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Sand Box Cafe

2604 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4262
+1 609-361-2425
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (16 reviews)
“french toast” (8 reviews)
“omelet” (9 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 14:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2604 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4262
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times over the years. Food is always good. The service as well. And the decor, well, it's fun! Paradise tropical and whimsical. And so is the food!. As you have read. The owner is a delight!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tropiclady27
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Ate breakfast at the Sandbox in mid August, great food, fun place, very helpful staff. Large variety of breakfast food. large portions, fun atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Douglas G
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Food was good. Very fresh, service was ok, prices were moderate. Would certainly try again. Cute atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mary V
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The staff was nice and the service was good. The food was decent. I would eat here again but it wasn't the best breakfast food I've ever had.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stacey C
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite place for breakfast. The baked Parmesan egg with the owners special hot sauce on the side is amazing. We are never disappointed with our meal. The staff and owners are so gracious, they even do a Thanksgiving meal for anyone who...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Gina F
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We love going to the Sandbox.Vinny and Dana welcome you into their “home” with their warmth and caring hospitality. Their staff equally follows this mantra. The food is great. This is a must do anytime we come to the Island.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank RickR2008
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The owners Dana and Vinnie have a creative menu of items that you just won’t find anywhere else. Their breakfast menu contains has an interesting selection of crepes, omelets and pancakes…. Oh, pancakes, the best pancakes anywhere on the planet. The food is all fresh...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank gwalden2017
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing food made from scratch. Great service and atmosphere-so friendly! Gluten free waffles were fabulous!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank lindahN3994WN
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went on Sunday of Labor Day weekend and only had a 15 minute wait...score! They brought Wiki Sticks to keep the kids entertained (even my teenagers), and guided us to order only one pancake each as they are HUGE. Beachy atmosphere, friendly staff, yummy...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I was so happy to find this place in Surf City!! Very good breakfast and a nice variety on the menu. There were different choices and the specials were very interesting. The decor was very cute. I will be going back there. Best French toast...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank farrosa
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Marge M
24 July 2017|
Response from Travelwsb | Reviewed this property |
Only Mother Nature can answer that accurately. But, not so often this year it seems. And when it does rain, there are spots that are covered where you can be accommodated.
22 August 2016|
Response from 63AmyF63 | Reviewed this property |
20 February 2016|
Response from qtdesignz | Reviewed this property |
It will be a second location that will be open year round. The outdoor cafe will only be open in the summer. This will be a great addition to our year restaurants!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2604 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4262
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
  • Phone Number: +1 609-361-2425
  • E-mail
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