Chill

3.9
153 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood

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About

Chill is a rooftop BYOB restaurant in the center of Stone Harbor. Enjoy the sunset as you dine outside in the ocean breeze. Open weekends in May; daily beginning June 1st. We offer a variety of fresh seafood entrees in addition to pasta, steak, sandwiches, and burgers. We can accommodate large groups - parties of 9 or more, please call us for a reservation. We can also accommodate wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and other events up to 120 people.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Contemporary American, Burgers
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Hours of operation
Breakfast
Thu–Sun 7:30 am–11:30 am
Lunch
Daily 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Dinner
Daily 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
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Phone number
(609) 368-8500
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Woodrow Smith
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Catering
Please contact us for on and off site catering.
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Cross street
2nd Avenue
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Parking details
Street parking and a large parking lot behind the building by the water tower.
Additional
BYO Liquor, Cafe, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
What 153 People Are Saying
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4.1
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4.3
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3.7
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

What a great atmosphere and a great staff...we had so much fun meeting and talking with them!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Vacation dinner great wait staff great ambience

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a
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 5

Definitely way over priced for the food you get. Shrimp and Scallops were poor to taste. Had a reservation and the table wasn’t ready so they stuck us in the back corner. It’s classified as high-top dinning but it’s only a story up. Ordered my steak medium well and it came to me fresh off the cow. Over all i did not have a good experience. Wouldn’t pay to eat there dinner again. Not worh the price.

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DM
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Found Chill on OpenTable. It’s an outdoor restaurant with great atmosphere and very casual, good food.

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OT
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Had a great time , but felt like dinner for 2 with wine for $90 was a little expensive.

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M
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Good food. Kid friendly. BYO was an added bonus. The Tuna special was great

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PR
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful spot with delicious food. Incredibly friendly staff provided great service. Perfect for a date night or dinner out with the family at this rooftop oasis overlooking downtown Stone Harbor.

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LP
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The outdoor ambience and live music on the rooftop bar was very engaging. We also played corn hole while waiting for our food. Best item on the menu were the scallops, which were fantastic. Fried calamari appetizer was also very tasty. Hamburgers and grilled chicken sandwiches were average. Very nice family restaurant. BYOB if you want a chilled beer with dinner.

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PL
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

We loved the outdoor setting. The food was alright - nothing special. I had the stuffed shrimp - the shrimp were quite small with a bready filling - like maybe it was from frozen. However, the atmosphere made everything o.k.

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m
New England
15 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 3ambience 5

I don’t know what happened to this place this summer. Maybe it’s a new owner? We ate there twice in the last two months and had mediocre, at best, experiences. The first time we thought it was a fluke so we went back and it was even worse. Salad was WaWa grade, grilled cheese not grilled, menu questions not answered, orders came out wrong. Disaster.

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CE
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was great. Live music was a nice touch. Bathrooms were FOUL!!! What a difference in atmosphere between eating area and restrooms- felt like I was in a dive bar. Made me question cleanliness of everything.

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DM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

Disappointing. Server was super friendly. There was some problem with the kitchen or computer system and food was slow. Not the end of the world but the food was only mediocre. Things were overcooked. Rice Pilaf was completely uninspired. By the end of the meal, it felt like they were rushing customers out to close for the night after we waited so long for food. Would not go back. Beautiful setting but just not worth it when there are other much better places for the money in Stone Harbor/Avalon.

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SW
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 2ambience 5

Food is just ok. Service is a real problem that needs to be addressed. The rooftop outdoor ambience is great plus being a BYOB makes it even better and this is the driver for their good rating. I hope they can get their act together.

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SW
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

In the thick of the summertime on weekends there an be a wait for food to come out to the table. While they were apologetic that ours took a while, the same thing has happened the past couple of times I've been there. It gets busy in the summer so I recommend reservations. Food is consistently good.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was tasty but service was slow.

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GB
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 4

We always loved this place before. Kid friendly. But this time the survice was abysmally slow, for us anyway. Very frustrating. My husband got all mad.
Shrimp appetizer was great 👍

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food lovely setting , great service . Highly recommend it.

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DH
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and atmosphere were great. We loved the fact that the entire restaurant is designed for eating outside. The live music was a nice touch. We're definitely looking forward to our next visit.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 5

pulled pork was very good but had a kick to it. wouldn’t recommend for young picky eaters.

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

I was decent meal. Waitress was a little slow and didn't come by very often. French onion soup was not that good

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KP
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We come to Stone Harbor every year from Baltimore. We have been to Chill 3 times. The first time was two years ago and we loved it. Last year, I hate to say but we didnt love it, the food was sub-par and the service was worse. We decided to try again this year and we were pleasantly surprised. The food was wonderful and the service was perfect. We left Chill feeling full and happy. We are already looking forward to next year.

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RC
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Reserved a high table for 3 adults . Seated in low table amidst larger family groups all at high tables. We could not talk due to noise level. Server was pleasant apps served timely but our dinner order arrived very late (seemed it was forgotten) and taste was average-fair. $80 for 3 - excluding bottle of local wine. Had a great experience last season. Will likely not return. Great rooftop location but ends there.

