Beach Tavern - Channel Club Marina

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543 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Waterfont restaurant serving steaks, seafood, raw bar, pizza & pasta
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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outside seating is terrific. Nice varied menu and reasonable pricing. Service is very good even on crowded weekend nights. Inside seating is very noisy

l
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Good food very pricey small portions

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing views outside and delicious food !

B
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our second visit to Beach Tavern and we were pleasantly surprised, as we were sure that it would never measure up to our first visit!
We have been overwhelmed each of our visits with the level of service, the quality of the food, and the comfortable, yet classy ambiance of this restaurant.
Nowhere else on the shore ( dare I say “in Jersey “!) have we been treated so well!!
This is a wonderful local experience filled with happy diners!
Most importantly the food is at a “Manhattan “ level with an appropriate laid-back “ Jersey “ vibe !!!
We will eat here at every possible opportunity!

OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Food and service were great and the outdoor seating was amazing!

m
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Great place outside !!

OT
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great find while visiting the Jersey Shore. We had lunch on the outside deck overlooking the marina. Beautiful spot surrounded by palm trees. Felt like we were on vacation somewhere tropical. We were seated promptly and food arrived quickly. Great menu choices. Food was fresh with a lovely presentation. Checked out the inside dining area on our way out. It was so much bigger than expected. Great spot for dinner or lunch!!

OT
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and drinks were fabulous

KR
New England
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I want to thank you for making my daughter's 25th birthday so enjoyable! First, thank you to Sara who I confirmed my reservation with. I asked about reservations for outside and she suggested we come early in order to get a spot. This worked perfectly, so I can't thank her enough! It was a beautiful evening and the weather and views really made the night special. Secondly, our server, Meghan, was top notch! Friendly and attentive with great recommendations. Overall, a wonderful evening!

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

This was by far our most disappointing meal at one of our favorite places.

SP
New York Area
59 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 3

We’ve eaten here numerous times and it’s always been hit or miss. Unfortunately this visit (which will be our last) was a huge miss!! 10 small flavorless (drunken) clams for $18 is ridiculous! The pork milanese was “okay” but my husband’s fried chicken (Which completely lacked any form of seasoning) was both overly greasy and extremely dried out at the same time. There was something served with the chicken which was unidentifiable (maybe cornbread although it certainly didn’t taste like that). Drinks were served in small glasses with lots of ice and watered down. As “locals” we have a choice of so many wonderful restaurants at the Jersey Shore with beautiful views...we will not waste our time returning to Beach Tavern

OT
Greensboro
5 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Beautiful outdoor space, better food than any other similar restaurants in the area(waterside places like eventide, bahrs, Mcloones, Moby’s etc) and great calm area of the river.

That said food and service could be better, waited a long time for our food to come out and while solid it’s nothing to write home about. At the end of the day however as previously mentioned it’s hard to find dockside dining that is any better than a TGIF and this is definitely a notch above the rest with regards to ambiance and food.

DN
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 5

Food was terrible and overpriced and they can’t be bothered with nice hostesses or managers or putting out sufficient umbrellas for the sun on the deck

DS
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food with great service!!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing place and will be back! Glad I found this gem

DO
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

I made a reservation to specifically be outside because I got engaged this evening. I received no phone call confirming my reservation from the restaurant or to tell me that outside seating is first come first serve. When we got there, the hostess who sat us was not very polite and when we asked why we weren’t sitting outside like the reservation asked she became quite clearly agitated and annoyed as if we were inconveniencing her. We asked if she could please check the wait time for outside seating - she sighed and rolled her eyes, came back, and told us it was about a half hour wait. Ultimately, we stayed inside. The waitress and the food were very good, though. Your hostess needs an attitude check. It should have been a wonderful night to celebrate and remember and unfortunately, what will be the most memorable part of the night is our awkward and uncomfortable interaction with the seating hostess.

KO
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best pork Milanese around.

OT
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great , amazing

s
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoy coming to Beach tavern. Food and and ambience great

W
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sunday Brunch is THE best! I always look forward to it.

OT
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

Order was messed up twice, and two of our main dishes were extremely undercooked.

MC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Issue was, the sound level indoors was off the charts loud. Had to shout to have a conversation over the other people in the room. Service was great, food was very good, good cocktails, calamari was really tender, view obviously awesome.

a
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

I have dined here many times at the bar. Food beverage and service were always excellent. This was my first time at a table and would never sit at a table here again. Food service was poor at best

LS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sat outside so noise level was fine. Beautiful location, great food!

C
New York Area
54 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dined outside over marina. Was perfect evening Lobster night so good. Katherine waitress was terrific.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

This was our second time at the beach tavern, and it was just lovely. The first time we sat outside on the deck and it was absolutely beautiful with palm trees and beautiful flowers. Watching the sunset over the marina was just perfect. This time due to the extreme heat we ate inside and it was just as nice, with a window view of the sunset and deck. The food is amazing. The warm dates, grilled beets and everything else we had was delicious. Nice large bar inside for cocktails as well.

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service and food excellent. Noise level very high

c
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner was great! We sat in the main dining room and our service was fabulous. We all enjoyed our appetizers, entrees and the amazing sunset view!

MB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The food and service was great. The only negative was the noise level was very high. You could not hear the person across from you talking. Not sure what they could do to reduce the noise.

C
New York Area
54 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great server. Can’t remember name but dark hair and great personality

SH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Ate outside which is much quieter than inside. But inside is a very nice place. Loud inside but the place is very well designed.

View of the marina from outside is nice. You don’t see much of the open water just the marina.

Food is very good. Had the fish n chips. While on the pricy side it tasted really good. The chips are mini potato. So don’t expect to see the traditional fish n chips that you’d find in a pub

Parking lot shares space with the marina and club. Came early before the dinner rush so I was able to get a spot.

Staff is really professional. One minor note when you make a reservation it’s for indoor. Outdoor seating is on a first come first serve basis.

OT
Atlantic City
18 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Great seafood spot

L
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Food was good, service was only ok, portions of side dishes were not consistent, some very small and some ok. Cold French fries, would bother to send them back because they would not be eaten with the meal.

JM
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 2ambience 5

Excellent view and great outdoor seating but food was overpriced and nothing to rave about

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed my delicious gluten free meal for my birthday!

RM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great location overlooking the Shrewsbury River. Very nice decor, friendly service and good food.

L
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious seafood menu. Wide variety of options. Pleasant service.

b
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress was outstanding food was incredible wine awesome views from table were gorgeous the hostess was great it was a very special occasion and she went out of her way when busy to help me make a very special dinner for my date. Thank you so much to everyone there and would and will be coming back.

GF
Washington DC
59 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great service and delicious food at this local comfortable restaurant. We were celebrating my son’s birthday in a casual but upbeat way. The boys had pasta dishes which they loved. We mixed east coast & west coast oysters- delicious. Our table shared an order of calamari which was well received although I have had better. My wife and I had the lobster scampi and we both really liked it. They have a nice wine list with prices at both ends of the spectrum and a good choice of wines by the glass. We also had a round of cocktails from their specialty list, also delicious. The atmosphere is bright and cheerful with nice views of the surrounding marina. We ate through a thunder storm which lit up the skies and made the occasion festive and cozy. My wife wants to go back again soon, and I agree.

OT
Miami
67 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place. Good food, Great service. Reasonable prices.

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