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La Spiaggia

357 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4606
+1 609-494-4343
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Opens in 28 min
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
357 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4606
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

I've eaten here twice and will return. It's wonderful. My fish was done to perfection and the service is great. I love the BYOB.

Thank Travelwsb
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Been coming here for years. Every summer it has been a tradition at the shore. Food is great, people are great. Everything here is great. Keep up the great work and can't wait to come back next summer.

Thank jtorta10
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Second visit and even better than our first. This may be our favorite LBI dinner spot. Simple but elegant, varied special menu choices, presentation and preparations perfect. The staff is so knowledgeable and friendly too. Love it.

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We always have a wonderful meal at La Spiaggia! The atmosphere is very elegant. The service is polite, friendly and understated. The first thing we had was soft bread with garlic oil and a tomato eggplant topping I then had the pear, gorgonzola and walnut...More

Thank BookLover314
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great food and consistent service. They're flexible with sides and are happy to accommodate. Good value as its a BYOB. One of my favorites on the island.

Thank carriemw
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This restaurant is on our must eats each summer down the shore. While the location isn't beachy - it is convenient if you are not staying on the island as it right by the bridge. It is a bit dark and not airy like restaurants...More

Thank Jgifas
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I called at 6 PM to ask for a reservation for 2 at 7:30 PM. I was attracted to this restaurant because it has a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The pleasant man on the phone nicely said, "Yes, I just received a cancellation. Very good."...More

2  Thank Dan P
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is absolutely hands down THE VERY BEST restaurant in the LBI area All of the staff goes over and above to make you feel like you are the only person there Now the menu is amazing. Everything is delightfully prepared and beautifully presented. You...More

Thank linda d
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I don't think I've ever experienced a restaurant with so much fine print on the menu: no appetizers as main courses, a $3.00 plating charge to split an appetizer, no cell phones, and no sharing of main courses. For a place that really screams Jersey...More

1  Thank PickyJerseyGirl
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I can't believe in all my years on LBI, I missed out on this wonderful establishment, but so glad I found it now. Thank you Trip Advisor for This review service! So helpful when looking for a special place. The food here is amazing, from...More

Thank Denise K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4606
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
  • Phone Number: +1 609-494-4343
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La Spiaggia is an award winning restaurant on Long Beach Island. We specialize in Northern Italian cuisine in a fine dining setting. Please feel free to bring your own wine and call for reservations! We look forward to serving you!