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Crest Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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9600 Pacific Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3332
+1 609-522-1200
11:00 - 01:00
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Abington, Pennsylvania
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247 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Saturday night, Oct. visit, packed house, 15 min wait for inside table area. Bar area -full. We were seated immediately in fully enclosed patio area. Good opening service. Nice selection of seafood, burgers, flatbread. We had their house specialty Mardi Gras shrimp on a Phiily style hoagie roll and peppers- came out hot, it very good. A flatbread pizza- good.... More 

Thank DJMAN5
new jersey
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

It's a short walk from the ocean to our little gem. We can always have a drink and good food all year round. I love the shrimp crest tavern on Italian roll.All the bar food is very good and the daily specials are what us regulars look forward to. Lisa makes all feel like family.

Thank tinksr324
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went there last minute to have a drink with friends ordered the mussels in red sauce, prices were extremely reasonable and they were fantastic!

Thank fbell50
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We returned after a few year hiatus to the Tavern, and I am glad we did. First weekend of fall and I welcomed it with a pumpkin ale. Never had it before but refreshing and perfect for the season. Had the grouper sandwich on a long roll and it was probably the best fish sandwich I have ever had next... More 

Thank Chris S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Good food resonably priced get there early summer months the wait can be long if your not early been eating here for years

Thank Charles S
Monroe, New Jersey
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Just wanted a quick lunch and some drinks. Service was good as well as the food. We were there about lunch time so the place was quite full. We were served quickly and courteously

Thank Lovetogarden52
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Just got back from a 5 day trip to Diamond Beach. We visited this place twice in those 5 days! Once for late night drinks...great service! We saw the menu and decided to return the next day! We went for lunch and it was great! The service was great as well as the food! We liked it so much we... More 

Thank Beachgirl_08Pa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

3 guys going to celebrate a 65th birthday. 3 dozen oysters and 3 beers $33 more than the Happy hour price. Told it was canceled because firemen were in town. Pretty awful reason if accurate. Hope it was worth loosing 3 frequent customers...

1 Thank steve l
Tim F, Owner at Crest Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you Steve for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We’re so very sorry to have let you down, especially on such a special occasion. We take great pride in our food and providing top-notch service to all of our guests, and it sounds like we really missed the mark when you joined us. We will be... More 

Exton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been a patron for 15 years and will never go back. Insulted my family, we pulled a couple of chairs up to our table as we had waited 45 min for a table since we had 2 kids with us. Our group had some overlap and needed more seats. The owner came out who knows me and told... More 

2 Thank chrisrohner
Tim F, Owner at Crest Tavern, responded to this review

Chris, we are so disappointed to read about your most recent experience at Crest Tavern. We strive to make sure that all of our guests have a 5-star experience when they join us, but it sounds like we really missed the mark when you and your group dined with us. We also wanted to ensure you that we take great... More 

New York City, New York
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Crest has the BEST cheesesteaks! We look forward to them every year when we visit Wildwood. The restaurant itself is nothing pretty, but the food is good-- typical bar food-- exactly what you'd expect. They don't deliver but we enjoy ordering our food to go and having a drink at the bar while we wait. They also have a... More 

Thank beachbum0213

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9600 Pacific Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3332
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: +1 609-522-1200

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