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Jay's on Third

) #5 of 37 Restaurants in Stone Harbor €€€€ American,
9836 3rd Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1934
+1 609-368-1000
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“halibut” (23 reviews)
“pad thai” (23 reviews)
“red snapper” (2 reviews)
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American, Contemporary
9836 3rd Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1934
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This BYOB is a treasure at the shore. Three of us had day boat scallops and were extremely pleased with our dinners. Service was spot on. The place was busy and all the food I saw coming by looked delicious. I will certainly return when...More

Thank lyn d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and service were fantastic. Sooo good!!! This restaurant is a "can't miss"!!! You will have a delicious meal.

Thank Penash25
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I ate there recently with a group of friends and we had a hard time carrying on any conversation due to the noise but we were in for a treat when the food arrived. Everyone else had the scallops and they loved them. I had...More

2  Thank Jacob204
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This was the highlight of our dining in Stone Harbor this visit. Escaping the family dynamics which had dominated the week, my wife and I went out for a fine-dining experience and THIS WAS IT. The service was excellent, the food was superb, the ambience...More

2  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Jay's used to be my favorite restaurant at the Jersey shore, but it is now my all-time favorite restaurant, anywhere.The beyond exceptional food and professional service continue to impress my family and the many guests we bring there. Jason, the chef/owner, is as talented and...More

3  Thank 833Joe
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Dinner with friends at Jays was a Fine dinning experience. From Pad Thai, Mongolian ribs as appetizers, Rack of Lamb, surf and turf, Halibut for dinner, white chocolate cheese cake with fresh raspberries and hibiscus sorbet, strawberry granola ice cream. All prepared by Jason. Presentation...More

1  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We are repeat customers to Jay's and always anticipate their opening each spring. This year had to be one of the best! Anne, as always, is so welcoming, and Dominck, one of the waiters, is like a member of our extended family. Our meal was...More

1  Thank Mrsdrclay
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dine at Jay's several times a season as we are weekend year round residents of Stone Harbor. This past Saturday had to be one of the best meals we have ever had at Jay's! Ann is a wonderful hostess and Dominic's...More

1  Thank Mrsdrclay
Reviewed 23 October 2016

With the shore season over we still love to go down to Stone Harbor and this past weekend we got reservations at Jays. Great food, great service in an upscale atmosphere. I had a tuna app and LI Duckling. My wife had Calamari and then...More

2  Thank robertl_gannon
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

One of my favorites. Has delicious and imaginative food by a young talented owner chef and managed by his charming wife. Dishes are always fresh and done in a modern California style-never heavy or overdone. It is what shore dining should be

2  Thank Emy A
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10 August 2016|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Dress is resort casual. No patio. Reservations are recommended. BYOB.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$38
American, Contemporary
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
05:15 - 10:00
17:15 - 22:00
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17:15 - 22:00
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17:15 - 22:00
05:15 - 10:00
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05:15 - 10:00
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05:15 - 10:00
17:15 - 22:00
05:15 - 10:00
17:15 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9836 3rd Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1934
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Stone Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 609-368-1000
  • E-mail

Now in its 10th season,
Jay's on Third has become one of Stone Harbor's premiere restaurants, offering seasonally inspired dishes from fresh, local produce, seafood & meats, cooked simply yet incorporating international influences. Bring a bottle of wine & enjoy an evening of casual, fine dining at Jay's, voted South Jersey Magazine 2010 and 2011 Best of the Shore and awarded 4 stars from The Press of Atlantic City.

Jay's On Third is a great place to dine and relax, whatever the occasion may be, in a lovely seashore community and neighborhood.

Attention to detail sets Jays's on Third apart. Reliability and goodness are shared in an upscale environment in a relaxing atmosphere.
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