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Steve & Cookie's By The Bay

9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
+1 609-823-1163
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“blueberry pie” (50 reviews)
“cookies” (106 reviews)
“potato salad” (23 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every item on menu is a !0......the best you can get. I am always happy with the crab cakes anf fish items.

Thank daviddgs123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I dined here on our anniversary. For appetizers, we chose fried oysters over grilled romaine and shrimp cocktail. The oysters were plump, sweet and cooked perfectly. The shrimp were large and very firm. The cocktail sauce was a bit bland but when...More

Thank Mikeydi910
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful spot. We visited the Oyster Bar a couple years ago and really enjoyed it. Didn't realize how large the restaurant was. The Ambiance is lovely. We had Oysters & Arugula salad to start & entrees were- crab imperial & lamb lollipops. Everything...More

Thank axavilla
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Food was delicious, server Tito was fantastic. Best lobster mac & cheese ever, all four guests can't wait to return.

Thank petesmon
Reviewed 20 September 2018

My husband and I , along with good friends, had dinner at Steve and Cookies a few weeks ago. I was celebrating my birthday and my friend had called ahead and the waiter had a note so that a candle could be put in the...More

Thank Dorebucks
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent restaurant but very hard to get reservations. They should try and change the way they take reservations.

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Where to start where to start? The service was impeccable, we were waited on by Laura, she was amazing!! Personable, knowledgeable and honest in her recommendations!!! Started off with the grilled romaine lettuce and fried oysters app..... I could literally eat this everyday of my...More

1  Thank cmf1023
Reviewed 8 September 2018

visited a friend who lives in Margate for the summer and she suggested this wonderful restaurant. we sat at the bar(my favorite place) and enjoyed wonderful oysters, the heavenly tomato salad and shrimp cocktails. heard people rave about the blueberry pie desert but alas, they...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

===Excellent food and service. The tomato salad and blueberry pie are beyond outstanding!! You cannot go wrong with any of the dishes, the food here is excellent! Service is also good. After labor day it is a bit calmer which is nice

Thank Mila G
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I cannot stress how much I enjoy this restaurant. The food is always delicious. One outstanding thing I admire here is if you are sharing they bring the dish to each person in their shared portion! Nice touch!

Thank LWS111
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25 July 2017|
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Response from catherine115 | Reviewed this property |
Idk but everyone was business casual when I was there
DonnaMarie B
18 February 2017|
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Response from Cookie T | Property representative |
So glad to hear you are coming for a visit. We have a wide assortment of wonderful dishes so it is hard to pick out our favorites! Your server can give you some guidance when you are here. Enjoy!
3 April 2016|
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Response from gam132015 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can make your dinner gluten free, but can't remember if there were specific gluten free items mentioned.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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 - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
    (Monroe & Amherst)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Margate City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-823-1163
  • E-mail
Steve & Cookie's, located near the bay in Margate, New Jersey, offers the best of steaks & fresh seafood in a warm atmosphere with live Jazz 7 nights a week. Using the freshest of local and sustainable produce, all meats on the menu are humanely raised without hormones or antibiotics.
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