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LEX MEX

816 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4608
+1 609-361-5399
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible20%
2 Jul 2017
“On the corner”
21 Jul 2017
“Just don't...”
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Mexican
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
816 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4608
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I stopped here with my fiancé for a quick bite of take out before the beach. I ordered a veggie burrito. We waited twenty minutes and when I got the burrito I couldn't even pick it up. It was drenched in greasy red liquid. Literally...More

1  Thank allienkate
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We were vacationing in a condo just down from Lex Mex and just had to go in. Nice place for lunch. Food was good and portions were large. Glad we stopped in.

Thank mc_escher
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My boys went here for dinner and raved about it. The nachos are fantastic and the pork burritos are superb. They are looking to going back again this year!

Thank amtrak
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Probably the worst eating experience i have had in a long time. They don't have soft tacos. Hard tacos crumbled into pieces upon first bite. Food was cold. Meat was absent all flavor. Will never return.

Thank steven f
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The food is really below average. I get the feeling it is probably frozen entrees they simply heat up. The seafood burrito was not even real seafood. It was that fake stuff you get in the grocery store. The sauces poured over everything were greasy...More

Thank theprincesswendy
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My boyfriend and I stopped in after a long day at Hop Sauce Fest in LBI hoping for some authentic Mexican food. The food was great. Service was fast. It is a small restaurant and we went at a peak dinner time making it quite...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This place has the freshest guacamole, I could eat it every day!! The seafood burrito is also very delicious!!! It's like a hidden gem on LBI:)

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This place has a fabulous location. That is all you can say. It has been here for many years so I finally decided to try it. First time/ Last time. I am not sure they are really in the restaurant business. No-one else came in...More

Thank NancyB702013
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The quesadillas were dry and they used cheddar and mozzarella. In a Mexican restaurant. The rice is aweful and bland. The chips are nothing special. Definitely not the high light of our trip

Thank kerrydaily
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great spot in Ship Bottom for mexican. The fish taco is yummy but huge, more of a burrito. Kids love to come here. It's small but we always seem to hit it at the right time. Very casual and on our summer rotation.

Thank karlsongirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4608
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
  • Phone Number: +1 609-361-5399
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