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Carmen's Seafood Restaurant

343 43rd Pl, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
+1 609-263-3471
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
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“shrimp” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (35 reviews)
“live lobster” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
343 43rd Pl, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a birthday celebration at Carmen's with three generations of our family which totaled 10 people. Because we had more then nine people we were able to make a reservation. Even though it was early June on a Saturday evening, Carmen's did a great...More

Thank QuakerBoy90
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Waiting 45 minutes still didn't get food! Came here 2 times prior and was good. Its fathers day why the long wait?

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came all the way from Orlando, Fl. I summered as a kid in Ocean City many years ago. Carmen's always a joy to go for a great seafood dinner. You can BYOB and they give ya plastic wine cups!! The flounder was incredible, my lovely...More

Thank dougapher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great go-to place. Right on the bay. BYOB and great foods always. As good as it gets seafood. Highly recommend.

Thank cactijak
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Been coming to Carmen's forever! The food is so fresh, I always get the Oysters, 1 dozen is never enough!!!!!

Thank Maryann R
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Too bad it's sub par. Unappealing food in a very appealing location...the kitschy decor is appropriate, but the grouchy hostess could use a vacation. The Big seafood platter was so small and over priced, even for sea Isle, you could do way better in Cape...More

1  Thank neesee66
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stopped here for breakfast. Meal was excellent, nice atmosphere, dining in the open air on the bay. Service was good, pricing was reasonable. Would definately recommend this place.

Thank allymcbingo1013
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Good seafood dish. Went with 7 people and everyone enjoyed their food. Seafood/fish were fresh and everything served hot

Thank LWS111
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I have been to Carmens for breakfast. It is great and the staff is friendly. Went for dinner last night August 30th and the dinner did not disappoint. No wait. Rachel was our server and she was fabulous. Highly recommend for a casual place to...More

Thank Mary527
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went to Carmen's for lunch with a group of 7. Great view and pleasant atmosphere. Several of us ordered grilled cheese and tomato sandwiches. Our sandwiches were on thick slices of white bread with two measly slices of cheese and a slice of a large...More

1  Thank redgaljerry
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
when is your last day as the finale
21 October 2016|
Response from grexis | Reviewed this property |
I think they close after this weekend.
are they open for lunch
28 April 2016|
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Response from frugal2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes , when I have visited in the Summer time. Not sure about winter hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 343 43rd Pl, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Sea Isle City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-263-3471
  • E-mail
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