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Bistro by the Beach - CLOSED

7 Atlantic Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1114
+1 732-449-8800
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
4 Mar 2014
“It's gone”
21 Nov 2013
“This was the worst experience I've ever had at a restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7 Atlantic Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1114
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Reviews (78)
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2014

This building was recently razed. I don't know if the Bistro relocated. Originally theSandpiper Inn a familiar landmark in Spring Lake has unfortunately been torn down and the property sold off for development.

7  Thank Jerseyshoreartist
Reviewed 21 November 2013

My wife and I dined here during Restaurant week. The food was terrible, the almost 3 hour service was atrocious, and when we actually complained(nicely0 to our waitress she said, and I quote, "TOO BAD"! We spoke to the manager on the way out, he...More

2  Thank FreeholdNewJersey
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Dined here this past weekend and enjoyed every minute of the dining experience. The staff was attentive but not overbearing. The mahi mahi on special was cooked perfectly and was so flavorful. We shared the shrimp taco special as an app as well as the...More

Thank SMP0990
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Bistro by The Beach is a hidden treasure in Spring Lake, NJ. I had been there twice previously before booking my son's wedding rehearsal dinner. The food is excellent. Chef BJ Brown puts a twist on familiar dishes and makes them outstanding. He uses seasonal...More

Thank catj25
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I have been to this restaurant about a dozen times and always enjoyed the food and the service. I went there on Saturday night with a party of 8 to celebrate a birthday with friends. The appetizers were great. My salmon was excellent. The birthday...More

Thank taffy53
Reviewed 25 September 2013

the BEST food....seriously. you might not think that if you see it...but the food is amazing. always a place my husband and I go when we travel there

Thank Shelby W
Reviewed 23 September 2013

One of the best meals we have ever had. Tuna with avacado on a wonton to start. I had the scallops and my wife had a delicious pork chop. Portions were great and both meals were cooked to perfection. Carrot cake and brownie sundae for...More

Thank Daniel_NJ_12
Reviewed 21 September 2013

We ate here on a Sunday night a few weeks ago. The decor is unchanged from years ago but it was fine. The two young women working were excellent. I am a vegetarian, there was no vegetarian entree on the menu, but I was able...More

Thank benton1220
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Breakfast is plentiful, healthy and fresh. There are many interesting items to choose from including berry-filled pancakes, peanut butter French toast, breakfast wraps, and healthy choices such as fresh fruit and yogurt or oatmeal. The servers are pleasant and it's a lovely start to the...More

Thank JudyNYC88
Reviewed 1 September 2013

My waitress was perfect. I was dining alone and it's not always easy for a waiter/waitress to get it right but she did (how often to stop back, not ignoring a small check table). I had the house salad (a little too much vinegar in...More

1  Thank Erin D
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Atlantic Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1114
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Spring Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 732-449-8800
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