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Crest Tavern

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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9600 Pacific Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3332
+1 609-522-1200
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We went there last minute to have a drink with friends ordered the mussels in red sauce, prices were extremely reasonable and they were fantastic!

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Thank fbell50
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We returned after a few year hiatus to the Tavern, and I am glad we did. First weekend of fall and I welcomed it with a pumpkin ale. Never had it before but refreshing and perfect for the season. Had the grouper sandwich on a long roll and it was probably the best fish sandwich I have ever had next... More 

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Thank Chris S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Good food resonably priced get there early summer months the wait can be long if your not early been eating here for years

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Thank Charles S
Monroe, New Jersey
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Just wanted a quick lunch and some drinks. Service was good as well as the food. We were there about lunch time so the place was quite full. We were served quickly and courteously

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Thank Lovetogarden52
PA
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Just got back from a 5 day trip to Diamond Beach. We visited this place twice in those 5 days! Once for late night drinks...great service! We saw the menu and decided to return the next day! We went for lunch and it was great! The service was great as well as the food! We liked it so much we... More 

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Thank Beachgirl_08Pa
DelHaven
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

3 guys going to celebrate a 65th birthday. 3 dozen oysters and 3 beers $33 more than the Happy hour price. Told it was canceled because firemen were in town. Pretty awful reason if accurate. Hope it was worth loosing 3 frequent customers...

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1 Thank steve l
Tim F, Owner at Crest Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you Steve for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We’re so very sorry to have let you down, especially on such a special occasion. We take great pride in our food and providing top-notch service to all of our guests, and it sounds like we really missed the mark when you joined us. We will be... More 

Exton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been a patron for 15 years and will never go back. Insulted my family, we pulled a couple of chairs up to our table as we had waited 45 min for a table since we had 2 kids with us. Our group had some overlap and needed more seats. The owner came out who knows me and told... More 

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2 Thank chrisrohner
Tim F, Owner at Crest Tavern, responded to this review

Chris, we are so disappointed to read about your most recent experience at Crest Tavern. We strive to make sure that all of our guests have a 5-star experience when they join us, but it sounds like we really missed the mark when you and your group dined with us. We also wanted to ensure you that we take great... More 

New York City, New York
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Crest has the BEST cheesesteaks! We look forward to them every year when we visit Wildwood. The restaurant itself is nothing pretty, but the food is good-- typical bar food-- exactly what you'd expect. They don't deliver but we enjoy ordering our food to go and having a drink at the bar while we wait. They also have a... More 

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Thank beachbum0213
Bristol, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

For the price I paid the food was awful. The service was even worse. I found a charge on my bill for something I didn't order. I will never return.

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1 Thank Bob F
Tim F, Owner at Crest Tavern, responded to this review

Bob, although we are terribly disappointed to read about your recent experience, we thank you for taking the time out of your day to share your candid feedback with us. We strive to impress all of our guests with a wide variety of great tasting food and great service, and we are very sorry to hear that we didn’t meet... More 

USA
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106 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Crest Tavern is just that: a tavern with tavern quality food. We stopped here on our last night because it was close to where we were staying. If you expect fine dining, go elsewhere. Now, it is not bad. It is just not up to the level of many of the other places on the island, but the prices... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9600 Pacific Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3332
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: +1 609-522-1200

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