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The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant

1507 Ocean Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1423
+1 732-449-7700
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“veal piccata” (4 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (13 reviews)
“bread basket” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Italian, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1507 Ocean Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1423
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently ate dinner at the Breakers. The view of the ocean was spectacular, and the food was delicious. The shrimp scampi was slightly garlicky, but not overwhelming. My husband and I both had ample portions of food for our entrees, accompanied by fresh salads...More

Thank Cindy B
BreakersOnTheOcean, Manager at The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cindy B: We are delighted to hear that you and your husband recently enjoyed dinner with us. Thank you for your review and for dining with us. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend from college was visiting in the area and we wanted to have lunch overlooking the ocean. I didn't think it was possible because it rained all day, but we made it happen by eating at The Breakers in their lovely dining room. Our...More

Thank vagabondgrandparents
BreakersOnTheOcean, Manager at The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear vagabondgrandparents: Thank you for your lovely review and also for dining with us. We're so happy that you were able to spend time with your friend at The Breakers and that you enjoyed everything. Thank you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful dinner made of appetizers in the lounge complete with a wonderful Cabernet. The shrimp is of a colossal size and tender. The cold Anti-pasta is a large portion and with a bread basket makes a wonderful meal. Mike the bartender was friendly,...More

Thank Don Y
BreakersOnTheOcean, Manager at The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Don Y: We're happy to hear that you enjoyed a light dinner in our lounge. During the summer it also is possible to order from the same menu on our outdoor Ocean Terrace. Thank you for this terrific review and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had two Italians in our group who raved about the Shrimp Fra Diavolo. Also, I have Celiac Disease and they were more than happy to adjust a menu offering to meet my dietary needs. Lovely setting and excellent service

Thank Valerie H
BreakersOnTheOcean, Manager at The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valerie H: Thank you for this terrific review and for dining with us. We're thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful experience and that you and your friends from Italy all give your stamp of approval. Thanks again!

Reviewed 15 August 2018

My girlfriend and I spent two days in Spring Lake. After checking into our B&B we decided to have the early bird dinner at The Breakers. Our meals were fantastic and reasonably priced! She had the flounder and I opted for the chicken marsala. Service...More

Thank Maria C
BreakersOnTheOcean, Manager at The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Dear Maria C: We're so happy to know that you and your friend had a wonderful dining experience with us. Thank you for your review and for dining at The Breakers. We hope to see you again the next time you are in Spring Lake.

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Along with another couple, we decided to try the Breakers for drinks and appetizers on the deck on a delightful summer evening. Located across the street from the ocean, it's a relaxing venue that's hard to beat. I wish that were true for the food....More

Thank JerseyShoreJohn
BreakersOnTheOcean, Manager at The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Dear JerseyShoreJohn: Thank you for spending time on our Ocean Terrace. We're sorry to hear that you were not pleased with the two appetizers that you ordered. Hopefully, you brought this to the attention of your waitress. We want all of our customers to leave...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A spring lake institution. Amazing location and views. Needs a complete remodel. Aged and worn. Food is average but when you consider the high price it’s not really worth it. An older crowd. Would love to see them bring in a real chef and use...More

Thank G8621NKrandyb
BreakersOnTheOcean, Manager at The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Dear G8621NKrandyb: Thank you for dining with us. We are glad to hear that you loved the views. With all due respect, however, we would like to point out that we do have a real and very talented chef. Also, all of our meals are...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

Had dinner here with family while staying at the hotel. The service at dinner is excellent and the dining room is very elegant with a lovely ocean view and shell chairs. The early dinner special was a great value with a four course meal including...More

Thank Memmett
BreakersOnTheOcean, Manager at The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Dear Memmett: Thank you for this excellent review and for dining with us. We're so happy that you enjoyed your entire dining experience - the food, service, ambiance and view. Thank you again.

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Husband and I had a lovely dinner with beach/pool view could not have asked for a more beautiful evening. I ordered the salmon husband the sole. Salmon was enough for two people!! Food was fabulous as well as the service!

Thank dorothy r
BreakersOnTheOcean, Manager at The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Dear dorothy r: We are so happy that you and your husband enjoyed your dinner with us. Thanks for dining at the Breakers and for your kind review. We appreciate it and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The food was always good but this time it was exceptional.Atmosphere is beautiful and a nice,romantic evening

Thank sparkieash
BreakersOnTheOcean, Manager at The Breakers on the Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Dear sparkieash: We’re so glad that you enjoy the Breakers and that you especially enjoyed your most recent dinner with us. Thank you so much for dining with us and for your terrific review.

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EvangelineV24
21 September 2018|
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Response from gymlady30 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about lunch but there are early bird specials. I believe they begin at 4/4:30pm. Try there website or call for more specific info We were there early one evening. Great band was playing and we sat in the bar... More
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Rita C
23 April 2018|
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Response from gymlady30 | Reviewed this property |
I know they have a room for that many but don’t know the cost . Probably a buffet. Salad , pasta , chicken franchise, fish dish string beans . Dessert was chocolate mousse . . Sorry I was a guest not the inviter 🤕
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Joe M
28 August 2017|
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Response from BreakersOnTheOcean | Property representative |
Dear Joe M. Thank you for your inquiry. We do not serve brunch, but we do serve breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Breakfast is served until 3pm so breakfast selections are available while we are also serving... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1507 Ocean Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1423
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Spring Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 732-449-7700
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