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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” (43 reviews)
“tomato salad” (20 reviews)
“cookies” (119 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
9700 Amherst Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402-1008
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Been going at least once a year for quite a few years and I can't say enough about this place. Went for anniversary dinner and they did not disappoint. Two pound lobster special ($39, reasonable) was delicious, lobster mac and cheese also great. Place was...More

Thank yoberto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Steve and Cookie's was recommended to us by two different friends who don't know each other. Its also the #1 restaurant on Trip Advisor so this is why we came for our anniversary dinner. We had reservations, which even for a Tuesday night, was a...More

Thank NurseMardi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went here for our Anniversary. (Make sure you have a reservation. ) We went when it opened and people were lined up for bar seats and reserved tables. We were seated in the last table near the back door. This was...More

Thank rlb551
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must stop if you are in the area. We have never been disappointed, had the double stuffed pork chop for a entrée, angry tomatoes for a appetizer, and blue berry pie for desert. Yummy, great wine selection, Cookie is always walking around...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here while on vacation and had an outstanding dinner with my friends and family. Everything was awesome. Would have given 5 starts except service was not very attentive at all. But I would still recommend anyway !

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crowded and noisy on a Monday evening. It always is. It is hard to get a reservation. The food is outstanding. The diners, upscale. Try the dirty tomato salad or the lump crabmeat stuffed bronzino. Delicious. The menu leans heavily towards seafood but you can...More

Thank BusinessTraveler967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steve & Cookie's is a favorite of ours. The food and service are outstanding. Our favorite Bartender Bruce, greets you with a smile. Never a disappointment.

Thank FANEM100760
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last August's meal was so great, that our we repeated our First Date here once again. Fantastic Oysters, Ugly Tomato Salad and Blueberry Pie...all redux! Fabulous atmosphere, conducive to conversation and romance or just re-acquainting with the other half. The Ugly Tomato Salad is fantastic,...More

Thank JK128xoxo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place, great service and amazing food. Steve And Cookies is surrounded by stuck up people (patrons) driving 6 figure cars but still manages to be just the right mix of elegance, local flavor and just an all around good time. Go here for an...More

Thank mmgsport
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large modern restaurant. Friendly greeting. Sat us promptly. Service was friendly, relaxed and informative. We were not rushed. My butter poached clams and my stuffed pork chop was delicious as were everyone else's choices. We tried 3 deserts--all excellent. Both the Blueberry and peach pies...More

Thank edward v
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Questions & Answers
25 July 2017|
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, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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