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Anchor Inn

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Ocean Gate €€ - €€€ American,
400 Ocean Gate Ave, Ocean Gate, NJ 08740-1389
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar
€€ - €€€
400 Ocean Gate Ave, Ocean Gate, NJ 08740-1389
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently dined here with my wife, kids and parents. If you are considering a visit you need to keep in mind that you are entering a time warp back to 1970s NJ. You'll be enjoying straightforward Italian/seafood/shore food, service, and decor. Thankfully the beers...More

Thank Leo M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you are looking for a fast meal this is not the place. I love the quaint feeling you get every time you come. Its a hometown place full of locals and in the summer you can meet anyone there for a wonderful dinner or...More

Thank lunchladyog
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is a combination bar/restaurant with a good local following. On any day, the bar will probably be filled with year-round locals. The general decor here is rustic and it looks as if you had stepped back in time about 50 years or so, and...More

Thank PokeYerNose
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The Delmonico Steak is fantastic, wife loves the Salmon and we both love Barbara! Stop in and you will not be disappointed!

Thank george b
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Love this place. 70's feel, good food, friendly service, local hangout. Only a few blocks from our shore home. I've never had a bad meal and have tried many items from their menu. Some of my favorites are: Pizza, Shrimp, Breaded Pork Chops, Lobster Tail,...More

Thank billdelgado
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great selection, more than just Italian. Always many specials. Brocoli Rabe with chicken and sausage always a good choice. Simple salad bar a plus, not many around. Excellent THIN CRUST pizza. Friendly, quick service. Can get busy on weekends in summer. Small private room available....More

Thank Fred K
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Once again visiting my son and my grandson we went out for lunch. Literally right around the corner from his home is the Anchor Inn. This restaurant is a favorite with the locals. This is not a fancy restaurant but more of a 'down the...More

Thank IntiRaimi2014
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Good food,great variety,decent price.Delmonico steak very good and broiled scallops excellent.Many daily specials. Friendly ,family oriented atmosphere.

Thank RosemaryO417
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Not my favorite. Good, Bad and Ugly. Some of the food was good, some was bad, and the salad bar was uglyu. The lobster tail was good, great,lasagna steamed clams lovely, porterhouse AWFUL. Could not cut it with a steak knife. Really a disappointment. Salad...More

Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Carol and Cass Golda bought the Anchor Inn quite a while ago. My first visit was about 1952. Good pizza and a neighborhood gathering place. Since then Carol is now deceased, son is running the kitchen and Cass is the ambassador of good cheer, as...More

Thank K369ENrobertl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Ocean Gate Ave, Ocean Gate, NJ 08740-1389
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ocean Gate
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