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About 709 Point Beach

709 is the perfect gathering place to relax and meet new friends. Come experience our chef's fresh new creations from the seasonal menu and enjoy the freshest selections from both our sushi & raw bar.

Our Chill-Rite 32 degree taps keep the ice-cold beer flowing, and our talented bar and wait staff will guide you through our eclectic and versatile menu offerings and specials, our alluring hand-crafted cocktails, and our global wine list. 

709 Arnold Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08747
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Sushi, Burgers

Hours of Operation:
Open Daily

Cross Street:
Highway 35

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(732) 295-0709

Website:
http://www.709pointbeach.com/

Entertainment:
Live Music Every Friday beginning at 8:30pm!

Public Transit:
2 Blocks West of Point Pleasant Beach NJ Transit Train Station

Executive Chef:
Roy Rollins

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday 4-7pm (Sat 1-4)....$2Draft, $4Wine, $5Cocktails
Monday: Half Price Wine (bottle or glass)
Tuesday & Sunday: Half Price Select Sushi Rolls
Thursday: Ladies Night- Happy Hour Priced Special Drinks for Ladies from 5pm

709 Point Beach Ratings and Reviews

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3.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

3.6

service

4.0

ambience

3.8

value

3.5

Noise

Moderate

74% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Anniversaries (2)
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Business Meals (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Cozy (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Live Sports (2)
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Sunday Lunch (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
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Fit for Foodies (1)
Fun (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 17, 2017

As always 709 did not disappoint. This is a regular visit for me and my wife. Great sushi, and the menu is great. I have never had a bad meal here. Recommend anyone looking for a nice place to eat and have a few drinks.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Great Beer, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Bland food, uninteresting menu, good service, won't be back

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Sushi was great.. But I ordered the crab cakes for dinner and felt they were slightly fishy tasting and seemed like they had been frozen previously. It was a fun place for a drink and sushi.. Not sure that I'd recommend it for a full dinner, though.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 3, 2017

I was really disappointed. The food wasnt good all. The service was ok. Appetizers were sent back for being hard as rocks

Tags: Quick Bite
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 26, 2017

709 batting a solid average! We enjoyed the food,service , seating and drinks We shall return

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 25, 2017

We had heard good things about the restaurant but boy were they wrong. The music was so loud we were yelling over it ( if I was at the bar that would be fine but we were trying to have conversation over dinner) The food was terrible. The calamari was not too bad but very salty, the crab bisque was not even eatable, the sushi wasn't the best but it was the star of the night. My husband ordered pizza and it was just very bland and I ordered chicken franchese and it was full of grizzle and just tasted like melted butter on it. I sent it back and they did not charge us. A definite not again!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 25, 2017

We have been here before and had a great time. This evening must have been an off night for them. The server was pleasant but the service was slow, we waited a while for drinks and food. The drinks were watered down and when dinner arrived my rack of lamb was RAW inside. I half expected it to run back to the kitchen on its own.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 19, 2017

I had a reservation for 2 but I was told there would be a wait. A table of 4 were also told they had to wait, I found this quite puzzling since on my way to the restroom I noticed several open tables. We found a seat at the bar and after 20 minutes I asked the hostess why we couldn't sit at any of the empty tables, she replied she could seat us now??? The menu was not impressive and after 15 minutes of not being addressed my husband got up to ask a waitress if she could send someone our way. After another 10 minutes we left. The place was poorly run and is in dire need of a cleaning.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 18, 2017

First and last time! Shrimp was hard as a rock, salad was brown like if its was old, and over price

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 15, 2017

Awesome scallop cerviche, well worth $14. New waitress with ALL the tables handled the service perfectly, I was very impressed and left a larger than normal tip.

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Outstanding Value, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Food and service were great!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Nice food selection. Fresh seafood. Sushi menu extensive. Server not so attentive, had to wait quite a while for drinks, and orders were mixed up more than once. Wine selection limited and pricey.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2017

I rarely write reviews, but this was my second visit to 709 with poor service. My wife and I each requested separate items from our server/runner (multiple times) and were brought these items (ketchup, napkin, butter, salad dressing).

I brought this to our server's attention when he finally returned to our table (approx. 10-15 minutes later) and after we had finished our meal.

I explained the situation to him; and he did nothing about it.

We were celebrating my wife's birthday... very disappointed!

Greg

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2017

We made reservations on the basis of it's food offerings and didn't pay attention to any ratings about the facility itself. This dinner was a birthday celebration and the request was for sushi. Since that doesn't always please everyone, we chose 709 because of its varied menu. The food ranged from good, not great (strip steak) to very good (grilled salmon over roasted beet risotto.) For some odd reason, the sushi never got ordered, but it did look good. Food-wise, the dinner was very nice. An arugula salad was little heavy on the onions, but good, and the French onion soup was excellent.

The restaurant itself seems to be confused about what it wants to be, bar or fine dining. When you walk in the door you enter a big bar area. At first we thought that was the only seating. There is nothing wrong with this, we just weren't expecting it. When we told the hostess we had reservations, she led us to a back room that is more of a dining room. Rustic but fine. The noise level is a bit on the loud side but conversation is possible.

The wine list offered selections in many varieties and styles, and hit many price points. The beer list was equally well balanced. Mixed drinks are not our area of expertise, but many are offered, along with a number of after dinner liqueurs.

Service was prompt, pleasant, and attentive but not intrusive.

