Top NJ Shore Outdoor Dining

The Summer is approaching- rolling white clouds, roaring blue waves and fragrant sea salt kissed air is calling all to the Jersey Shore. So, after a sparkling day in the sun- by the ocean or pool, VUE NJ has your guide for the top NJ Shore Outdoor dining.

Avenue– Long Branch

Just steps away from the NJ shore, guests at Avenue can enjoy breezy oceanfront views while enjoying oceans of flavor. Avenue features delicious French dining and has perfect pairings from their extensive wine list.

Stella Marina Bar & Restaurant– Asbury Park

Nestled on the vibrant Asbury Park Boardwalk, Stella Marina, or “star of the sea” brings a taste of Italy to the Jersey Shore. A trendy boardwalk option for Italian dining, featuring an impressive wine list. The patio seating with an ocean view creates an impeccable dining experience. 

Marina GrilleBelmar

Beautiful sunsets and waterfront views accompany the restaurant, Marina Grille. The expansive deck seating offers guest breathtaking views while enjoying modern American eatery. Of course- no waterfront view is complete without a drink in hand. But, Marina Grille has you covered! From rum buckets and hand-crafted cocktails to beers and wine, your evening couldn’t be less than perfect.

On the Deck – Atlantic Highlands

A vibrant hangout nestled alongside the Raritan Bay, On the Deck. Renowned for it’s American eats and breathtaking vistas, including a panoramic view of the NYC skyline in the distance. 

Klein’s Fish Market– Belmar

Enjoy fresh seafood while soaking in the salty air and summer breeze at Klein’s. The dock-side dining restaurant provides a relaxing family friendly ambiance giving guests the opportunity to have fun and enjoy specialty cocktails with loved ones. Making Klien’s the perfect spot after a fun filled day at the beach. 

The Robinson Ale House – Asbury Park

Beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean accompany, The Robinson Ale House. Enjoy delicious contemporary grilled food including seafood, steaks and other American classics while enjoying beach front seating. The restaurant is perfect for any occasion including a quick lunch or a night out.

Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille – Cape May

The award-winning restaurant, Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille, is a waterfront restaurant with a rooftop bar. The restaurant offers guest panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean while guests enjoy live music and fresh local seafood that adorns their beach menu. 

The Wharfside Seafood & Patio Bar – Point Pleasant Beach

The Wharfside Seaside & Patio Bar is a laid-back establishment with a relaxing ambiance serving delicious classic seafood meals. Adding on to their delectable cuisine is their impressive selection of East Coast cocktails that is a perfect pairing with any meal adorning their menu. Enjoy scenic water views of the Manasquan River with the outdoor seating the restaurant offers guests. 



While you are out and about in style this summer, enjoying some of the top NJ Shore outdoor dining spots, check out our Monmouth County Beach Club Guide  for an expansive VUE of the Best Restaurants in Monmouth County.