Beach Tavern - Channel Club Marina

4.2
997 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Waterfont restaurant serving steaks, seafood, raw bar, pizza & pasta

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 997 people are saying
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vipMarioL
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Poor service, so loud you could hardly have a conversation. Food rushed out. Usually good experience, but this time was not good at all

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was a Bon Voyage lunch for friends who were leaving for Florida for the winter. We all managed to find a selection on the menu but some were disappointed in there being no brunch items. We were told brunch is now served at the channel club.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience2

Was very displeased with my meal. The mahi mahi was served with what was I’m sure canned cream corn and was extremely bland. The banana creme pie wasn’t that at all. It was just sliced bananas on a chocolate crust covered in whipped creme. Over $400 for a table if 4 with only two diners who drink alcohol. Save your money. This place is overpriced for what you get.

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vipBarbaraS
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Everything we ordered delicious. Lobster roll, fish and chips, Blood Orange Old Fashion!

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Dani
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Consistently good! Oysters were well shucked and cold, shrimp ceviche was zesty and delicious, steak entree is a must. For a spicy treat, try the buffalo octopus. Menu is diverse and reasonably priced.

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MariaR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious & service great.
Nice atmosphere as well.
Would highly recommend.

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vipGinaP
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Uninteresting menu so I ordered a hamburger for my dinner. Disappointing.

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RichH
New York Area
65 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time there. It was a spur of the moment choice and we're glad we made it. The food was very good. The service excellent. Everything moved at a fast pace, which was fine. Nice atmosphere. We're already planning when we can go back.

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qdiggles
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Wiater "Junior" was amazing. Drinks were great. Food was just okay.. Nicely prepared but not much in the taste department. Really nice place, and beautiful views.

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vipBarbaraG
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Our server was fantastic
Thank you

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RichardF
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

After checking if they were opening because of the weather we drove almost two hours to find out the restaurant was taking in water and was closed. Would have appreciated if I was contacted earlier.
My past experience at restaurant was excellent.

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vipJLCphd
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

This was our first trip back since mid-summer (abysmal experience, including getting our table 1.5 hours after our reservation, a non existent waitress, and the manager basically serving us while I got our drinks from from the bar). I am well aware that the service industry has been struggling - to put it mildly, and this area is incredibly busy in the summer season.

Therefore, I was pleasantly surprised last night when we had an experience at Beach Tavern that was much more like what I had come to know and love. We got cocktails at the bar while waiting for the rest of our party to arrive, and the bartender was personable and made a great Manhattan and dirty martini.

We were sat at our reservation time. I was disappointed that they seem to have removed their steak tartare off the appetizers menu; it was one of my favorite items on the menu. However, we started with six East Coast and six West Coast oysters that were absolutely fresh and delicious! We also split a clam pizza, which sounds odd, but was incredibly flavorful and the crust was cooked to perfection. Entrees is included the steak frites (steak wasn’t super flavorful, but it was juicy and perfectly medium rare), the moules frites, and the tuna niçoise salad that I love so dearly. The cocktails were well balanced and of high-quality. And unfortunately we didn’t have any room for dessert, since I truly love the pistachio gelato. Our server was attentive and knowledgeable, and it was a breath of fresh air compared to the last time we visited.

Can’t wait to come back.

TG
TimGeo
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience1

Bathrooms broke. Drinks were watered down. Was disappointed. I love this place but not yesterday

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WillS
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best locations in Monmouth County. Outdoor dock dining is pleasant and staff are outstanding.

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Sandy
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience5

Food was good, nice atmosphere, very beachy. Was very expensive for the amount of food, the alcohol prices were ridiculous

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Food was just okay and a pricey for what you get. Just the spaghetti was $32 and no dinner salad. Waiter was ok.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
9 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Service is Godawful. Worse I’ve had anywhere in at least 10 years. Ordered a dozen oysters for appetizer. Never got them. Beer tap was broken. No draft available. Changed to bottled beer. Got them almost half hour later. Young staff throughout. Seemed like the customers were a burden to them. Friends tell me it’s been like this for a few years even with new ownership. Won’t return any time soon.

