Waterman's Tavern

4.4
222 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
*While we try our best to accommodate reservation requests, seating is subject to availability at time of arrival. *
*Due to restrictions we cannot guarantee specific rooms or tables.

*Our reservation policy allows a 15 minute window upon the arrival of your entire party. After the allotted grace period, we will be forced to cancel your reservation at which point you will be added to our waitlist.*

A new American restaurant located in the heart of Brielle, serving hand-crafted cocktails, specialty salads, homemade pasta, fresh seafood, dry-aged steaks, burgers and more, including a variety of gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan options.

Experiences

  • Sunday Brunch

    Multiple dates available

    Join us every Sunday for an a La Carte style brunch.

Offers

  • Margarita Monday

    Multiple dates available

    Mon 3:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    $5 Margaritas and $2 Tacos! Join us every Monday for Margarita Mondays featuring $3 Coronas, $5 Margaritas, and extended happy hour prices all night!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
What 222 people are saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.4
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4.2
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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rkelly1230
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food5service5ambience2

We went for a long overdue date night and everything started out so nice! My dirty martini was great and my husband's drink was perfect. The flatbread special and wedge salad were delicious! As we were waiting for our steaks, more and more guests were being seated and we started to feel a bit uncomfortable. By the time we got our steaks, the whole room was full except for 1 corner table. The room itself was definitely over capacity (not sure about the restaurant as a whole) and I wish we didn't feel uncomfortable, but that's the world we are living in right now. However, our steaks were cooked perfectly (filet and NY strip). The only food complaint would be the broccollini. It was a bit bland and seemed boiled. A little char would have gone a long way. The servers and bussers were attentive and friendly and the manager tried to accommodate us, but we were just ready to go. Overall, I would return under "normal" circumstances.

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Seaview
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food and service were very good. Highly recommended.

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vipChris
New England
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A hidden gem. Food and service were excellent. Highly recommend.

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JOHN
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food ,great staff friendly atmosphere. All around fun place!

JZ
JaimeZ
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Came for brunch. Great kids options. Enjoyed our meal.

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andreag
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience overall and our server was fantastic

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Two menus and two experiences.

Tavern menu. Great meals and high value.

Regular dining menu. Good meals and average value.

The main dining room is extremely loud.

Cocktails and beer selection are excellent.

They were clearly overwhelmed as managers were bringing food and cleaning up. They brought our main course in the middle of the appetizer course and we had to send it back as we were still in the middle of finishing salads. Ps. Blue cheese wedge is excellent.

Overall an ok experience. They seemed very overwhelmed.

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berryware
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

This was our first time at the restaurant and we loved it. The portions were larger than expected and the food was delicious.

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Mlgrover
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Dinner was okay. The menu is all over the place just get the vibe they don’t know what they want to be. High end, bar food, no one to great you, unorganized.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
5 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

First time visit, Pam our server was excellent. All our food was great...steak not so great. We will be back.

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vipVicki
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our waitress was wonderful and food was delicious . We’ll definitely be back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Savannah
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Above average food. Nothing insanely amazing. Good drinks. Nice wine cellar and dining area away from the bar. Overall a nice place that I would definitely go to again.

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chadg
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Our filets weren't cooked right. Very dry. The middle was fine and cooked to our liking. Just wasn't what a filet should taste like. For the price of the entrée, it should've been flawless. I wouldn't dine here again for a special occasion. I would go for bar food and a good time.

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BiancaS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Food and service were good. Wouldn’t recommend cocktails as they weren’t great, I would play it safe with a beer next time.

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vipMARKS
Atlantic City
40 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice dinner on a busy night. Will be back

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isellexus
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

First time there. Valentines dinner. Service very good..food excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The host and hostess were incredible...I dropped off flowers and asked for a bottle of champagne to be waiting on the table and they had everything perfectly set up for a valentines brunch...great food great people thank you for everything !

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TOMH
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Very cold food for all three of us and it was only burger and fries.

TJ
vipTJO124
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

We chose to visit for the V-day brunch. The service and staff were all top-notch. Very attentive, warm, and friendly. The food itself was average. It wasn’t terrible, wasn’t outstanding. It was just not something to remember. I would give this place another chance during a regular dinner service. I have a feeling that’s where they shine.

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ShannonC
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We did the Sunday brunch and we will be back for dinner!!! The food was amazing and the staff was just as great. Loved the atmosphere and how the management came over and spoke to us. They told us all about the weekday specials and we will be in for those. Loved it!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines Day brunch was excellent! We will definitely be back!

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ChristopherK
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience4

Very expensive steak that I was very excited for considering they brag about it...I ordered it medium and it came well done, dry and chewy. I have had better steak at the diner for $10

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SuzanneV
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyable experience! Food, drinks and service was great!

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vipDownTheShore7
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waterman’s Tavern is one of my favorite local destinations. I had the fillet mignon which was cooked perfectly. They always have a great selection of wine by the glass. Cara our server was very attentive. Looking forward to my next meal at Waterman’s.

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vipJimmyD
New York Area
45 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

This was our first time dining at Waterman Tavern and the food was wonderful. From the delicious French onion soup and wedge salad to outstanding entrees such as the rack of lamb, grilled shrimp over asparagus risotto and braised short ribs, and everything else, we all completely loved our meals. In addition, the beer was iced cold, decent wine list and great service

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juliec
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent! Beautiful wine list, excellent food, (best chocolate cake I've ever had) and outstanding service. Thankful we were tucked in a corner ..... it was quite noisy. We'll definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Food was good. Not a lot to choose from. Can’t go wrong with the steak. Valentines app Seafood Platter. The Lobster was extremely frozen. Definitely never thought out and didn’t taste an ounce fresh. Almost as if they took it out of the freezer and served.

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KimV
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Waterman's Tavern for their 3 course prime rib dinner special on Wednesday night. The meal was delicious. Prime rib nice and juicy, served with roasted veggies and choice of starch (I had baked potato). Came with salad and dessert. I had warm chocolate chip bread pudding, which was very good. They also had a list of half priced bottles of wine on Wednesday. We had a very good Malbac. Service was very good as well. Would certainly recommend.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious! Our waitress was outstanding, very interested in every level. Truly a very enjoyable dinner.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The young lady who served us tonight was beyond outstanding - food was awesome and price was very reasonable - we will be regulars

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vipWalterF
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The perfect blend of service and great food...would highly recommend this eatery to everyone!

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vipPhil
New England
57 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great service and food. We were seated in h the formal restaurant near large tables with several young children. The loud screaming and crying detracted from our overall experience.

JZ
JaimeZ
Atlantic City
7 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was great. Food was wonderful

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ChristineM
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Was there for a birthday. Waitress was excellent . Attentive. We were in a booth by the bar area entrance , every time the door opened it was very cold. Food was very good. Good size portions .

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything is always amazing

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vipLisochka
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great burgers! Great service! A little entertainment as well!

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DavidK
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service has been very consistent, highly recommend

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viphowardpo
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great experience for my wife's birthday. Covid restrictions limited space between tables so we were very comfortable. The waitstaff was very nice and prompt. We'll definitely return.

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SusanA
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Usually go there for dinner but went for brunch this past Sunday. Food was great, excellent service and loved the $2 mimosa refills. Will return for sure.

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rebeccat
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and beverages. Pleasant service. We were a party of 5 and we all enjoyed our choices

FAQs

Waterman's Tavern offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (732) 722-8978.

Waterman's Tavern is rated 4.4 stars by 222 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.