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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“shrimp” (9 reviews)
“arugula salad” (2 reviews)
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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 13 December 2018 via mobile

Our meals were wonderful however it was upsetting to find out after the fact that the chicken francese was made with a veal broth. This was not disclosed on the menu.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RKRK2018
Mark S, Owner at La Spiaggia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Thank you for dining with us. Please accept my apology for a miss statement by our server. The entree you ordered was cooked in a homemade chicken stock and not veal stock. Only our veal dishes are cooked inveal stock. I will discuss this with...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018

It was by chance that we stopped and were able to get seated without a wait. September is becoming more popular and dining out no always a joy. This night goes down in history as being one of the best LBI dining experiences ever. From...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LJSerpentelli
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We have always had delicious meals here, and the service is excellent. I had the Cesar salad and the jumbo shrimp. I was not disappointing. BYOB!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank esanford01
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this restaurant for fine dining wonderful atmosphere great service and the best food on the island bar none BYOB but they do carry local New Jersey wines for sale I had veal chops to die for my wife had scallops encrusted and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We now have gone a number of times for their early specials of which you receive an appetizer, the main course and a dessert. The food is exceptionally good and the service is also really good in that the wait staff help each other out....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank tripleJ366
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you are looking for a fine dining experience with ambiance and the best service that you could expect even with personal attention from the owner try La Spiaggia. They have been in business forever and the consistency of quality, ambiance and service never changes.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Got in late just before kitchen was closing but the staff greeted me like a regular. Had a delicious pasta with seafood (linguini Valenciana) appetizer and Veal Sorrentina. For future diners, they do not have full liquor license but do allow BYOB and have a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank David P
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Went with 4 people. Veal Marsala was great. 2 Chicken parms the guys loved it and one pasta dish that was good. Service was very good, Bring your own wine.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank irishdreams
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We had an excellent meal with excellent service, as always. Tortellini, lasagna, veal sorrento, & salmon. The burrata saldata app was superior, creamy & wonderful. Valet parking. Try the creme brulee for dessert.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ejdmeyer1
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This place has been here for years but we haven’t had a chance to visit until his past week and now I see why it’s still here. Many restaurants on the island come and go but this was a very nice Italian restaurant. BYOB but...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LBIblonde1
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31 July 2018|
Response from LBIblonde1 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if they had osso bucco but my husband had an end cut of veal chop if I can remember it’s been a little bit since we were there that he really enjoyed it. Funny you ask because he just had osso bucco last night... More
17 June 2018|
Response from LBIblonde1 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest Donna, I really don’t know if they have an early bird special. I would suggest you contact the restaurant directly. I don’t remember seeing anything about early birds but I could be mistaken.
12 June 2017|
Response from Mark S | Property representative |
You can bring your own wine or beer. We also serve 5 varietals from a local NJ Winery called Working Dog.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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!
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