniversary. We all had wonderful meals and the service was outstanding! Everett and his partner DeSean were friendly, patient, knowledgeable and really made the evening very special for us. Everyone loved their...More

Thank LizP1055
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a perfect night. A quiet evening. Dinner with my wife on the lower deck. We were not in a hurry. It was too easy. Sadly, our waiter was not just slow. He forgot that he hadn't taken our Entee order. He returned to...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful views, very nice staff. One needs to go off time.... Early on Sunday evening, 5.30 They have music at 7.00 the wait is WAY to long. we did not have to wait. Food was excellent, beautiful presentation. Mixed drinks were poor, but wine, well...More

Thank Nancy-Jane G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Poor customer service, rude, made to wait, etc. etc. etc. My family goes to Ocean City every year, and we had a tradition of going to Baia every time. We usually sit on the outside deck and order their delicious sandwiches and burgers. However, our...More

Thank 2214christina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't waste your time! Called Saturday for reservation, told they were booked but if we wanted the deck it's 1st come, 1st served. Arrived and was told seats on the deck were being held open in case they overbooked and we could not be seated....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner sat at the inside bar. Good service. Happy Hour good apps and drinks. We had salads- fish -mussels- side of pasta all very good . Outside seating looks good and great views. They also have an outside bar overlooking the water.

Thank JimOoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last Wednesday we came to Baia the hostess told us there would a 2.5 hour wait before we could be seated since they didn't have enough staff working, we noticed approx 20 empty tables on the deck. We tried to order from the bar as...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If yoi are looking for the perfect place to dine outdoors, Baia is the place! Delicious crab cakes !!

Thank troe425
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 8 went by boat yesterday in hopes of enjoying a good meal on water. It seems Sunday late afternoon is when this place transition to outdoor beach bar focused on band and attempts of replicating south beach vibe. They almost pull it...More

Thank Jackthedog88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in on July 2 for dinner and was told they were no longer seating for dinner @ 7P but could sit at bar and have dinner. Found seats at the bar only to be given an abbreviated menu which consisted only of appetizers. Highly...More

Thank Kristie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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: 998 Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
    (Shore Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somers Point
  • Phone Number: +1 609-926-9611
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BAIA offers a unique waterfront dining experience, featuring a creative Twisted Italian menu, exciting cocktails at our three bars and live entertainment 4 nights a week, all with a spectacular bay view! Offering an early dinner and late night menu, in addition to lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The principle staff consists of Ed Bonsignore, Jr. (Executive Chef and Owner of Samantha's in Jupiter, Florida) and Sean Weinberg (Executive Chef and Owner of Alba Restaurant in Malvern, Pennsylvania) combine their unique styles and flavors to create Baia Restaurant in Somers Point, New Jersey. Our synergistic and creative dining experience you will enjoy at Baia is based around an exceptional staff which will strive to provide the highest level of food and service to every guest. Baia is a great spot to have your next special event, dinner or luncheon, please contact the restaurant directly for large parties.
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