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About Tomatoes

Casual chic by the bay. Tomatoe's offers exquisite California cuisine complimented by an extensive wine list in a warmly welcoming setting. A sophisticated bar scene makes Tomatoes the perfect spot to spend an evening.

9300 Amherst Avenue
Margate, NJ 08402
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Californian, Sushi

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday-Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Washington Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(609) 822-7535

Website:
http://www.tomatoesmargate.com/

Entertainment:
Live Entertainment
Mondays- Geno & The Budesa Brothers
Fridays- DJ Luap
Wednesday,Thursday & Saturday- DJ Sparkles.

Parking Details:
Street parking also available

Executive Chef:
Carmen Rone

Private Party Facilities:
The restaurant has 3 dining rooms. Two can be closed for privacy.

Private Party Contact:
Kristyn Cella : (609) 822-7535

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Tomatoes Ratings and Reviews

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4
3
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.1

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Vibrant Bar Scene (41)
Good for a Date (37)
Happy Hour (32)
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Bar Seating (31)
Hot Spot (28)
Creative Cuisine (28)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Neighborhood Gem (27)
Casual (25)
Fun (24)
Special Occasion (23)
Fit for Foodies (22)
Good for Groups (21)
People Watching (18)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Worth the Drive (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Live Music (13)
Romantic (13)
Healthy (11)
Seasonal (10)
Late-night Find (9)
Authentic (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Waterfront (8)
Notable Wine List (7)
Scenic View (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Cozy (4)
Tapas (3)
Business Meals (2)
Great Beer (2)
Live Sports (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Spicy (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Tomatoes did not disappoint. Food was very good. It was a very good venue for a special a celebration or dinner out with friends. Lively happy hour if that is important. Have been going there for many years.

Tags: Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We were out to dinner with friends (party of six) and sat in one of the big booths. We really enjoyed being able to have conversations that included everyone. All said that their meals were delicious.

Tags: Authentic, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We love tomatoes. Always a fun time. Great food. Especially great for Halloween

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The food and service is alwAys wonderful. Best place in town!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Delicious food with attentive and professional service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Best Halloween decorations , every year! Brisket Sammie is great. Brussels salad my zesty favorite !

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Vegan, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Gluten Free Options
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

My friends and I enjoyed the atmosphere, our dinners and our server. She was informative, charming and very accommodating. I would highly recommend Tomatoes to anyone visiting the Jersey Shore and looking for an excellent place to eat.

Tags: Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Waterfront, Great Beer, Live Sports, Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Had a great off season meal... Bobby was a great waiter, very attentive...The Cuban Pork chop with the pumpkin nockky is awesome, I try to get it every time we go. I came out hot and tasty

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Good service. Took us right on reservation time. My food was great. My husbands veal was tough.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fun, Good for Groups, Healthy, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Not a place to go to for value. A solid 5 stars otherwise. Hands down best sushi, sushi-grade tuna on the east coast. Every dish is excellent depending on one's tastes. Turns into dance club after 10 so great place to go out for drinks and dancing too

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 5, 2017

I work in a restaurant so whenever I go out to eat I am overly critical and I am Never disappointed by Tomatoes !!! They have great food great service ( Charles was great as well as the bussers). We started with the grilled octopus which was tender and tasty with a delicious sauce A+ and the lentil soup which was very good. I had a Cesar salad which is always tasty and my son and I both had the duck for dinner it’s our favorite entree on the menu. Always crispy and delicious with a tasty blueberry sauce... Overall a great dinner and a great night spent with my son.

Tags: Live Music, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Cozy, Happy Hour, Business Meals
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We are never disappointed at Tomatoes, which was why we decided to spend our 38th Wedding Anniversary there. Excellent service, great food, and an all around good experience. We will be back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Friendly service there was a lot and good choices on the menu.. food was delicious nice portions.. first time going would go back again!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Too noisy. So noisy we could not hear each other. Won't go back.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Great dinner. Exceptional service. Victoria is the best. Sushi was fresh. Tomato appetizer was great. Crab cakes were very good.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Waitstaff very informative, but food was underwhelming. Long Island duckling was crisp, but consequently meat was over cooked and dry. Accompanying rice and sugar snap peas were completely unseasoned. Friend ordered crab cakes, which were tasty. Last weekend of summer menu, so many items unavailable. Bummer.
Menu descriptions could be better -- bacon and deviled eggs app was ungarnished, and eggs were breaded and fried! We would not have ordered if described accurately. Overall, it looked like the kitchen could care less about presentation. Disappointed.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Our second time to restaurant and loved again! We sat in bar which we prefered! Great service, great food! We even got a window seat! Thank you!

