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The Food Shack

1000-1002 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-3344
+1 732-714-7425
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork roll” (6 reviews)
“pancakes” (6 reviews)
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1000-1002 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-3344
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

The Food Shack boasts some pretty epic-looking breakfasts on their menu, sadly we didn't get to try any of them, because the wait for a table on a Sunday morning, off-season, was 45 minutes, and the kids were starving and couldn't wait that long. Instead...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BeeKay1974
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Had breakfast at the Food Shack and found the food to be good and the service prompt and friendly. The bacon and home fries were really tasty while the eggs and pancakes were average. The water view was spectacular.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rnldarl2016
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Had lunch with my wife here. We sat inside and were blessed by a cooling breeze and direct view of the beach. We were greeted by a wonderful waitress with a great smile and beautiful spirit. While the menu reflected vacation location prices, my wife...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brendan O
Reviewed 7 September 2018

They did Thursday night dinner and music over the summer. Food was good and the music was great. Guys name was Greg Alden.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ER901
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Iced coffee, stevia, and saving the turtles. Great place for breakfast, expect a wait or take food to go. They don't offer straws and only use the paper kind, there are pop ups on the table explaining why. We wanted to come back and try...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 420Bride
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Just a great place for breakfast. Great and quick service with oceanfront view. Fruit salad was fresh with ripe tasty fruit. Eggs cooked the way requested. Raisin toast delish.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank aroberts2017
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Had breakfast here with friends today. Girls working here are so great, Kelli was awesome. On south end of Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk-beautiful view of the beach & boardwalk, Can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank michmlot
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a late breakfast with a good friend. Fresh squeezed orange juice was as advertised and very good. My wife and our friend ordered eggs over easy one with bacon the other with sausage, home fries and 2 pancakes. Neither are big eaters...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mfgranucci
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We took a bike ride on the boardwalk and then stopped in for breakfast. What a perfect location. We had a wonderful sea breeze as we had our breakfast sandwich and tea. Everyone is very friendly. Good food and good service. Enjoy!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank shop4ever
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Great food, great people, great new location. I'm still partial to the original location. It was definitely smaller but it was cute as hell!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jimmP2465OR
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5 August 2018|
Response from jimmP2465OR | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Sorry!
29 March 2016|
Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Yes ... They have a full bar and good selection of wines.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000-1002 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-3344
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 732-714-7425
  • E-mail
We are a quaint, friendly breakfast & lunch cafe located on the waters of Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ. We strive for quality food and service! It is a place where you can get a great breakfast, eggs, pork roll, french toast, muffins, etc in a friendly environment. We serve delicious Law Coffee and a selection of Mueller's Bakery goods. Lunch is available which consists of homemade chowders, Black Angus burgers, wraps and specials on our blackboard.
You may enter as strangers but you will leave as friends.....Hope to meet you this season!
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