Point is a beach town, so we can see how the facility works, so save this restaurant for when you want good food in a casual setting.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Kid-friendly, Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on February 9, 2017

Had the most delicious tuna. It was so frag. Love the apps and sushi!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Live Sports, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 7, 2017

We went for half price sushi night and found the sushi to be delicious with some unique choices. We also enjoyed a pupu platter. Very good service and a fun night!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options, Tapas, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 21, 2017

I love 709. Ordered strip steak. Steak was very tough. Surprising for 709. Never had a bad meal there. This one experience will not stop me from going back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 3, 2017

Our server Jessica was excellent. Very accommodating and provided us with everything we need to enjoy our meal. Thank you for an enjoyable experience.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2016

We've been here several times and generally have enjoyed our experience. We chose to dine here for New Year's with friends, and we were a bit disappointed. We were told they would have live music and the full menu; neither of which was the case. Upon our 8:30 PM seating we learned that they were already sold out of two items on the menu. Service was a bit slow and to note, the dining room was not packed. Our meals were fine yet the appetizers left something to be desired. Their Poutine fries we're not even close to the authentic original, and the tuna tartare was far from rare. Other than that we enjoyed our evening overall and would return, but just found this particular experience disappointing compared to our previous visits.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2016

went for New Years eve. food and service were excellent,a little noisy but it was packed, Bill for 4 adults with drinks was very reasonable look forwardtoreturning

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Casual, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2016

My reservation for four was at 6PM New Year's Eve. We were seated promptly but then waited 30 minutes until a waiter came to our table. (When he did come to wait on us the explanation was that he hadn't been told the table was in his station. He apologized several times and I don't believe the error was his-still it was upsetting and annoying to wait so long to be served.) The wait was that long despite one person in my party going over to the wait staff after about 20 minutes to let them know we hadn't been waited on. The food and service were fine once we were served but the wait was unacceptable, particularly that early in the evening when the restaurant wasn't busy.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 31, 2016

The service was outstanding, food delicious, atmosphere warm. Maybe need to expand menu to make it more child friendly.

Tags: Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Fun
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2016

Never disapppinted any time I go! Love the goat in a coat!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2016

Drink was ok. Food was not worth the price. Chuck Lambert band saved the evening. They were awesome.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2016

Obviously the calamari was not fresh(frozen). It was very chewy.
My wife got the salmon. It was about one inch in size and served with the wrong side up and not tasty.
The waitress was very nice and did a great job. Always had a smile on her face.
My steak was pretty good but my friend and his wife's dinner was not good at all.

Tags: Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2016

Nice afternoon lunch. Great specialty drinks! Chicken and Brie wrap and turkey club were good. Nice service too

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2016

Always enjoyable. Great location in Point. Active bar, but not overly
noisy.

Tags: Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 5, 2016

Dumpling and Calamari appetizers were pretty good. Entrees were not worth the price and took a very long time to come out. While we were waiting for them the server never came back to clear app dishes nor check if we wanted more drinks, etc. Probably will not go back.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 30, 2016

We gifted our friends for his birthday..1st time there. We arrived early at 4:30 on a Sunday. it was not busy at all. We asked to be seated in dining room sand we were the only people there. The bar area had more diners. We enjoyed three different appetizers which were shared. Drinks were good. All our entrees were delicious. The standout was the Angus beef filet mignon. it was like butter. Our server was attentive. Music abit on the loud side. Definitely geared to a younger crowd but only if they can afford the prices

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2016

The service was great and the food was amazing. My wife and I go here all the time, our favorite date night.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great Beer, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2016

Enjoyable meal with my family. Quick. Tasty. And well priced.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 12, 2016

We love eating at 709! The food never disappoints!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 11, 2016

Celebrated our 29th Anniversary
Wonderful staff food. Will be back

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Outstanding Value, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2016

The air-conditioning was barely working but the food is outstanding!

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 2, 2016

Sat down 8:15 with or reservation. We did not receive our meal until 10:05 . Server did not come over and check on drinks or ask if we needed anything. Only when we asked what was the issue with our meal at around 9:30 did she inform us the kitchen had issues. The manager came over about 15 min later and apologized saying 2 cook walked out. Food was good when it finally arrived but not worth a 2 hour wait.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2016

Great all around. Highly recommend

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2016

This was my first time here. My friends had been here before and loved it .. Food was excellent. Sushi was better than anywhere else I've had it before. Can't wait to get back.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fun, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2016

My wife and I love 709, this experience wasn't any different than all of our previous visits. We have tried something different every time and everything is amazing. The sushi is always fresh and the drink menu is always changing. I would recommend everyone to give this place a try. We will absolutely be back.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 22, 2016

Was a bit too expensive. The sushi was so tasty and delicious. But, the prices were high for the portions. My husband's steak was just OK, the sauce was great. A friend ordered the crab cakes. They arrived lonely on one side of the largest plate I've ever seen. The plantains were forgotten. The waiter was great and he retrieved them, but I don't think they were stellar. Just an OK experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on August 21, 2016

My husband and I were searching for a rehearsal dinner venue for our son's summer 2017 wedding. The bride's parents (who had never previously eaten there) suggested that 709 might be a possibility. We went together with them to sample the food and also to look at their event space.
Comments:
Gin & tonics were 75% ice, 25% G & T.
We all ordered the crab bisque as a starter, but after taking our order, the waitress returned to inform us that there were only two servings left.
One member of our party chose the Rasta burger which comes with plantains and sweet potato fries--sorry again, all out of plantains and sweet potato fries.
The member of our party who preferred not to have a big meal ordered a salad and soup, and asked the waitress for some bread to accompany them. She was told that they don't serve bread but she could have some warm pretzels instead. That sounded fine, but the pretzels never arrived. One of the several additional times we asked she apologized saying that she would "comp" the pretzels. Good thing they were "comped", since the promised pretzels never did materialize.
The consensus of our party was that there was no need to look at the 709's function room.

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