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Tonio's Seafood Shack

2481 Ocean Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2072
+1 609-368-8862
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“shrimp scampi” (3 reviews)
“ahead of time” (2 reviews)
“entire family” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
2481 Ocean Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2072
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a large party here for dinner. Unfortunately, we didn't look at the menu ahead of time--two of the party are vegetarians and there is absolutely nothing on the menu they could eat. Our server was quick to adapt and offered to bring them...More

Thank vakamalua
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we ordered kids chicken tenders a kids shrimp and fried fish. We got adult shrimp broiled fish and..... nothing else. We got adult shrimp and broiled fish. No chicken tenders. Never ever even try to order food because they will get it wrong so...More

Thank Gwen K
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We went for lunch and were the only group there. The patio was very nice and food prices were reasonable. However, only 1 member of the group really enjoyed the lunch- you are probably better off sticking with crab and flounder (may be a better...More

Thank Jennymomof2
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The entire family agrees that this place and the sister place next door serving Italian, Pizza and burgers might be the best on the island. We didn't get a thing we didn't like. Had steamed seafood with a coupon we found in the Avalon beach...More

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We came last year for the first time and came back again this year with a few more of our friends. The eight of us had a variety of their menu items and they were all good. This year we came on a Saturday night...More

Thank Lena S
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal and enjoyed the little patio area on a lovely evening! The food was plentiful and very good! I had the seafood special with lobster,scallops, crab cake and white fish - nice seafood meal! BYOB

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went back to Tonio's Seafood Shack for our annual visit while staying in Avalon. My son turned me on to the Tuna with wasabi a few years back and I've ordered it on every visit since then. One of our dinner companions ordered their shrimp...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Tonio's was suggested by TripAdvisor as a good place to eat. Wished we would have tried another restaurant. Marilyn was a great, but she couldn't make up for the food. My wife ordered the soft shell crabs which were absolutely saturated with a butter sauce...More

Thank docbutch
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I expect to pay more for dinner at the beach. The key is that the food is worth it. Tonio's Seafood Shack is the best seafood in Avalon. Fresh, tasty, and filling. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The corn and shrimp out of...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We were a group of eight. Everyone was very pleased with their dinner choices. We sat out back on the patio, which was very pleasant, and enhanced by the addition of an excellent singer providing entertainment. Can't say enough about the service. Extremely knowledgeable and...More

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nancy m
23 November 2016|
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No, not that we are aware. We were never charged.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2481 Ocean Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2072
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 609-368-8862
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