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The Windrift Restaurant

105 80th St, Avalon, NJ 08202-1037
+1 609-368-5761
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (29 reviews)
“chicken salad” (3 reviews)
“crab cakes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00 Hours
Pizza, Seafood, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
105 80th St, Avalon, NJ 08202-1037
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Exceptional sea bass and lump crab meat dinner, but the crab cakes were just okay, and the chicken caesar salad was definitely substandard. Soup of the day, Seafood bisque was amazing, though!

Thank Bhigs3210
TheDrift67, Guest Relations Manager at The Windrift Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed most of your meal

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We each had chicken salad croissants and the chicken salad had grapes in it which made it very tasty. It was served with a bowl of fresh fruit as well. Nice assortment of cocktails and beer and the help is extremely helpful and pleasant

Thank Thelrose
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at the bar on Saturday. It was a busy area the food was great. We had deviled eggs (which I am still thinking about), I had a wrap with fruit and my husband had a burger. Service and food was excellent their...More

Thank PhilaAnne
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Enjoyed a nice off season visit to Avalon. Seated in the lower level of the restaurant since the upper level areas with ocean view was closed for a weding party as is fairly commont this time of year. Service was pleasant, quick and professional. Club...More

Thank John B
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Blackwood, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Can’t wait to go back again. Beautiful hotel inside and out. Staff is very accommodating. Sue our waitress was awesome. Julie the hostess made sure we were well taken care of. Love our room. We had a beautiful view of the ocean.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Food covers pizza, bar food, sandwhichs, sushi, to fine dining. you want it, they got ir. Good food and moderately high, but other restaurants are much more $ for less quality. Drinks reasonable prices and very good. Breakfast, lunch, dinner snacks..and outdoor decks to accomadate...More

Thank gxm01
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner were excellent. The portion sizes are huge and everything I had was delicious. Everyone that was on the trip with me said the same. One of my favorites was the scallops over lobster risotto - incredible!!!! And don't forget to try...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Took my parents there bk in august & it was delicious and table with a view on the 3rd floor rooftop - one or i think the only restaurant directly overlooking the ocean ...so thats major right there Can get crowded so def. book in...More

Thank Evey B
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I enjoyed dining at the Windrift Restaurant. The wait staff was exceptional. Courteous, friendly and most accommodating. I particularly enjoyed my meal as well. At the suggestion of the person who recommended I go, I decided on the Crab Meat Au Gratin. It was absolutely...More

2  Thank CoCo3232017
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We frequent the Windrift often. Always pleased with all our meals. Good Pizzas, fresh suishi, good burgers and fries. Plenty of options to choose from an atmosphere, piano bar, outside dining, and fine dining. Love the Windrift!!

Thank Jeanne S
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Questions & Answers
29 July 2017|
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Response from hweyandt | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, they are ocean side instead of bay side so they are unlikely to have places to dock a boat but I would call the hotel directly to find out just in case.
4 September 2016|
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Response from Doug L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, The Windrift restaurant is open all year, you may call the hotel at this number. 800.453.7438
4 September 2016|
Response from caztravels | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open most of the year!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 80th St, Avalon, NJ 08202-1037
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 609-368-5761
  • E-mail
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