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Hemingway's Cafe

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€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Sushi
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612 Boulevard, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751-2108
+1 732-830-1255
16:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 03:00
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South River, New Jersey
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108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

For people who like night life Hemingway's Cafe is the place to go! This is one place you don,t want to miss. Dining in Hemingway's cafe is one treat you will never forget.

Thank 777scoop
Lavallette, New Jersey
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Late night sushi time. Went in with a friend and got a giant sushi boat. Tuna, yellow tail, veggi, octopus, ell, and they filled it in with three more specialty rolls csuse we could not figure out what elsr5to get. It was busy and we sat at the sushi bar. Great time and everything was fresh.

Thank valentinoborrelli
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

One block off the Boardwalk is this fabulous place for happy hour and dinner. Happy hour has great $6 martinis (great lemon drop) and $9 appetizers including 5 huge firecracker shrimp and steamed clams in broth with chorizo and Veges. Dinner is always good. Great Chilean sea bass, huge tender pork chop or the best and largest serving of ribs.... More 

Thank flgreyhound
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Went with some friends after work for some drinks at Hemingways. It was rather light for Labor Day weekend but a good time as always. It's the type of crowd you expect for a club in Seaside, but the drinks are priced right to ensure the clientele is better the bars on the boardwalk...and while I did not eat at... More 

Thank Chris S
Cedar Grove, New Jersey
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I've been wanting to try this place for a while, I'm happy we did, I'll go back but; This is a great spot for a slightly older crowd, they seem to have a nice happy hour and the atmosphere is great. We got there around 8, had to wait about an hour, the service was very slow but overall not... More 

Thank Robert F C
Latham, NY
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Every year we go to Seaside Heights and have our dinner, on arrival, at Hemingway's. Not because it is particularly family friendly (the music gets a bit grungy and loud) and not because the food is superb (although it is pretty good). There is just something about the place. Everyone there seems happy to be there. The menu has variety... More 

Thank lkats
Mount Kisco, New York
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I have eaten here often and the food is always good. The service is spotty and they are not well trained to give good restaurant service. It can often be a long wait for food and because of that, we would eat too much bread that they served. We were just there and were told that they are no longer... More 

Thank Barbara R
Tokyo, Japan
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This place is a little nicer than the rest of the restaurants on the boardwalk. The food and drinks are good and the staff is friendly. They do have outdoor dining, which is great for large parties.

Thank Jennifer M
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were a large group and I know that's a challenge, but the restaurant wasn't busy. We had the worst service experience ! It took almost an hour for our order to be taken, and some appetizers were delivered almost an hour and a half after we were seated. My entree had to be returned because it was too "vinegary"... More 

Thank Bernard S
Beachwood, NJ
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our 40th Class reunion was held at Hemingway's Café. I had never been there before this event. I was pleasantly surprised by how big the interior of the place was with many rooms, and bars. The buffet was very good, all the food I tried was tasty. I had salmon, chicken and beef. The side dishes were all good too.

Thank LornaBeachwood_NJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
16:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 612 Boulevard, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751-2108
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Seaside Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 732-830-1255

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?