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517 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7107
+1 732-988-0123
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Discourteous treatment by obviously senior staff, and the food just wasn't very good. Moonstruck is stuck in the past. They still think that they have a monopoly. Mediocre food and they don't take reservations. So, we arrived at 6pm on a Saturday. We were told that it would be a short wait. We had asked for a nice table, that... More 

Thank Scarletbergen
Ocean, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated two special occasions at Moonstruck last evening .....Easter and our friend's retirement. There were 6 of us. We enjoyed a pre-dinner cocktail first in a cozy corner of the bar area that has chairs and love seats. After a very short time we were escorted to the second floor. I took the elevator since I have a leg... More 

Thank Connie L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute we walked in it was a fantastic experience. The cocktails in the waiting room , the table we were seated at, the waiter Ed who was Great! And the meal was superb !! Best meal we've had in a long time !!!

Thank Alibethrn
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my out of town guest here on a Friday night The bartender was great and we enjoyed our time while waiting for a table. Food was good but our server seemed bored we didn't bother with Dessert

Thank Ally710
Spring Lake, New Jersey
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a perfect night. Our drinks and appetizers were amazing. The wait was very relaxing. Dinner was wonderful as well as our server. Service was quick but relaxing! We can't wait to go back!

Thank Justina M
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best meal we have had recently. The giant shrimp were amazing as was the red sauce. Service was excellent! We decided this is now our place for special occasions! Our Valentines Dinner at a different restaurant was such a disappointment so it was great to find such a great spot. We will definitely be back!

Thank Justina D
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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203 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The word that comes to mind when thinking about Moonstruck is "Beautiful". The place is a treat to the senses; gorgeous to the eye and flavorful to the taste. I started with the house salad with gorgonzola, ample is size and variety, and pretty darn good. My entree was one of the specials, Branzino fish, a delicious seabass from the... More 

Thank JFK49
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Very good and consistent food. I tend to go for the asian shrimp dish mostly, but once in a while they'll have a interesting sounding seafood special. They've been in biz for years and years (even before expanding into their current spacious 3-level lakefront AP local,) so you know they're doing something right. Well worth a visit - a bit... More 

Thank ModMick
Ocean, NJ
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Moonstruck is my choice for special occasions. I have been a fan since Moonstruck's first location in Ocean Grove. When it moved to a much larger location in Asbury Park, I wondered if the quality of service and food would suffer. I must say that excellence prevails and I remain a loyal patron whether if it's for a couple's night... More 

Thank Nancy R
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The history of Moonstruck is quite amazing. The owners began in a small storefront location in Ocean Grove and took the chance to move to Asbury Park before the full Renaissance and Restoration of this great seaside community. The food is superb and the service outstanding (I always ask for Bruce as his waiting skills are most professional along with... More 

Thank mothersalon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7107
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-988-0123

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?