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La Spiaggia

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357 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4606
+1 609-494-4343
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Mountainside, New Jersey
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here twice and will return. It's wonderful. My fish was done to perfection and the service is great. I love the BYOB.

Thank Travelwsb
Summit, New Jersey
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Been coming here for years. Every summer it has been a tradition at the shore. Food is great, people are great. Everything here is great. Keep up the great work and can't wait to come back next summer.

Thank jtorta10
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38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Second visit and even better than our first. This may be our favorite LBI dinner spot. Simple but elegant, varied special menu choices, presentation and preparations perfect. The staff is so knowledgeable and friendly too. Love it.

Thank Denise K
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We always have a wonderful meal at La Spiaggia! The atmosphere is very elegant. The service is polite, friendly and understated. The first thing we had was soft bread with garlic oil and a tomato eggplant topping I then had the pear, gorgonzola and walnut salad which was fabulous! And the portion was much larger than I expected. The veal... More 

Thank BookLover314
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great food and consistent service. They're flexible with sides and are happy to accommodate. Good value as its a BYOB. One of my favorites on the island.

Thank carriemw
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95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This restaurant is on our must eats each summer down the shore. While the location isn't beachy - it is convenient if you are not staying on the island as it right by the bridge. It is a bit dark and not airy like restaurants on the beach, but I still give it a 5 because the food and service... More 

Thank Jgifas
White Plains, New York
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I called at 6 PM to ask for a reservation for 2 at 7:30 PM. I was attracted to this restaurant because it has a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The pleasant man on the phone nicely said, "Yes, I just received a cancellation. Very good." I happily hung up, but wondered if that was a little scam. It wasn't! When... More 

2 Thank Dan P
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is absolutely hands down THE VERY BEST restaurant in the LBI area All of the staff goes over and above to make you feel like you are the only person there Now the menu is amazing. Everything is delightfully prepared and beautifully presented. You will not be disappointed

Thank linda d
New Jersey
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I don't think I've ever experienced a restaurant with so much fine print on the menu: no appetizers as main courses, a $3.00 plating charge to split an appetizer, no cell phones, and no sharing of main courses. For a place that really screams Jersey Shore in terms of decor (you almost expect to see a Kardashian or Snooky to... More 

1 Thank PickyJerseyGirl
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38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I can't believe in all my years on LBI, I missed out on this wonderful establishment, but so glad I found it now. Thank you Trip Advisor for This review service! So helpful when looking for a special place. The food here is amazing, from the bread and the sauce to their desserts. Presentation is perfection and most important to... More 

Thank Denise K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 60
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
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: 357 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4606
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
  • Phone Number: +1 609-494-4343
La Spiaggia is an award winning restaurant on Long Beach Island. We specialize in Northern Italian cuisine in a fine dining setting. Please feel free to bring your own wine and call for reservations! We look forward to serving you!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?