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About Whispers

Located inside the historic Hewitt-Wellington Hotel. Whispers has a Victorian feeling to it with crystal chandeliers, silver service, white linen table coverings and elegant fine dining. Whispers serves modern American food with an creative touch. Featuring select wines from Old York Cellars as well as the BYOB option.

200 Monmouth Ave.
Spring Lake, NJ 07762
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Daily: 5:30pm - 12:00am

Cross Street:
2nd Ave.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(732) 974-9755

Website:
http://www.whispersrestaurant.com/

Catering:
Contact the restaurant for details.

Public Transit:
Spring Lake stop on the Jersey Shore Line.

Private Party Facilities:
Please contact for information on private parties

Private Party Contact:
Nicholas Bruno: (732) 974-9755

Additional:
Banquet, BYO Wine, Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Celebrating our 20th Valentines Day with you and your special someone. We offer a prix fixe menu on Valentines Day only. Four courses for seventy-nine dollars per person. The weekend before and the days leading up to Valentines Day we offer our regular menu with specials. Please join us .

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Details
Sun - Fri 5:30PM - 6:00PM

Whispers Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (29)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Good for a Date (21)
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Romantic (20)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Worth the Drive (19)
Neighborhood Gem (17)
Cozy (15)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Business Meals (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Good for Groups (4)
Seasonal (4)
Authentic (3)
Casual (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Waterfront (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Healthy (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Scenic View (1)
Comfort Food (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

have eaten here many times but never again, service was slow, portions were skimpy, lobster special was a 1 1/2 pond lobster, unlikely based on portions and claw size, overall bad experience and costly, don't mind spending the money but hate getting ripped off

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·Dined 6 days ago

Great meal, a bit pricey, but worth it. Not crowded on a cold night in January. Service was perfect; attentive, but not intrusive.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Fabulous as always. Elegance from a by-gone era. Romantic and delicious.
Food was outstanding.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This is a special occasion place for my wife and I. We like to get dressed up once in awhile and a number of guests do. Food and service are great as is the ambiance. Worth the money.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The welcome and service was excellent. The tables were nicely decorated with flowers. The food was good - especially the lobster special. The peacan torte and the fig and walnut ice cream were delicious. Great coffee choices.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Delicious seafood crepe-cozy atmosphere in Bed & Breakfast inn. Just a touch cold near the windows in winter.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Beautiful room , elegant but not stuffy; delicious food, gorgeously plated; helpful and attentive wait staff; and don’t forget, it’s BYOB.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Perfect Christmas Eve dinner with family. Specials were delicious and the staff was very friendly! Normally do not indulge, but there was an excellent recommendation for dessert as well! Was not rushed at all-sit back, relax and enjoy the vibe!

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 24, 2017

I am never disappointed with my meal or service at Whispers. Always very enjoyable!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Love this restaurant. Had a wonderfully birthday dinner all the way around. From atmosphere to food and service it’s superior

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Romantic, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2017

As always, we had a great experience. Everything was perfect for our daughter's 50th birthday. Can not say enough about the great food, atmosphere, and the wonderful service. Michael is a gem.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Cozy, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Our evening was wonderful in every way. Nick and the staff are excellent and truly made our experience enjoyable and memorable after I mistakenly had made our reservation for the following Saturday, but thinking it was this on. We had driven from our current home 2.5 hours away, and we were staying in a local hotel to celebrate a special birthday at one of our favorite restaurants when we lived in the area. When I discovered the mistake early that evening and contacted the restaurant Nick was kind enough to accommodate us at the same time that evening. The menu has new items and there were a lot of appealing specials. The service was well paced and the food fresh and delicious. The atmosphere was comfortable and well suited to a long quiet dinner. The trip was well worth it!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 14, 2017

WE come every Christmas for our office staff dinner. It is Our favorite.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Comfort Food, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Food and service are very good. A little on the expensive side. Can get noisy.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Another fabulous meal at Whispers! The very best server, Layla, always makes our experience more special. The lobster crepe appetizer is to die for. Amazing. Next time, I just want to order 3 of them as my meal! I had the scallop special and it was great. Husband had the grilled shrimp and pasta and it was amazing. Wish we had room for dessert! One of our very favorite places to dine! Wish it wasn't 45 minutes away! But, worth the ride! A++++

