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Best American Restaurants in Long Beach Island


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A photo of Salt Kitchen at Hotel LBI restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Long Beach Island
Booked 57 times today
Salt Kitchen at Hotel LBI, known for its excellent seafood cuisine, has been hailed by customers as one of the best dining establishments on Long Beach Island. From the seafood tower, lauded as 'amazing' and 'excellent', to the 'outstanding' lobster pasta and octopus appetizer, Salt Kitchen provides an authentic seafood dining experience that pays tribute to its coastal location. The restaurant's Chilean sea bass has also earned rave reviews, named by one patron as the 'best they've ever had'. Seafood dishes are prepared with flair and a 'beautiful presentation', and customers commend the restaurant's balance of quality food with a welcoming atmosphere, attesting to a dining experience that is 'awesome in all respects'.
A photo of Birdy's Cafe restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Harvey Cedars
Booked 3 times today
Birdy's Cafe is a renowned establishment serving exceptional Café cuisine. The restaurant consistently impresses its diners with its delightful food, as expressed in numerous reviews. Patrons applauded the diverse range of entrees available, commending the tomato butter & local bread, tuna wontons & scallops, lobster roll, and cauliflower steak. Despite a relatively limited menu, every dish is a winner, resonating with the culinary ethos of Café cuisine. The amiable and efficient staff further add to the dining experience, making it a cherished destination for special occasions. From the enticing decor to the cozy ambience, accolades such as "our new favorite" and "will definitely return" underscore the cafe's quality and character.
A photo of The Gables restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Long Beach Island
Booked 41 times today
The Gables, an award-winning restaurant, has been hailed as an exemplary provider of Contemporary American cuisine. Reviewers commend the meticulous preparation and presentation of their menu, noting that each dish is exquisitely crafted. Their diverse offerings, ranging from Viking Village Scallops to Eggplant Rollatini, cater to a variety of palates. The Gables also stands out for its romantic setting, likened to a cozy and comfortable home. Its ambiance has been described as among the most beautiful in the world. The Gables' commitment to exceptional dining experiences is evidenced by its accolade — first place in the Times-Beacon Reader's Choice Awards as the "Most romantic place to spend a weekend – 2007".
A photo of Tuckers Tavern restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Long Beach Island
Booked 116 times today
Tuckers Tavern boasts a repertoire of mouthwatering American cuisine, with a menu that has garnered rave reviews for its unique dishes and cocktails. Patrons consistently praise the restaurant for its seafood salad, grilled salmon, chicken tenders and wings, and unique drink offerings such as the spicy strawberry margarita. Located in an undefined location, Tuckers Tavern has been highly recommended for its fantastic staff, atmosphere, and wonderful dining experience. One of their standout dishes is the flounder served over crab risotto. The food combined with great ambience and outstanding service, creates a highly enjoyable American dining experience.
A photo of Daddy O restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Long Beach Island
Booked 53 times today
Daddy O restaurant is a well-appreciated establishment that showcases the finest of American cuisine. Patrons are drawn to its extensive menu, featuring a variety of canned beers, house cocktails, and exquisite dishes that encapsulate the diverse and robust flavors of America. The Shortrib Tagliatelle and the Wild Salmon are just two of the many dishes that have left a remarkable impression on its guests. The Warm Grain Salad and Asian Noodle Salad are equally praised for their phenomenal taste. Customers are also captivated by the inimitable ambiance and friendly service the restaurant provides. From the rooftop seating area to the lively atmosphere, Daddy O has carved out a unique dining experience that extends beyond just great food. The restaurant's charm lies in its innovative fusion of contemporary American and Japanese influences, coupled with great drinks and vibrant seating.
A photo of Engleside Inn restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Beach Haven
Booked 59 times today
Engleside Inn is a premier destination for American cuisine lovers, renowned for its consistently excellent offerings and exceptional service. Patrons repeatedly laud the delicious Prime Rib, Maki Combo, and mouth-watering Chilean sea bass and note the generous portion sizes. The sushi bar also garners high praise, with customers highlighting the freshness of the sushi. Engleside Inn is more than a restaurant, it's a tradition with some guests having dined there every summer for over 20 years. Testimonials describe the place as "the best on the Island for consistency and excellence," and "our go-to place for a great dinner," demonstrating the restaurant's enduring quality over time.
A photo of Drift Beach Bar & Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Beach Haven
Booked 16 times today
Drift Beach Bar & Restaurant promises an outstanding American dining experience. Renowned for its delightful beachside setting, customers consistently praise its excellent food, fabulous ambiance, and friendly waitstaff. Popular menu items include the flavorful chicken Calabrese pizza, lobster mac and cheese, and the refreshing cocktails. The service at Drift is applauded for its speed and attentiveness. Guests particularly love the lively atmosphere and have highlighted the live musical entertainment at the restaurant. It's clear from the reviews that Drift Beach Bar & Restaurant succeeds in delivering a satisfying and memorable dining experience, making it a must-visit spot for lovers of good American cuisine.
A photo of The Mainland Kitchen + Pub restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Manahawkin
Booked 42 times today
The Mainland Kitchen + Pub is a distinctive culinary destination renowned for its good American cuisine that leaves a lasting impression. Frequently commended for its delectable food, timely and friendly customer service, and vibrant atmosphere, it's a perfect choice for both casual and special dining. According to customer feedback, the food is consistently served hot and to high standard, with the 'pig wings' considered a must-try. The facility's live music enhances the ambience, while the outdoor seating options add to the overall dining experience. With such positive reviews, The Mainland Kitchen + Pub is surely worth a visit for a tantalizing taste of America.
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