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Jay's on Third

9836 3rd Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1934
+1 609-368-1000
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pad thai” (25 reviews)
“halibut” (26 reviews)
“pork chop” (13 reviews)
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
9836 3rd Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1934
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Truly best rib eye steak ever. Flavor was amazing and cooked to perfection. We definitely will dine there again

Thank Marianne C
JasonWwood, Owner at Jay's on Third, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever we are in town we try to eat at Jay's! The menu has some great standard items plus the specials are always interesting and have never been disappointing.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Reading Jay's reviews on TripAdvisor was spot on! Our dinning experience could not have been any better. Needing a reservation during off season was our first indication of a fine quality restaurant. Not knowing Jay's was a BYOB when we walked in, the hostess Becky...More

Thank 860Vetman
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled on this place last year and still talk about the meal we had so when we headed to cape May for our anniversary weekend we were inclined to return...the good did not disappoint. The combinations of spices and flavors are...More

1  Thank unhappypatr0n
Reviewed September 20, 2018

I first vacationed in Stone Harbor with my parents in about 1939. I've been back a number of times, but until this year not for several years. In the past, as much as we love Stone Harbor, it's been lacking in good restaurants. How times...More

2  Thank Boston_Cookie
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

I went for a massage in Cape May this morning and got a strong dinner recommendation for Jay’s in Stone Harbor. It was a delight. Everything we ordered was truly delicious - the steaks and vegetables were perfectly cooked. Menu options were imaginative. Really hard...More

1  Thank Connector558457
Reviewed August 27, 2018

FIrst rate dining experience in an casually elegant environment. The food is delicious and the service is superb. Our party dined on scallops crispy sweet shrimp. pad thai and arugula. Everyone was well pleased with their choices. We also highly recommend the desserts. A lovely...More

1  Thank Kyle S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very eclectic menu which is great for foodies, but tough in a group that needs something traditional. We were celebrating a special occasion. It is very, very cramped. Not handicap friendly. Our servers did not clearly communicate the specials, it took several delays (back to...More

Thank Spalombo
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Best restaurant in area...good menu, great service, wonderful ambiance. We started going there two years ago and now hardly ever miss once a week

1  Thank globusjop
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent. Appetizers very good. I had the tuna my wife had the scallops. Both were excellent both were excellent Two other guests with us had the steak filet. perfectly done. very creative menu, use a lot of local ingredients. I highly recommend it....More

1  Thank Woodwilly
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August 10, 2016|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Dress is resort casual. No patio. Reservations are recommended. BYOB.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$38
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:15 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:15 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9836 3rd Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1934
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Stone Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 609-368-1000
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Open Thanksgiving Weekend! WELCOME! Now in its 11th season, Jay's on Third has become one of Stone Harbor's premiere restaurants, offering seasonally inspired dishes from fresh, local produce, seafood & meats, cooked simply yet incorporating international influences. Bring a bottle of wine & enjoy an evening of casual, fine dining at Jay's, voted South Jersey Magazine 2010 and 2011 Best of the Shore and awarded 4 stars from The Press of Atlantic City. Jay's On Third is a great place to dine and relax, whatever the occasion may be, in a lovely seashore community and neighborhood. Attention to detail sets Jays's on Third apart. Reliability and goodness are shared in an upscale environment in a relaxing atmosphere.
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