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Bay Avenue Trattoria - CLOSED

122 Bay Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732-1732
+1 732-872-9800
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good4%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Nov 2013
“What a great loss.”
2 Oct 2013
“One of the best.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
122 Bay Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732-1732
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Reviewed 9 November 2013

I had a few of my most memorable meals at the Bay Ave Trattoria. We still talk about their Osso Bucca! So sad that it will never reopen. RIP, Joe.

Thank bresua63
Reviewed 2 October 2013

We dined here in the summer of 2012.Everything was suberb,especially the cheesecake we shared for dessert.Sandy destroyed the place,unfortunately.And the chef and co-owner,Joe,passed away recently.Very,very sad.

Thank marylouNewJersey
Reviewed 15 June 2013

This was one of my favorite restaurants of all time. I have recently learned that they do not have any plans to re open anytime soon as a result of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.

Thank brentef
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Friends took us to their favorite place and we enjoyed it. Appetizers were fried Zucchini flowers with mozzarella and were good, also had crispy fried clams that were excellent. Entrees included Grouper,which was perfectly prepared, scallops which were wonderful, chicken thigh special excellent and a...More

Thank Allan L
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Geez,, what more to say this is just a wonderful foodie experience. Quality was wonderful the food was tasty, different with textures. Fine service, unpretentious.

Thank brentef
Reviewed 23 August 2012

I have not tasted anything that I didn't like at this quaint little place.I have had several different dinners here and found them all to be outstanding.From the crab cakes to one of my favorites the crispy oysters rockafeller chef Joe does a great job...More

1  Thank krock9
Reviewed 5 July 2012

This is by far my favorite restaurant to dine at. Having had many meals here, never once have I been disappointed. The food is off the charts fantastic and you will find no better service from their knowledgable and extemely friendly staff. The atmosphere is...More

Thank crismertz
Reviewed 17 May 2012

My husband and I were staying at the Grand Lady Bed and Breakfast in the Highlands. Our innkeeper had told us that there were a number of good restaurants along Bay Avenue. We drove by this little restaurant and decided to stop in. We did...More

Thank ASF48
Reviewed 16 May 2012

Lovely atmosphere, fabulous food, outstanding service!

Thank kathleenbalog
Reviewed 7 May 2012

If you're going to stay near the ocean, go to a seafood restaurant!

Thank CMV1984
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Bay Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732-1732
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 732-872-9800
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