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The Gateway Restaurant & Lounge

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We came back too soon

It has been several years since we stopped in at the restaurant. They had a sign out front that... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
James S
Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
LBI Landmark, Good bar and bar food

The Gateway has been on the outbound causeway for well over 40 years. Always a good place to have a... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2015
Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible12%
6 Sep 2018
“AWFUL service, OVERPRICED Food”
22 Oct 2017
“Family disappointed ”
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227 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4604
+1 609-494-2816
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

4 of us, decided to attend Karaoke to see (as we do each September) Jammin Janice. The service which we received this year was even worse than our 2017 visit. We attended on Tuesday 9/4/18. I arrived to the restaurant first to get a table...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CurtissWhite
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We’ve been hearing about Chef Grifo for lots of years. I’m not sure which local restaurant he was at before The Gateway, but he’s well known. So when we saw he was at the Gateway, we figured it was going to be good. We stopped...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Susan M
Reviewed 17 October 2017

It has been several years since we stopped in at the restaurant. They had a sign out front that said the old cook was now back. We tried it but were disappointed. Prices were high and the new England clam chowder was just ok.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank James S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Best chowder on LBI, outstanding pizza, cheerful staff. Our go-to stop for lunch and snacks. Prices are fair and plenty of parking.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank menckenman
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Been going to the Island for 40+ years and this was my first stop in. Wait staff and regulars make you feel welcomed. Large bar area, and seating for viewing sporting events. There are a lot of TVs. Also have a small liquor store attached....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Spdpmd
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The Gateway has been on the outbound causeway for well over 40 years. Always a good place to have a drink with friends and family. Good bar food. Can find some good dinning specials. Best at the end of the season [September-October], once the crowds...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank MarkO95
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Delicious sandwiches, friendly staff. And open in the off-season, which seemed unusual for Long Beach Island.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank rljonas
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We had a family of 8, half the meals came out then the other 4 had to wait. All the adult food came out cold, and the service was terrible. Avoid at all costs.

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank Gmiller17
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Tee C
23 August 2018|
Response from CurtissWhite |
... I reccommend going to a different restaurant, and not Thw Gateway.