We always enjoy not only our
We always enjoy not only our meals but the time spent at Ryan Micheal's. It's one of our favorite spots and I always recommend it.
6/20/2013 4:00:00 PM
Very Good Food, Friendly Owner
This is a BYOB. The food was very good. Almost passed this place along the road since it was tucked away behind a boat yard. Wait staff seemed a little distracted. Overall, a good experience.
6/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great little neighborhood restaurant with a view of the river. Nice variety of food. Very good service.
6/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Fourth of July
We booked this reservation to take full advantage of great food and service combined with a perfect view of the fireworks. The watermelon salad was light and refreshing. The shrimp and scallop special was delightful and the hammered pork chop is always spot on. We've been to this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed.
7/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
I just moved here recently and found them tucked away along Princeton Ave. wonderful atmosphere with great service. The owner walks around greeting you to make sure your meal was ok. Old practice but many restaurants don't do it anymore and this one was genuine and not just a step he took.
Food outrageous. Have the crab and avocado crostini- byob too.
We will definitely frequent this restaurant.
7/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
Only negative was the tempaturre, it was very hot outside that evening and the a/c could not really keep up inside.
7/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
A must try!
I have now been to the restaurant twice, both times with proud of 5 & 6. No issues for seating. Both times over looking the mains. Menu was great, plate sizes were incredible! The spinach side during dinner was a pleasant surprise! Have and will recommend to friends looming for a new place for dinner!
8/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Attentive service for large group
We had a large group of nine...which included five children. Our waiter was attentive to everyone's needs - refilling waters without being asked - making sure all the children were taken care of (ages ranged from 2 - 10). The food was excellent and there was enough variety to make everyone happy. We also had members of our party with dietary restrictions, which were addressed without hassle - and correctly!
8/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
A Relaxing Eating Environment
Unique menu and friendly relaxed atmosphere. Quality food, as you would expect in a very formal restaurant but at moderate prices and in a better than casual atmosphere. The asiago chicken and mash potatoes were cooked to perfection, no additional seasoning required. Service was friendly, helpful and you were not rushed.
8/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great family meal at the shore
We came here for my wife's birthday with my parents and grandparents - and without question, it's hard to find a place that we all enjoy. This was our first time at Ryan Michael's, and we all left happy! Their menu is definitely creative and has a variety of selections to please anyone - ranging from Italian to burgers to creative cuisine. We LOVED the Mako Shark Bites and the firecracker shrimp as an appetizer. For dinner, 3 people at our table had the Blueberry Barbecue Ribs - and my grandmother (who ALWAYS complains) stated they were the BEST ribs she had ever eaten - a real compliment! I had the hammered pork chop which was outstanding, and my father had the Italian Feast - enough to feed 3 people! Great meal, would come back again!
8/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very nice dinner with water view
Food was very good. Shrimp and Scallops, nicely prepared, excellent sauce. Blueberry ribs were excellent. Nice location on the water. BYOB. Service was attentive. Avery nice dining experience.
9/1/2013 5:00:00 PM
A wonderful evening was had by all!
Our reservation doubled and they very kindly worked to accommodate the change, which was so appreciated. Each one of the 6 adults enjoyed the excellent food, which ranged from seafood to filet mignon, a pasta special and baby back ribs! A tasty wonderful feast!
9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great for Birthday dinner!
We celebrated my daughter's 27th Birthday at Ryan Michael's Riverfront Grille. It's a great BYOB restaurant with great food and great view, especially since we got the best table.
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food every time we go.
Great food every time we go. Never feel rushed to clear the table so you are able to enjoy a leisurely meal. Even when they are packed, it's still quiet enough that you don't have to yell across the table to have a conversation. Service was excellent as always.
9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great group spot!
This was our second trip here, this time for my grandparents' 60th Wedding Anniversary - and again, everything was fantastic! The food was delicious, the staff was great, and the prices are reasonable. One of our favorite spots at the Jersey shore!
9/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
As a "Foodie" for over 45 yrs., it was unexpected to find a dining place so close to home with such a collecton of creative foods...
Ryan and family are a great group who treats you like family the minute you walk in the door.
From the creative oysters as apps., through the cold, crisp salads and then to the mains of beef, pork and local seafood, be prepared for your senses to be satisfied/enteratined by their efforts.
The only lull in food comes at the end where the desserts are average.....Could use a dessert chef or local sourcing of items.
There is a reluctance by us "Locals" to spread the word on this gem of a restaurant, as we prefer to be selfish and keep them for ourselves.......
Go and enjoy - but keep it to yourselves !!
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
food was excellent ......waitress was wonderful.......room was quiet......good portions at very reasonable prices
10/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
Tucked away little gem
Always consistent... great food. Owners make you feel right at home.
10/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Been living in this area for a while and sorry I have missed going to this Resturante. Pleasingly surprised. Very Good.
11/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
My fiancé had a nice time at the Byob.... Good food and fast friendly service
11/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
best kept secret!
if it wasnt for restaurant week we would not have known about it.. will be back for sure :)
11/13/2013 4:00:00 PM
It's difficult to judge a place on a Thanksgiving Dinner. I met my brother and tried to find a place equi-distant between us. With the help of Yelp I found Ryan Michael's. It's not easy to find from the road, it's set back in a marina. The food was very good as we both opted for non-traditional Thanksgiving meals. I had the ribs which were tasty and fell off the bone. My brother had an Italian dish which was enormous and very tasty. It;s a very long drive, but if were in the area I'd go back and I would recommend it.
11/27/2013 4:00:00 PM
My sister and I had Thanksgiving Dinner at Michael Ryan's. Simply,outstanding.Food was well prepared ,and rivaled any Manhatten restaurant I have eaten at. Service was perfect,professional, not intrusive. Met the owners.Thier son is the chef. Highly recommended.
11/27/2013 4:00:00 PM