Tags: Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 16, 2017

This restaurant is still the hot spot at the shore. All ages go there. Great food, great service and a great place to be seen.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Afternoon Tea
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

Found you by chance 10 years ago in a travel guide while planning a weekend getaway.
Fell in love with the atmosphere, variety and quality of the menu + the exceptional service and attention to detail by your wait staff. We vaca @ the beach every summer and you are on our permanent list of must dos ! You never disappoint us with your menu and options. Most accommodating and you are always making sure we are being taken care of.

Lee + Deb Olsen

Tags: Healthy, Romantic, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fun, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Great food. Fu it's friends.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Overall experience good as in the past. Exception was the New York strip steak ordered by my friend. Looked great but tough as rubber. Waiter apologized and said he tell the chef.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Great dinner, staff was friendly and attentive. Seabass was excellent.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 10, 2017

As usual, we were quite pleased with our dining experience. The food there has great and inventive flavors, particularly the daily specials. The Chilean Sea Bass is always one of my favorites.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Worst ever experience at Tomatoe's. Very, very disappointing. Usually a great meal. Started with poor seating in the back corner of the small room off the bar. Large groups in the room so it was very loud. Couldn't hear each other talking. Waitress was awful. Had only three tables and was not attentive nor friendly. Steaks were very disappointing.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Always have a good meal here. I had a sushi roll for the first time here and it was very good. We shared the shaved Brussels sprout salad, which I recommend

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 8, 2017

This was sadly our only visit of the summer season.
We are sorry we didn't eat there more
We were lucky to eat in the bar booth
The menu has gotten better and better
I'm looking forward to more fun times

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Fun, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Gluten Free Options, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Casual, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Spicy, Live Sports, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Kid-friendly, People Watching
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Crab pasta dish was poor. Did not appear to be real crabmeat. Have dined there several times over the years, always order the crab pasta, but last two dinners have been poor. Disappointing

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·Dined on September 8, 2017

There were 3 of us. I did ask for easy seating because of a walker and/or cane--difficulty sitting. Usually not a problem but this was a special occasion. I was seated in a corner booth type seat with one chair meaning 2 people had to sit in the booth part. Very close tables and when I presented it to the hostess she offered nothing else. Very disappointed. Also we were there early and there were many empty tables when we first arrived, and still the service was average at best.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Tapas, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Veronica was our server. she was passionate about the food, her job and was so friendly. She wanted you to love the food even as she described the specials.

Always great meal and ambience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Wait staff was inexperienced and in over her head but that can be overlooked since all of us have been new to work experiences.My green beans were steamed and not prepared with garlic and oil but that was corrected quickly. The major issue that could not be corrected was that my steak was tough beyond anything I have experienced. It could not be sliced untill the third knife was provided.I was chewing forever, !!!!
That in itself was not acceptable.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Excellent Sushi. It can be delayed, so order before putting in drink orders. Great wine list. We had the burger (prime rib, brisket, and filet with gruyere cheese, mushrooms and onions), outstanding. The tuna was sushi grade lightly seared. The skirt stead was prepared rare and was tender and juicy. I recommend the peanut butter pie for dessert or the mixed berries to people who enjoy fruit for dessert. We all enjoyed. The bill came to $200 for three people. Not cheap but good value. Service was prompt, friendly and attentive. The bar was active and noisy with music, but far enough away to be ignored.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Terrible service. Mediocre food. Music was best part

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Really enjoy this place. Only negative was the small dining area we were seated in felt like we were separated from the rest of the place.

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·Dined on September 4, 2017

The food was good and there were nice selections. However, the noise level was too much for us. We had a hard time having a conversation. There was a band playing also. The music was good but it prevented us from hearing each other.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 4, 2017

We always enjoy Tomatoes! The food is consistently good and it is nice to have some menu changes at times. I usually enjoy one of their delicious specials, but opted for the clam and pasta entrée, which was nice and light and tasty. Our table locations was ok, but the noise level is always a bit too much anywhere for easy conversation. But we know that when we go there and still enjoy it always.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The table you decided to give us was horrible. We had to sit near larger parties that was right by the dance floor area which was very loud and we were unable to enjoy our dinner. It was special occasion to celebrate a milestone birthday with my family and unfortunately we did not enjoy it.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Party of 4. Steak was tough; crab cakes totally flavorless; sushi was good. Too expensive by far. Also the menu is 3/4 sushi and not enough other dishes. Seems to be catering to the "privileged who eat sushi" younger crowd and they don't care about good value

Tags: Quick Bite, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 2, 2017

W love Tomatoes year round! Sushi is fabulous...but I do miss the Salmon with coconut rice which was my absolute favorite anywhere!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 2, 2017

We always have a great meal. Service was Excellent! Drink menu is unique. We always try and visit when we are in vacation.

Tags: Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Great server!

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