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Howard's Seafood Restaurant

33RD St & Baltic Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
+1 609-492-2319
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fried lobster” (18 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
“garlic toast” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
33RD St & Baltic Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Each September I come to Long Beach Island, after the crowds have fled. No lines for restaurants and Howard's is no exception. Famous for their seafood and catch of the day, and fabulous home made coleslaw. Howard's cannot be beat. They offer in season and...More

Thank panamer_11
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We tried the baked claims and were very pleased with the presentation and the taste. The seafood dinners were fresh and large.

Thank James S
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Family style restaurant with family style portions. Unpretentious and laid back. The lobster, prepared French fried, is a must. The breading is light and the lobster is delicately fried. The servings are generous and great the next day cold or warmed up!

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Remember BYOB. A DONT MISS family Resturaunt for many years on LBI. No reservations accepted. The wait is pleasant given the atmosphere outside.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I was second guessing my choice of Lobster tails , and by mistake they brought me the French Fried Lobster , which everyone at the table ordered. Thank God for the gem, wow was it delicious, highly recommended.

Thank eurotrip55
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I don't mind spending for a good meal but the prices at this restaurant are ridiculous. Their appetizers are way over priced. Charging $42 for lobster tails is price gouging. If you don't mind driving off the island you can get a delicious fresh lobster...More

2  Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The reviews I read were very good. I was shocked at how poor the food was. My tuna steak was chewy and bland. The kids chicken tenders tasted like shrimp. Maybe cooked in same oil? My husband said his scampi dish was mediocre. Expensive to...More

1  Thank Patti C
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Located on the Bay on Long Beach Island. Great food, BYOB, attractive decor. Does not take reservations but it is well worth the wait. Nice children's menu.

Thank Bonniebell2015
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

As I said the food here is very good. Try the lobster bisque it is great. I had the sauté soft shell crab it was very good. Th service was also very good. The atmosphere was ok but not in line for the priced they...More

1  Thank Aurule
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

My favorite dinner restaurant on the island. Blackened tuna, swordfish, salmon all my favorites. Excellent New England clam chowder. Lobster bisque also very good.

Thank marquicoco
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Questions & Answers
24 August 2017|
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Response from Bill_OCNJ | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but they are not open all year. My guess would be around the first week in October.
Jacquelyn G
6 August 2017|
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Response from theprincesswendy | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know if they take reservations. It's usually pretty busy in spite of the high prices and the fact that it's BYOB
Jose J
28 June 2016|
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Response from qtdesignz | Reviewed this property |
I think it's cash only now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33RD St & Baltic Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-2319
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