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632 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
+1 732-776-7500
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Went for a group dinner on 2/25 and I was less than impressed. I ordered the filet, which is $30 and FAR overpriced. I had requested medium rare and when it came out it was well done, they said it would only be a few minutes for the new one. FIFTEEN minutes later and after everyone else had finished eating... More 

Thank jennyshore43
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

What a surprise to find such an excellent Italian eatery in AP. The food was awesome,one of the best Veal Parms I have ever had, and that is saying something. My wife's chicken dish was outstanding as well,Chicken Philadelphia. I was happy to heat that they take reservations at this BYOB. We will definitely be back and a MUST try... More 

Tinton Falls, NJ
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have been to this restaurant a bunch of times, with no issues and very enjoyable meals. The service is always friendly, but sometimes slow. However, the last time we ate here I sent my chicken back because it was very dry and the yummy sauce did not stick to the pasta. I would have been happy with some more... More 

Thank xraysta
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Just ate at Belmontes...we have eaten there several times before and it continues to offer very good and service...Monday and Thursday's are even better with half price pasta ...try it you will like it

2 Thank Alvin K
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent time here on NYE. Food was outstanding, calamari - the best I've had, and I've had my share. Mussels in spicy sauce, broccoli Rabe. Veal and shrimp picatta, claims, scallops and shrimp over angle hair. Chicken Giovanni, all very, very good. Service was spot on, thank you Danny. The best part is BYOB, we could have... More 

1 Thank Michael B
New Jersey
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118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Went with another couple on New Year's eve and very happy we did. We were able to sit down a few minutes before our reservation. It's byob and there is a liquor stor a few doors away on the same side of the street. They will uncork your wine without a fee. We started by splitting a caprese salad which... More 

1 Thank Amys_husband
Toms River, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

First time having dinner in Asbury Park and decided to try Belmonte because of its location. We both ordered veal dishes. They looked great but we should have known what we were in for when they were served with steak knives. The veal was prepared nicely and the sauces on each dish were delicious but the veal was very tough.

Thank Mangiune
New York City, New York
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is an old fashioned Italian Restaurant with delicious food but limited ambience. Belmonte's is a storefront restaurant where families with small children would feel welcomed. The wait staff is spot on and the menu, while offering all of the staples of a classic Italian restaurant, also lists some interesting, creative choices. Beware, this is a BYOB restaurant, although a... More 

Thank traveler3835
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

subject line sums it up. AP is certainly attracting cool, hip spots and raising the bar on the dining "experience" but this little Italian BYOB has fantastic food. The bread and pasta is exceptionally fresh. What a great find.

Thank craigd0013
Howell, United States
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had a 6PM reservation and arrived early. We were sat us immediately in a front window table which was great since it afforded us a great view of the "2016 Asbury Park Zombie Walk". The server was great as was the food. The menu has plenty of choices. We were a party of 4, each of us had something... More 

Thank Michael R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 632 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-776-7500
Freshly prepared Italian meals, BYOB (nearby liquor store), Catering, Parties

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?