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

The ambiance is lovely! Much attention is given to detail. Loved it. We live within walking distance and will return as often as we can.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Polished yet comfortable. Excellent delivery with no pretensions. BYO helped digest the higher price point. Highly recommend for a refreshingly elegant dinner at the Jersey Shore.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Outstanding Thanksgiving dinner. This restaurant is consistently excellent on all the visits we have made over the years.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The food and service were fantastic! So excited to get my favorite meal--lobster, crab cakes in a wonton bowl. Delish!!!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2017

The service was flexible and accommodating. The food was creative and delicious! Will definitely return.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Nice atmosphere. Good service. Solid food, but nothing memorable. We shared buratta app and a Dali’s. My partner enjoyed her filet. I️ had the lobster special signature meal. Less than the described deshelled 1.5 lb. lobster (missing one of the claws) over a crab cake on top of spinach. Spinach was best part. Sat in a taco shell on top of a bed of mashed potatoes. Did not get the combination. The waiters ended up teaming and we recovering from a mid meal missing waiter lapse. All around, it was pleasant, just nothing memorable, especially for the price.

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food3
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Best meal I've had in a long time. Lobster was great.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 10, 2017

This was our first time dining at Whispers. The waitress, Maria, was very knowledgeable about the menu selections. We found the scallop appetizer quite pricey. The salads and entrees were superb. Being a BYOB establishment helps to make a somewhat expensive meal palatable .

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

We are never disappointed when we go to Whispers. Everything is outstanding! Our daughter is a very picky eater, but she will try anything at this restaurant. The melding of the flavors is unbelievable. Of course, having the best waiter of all time, was are real plus. Our request for bread pudding was the icing on the cake. Thank you.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food was outstanding, the service was a bit slow at times, especially considering we were at the first seating of the evening. The noise level was much too loud to enjoy a romantic dinner. I had mentioned in the reservation that it was our anniversary, and all that they did was put a candle on the dessert we paid for and a cursory Happy Anniversary. As a restaurant, they were great, but for a special occasion, not so much.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

We received a gift card for whispers It was a long ride for us for dinner. But we enjoyed our dinner and our waiter was very friendly.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Waterfront
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

great place, nice setting, great food...byob...nice staff.....good quiet date palce

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Our server Michael provided exceptional service. The food and ambience were great.

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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We’ve been many times and the food is always excellent and Sean our waiter is fantastic!!!!!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Lobster was on menu - they had no lobster
Had rack of lamb - they had no mint jelly
Had lobster bisque - they had no sherry

I asked for lamb rare - it came medium.
Soup was not hot.

Manager could not be found,

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We had a lovely birthday celebration dinner with our daughters and their spouses. This was our first time at Whispers. We had read online reviews and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent. Our server was very attentive and professional. We were seated in a smaller dining room which was quiet and well appointed. Definitely will recommend it to others.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Excellent across the board. My steak was perfect, service excellent

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Whispers is a lovely restaurant!
Delicious menu and charming ambience!
Lisa, our server, was delightful!
Look forward to our next visit!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Fargo)·Dined on October 2, 2017

We had an outstanding meal at Whispers. This is our third time visiting this restaurant. Unfortunately, the service was not what we have seen there in the past. There were two servers working as a team tending to ten tables. There was no one serving water, and we weren’t asked how our meal was until it was over. Both servers were very pleasant, but it was simply just too much for two people.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

The " TIA " Dog Steak is amazing. The vibe was really good and the seafood is also amazing

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Service was spotty. Regulars are treated like royalty, everyone else please step to the back of the bus. Food was good but not great. I would go back because there is a world of potential if they figure out how to serve everyone equally and more timely

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Pros -- fresh ingredients, excellent food prep. Great waiter -- timed meal well, did all the little things that only true pros know but veteran diners appreciate. BYO. Have not had a better meal anywhere.
Cons -- tables are tight, making for fairly high noise level and difficult navigating between. Also, as has become the custom in too many places, menu had 1/2 dozen specials recited beforehand without pricing. Would prefer restaurants just print out a little cheat sheet to review. How often do you have to ask a waiter or fellow diner, "what was that second special again?" A tad high on pricing vs. the market.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Super Meal. Elegant dining.
Great food & service.
Always a dining experience.

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·Dined on September 24, 2017

The ambiance was wonderful; food was outstanding; staff was engaging and very personable. We had a great dinner.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We had a fabulous birthday dinner for my husband. From the moment we were seated in the lovely dining room, the staff pampered us. We were lucky enough to have Layla as our server. She was amazing! Fun, efficient, and lovely to talk to. She made the amazing food even better. Can't wait to go back!
The lobster crepe is to die for! A++++++

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