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Jay's on Third

) #6 of 36 Restaurants in Stone Harbor $$$$ American,
9836 3rd Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1934
+1 609-368-1000
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (22 reviews)
“halibut” (22 reviews)
“red snapper” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Contemporary
9836 3rd Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1934
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jay's used to be my favorite restaurant at the Jersey shore, but it is now my all-time favorite restaurant, anywhere.The beyond exceptional food and professional service continue to impress my family and the many guests we bring there. Jason, the chef/owner, is as talented and...More

1  Thank 833Joe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner with friends at Jays was a Fine dinning experience. From Pad Thai, Mongolian ribs as appetizers, Rack of Lamb, surf and turf, Halibut for dinner, white chocolate cheese cake with fresh raspberries and hibiscus sorbet, strawberry granola ice cream. All prepared by Jason. Presentation...More

1  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We are repeat customers to Jay's and always anticipate their opening each spring. This year had to be one of the best! Anne, as always, is so welcoming, and Dominck, one of the waiters, is like a member of our extended family. Our meal was...More

1  Thank Mrsdrclay
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dine at Jay's several times a season as we are weekend year round residents of Stone Harbor. This past Saturday had to be one of the best meals we have ever had at Jay's! Ann is a wonderful hostess and Dominic's...More

1  Thank Mrsdrclay
Reviewed 23 October 2016

With the shore season over we still love to go down to Stone Harbor and this past weekend we got reservations at Jays. Great food, great service in an upscale atmosphere. I had a tuna app and LI Duckling. My wife had Calamari and then...More

2  Thank robertl_gannon
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

One of my favorites. Has delicious and imaginative food by a young talented owner chef and managed by his charming wife. Dishes are always fresh and done in a modern California style-never heavy or overdone. It is what shore dining should be

2  Thank Emy A
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Well we had 8:15 reservations for over 3 weeks and they had to jam the 4 of us into a table next to the hostess... Where people are constantly coming and going. It's also very loud and we had trouble hearing our server. Not exactly...More

1  Thank Ronsin
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Phenomenal food and service. Tim, Lindsey and Anne provided excellent service and were very friendly. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Service was good, meal was average. No bar was a disappointment. The steak and seafood entrees were unseasoned and tasteless. The appetizers were tremendous. The restaurant was average, but for the price, disappointing.

Thank rcrissinger
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Very nice dinning experience for a birthday dinner. Companion and I enjoyed our leisurely Saturday nite celebration. Service was great, food beautifully prepared and presented. We were visiting from out of state and selected location via tripadvisor reviews

1  Thank 13ahr69
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a dress code and is there an outdoor patio? If there is a patio, can reservations be made for patio?
11 August 2016|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Dress is resort casual. No patio. Reservations are recommended. BYOB.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 38
American, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9836 3rd Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1934
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Stone Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 609-368-1000
  • E-mail

Now in its 10th season,
Jay's on Third has become one of Stone Harbor's premiere restaurants, offering seasonally inspired dishes from fresh, local produce, seafood & meats, cooked simply yet incorporating international influences. Bring a bottle of wine & enjoy an evening of casual, fine dining at Jay's, voted South Jersey Magazine 2010 and 2011 Best of the Shore and awarded 4 stars from The Press of Atlantic City.

Jay's On Third is a great place to dine and relax, whatever the occasion may be, in a lovely seashore community and neighborhood.

Attention to detail sets Jays's on Third apart. Reliability and goodness are shared in an upscale environment in a relaxing atmosphere.
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