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Buckalew's Restaurant & Tavern

) #13 of 61 Restaurants in Beach Haven $$ - $$$ American, ,
101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
+1 609-492-1065
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
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11 - 20 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nice place with varied pub style food. The Crab Cake sandwiches and soups were very good. Same with the burgers. Friendly and fast service. Located about a block from the beach. Good for large groups.

Thank njrider2016
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of eight. Everything was well prepared. Wait staff was very friendly and attentive. Had the shepherds pie. It wasn't a traditional style pie but was tasty nonetheless. Good beer selection. Prices were reasonable even for LBI

Thank ststock23
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We went here twice during our visit. It is a great, lively pub, right in the heart of everything with very good music & a great menu.

Thank John S
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Nice relaxing place! Great burgers! We will definitely go back! Service was good. Beautiful day on the Island but not a lot of places opened in February..... Buckalew's was and we really enjoyed our lunch!

Thank Welove G
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

You can go anywhere on the island. We took a chance on a slightly lower rated restaurant thinking we may be surprised. Unfortunately even tho the service was great the food left much to be desired. It was as if they weren't tasting the things...More

Thank lbifoodie86
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Always a long wait for your food, busy or not. Basically hit or miss with everything, food and services. At 1 point a free years back this was a priority stop for summer meals....Now a last resort if all the good spots are booked.

Thank BrieBrieA
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I tried this place for happy hour and had a very tasty bar pie at a reasonable price. The bartender was friendly and attentive, too, and the beer on tap was cold and fresh.

Thank dmg2421
Reviewed 24 November 2016

There was still a wait just not as long as the really good places! When will I learn my lesson......when in Beach Haven plan ahead for meals out or be prepared to have an average to horrible meal at inflated high season prices. The restaurant...More

Thank travelingfam2000
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Food was drab, service not great and still gets a crowd because it's on Main Blvd. great place to hear live music and have a few drinks but eat elsewhere.

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Food was average at best. Waitress raved about crab cakes and they were basically tasteless. They needed help with ugh---tarter sauce. My wife had fish taco's and were skimpy with mystery fish. Atmosphere was nice. With very average food, the price was much to high.

Thank Stefands
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1812
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-492-1065
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