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Sand Box Cafe

2604 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4262
+1 609-361-2425
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2604 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4262
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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...More

Thank peterlwilliams9
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...More

Thank Annie R
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
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
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...More

3  Thank Cancersucksprep
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...More

2  Thank jenrb
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
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...More

Thank Lisa F
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...More

Thank ejl109
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Restaurant was bright and open. Good amount of parking. Breakfast was very yummy and we will definitely go back.

Thank 63AmyF63
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Marge M
24 July 2017|
Response from Travelwsb | Reviewed this property |
Only Mother Nature can answer that accurately. But, not so often this year it seems. And when it does rain, there are spots that are covered where you can be accommodated.
22 August 2016|
Response from 63AmyF63 | Reviewed this property |
21 February 2016|
Response from qtdesignz | Reviewed this property |
It will be a second location that will be open year round. The outdoor cafe will only be open in the summer. This will be a great addition to our year restaurants!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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