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AlVJr
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience5

Great outdoor experience / needs more coordinate service staff due to slow food delivery. Beautiful on dock palm tree island feeling.

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danS
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Shrimp, lobster, crab meat were excellent. The outside dining was a pleasant experience. I felt like I was in Florida for a October day.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Tasteless food. Bad service

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vipJaros
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience3

Beautiful location. Good food. Very dissatisfied with the service. Our waitress was not friendly or welcoming. Not sure I would go there again anytime soon.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Love the setting- food was good - our server was good however the hostess was terrible and had a nasty attitude

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MariaM
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best view around! Oliver our server was excellent! Our go to place because service is always excellent Ambiance is unbeatable and food is consistently delicious.

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vipBTP1
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Dinner was outstanding! And so was the service,unfortunately, something must have happened near the end of our service. I was waiting for a cocktail for 15+ minutes it never came, nor an offer for dessert. It’s a shame because we loved our entree’s ( eggplant and hot chicken. We will still be repeat customers though!

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vipJoannaD
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for any occasion , quick bite to romentic dinner

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vipSusanS
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience2

Our drinks came 20 minutes after our meals were served. I felt like we are in a fast food restaurant. I realize that restaurants are short handed, but the server should have realized not to put our dinner orders in until we at least had our cocktails. Not a relaxing evening. While we were still eating, server twice came by to ask we wanted anything else. Seemed like he was in a rush to have us leave.

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vipElaineGH
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very good. From the cocktails to the amazing fried chicken and the cheeseburger and fries. A little pricey, but good food. The service was good. They are a bit short staffed, as are most establishments due to the pandemic work shortage. Also, loved our cocktails!!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

The ambiance is nice . We sat outdoor . Apparently indoors was crowded . The food was good . I wish the service was better . I hardly saw my server . I’m understanding places are understaffed.

I would return for a lunch or maybe service would be better inside .

Overall not bad enough for me to not return

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVE IT will go again. Junior was a great server.

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vipMaxA
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Slow service, never got bread, took very long to get water.. food average

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vipJulieM
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met with new manager, Jack, for an upcoming party.

He was great.

Sarah and Ryan, our servers, were awesome.
Love coming here. Thank you again!

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RUTHS
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a wonderful experience. Thank You so much, cant wait to come back :)

Ruth shamaev

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took my niece and her husband here and we sat on the dock for lunch it was amazing!

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Carol
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

You cannot beat the view or ambience at this restaurant. We ate outside on a perfect fall day, and it was absolutely lovely.

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ChristineC
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This cozy restaurant has left the best impressions! Hospitable hosts, delicious dishes, beautiful presentation, wide wine list and wonderful dessert. I recommend to everyone! I would like to come back here again and again.

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PaulieSten
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

pleasant experience, great food and great service. The view is beautiful. Had reservations and sat us immediately. Would highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

We were so disappointed with our dining experience. We waited a half hour before our order was even taken. Then to charge $15 for a plate of pasta for my kids and for a drink? That’s preposterous. Ordered lobster for $42 and it was half a tail. Total rip off. Will never eat there again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

The restaurant has nice views and the atmosphere is nice. That’s about it. The food is terrible. I would rate it lower than one star. Everything we ordered was garbage and at high prices. No flavor, pathetic portion size and low quality. The service was also terrible. This place is a money grab. Do not water your time. There are so many better options in the area.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Service was not great and when asked for special requests we were told yes but they were not accommodated.

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vipRonk
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Beautiful day, lovely setting, good food.

FAQs

Beach Tavern - Channel Club Marina offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (732) 870-8999.

Beach Tavern - Channel Club Marina is rated 4.2 stars by 997 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.