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Best American Restaurants in Long Branch


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A photo of 21A on Broadway restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Long Branch
Booked 3 times today
21A on Broadway, located in Long Branch, has carved a distinct place for itself in American cuisine. Patrons frequently tout the "fantastic food", with standouts such as the pork chop, named the best in Monmouth County, and "delicious and abundant" menu offerings. The restaurant has garnered praise for not only the high-quality food but also the stellar service. As one review attests, "The owner, Alex, is on site, and together he and his manager, Brian make sure your evening is fabulous." The aesthetically pleasing ambiance, attentive staff, and superb culinary experience make 21A on Broadway a paragon of excellent American dining.
A photo of Rooney's Oceanfront Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Long Branch
Booked 109 times today
Rooney's Oceanfront Restaurant is highly renowned for its excellent seafood cuisine. The restaurant's stunning oceanfront location provides an amazing backdrop that adds to the dining experience. Many patrons have praised Rooney's for its superb quality of seafood. One self-proclaimed "foodie" mentioned that she was amazed by each dish, and another customer highlighted dishes like the lobster bisque and the Colossal Seafood Tower. Several reviews also commended the beautiful ocean view alongside great food service and ambiance. The staff is often praised for their attentiveness. Despite some finding the food salty, most reviews confidently attest to the seafood being fresh and well-prepared, making this eatery a top seafood dining destination.
A photo of Avenue restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Long Branch
Booked 31 times today
"Avenue" is a highly regarded French restaurant, praised by patrons for its delectable cuisine, stellar service, and breathtaking ocean views. Located just off the boardwalk, it allows diners to enjoy their meal while overlooking the stunning seaside scenery, adding to the ambiance reminiscent of the French Riviera. The establishement offers a varied menu, from seafood options to the much-loved steak frites. Furthermore, many guests have noted the impressive value of their prix fixe menu, available every day. One reviewer commended the "absolutely perfect food", particularly the beet and goat cheese starter and the unforgettable creme brulee. Another diner hailed the "fantastic" service and food, describing it as "a great fun atmosphere, resembling dining experience of French Riviera", making it a top choice for those seeking an exquisite French culinary experience.
A photo of McLoone's Pier House restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Long Branch
Booked 55 times today
McLoone's Pier House is a revered spot in the American culinary scene. The restaurant is renowned for its splendid Sunday brunch buffet, with many reviews citing it as the best around, featuring a vast array of delicious dishes and a fabulous dessert bar. The restaurant's appeal extends to its signature dish, the Swordfish, described by satisfied patrons as 'melting in your mouth'. The exceptional service offered by attentive staff, including servers Elissa and Davon, enhances the dining experience. Overall, the combination of outstanding food, friendly service, and amazing beach views makes McLoone's Pier House a must-visit for anyone seeking exemplary American cuisine.
A photo of Beach Tavern restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Long Branch
Booked 51 times today
Beach Tavern, located in Monmouth, has been hailed for its outstanding American cuisine in an unparalleled setting. The restaurant overlooks a marina, providing a beautiful view for diners. Customers have praised the eatery for its quality food and the fantastic atmosphere, calling it a "gem" amid the industrial-looking surroundings. It offers a variety of choices, including sushi and seafood; one guest even described their halibut as one of the best seafood meals they've had in a while. Despite being relatively new, every table is always filled, proving its popularity. A testament to its quality, Beach Tavern is a place guests return to and even bring new parties with them. The restaurant doesn't only offer excellent food and views, but also provides excellent service as echoed in reviews.
A photo of Maya restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Long Branch
Booked 10 times today
Maya is a highly recommended American cuisine restaurant with a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. Reviewers praise its excellent service, with waitstaff described as knowledgeable, professional, and friendly. The diverse menu features delicious meals admired by many, from the delectable brussel sprouts to the finely prepared branzino and rigatoni. Visitors also commend its fun and energetic ambiance, enhanced by lively music and an accessible location near a carousel and beach, providing soothing views. Despite occasional louder music and a wait at the bar, customers find the overall experience at Maya satisfactory, often expressing their intent to return. Patrons especially appreciate Chef Eric Shriver's expertise in developing layered flavors."
A photo of Charley's Ocean Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Long Branch
Booked 13 times today
Charley's Ocean Grill is a highly recommended choice for anyone seeking quality American cuisine. With rave reviews praising their outstanding food, excellent service, and hearty portion sizes, it's not hard to see why patrons keep returning. Known for their seafood dishes like salmon, cod Francias, and lobster tacos, they also accommodate personal preferences, readily modifying dishes upon request. Guests mention the casual beach vibe and friendly environment, adding to the overall enjoyable dining experience. Whether you're popping in for a late lunch or looking for a go-to dinner spot, Charley's Ocean Grill is a winner in the realm of American dining.
A photo of DRIFTHOUSE by David Burke restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Sea Bright
Booked 24 times today
DRIFTHOUSE by David Burke is renowned for its contemporary American cuisine, delivering an impressive gastronomical experience. Customers applaud the exquisite cuisine, complimenting the great value, outstanding food, and unique dishes like eggplant chips and special poached salmon. The attentive service is also highly praised, with servers being knowledgeable, considerate, and engaging. Notable mentions include the delicious desserts, the perfectly cooked Filet Mignon, and the fresh Burrata salad. The establishment also boasts a beautiful decor, an elegant ambiance, and breathtaking ocean views which add to a memorable dining experience. From the glowing reviews, it's clear that DRIFTHOUSE continues to exceed expectations, making it a favorite destination for many.
A photo of The Rum Runner restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Sea Bright
Booked 61 times today
The Rum Runner offers a compelling dining experience with top-tier Contemporary American cuisine. The menu is rich with an extensive collection of hearty mains, including 'USDA Prime Burger', 'NY Strip' and 'Pan Seared Salmon', suggesting a strong emphasis on meat dishes, typical in American cuisine. The restaurant has received incredible reviews, with customers praising both the "delicious" food and the "excellent" service. Other highlights mentioned by customers include the restaurant's location with "spectacular views of the Shrewsbury River", making it perfect for "a relaxing meal". The Rum Runner evidently epitomizes the best aspects of Contemporary American dining - exceptional food, beautiful setting, and superb service.
A photo of Red Horse by David Burke – Rumson, NJ restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Rumson
Booked 19 times today
Red Horse by David Burke is highly praised for its exceptional quality of Steakhouse cuisine. The emphasis on palate-pleasing dishes such as the thick-cut bacon, Johnny Hong Kong Tempura Fried Lobster, and filet mignon, are repeatedly highlighted in customer reviews. Ambience, service, and presentation of food are also aspects that continually satisfy customers, adding to their overall dining experience at Red Horse. Striking a balance between traditional steakhouse dishes and innovative culinary creations, the restaurant has become a staple for food lovers. Some patrons even frequent the place weekly, attesting to the consistent high standards. Many first-time visitors are determined to return and recommend this exquisite dining experience to others. The successful transformation from Fromagerie to Red Horse under Chef Burke's guidance is a testament to the establishment's commitment to culinary excellence.
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