How can you know where to eat while you’re on vacation on LBI? Start here! We’ve narrowed it down to list the 10 Best LBI Restaurants 2019 Summer Edition so you can spend less time planning and more time chowing down with the finest!
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1. Sand Dollar Restaurant
If you’re looking for a beachfront restaurant to enjoy a meal with your family or date, try Sand Dollar Restaurant. This gem of the 10 Best LBI Restaurants, 2019 Summer Edition is located within the Spray Beach Hotel.
Whether you opt for comfortable indoor seating or outdoor on the patio with sights and smells of the ocean, you’ll be glad you stopped in! Their wide variety on the menu is sure to please no matter what you’re in the mood to eat. Come by for breakfast, lunch or dinner and don’t forget to check out the specials, like happy hour deals daily and whole lobster night on Wednesdays!
On top of the food, Sand Dollar Restaurant is full of entertainment with live music on practically every night of the summer. Check out the newest schedule on their website here.
As a self-proclaimed “Surf City tradition”, Wally’s has been serving up customers along the strip of Long Beach Boulevard for over 40 years and there’s no question why! With a great family atmosphere and gluten free and vegan options, Wally’s is another satisfying option for any meal during your stay. See their 4-star rating and reviews on Yelp!
3. The Chicken or The Egg
A short distance down the island in Beach Haven, one popular food eatery that makes our list of best LBI restaurants, 2019 is The Chicken or the Egg. Known for their signature “Chegg” chicken wings in 17 different sauces among a list of all sorts of foods for every meal, this spot is open 24/7 quite literally! While you may have a long wait during the summer rush hour, add your name to their waitlist before arriving.
4. ScoJo’s Restaurant
Pop on in to ScoJo’s Restaurant, rated highly on TripAdvisor’s list of best LBI restaurants, 2019. Since 1998, this family owned and operated establishment serves up daily specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner beginning at 7 a.m. daily. Check out their online menu before you go!
5. Uncle Will’s Pancake House
Don’t let the name fool you! Uncle Will’s is certainly known and loved for their amazing breakfasts, but it isn’t the only meal they serve. Open for breakfast and brunch until 1pm, Uncle Will’s also opens back up at 5pm for dinner Tuesdays through Saturdays. Serving dishes since the 1960s, this establishment is open for reservations and private parties.
6. Sandbox Cafe
True to its name, Sandbox Cafe is solely a breakfast and lunch spot, but man, do they know how to do it well! Among the best LBI restaurants for 2019, we’ve listed this crepe-filling, hash-brown frying, pancake-flipping restaurant for your taste buds’ pleasure. If you plan to visit one of their two locations on LBI, stop for cash first because cards are not accepted. Check them out on Yelp!
7. Woodies Drive In
Looking for a casual place to grab a bite? Check out Woodies! Boasting that they have the best burgers in LBI, you’ll want to try one for yourself. The burger and hot dog styles seem so endless, you may have a hard time choosing just one and gives us just one reason why we choose Woodies as one of the best LBI restaurants for 2019.
8. Ship Bottom Shellfish
It may be a small place, but Ship Bottom Shellfish is a great spot to grab a seafood plate at the shore. With indoor and outdoor seating, BYOB and get there early for some super fresh options of all the seafood kinds. This island favorite is open for their 38th year and serves lunch and dinner along with the rest of the best LBI restaurants for 2019.
9. The Gables
If you’re looking for fine dinner dining with the charm of a Victorian Inn, The Gables is just the place. Step back in history to this lovely, romantic space with intricately crafted plates, where many banquets and wedding meals are savored. No matter when you plan to visit, be sure to note that table reservations are highly recommended, due to popularity.
10. Pearl Street Market
On the other end of the restaurant spectrum, Pearl Street Market is a deli and market that also provides prepared food “to go” or taken to eat on their outdoor patio. This restaurant certainly earned its place on our best LBI restaurants for 2019. Read great reviews for all of their prepared food and the convenience of service you can experience. Choose from any of their great salads, wraps, breakfast burritos or fresh hot or cold sandwich options, or if you’re in a rush, stop in and find a freshly made food from the grab-and-go case.
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