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Blue Water Cafe

113th & Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
+1 609-207-1300
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (14 reviews)
“lobster roll” (18 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
113th & Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

My boyfriend and I came here on a whim for breakfast, and had a great experience. The restaurant wasn't that crowded, and we both enjoyed our dishes. It was a rainy day, so the typical outdoor sitting area was covered, but we had our own...More

Thank Cam2Travel
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We had two meals here and chose the lobster each time. Good was fantastic and service was great. We sat outdoors each time and it was the perfect beach-town meal.

Thank MarjieCM2012
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I would have given his place 5 stars, but our non existent waitress killed the review. The water was also served in plastic cups which was odd for a place that looks high end and has really nice stem ware for wine, and the correct...More

Thank Theresden
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Went on a Sunday after the season - they are open until Columbus Day. What a treat! First time here - it wasn't crowded because it was after Labor Day. The restaurant is small - but with ample seating outside and some tables inside. The...More

Thank dreamonjoy
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I have no problem saying that this is the top dinner spot on this part of LBI. The service was good, the wait staff was friendly and attentive, and the food was delicious. This is a place that we have to hit at least once...More

Thank UncMB7337
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Our threesome enjoyed a Friday night dinner here the weekend after Labor Day. My husband enjoyed his bowl of clam chowder and I liked my yellowfin tuna ( sesame crusted ). Our friend enjoyed her crab cakes. Food was overpriced unfortunately. Service was good. Might...More

Thank cynfis1956
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Tried blue water after reading they won at chowderfest for the best lobster bisque ! Wanted to try it ! It was served to Us cold and as sick as ketchup ... we were disgusted . Sent it back ! The clam chowder was also...More

Thank JetSetJessa
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had lunch on a rainy weekday. Ever table ws filled with some bringing their own wine. The waiter seemed more interested in serving the BYOB wine than waiting on other customers. The menu is eclectic with a little bit of this and that. Nothing...More

Thank njgramps
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The opening act of our annual summer vacation on LBI opens with a visit to the Blue Water Cafe. We always leave home early to avoid, as much as possible, the dreaded causeway traffic. Arriving hours before we can check in leaves us plenty of...More

Thank JLangs
Reviewed 24 August 2017

My family and I come here ever year on our vacation as a nice seafood dinner out. The food is always delicious and the staff is friendly. They have great service and a beautiful atmosphere.

Thank Chelsea M
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Questions & Answers
29 June 2017|
Response from shsails | Reviewed this property |
LOoked on yelp and their website...can't tell for sure, but think I remember using. In all honesty go somewhere else...mediocre food that's overpriced.
15 August 2016|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I saw children - the way you do in high brow restaurants. If I had my niece with me (she's 7) I'd sit outside so she could feel more relaxed. Inside is intimate. There are better places to bring children - here's where you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113th & Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-207-1300
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