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The Diving Horse

2109 Dune Dr, Ste 5, Avalon, NJ 08202-2075
+1 609-368-5000
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“wedge salad” (10 reviews)
“scallops” (24 reviews)
“panna cotta” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2109 Dune Dr, Ste 5, Avalon, NJ 08202-2075
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

We were a party of 8--had the TDH wedge salad with crabmeat and scallops and panna cotta--everything was FANTASTIC! service was great--(loved the striped dresses on waitresses), decor was appealing, rolls were good and chewy--I would absolutely go again. This is my new favorite Avalon...More

Thank oliver57
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The Brussel sprouts were very good as were the scallops. I didn’t love the tuna tartar but it wasn’t bad, simply not as enjoyable as the other things we were eating. I particularly enjoyed the pasta dish that was on special that was served with...More

Thank isa081
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The entire staff from the moment we entered were friendly and attentive. Our server, Anna, was friendly knowledgeable and very professional. She made our experience that much better. The food was awesome we loved all entree’s. Highlights were halibut, swordfish, wedge salad and kit kat...More

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I have lived in Jersey for over 40 years and I never go to the Jersey shore, never! I have travelled to over 50 countries on vacations so i have been around but my impressions of the Jersy shore was ruined by visits to Atlantic...More

Thank oldmandiver
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The staff was very gracious and accommodating. We were a family of 3 adults and 3 children. The outdoor setting was lovely. Many flowers surrounding the tables and gorgeous arrangements on the table. The food more than lived up to the setting and service. The...More

Thank kathryn c
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Loved the food and the outdoor seating area. We came back a second night and sat indoor which was noisy so definitely enjoyed the outdoor area better. Doos was great both night though

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Great place to dine. Nice atmosphere either inside or outside.Food was very good. Would definitely go back.

Thank hockeydad792
Reviewed 7 August 2018

To sum it up, the noise level, very loud. I would think that I "high end" restaurant would be able to control the noise better, perhaps acoustic panels. The food, not great. You do not mind paying top dollar if the food is top notch....More

Thank scott g
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Just another overpriced uppity restaurant where you get sub-par food (bland fish no flavor) with some fancy vegetable (wilted Swiss chard) that even a guinea pig won’t eat. All in a super loud restaurant where the print in the menu is so small you definitely...More

Thank Jettashel
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Really enjoyed the food but the portions were on the small side and everything is a la carte including salads and side dishes. The bread that they serve is a bit dry and not that hot when it is served. At a place like this,...More

Thank Teri F
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6 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2109 Dune Dr, Ste 5, Avalon, NJ 08202-2075
    (21st & Dune Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 609-368-5000
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