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Simply Southern

817 Belmar Plz, Belmar, NJ 07719-2752
+1 732-243-9257
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (13 reviews)
“hush puppies” (8 reviews)
“candied yams” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
817 Belmar Plz, Belmar, NJ 07719-2752
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I drove an hour to try this place. It was worth it. I have been back 2 times since. They have the best corn bread, stuffing, fried chicken and turkey wings I have ever tasted and I lived in South Carolina for 4 years. If...More

Thank Frederick P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We fell into Simply Southern the moment we entered we felt welcome. We had a delicious home cooked meal. They start with warm corn bread 1 of my top 10 favorite foods. I chose the crab cakes which were accompanied by outstanding Cole slaw &...More

Thank ebmom48
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Fried Chicken marinated in buttermilk, deep fried & drizzled with honey! That was my lunch :) It came with two sides. I was glad to have corn on the cob and mashed sweet potatoes. This restaurant serves food that exceeds diner food. I strongly suggest...More

Thank SteveSBrickUSA
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We happened upon this place on our way to the BBQ next door and were very happily surprised. The food was great. The service was very friendly. Rita Simmons, one of the owners moved us to a nicer table. Later her son, the other owner,...More

Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Simply Southern yesterday with my friend. We had the Sweet potato hush puppies & the Catfish Bites as appetizers. I had the Oxtails w/Cabbage & Collard Greens. My friend had the Chicken & waffles. Everything was very tasty. The cabbage was the best...More

Thank LeavingOnAJettPlane
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We visit Belmar often as we have relatives that live there. Always wanted to try this place. We did and I wish we had sooner. This is comfort food as it should be. We started with catfish bites and fried green tomatoes. Just wonderful !...More

Thank travelmanagerone
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We took a chance on this place in Belmar listed on TripAdvisor. WOW!!! Real Southern Food served up spiced just right and piled high!!! Simply Southern served us a wonderful meal, by friendly staff who knew their menu, Homemade corn muffins started our food adventure....More

Thank Judycabudy
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I came here on the restaurant tour and did not get a good feel for the food based on what was served, so I have not come for a real meal. If you want southern comfort food then definitely try it. Rasheed Simmons, the owner,...More

Thank Unclepo13
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We went for an early dinner, and since this place isn't local to us, we decided to try it out on a lazy Sunday afternoon. The service is friendly, we were seated right away as it wasn't crowded yet. I decided to do the mac...More

1  Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I have eaten there a couple of times as I do like comfort food. The seafood special of the day was good. The mac and cheese was very dry lack of cheese. Some of the sides were too salty. They do have some creative drinks...More

Thank ibdagreatest1
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Meghan D
11 July 2016|
Response from Sam847 | Reviewed this property |
They did when we were there, it has macaroni, cheese sauce and tasted real good to us. I don't know what else to tell you about it other than it was good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Belmar Plz, Belmar, NJ 07719-2752
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: +1 732-243-9257
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