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Charlotte
24 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

We were a group of 8 with a reservation. The restaurant was busy but we were seated pretty soon after arriving. We were greeted by our waitress and placed order in a timely manner. Unfortunately our food took a really long time to come out- I am not certain what the problem was but the hostess came over and apologized for the wait (about an hour) and offered us free desserts. When food finally came out it was in bits and pieces which was a little frustrating. Some people were served food and others still waiting. Finally we all got our food (which by the way was all burgers and chicken sandwiches and salads- nothing fancy or complex). Food was fine. The waitress was pleasant and apologetic for the very long wait but once food was out kind of forget about us. We had to ask for refills of water/drinks more than once. On a positive note, we love the location!

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s
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

The kids meals were fine, but adult entrees left much to be desired. 2 adult entrees we tried were lobster mac and cheese - which had zero flavor. Sea scallops dish came with polenta that was completely overcooked with no flavor. Was ashame because it was a great location - fun vibe. Nice outdoor seating options with high & low tops. But would not return unless the food quality significantly improved.

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MH
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favorite places to eat in Stone Harbor. Great food, atmosphere and BYOB.

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RH
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

So fun to sit outside on a rooftop and eat. Great service. Very good food. Had a delicious pulled pork sandwich and good caprese salad. Husband had great crab legs. 5 year old was happy too. Fun ambiance. Recommend!

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DE
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The setting was ok -- in one direction it was a decent view of buildings, homes, etc. in a beach town which was fine but in the other direction it was the town water tower and power lines. Elevator was available but there is no button to signal the restaurant to open the door -- you either need to call them or climb the stairs to the restaurant and tell them that some needs the elevator. The rooftop setting was nice but the movement of chairs on the surface was EXTREMELY noisy and irritated my guests very badly. The waitstaff should lift the chairs rather than dragging them which is very, very loud. The food was good, but average to be honest. Salmon overcooked, "Light BBQ" on smoked chicken was actually fairly heavy, etc.. Overall was ok-to-minimally good experience.

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ED
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Awesome spot! I came with a group of 7 people, ages 17-53 and everyone enjoyed it. I would highly recommend for families, couples, groups of friends. Very friendly servers who gave us flexibility in choosing our table. I will definitely go back.

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RR
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Really enjoyed dinner at chill...great environment, great singer, food was very good!

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D
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely outdoor rooftop restaurant with live music and nice view of the setting sun. Everyone enjoyed their meals.

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PB
Philadelphia
74 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This is a nice setting for a shore restaurant. It is on the roof and the view is nice. On a very windy day it can be challenging as the seating is totally in the open air. Partial roofing is provided and umbrellas but also the sun can be an issue. One can expect that though - it is the shore!
We had a very pleasant evening - there is a bean bag toss in one corner for antsy kids - both big and little. The restaurant is also BYOB or sells Cape May wine by the bottle. If you forgot a bottle or don't want the Cape May wine, you can call Fred's Tavern up the street and they will send a runner with your choice of wine.
There is also entertainment - on the night we were there ( a Friday) it was a steel drum player - very good and not at all intrusive.
Will go back and recommend.

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k
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Service very attentive, food good - stuffed shrimp were great. Awesome atmosphere. Perfect place for an outdoor evening with friends.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Service and food was good although nothing was very hot

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MB
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Our waitress, Season, was super accommodating and our party of 8 tried everything from nachos to crab legs and everyone was pleased. The atmosphere of rooftop dining on a summer night is unbeatable, and it's always cool when you can BYOB. We were provided with a big tub of ice for our beer and wine bottles and had a really fun, relaxing evening. Would def recommend, will def go back!

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WA
Philadelphia
172 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

The food at Chill was mediocre at best. They were out of clam chowder. French fries were awful. Fish & chips were bad. Hamburger was fine. It would be good for kids and large groups.

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a
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 4

This has a very cool vibe and I love the idea of live music it’s just a small place and we were seated in front of the person singing so it was kind of loud. He was good though!
Basic menu- but good . The Mexican corn appetizer is good-not sure why they changed serving it on the cob vs cut off the cob...too messy. Wait stDf was very attentive.

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ST
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

Our experience was just ok due to several reasons. Our appetizer came fairly quickly, but our meals took over an hour to arrive to our table for half our party. And then another 5 minutes for the remainder of the meals to arrive. We all got the Dungeness crab legs which included fries and corn on cob. They were out of corn so they just eliminated it without mentioning it or offering a substitution. In addition, the fries were few. We had to ask for a bowl to discard all the shells. On a positive, the live music was very good and provided a nice ambiance.

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H
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

First visit here. Love the spot. However, this evening the kitchen was struggling. The manager and server were up front about it, the kitchen opportunity, which we appreciated. Food was slow and not very good. Server was super friendly. However, table maintenance was not good. The roof top needed some fans to move the air around. The music was so low, you could hear any music. So just dead air all night. 2+ hours to dine. Not sure I’d go again. Maybe it was just an off night, but food and value was not good. Sorry.

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JR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was good, the staff was very friendly and the view was great at sunset

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k
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

3 out of 4 of us had fish that was overcooked. The clam pasta was bland. The service and atmosphere was very nice. only visit the shore once a summer. Might try it again next year.

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