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The Mill at Spring Lake Heights
The Mill at Spring Lake Heights
  • Address:
    101 Old Mill Road
    Spring Lake Heights, NJ 07762
    Spring Lake
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $31 to $50

The Mill at Spring Lake Heights Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.TheMillNJ.com/
  • Email: Reservations@TheMillNJ.com
  • Phone: (732) 449-1800
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch Tuesday - Saturday 12 noon to 4:00pm

    Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 4:00pm - Close

    Sunday Brunch 11am - 3pm Sunday Dinner - from 4pm to Close
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live piano and vocals from Bruce Foster on Fridays during Happy Hour from 5-9:00. Live jazz bands every Saturday night beginning at 8:00pm.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Ocean Rd.
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from The Mill at Spring Lake Heights
The Mill has enjoyed a reputation as one of the state’s finest restaurants for 75 years! Situated in a beautiful lakeside setting, The Mill offers Innovative American Cuisine featuring great steaks and the Shore’s freshest seafood.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Diner Reviews
  • "Celebrated son's 20th birthday. He wanted a Sunday brunch and The Mill is our go to place for brunch. It never dissappoints. The selection is varied and plentiful and the quality is superb."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "My wife and I went The Mill for brunch on Sunday to begin celebrating our 25th Wedding Anniversary. The food was incredible. As was the service. Both my wife and I will return to The Mill along with family who comes in from out of town."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Made a reservation for 8 pm and requested a window seat. Upon arrival I reminded the hostess about the window seating and was asked to wait at the bar till a table was ready. After a 40 minute wait we reminded the hostess that we had 8 pm reservations. We were given a table near the door to the kitchen. So much for waiting 40 minutes for them to honor our request!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "The view from the dining room is really nice, looking at the water and the swans, especially at sunset. I had the red snapper which was very tasty but a little dry, needed more sauce. My friend had the pork chop which was very good. The soup was spring pea with lump crabmeat which was delicious, the salad with dried apricots was very good. We were very satisfied with the service, we did order from the restaurant week special menu, and we will be back to try other dishes on the regular menu."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "If you are in the area, I would highly recommend this restaurant. I met a friend to celebrate her birthday. The server and the entire staff went out of there were to make our group feel like we were the only ones in the restaurant. The staff was attentive, the food was excellent and we had a wonderful meal. I will definitely go back!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "This was a first time at The Mill and we celebrated our wedding anniversary. We are glad that we decided to go here. The food was delicious, the view is gorgeous, can't wait to come back when it's warm outside. Every dish we had from the menu was nicely presented and absolutely delicious."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "My wife and I always enjoy going to the Mill for dinner. Whether with friends or by ourselves, we can be assured of a very pleasant dining experience."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "We had received an email notification of a special menu/special price for Restaurant Week. Have been to this restaurant before and always found the food, service and ambiance very good. The menu was of interest mainly because of a special dessert that was a favorite of my wife's...Baked Alaska. Three of our party of four ordered it but sadly, it was tasty but a disappointment. Baked Alaska, as my wife informed me, is made with egg white meringue, not marshmallow fluff. The steak was also chewy that evening and surprisingly, not the waitress or manager inquired how any of the food was...did they know? We will go back but will stick to the regular menu in future."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Having been disappointed in the past by the limited menus offered at some restaurants during restaurant week I did not have my hopes high. However I could not have been more wrong the menu had variety including beef pork fish and chicken. I had the pork chop which was great. The service was impeccable All in all I would recommend The Mill to anyone. The prices outside of restaurant week are on the high side but if our experience is an indicator it will be money well spent"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Went there to have dinner with friends, food was great, as well as the service and atmosphere. Look forward to going back to sit outside for a late spring dinner!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of food and service. Raw bar, wine, rack of lamb all delicious. The made to order zepolis with homemade caramel sauce a must."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Got together with family and friends before returning to Florida. We enjoyed a spectacular brunch and excellent service. Thank you for a memorable afternoon!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We got married hear five years ago and came for our anniversary. Ambiance is just how we remembered. Service was excellent and food was delicious."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Visited The Mill a week ago and had a pretty terrfic meal at their restuarant. The dining room was very quiet that evening and the service was very attentive. The entrees, salmon and crab cakes were especially good. We noted that The Mill had jazz on Saturdays and booked for the next weekend. The music was terrific. The menu in the lounge was the same as the resstaurant. This time I tried the vegetarian meal. Absolutely wonderful squash entree. We definitely will be back."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Our arrival was greeted by an empty Matrie"d desk. After waiting several minutes the Host returned from the coat closet with the coat check lady. He asked if we had been helped as if some one else was there. Then we were told to "go sit over there." Fortunately our water and the food were very good. My husband had the pork chop that he is still talking about 2 weeks later. I had the lobster pie with a puff pastry crust and 2 claws sticking up out of it. The claws were the best most perfectly baked I have ever had. The actual pie was a little over run with peas. I like peas but there was enough for 2 or 3 servings in there. Beautiful setting next to a large pond."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "My family and I have been coming here for many years. My children are now adults with children of their own and The Mill is still one of our favorite places to dine for a relaxing and leisurely meal. I have attended work banquets and weddings here. Am never disappointed."