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A Little Bite of Italy

1419 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-6446
+1 609-361-0506
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (6 reviews)
“prix fixe” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, French, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1419 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-6446
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both the deli and the restaurant never disappoint in quality. We consider this our little hidden gem. The small BYOB restaurant aside the deli offers the most exquisite sampling of fine, perfectly prepared foods. The foie gras cannot be topped anywhere on LBI, but the...More

Thank M K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up on coming to LBI every summer for over 30 years and my parents have owned our house here for 40 years. We've experienced just about every restaurant the island has to offer and this was, by far, the absolute worst dining experience...More

Thank Lyss1484
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely amazing dinner at Francis'. For those that don't know there is a tiny restaurant tucked behind the deli that does an amazing 3 course dinner for $42! What makes it so special though is not just the great food, but the...More

Thank yanni k
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Yanni!! So happy to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. Best, Debra & Francis

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal tonight at Francis located at a Little Bite of Italy in Surf City. This is a small restaurant located off the deli and food is phenomenal. French chef prepared food and Service was attentive and dessert was exquisite....We will definitely...More

Thank Vkp1954
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meals and time with us!! We look forward to seeing you again!! Debra & Francis

Reviewed 26 July 2017

A fine dining restaurant shared with a deli. The atmosphere is limited but the dishes are interesting. The cook is a trained chef which really doesn't mean much on the island of restaurants, and a number of them quite delicious. The prices are strong for...More

1  Thank Foodie1336
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We wanted a fine dining experience with friends. The chef individually cooks all the food as it is ordered and can omit anything, such as mushrooms. The food was wonderful and most of the menu is fixed price at $42. The desserts were worth the...More

Thank lavina323
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This small but comfortable venue is our favorite restaurant on LBI. Francis and Debra are "THE BEST". Every meal has Francis's personal touch. The open lobster ravioli is amazing. If you like Veal chops, none better anywhere. FYI the Foie Gras is a food group...More

Thank bobwinitsky
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

My favorite place in LBI! Francis and Debra are great hosts and take great care in ensuring all guests have a great experience. I've treated my family to great Italian hero's from the deli for years now from LBOI. Always a great lunch. A couple...More

Thank tgunz
Reviewed 4 May 2017

One of the best kept secrets on LBI! The owner is a Paris trained chef born and raised in France. Francis and his wife run the lunch section in Little Bite of Italy which features sandwiches on bread baked fresh daily. They also have a...More

Thank Irvingtonbaby
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you!! We are glad to know you enjoy the deli and FRANCIS' Restaurant. Thank you and we appreciate your continuous support!!

Reviewed 28 April 2017

For years we have enjoyed and off season craved a very special sandwich made here with choice Italian meats, artichokes and aged provolone. So, on my first trip down to the island for another function I stopped on my way home to get the large...More

1  Thank 19mrpb58
debra m, Owner at A Little Bite of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Our apologies for your disappointment with your sandwich. It is/was definitely not a conscious decision or our policy to cut back on our product or reduce the amount of meats and cheeses that go on a sandwich. Just the opposite: we have increased our menu...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 58
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1419 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-6446
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-361-0506
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Description
Full Service Italian Gourmet Deli and French Restaurant. Full Service Catering Available On or Off Premises, Deli & Restaurant Take Out, Homemade Pizza, Calzones, etc. Available
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