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The Diving Horse

2109 Dune Dr, Ste 5, Avalon, NJ 08202-2075
+1 609-368-5000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“wedge salad” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (21 reviews)
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2109 Dune Dr, Ste 5, Avalon, NJ 08202-2075
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Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Had dinner with my wife on one of our annual weekly visits to a Seven Mile Island. We have eaten at most restaurants in Avalon and Stone Harbor over then ten or so years we have come here and we both felt this one of...More

Thank Johnosan
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Upscale beach town restaurant. Very nice 'white tablecloth' decor, offering both inside and outside seating was comfortable and inviting except for the bentwood chairs that were uncomfortable. Menu is limited but inventive. We had the wedge salad and it was a big hit at our...More

5  Thank Bill_Casile
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

The Diving Horse is a new destination on 7 Mile Island but a much needed addition with a fresh take on surf and turf classics and seasonal flare that makes it hard to choose a dish. I recommend sharing. Save room for appetizers and dessert....More

Thank MonaMarimow
Reviewed 5 June 2015

We were staying in Stone Harbor and decided to try The Diving Horse. It was a cold, rainy evening more suited to November than June, but the service and atmosphere was warm and friendly. This is a BYOB and the food is worthy of one...More

1  Thank JimD_NinaD
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Our party of four dined Saturday evening at the Diving Horse, Avalon. During the beginning of the meal our server dripped olive oil onto my husbands new pants. She was slightly flustered and brought some sparking water which my husband requested but it did not...More

2  Thank CentreCat2
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

We dined at the Diving Horse more than a dozen times over the summer and enjoyed it every time. The food,service and the energy in the restaurant make it first rate. The menu is limited but varies during the season with a focus on Jersey...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We started with a tomato salad, which was good. Tomatoes in New Jersey this time of year should be great. They were grape tomatoes and could have been sweeter. I had fluke as my entree. It was also good. The service was very attentive but...More

1  Thank SunMartini
Reviewed 4 September 2014

This was our third time dining at Diving Horse. We come here the same time every year, the week after labor day. Our dinner was outstanding. I had short ribs and gnocchi and they were both excellent. My husband and the chicken and loved it....More

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Almost every restaurant I frequent on the shore is delicious. This year I decided to try something new and visit the Diving Horse, assuming that it would be great as well. I was however, mixed in quality. The food was, granted very good. It was...More

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 19 August 2014

For the past three years, we have dined at Diving Horse sometime in August. I have to say as would my dining company that the prior years were a better experience. This year both the service and the food were not as experienced in the...More

Thank PhiladelphiaCamelot
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6 September 2015|
Response from mamasue_29 |
So sorry...can't answer but this place is certainly worth a phone inquiry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2109 Dune Dr, Ste 5, Avalon, NJ 08202-2075
    (21st & Dune Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 609-368-5000
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