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Sand Box Cafe

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2604 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4262
+1 609-361-2425
08:00 - 15:00
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Beach Haven, New Jersey
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258 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had lunch here and breakfast too and all of us (10 total!) have LOVED it each time. Great sandwiches/wraps and outstanding breakfast food from crepes to pancakes or omelets. There is nothing on the menu that falls below outstanding. Next time we'll be sure to take some photos of the food to share.

Thank T C M
Surf City, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The Sand Box Café knows how to put a smile on your face when you are enjoying one of their exquisite breakfast meals. The menu is very expansive and their specials are outstanding. When you order crepes, French toast or pancakes that are served with fresh fruit you will not be disappointed. The meal will be served with an abundance... More 

Thank peterlwilliams9
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This small slice of Paradise should be on everyone list!! You are transported to the most adorable summer garden as soon as you walk through the front gate. The tables are tiny and close together but it only adds to the overall coziness. The staff is attentive and friendly and the food is fabulous. I recommend breakfast and you cannot... More 

Thank Annie R
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The stuffed pancakes really impressed me. Very good and filling. Cool family feeling they have here as well.

1 Thank Theresden
Alpha, New Jersey
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This place doesn't need my review. We have never been for lunch, only breakfast. Casual atmosphere, good food, good service. Expect to wait! Reminds me of being in the Carribbean or Key West.

1 Thank Cherichez
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I have been to the Sand Box cafe on several occasions for breakfast, just recently tried for lunch. On all occasions the young hostesses are rude. Always starts off my meal annoyed. The seating is cramped and uncomfortable. We watched a senior citizen on a walker having the worse time maneuvering to her table in the way back when there... More 

1 Thank Cancersucksprep
Red Bank, New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I had heard so many good things about this place and decided to go for breakfast during my recent stay. The place is decorated by Key West like, but tables and chairs are crammed in so tight and seriously wrought iron chairs are not very comfortable to sit in especially without seat cushions. We all ordered off the breakfast menu,... More 

1 Thank jenrb
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Skip the homemade hot sauce. Gread place for breakfast after yoga on the beach. Be prepared for lines, the foodl is that good.

Thank GRIZ G
new jersey
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It gets packed ...go early. It takes 20 min for the sizzler so order before u get there so u don't have to wait. It's delicious but more like a dessert. Food was great but they use frozen spinach for their omelettes. Points off for that. I expect fresh. Other than that food is outstanding. We actually went to the... More 

Thank ilovelost
New Jersey
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We went here for breakfast the other day and weren't disappointed! We each had something different and all of us barely Our plates as the portions were big! I ordered the 123 breakfast that came with a pancake that had to have been 12 inches in diameter , two eggs and three strips of bacon, wow! Other people had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2604 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4262
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
  • Phone Number: +1 609-361-2425

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