Our 2023 Outdoor Dining Guide, presented by Yuengling Flight, is packed with some of our favorite Monmouth County restaurants! Whether you’re headed out with the family, enjoying date night, or joining friends, we’ve included dining options for everyone.
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Located in Belmar, NJ, Marina Grille offers breathtaking waterfront dining, the perfect spot to bring the family or meet up for girls’ night out! A truly beautiful restaurant, Marina Grille has indoor and outdoor seating. Check out their full menu and location information with the link below!
Located in Highlands, NJ, Proving Ground has gorgeous waterfront dining with a family-friendly atmosphere. We love the Cheesesteak Spring Rolls, PG Tacos, and Brew Burger! It’s a great spot for lunch or dinner all summer long.
We’ve always loved Barnacle Bill’s in Rumson, NJ, for their AMAZING burgers and family-friendly atmosphere, and now we love them even more with their latest addition of outdoor seating! Sit and relax with views of the Navesink River, chow down on burgers and seafood, and enjoy some family fun!
With two Monmouth County locations (and several more throughout NJ!), Tommy’s is a family favorite place to dine outside in the summer. From sushi to burgers to delicious apps, there’s something for everyone to love! Check out their full menu with our link below!
On the Deck
Head to On the Deck in Atlantic Highlands this summer for beautiful waterfront views (with a front row seat to the New York skyline), great food, and a fun and casual atmosphere! Stay for dinner and head to Nicholas Creamery for dessert!
With three Monmouth County locations, Robinson Ale House has great food, spectacular views, and fun for the whole family. Visit them in Asbury Park right on the boardwalk, their newest Pier Village location, or enjoy dinner in Red Bank on the beautifully lit up Broad Street!
Located in Monmouth Beach, NJ, Beach Tavern offers lunch and dinner with beautiful waterfront views for diners. Enjoy a cocktail with friends, plan a date night with your partner, or celebrate summer with the family. We love the Swordfish Tacos, Lobster Roll, and Fried Chicken!
A nationally acclaimed celebrity chef, David Burke (a Monmouth County native!), has multiple restaurants throughout the country and in our area. His oceanfront restaurant, Drifthouse by David Burke, has stunning views of the Atlantic, modern American cuisine, and an atmosphere that will make you wish for summer all year round. Located within Driftwood Cabana Club, visit Drifthouse for an evening you won’t forget!
Located near the docks of the Manasquan River in Brielle, NJ, Shipwreck Grille is a summertime favorite. Dine outside and enjoy the Linguini & Clams, Ribeye, and Sweet & Sour Calamari!
Located in Oceanport, NJ, next to Monmouth Park, Blu Grotto has been a favorite for years! Have dinner on the deck and stay for live music in the Beer Garden! We love the Jumbo Shrimp Scampi, Short Rib Meatballs, and Eggplant Parmesan ala Siciliano!
If you’re looking for incredible food, romantic waterfront views, and a beautiful atmosphere, One Willow has it all. Located in Highlands, NJ, we’ve been here both with the family and for date night. Their wine list is great and the tuna tacos are even better!
One of our all-time favorite Irish Pubs is right in Red Bank, NJ! Dublin House is family-friendly and the perfect spot to sit outside and enjoy Irish Nachos, Dublin Style Fish-N-Chips, or the Dublin House Burger!
Opened in 1917, Bahrs Landing is one of NJ’s famous landmarks and one of the country’s oldest family run restaurants. You can Dock and Dine at Bahrs, and enjoy waterfront views and iconic food. Try the famous Clam Chowders, Lobster, and Pan Seared Crab Cakes. The kids will love it here!
We’ve been dining at Klein’s for years, and love them for their fresh seafood, and family-friendly atmosphere. There’s something for everyone on their menu (even your picky eaters!). Indoor and outdoor dining is available!
Location & Contact Information
708 River Road
Belmar, NJ 07719
Overlooking the Manasquan River in Brielle, NJ, Waypoint 622 offers lunch and dinner menus on their outdoor patio (and a kids menu too!). Definitely add this spot to your list this summer!
622 Green Avenue,
Brielle, NJ 08730
With multiple Monmouth County locations, MJ’s is a family favorite (the perfect restaurant to bring the kids!). The food is great, the vibe is always fun, and the service is always reliable. We love the sushi, honey thai wings, and the pizza! MJ’s in Matawan has a huge outdoor patio by the water too!
100 Ocean Avenue North
Long Branch, NJ 07740
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