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Just recently dined here for Sunday brunch after having difficulty finding a brunch venue in Ocean County. Fortunately, after considering other places, I chose this one. I checked their website to see the food options and prices for brunch, and I was EXTREMELY surprised. It seemed like a great selection for such a reasonable price. Upon arrival, we were seated quickly (I made reservations a few days ahead-recommended), and then we were greeted by a funny, upbeat waiter. We proceeded to the buffet (after receiving a comp juice, mimosa, or champagne from our server), and man.. I was in heaven. A huge variety, well manicured, hot, and easy to access. Needless to say, we returned up to the buffet 3-4 times until we were ready to burst!"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "We had our 30th. wedding anniversary dinner here. The ambience was great and the filet mignon and bass were excellent."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "The food never disappoints here. Took my parents for their birthdays and it was such a great experience. The service was great and even brought out dessert with a candle in it for my mom's birthday. It is so beautiful sitting on the lake and seeing all the geese and swans swim in the lake. Getting married here in October :)"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Food is outstanding as was the view. We were able to converse with other people in our party without having to shout over music or chatter from other diners."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Excellent night of diing for my wife and I. Kevin is THE best server!!!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Excellent food, wine list, and top notch service! It was an absolute pleasure to eat here. One of my best meals of all time and possibly the best bottle of Silver Oak I have ever had. Very reasonable pricing too! A++"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "I was at the Mill to celebrate my birthday with friends and family (13 adults/kids and one toddler). The brunch was excellent (even smoked salmon and whitefish). Lots of choices and great desserts. The staff was friendly and the service was great. I would recommend it for a special occasion"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "our server, Scott, was attentive, polite, and funny! The food was outstanding. I recommend going with a empty stomach; you are bound to go up for at least 3 servings!"
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "This was our first experience with brunch. What a pleasure. We were seated immediately which really helped the older folks in the party feel comfortable. The wait staff was attentive during our entire seating. Even though the brunch was heavily booked, we were comfortable and the brunch "lines" were well managed. The food choices between breakfast adn lunch were evenly split and all were excellent. The diabetics in the group appreciated the sugar free offerings. Thanks too for the Valentine rose...what a nice touch!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This restaurant is probably one of the best. The service is always great and the food is outstanding. They go above and beyond to ensure every diner is satisfied. Anyone in the area owes themselves a visit for a great night out."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My fiancé and I had such a terrific time at such a romantic and beautiful restaurant. From the minute we arrived, we were treated with the utmost respect. The place obviously prides itself on satisfying their patrons. The food, service, and decor were things that separate this restaurant from the ordinary. I would recommend this place to all. Thank you for making our night out most enjoyable. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Warm inviting atmosphere. dimly lit rooms made it very relaxing; casual but special feel to the whole place. wide variety of choices on menu. Even vegetarian choice! (more would be great) The bar scene seemed upscale and mature. The entertainment was perfect for this dinner. (Gina Fox and band)"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We arrived on time and sat at the bar for a drink. We waited over fifteen minutes to get drinks while the female bartender appeared to wander around the bar in a state of confusion, helping those who arrived after us. We specifically asked for ice cold martinis and they were not cold enough. When we were seated, there was a table in the front modern dining room but the hostess took us to the back of the old room by the door to the kitchen. It is the worst seat in the house. I asked to move since there was a very nice table by the window, as I had requested when I reserved. Finally, since I knew one of the waitresses from previous visits, we were moved but had to wait almost 15 minutes just for them to seat us."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Was a little hesitant about dining out for Valentine's day but the Mill did a great job. Food & Service were great and they didn't rush us. And the red rose was an added bonus."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This is a great place to dine. The food is very good; I'd say 4 to 4 1/2 stars and the prices are very reasonable. Looking out over the mill pond (pretty much frozen with some snow cover) made for a very scenic view."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Server was not attentive to our needs. No Happy Hour on Valentine's Day was CHEAP."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Really great food, service and wine. Enough said. Will make this a routine monthly stop for dinner and lunch...and brunch."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Fantastic Sunday brunch, excellent attention from the wait staff (last time they were a little absent; this time, perfect), amazing food, and perfect volume in the booths. Well done!"
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "My husband and I both ordered the Lobster Bisque. It was creamy and tasty. Would have liked to have some chunks of lobster in it. We also had the Lobster Pot Pie. It was delicious and filling - a nice blend of lobster, vegetables, and sauce. It had a beautiful presentation with 2 large lobster claws sticking out of the pastry puff top."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "First time I visit was back on December 1999 for the company's Chritsmas Party and I said to Myself next time I come back will be with a special date wich I did December 2002 with my girlfriend and she was enchanted, now 11 years I, We came back with our 9 years old Daughter and We were very impress from the front door to the table and the food and the attention GREAT!!!! Very exquisite atmosphere."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "I love the friendly atmosphere. The food is excellent, specially the sea food. The sea bass is the best in the country. We came with our friends from France, they said Even in France restaurant they never have the fish like this"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "The Mill went all out in decorations and theme (Las Vegas). The wait staff was great and ambiance was more than we could have wanted. Price for New Year's dinner was fixed but not exhorbitant and we enjoyed every minute of it."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Food was very good but a house salad served with dinner would have been nice. (Not sold separately). Originally we were seated right next to where the water and condiments I believe were done. Not very pleasant to dine by. We were then seated by a window which was very nice but drafty."
    Dined on 12/24/2013