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Via Mare Restaurant

2319 Ocean Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2070
+1 609-368-4494
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
1 week ago
4 weeks ago
“They had me at the Clams Casino!”
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
2319 Ocean Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2070
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I while visiting Avalon NJ for the first time were looking for a good Italian restaurant. We asked one of our friends who had visited here in the past and they suggested Via Mare. It was a Tues night so we did...More

Thank jwespo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this restaurant! It has an old time feel about it that makes you feel very comfortable. The servers are excellent. Personable, professional and they know their stuff. I can only get close to hyperbole about the food. Clams casino, roasted peppers and...More

Thank BMH628
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have been told for years go here and well I did Wow what a great find. Our Server Amanda could not have been nicer the food was great well prepared and came out hot will will be back many times.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The owners and their story is sweet. The food is just okay. The portions are a decent size. The salad is overdressed and oily. The hot bread is great. The complimentary peppers are good. The cannoli is the real deal...very fresh ricotta and not too...More

Thank dirickBroomall
Reviewed 21 July 2016

great food and atmosphere, been going here since the early 90's, only complaint the salad is ok and no other choices, other then that, great place to eat, very consistent over the years we've been going

Thank James R
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We've patronized this eatery for many years and have watched the prices inflate, gradually at first, but with the most recent escalation Via Mare now qualifies as "way overpriced." A plate of pasta with one meatball and a limpy, overdressed side salad is $20. With...More

1  Thank NewJerseyDuo
Reviewed 1 June 2016

great service, good desserts, good food, but not an Italian restaurant without a cappuccino for dessert

Thank nnlintz
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Very good, traditional Italian food. Good service. Restaurant is small, and tables are close together. Make a reservation. They make delicious pizza, but the pizza is take out only. Owners and staff are very nice!

Thank Annie_Av
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is overcrowded and frankly nothing special. While the pasta was tasty, none of it was freshly made. Servers were loud and abrasive, the restaurant was almost too loud to speak and let's not talk about the prices..... For plain ricotta ravioli, seafood pasta...More

Thank Max-zeene L
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Our favorite Italian restaurant in Avalon! Although the menu never seems to change it is always a consistently fabulous meal! Especially recommend the Veal Marsala! It is absolutely divine! Family run and always a treat!

1  Thank suzanne m
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2319 Ocean Dr, Avalon, NJ 08202-2070
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 609-368-4494
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