Eat, Explore and Experience

Only the best make the list.

Local Recommendations

Where To Shop

Souvenirs, Sweatshirts, Beach Chairs, and Groceries

What To Do

Golf, Miniature Golf, Arcade, Water Park, or the Beach

Where To Eat

Sit Down, Take Out or Delivery

Our Favorites

Below you will find an assortment of recommended restaurants, shops and activities.

For more of what Beach Haven has to offer, check out our interactive map below.

Ice Cream & Sweets

Barry’s Do Me a Flavor
309 Centre St
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
BarrysDoMeaFlavor.com
(609) 492-8259
Ice cream and casual dining

Country Kettle Fudge
830 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008
CountryKettleFudge.com
(609) 492-2800
Watch them make it, then take some home to enjoy!

The Meltdown Ice cream
13302 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach Township, NJ 08008
TheMeltdownLBI.com
(609) 207-0527
Soft Serve, Hand Scooped and delicious Water Ice. Our kids’ favorite dessert spot!

The Show Place Ice Cream Parlour
204 Centre St, Beach Haven, NJ 08008
SurfLight.org
(609) 492-9477
Bring the kids for Ice Cream & a show. But be prepared to get in on the show!

The WooHoo
211 S Bay Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008
TheWooHoo.com
(609) 492-5433
Shakes, Cones, and more. Nut free options available.

Casual Dining & Takeout

(We try to provide takeout menus in the house for most of the local dining spots but sometimes they grow legs….)

Pearl Street Market
229 Pearl St
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
pearlstreetmarket.com
(609) 492-3910
Great quality sandwiches and prepared food. Fresh Seafood. Don’t miss it.

Barry’s Do Me a Flavor
309 Centre St
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
barrysdomeaflavor.com
(609) 492-8259
Ice cream and casual dining

The Chicken or the Egg
207 N Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
492fowl.com
(609) 492-3695
Popular casual dining spot. Great for breakfast or late night. There’s usually a wait.

Uncle Will’s
3 S Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
UncleWills.com
(609) 492-2514
Great for breakfast and they also offer dinner service.

Bay Village Pizza
9 N Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
bayvillagelbi.com
(609) 492-4484
Best Pizza and Fries on the island. Don’t skip the fries!

Family Friendly Dining

Tucker’s Tavern
101 Southwest Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
tuckerstavern-lbi.com
(609) 492-2300
Restaurant & bar. Good place to eat with kids. Good burger.

The Sea Shell
10 S Atlantic Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
seashelllbi.com
Beach bar and restaurant. Great after-beach happy hour.

The Sand Bar at Engleside Inn
30 Engleside Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
engleside.com
(609) 492-1251
Beachside bar and restaurant.

Buckalew’s Restaurant & Tavern
101 N Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
buckalews.com
(609) 492-1065
Restaurant and bar – Good bar, often featuring live music.

Fine(r) Dining

Restaurant at Engleside Inn
30 Engleside Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
engleside.com
(609) 492-1251
Nice restaurant with very good sushi.

Stefano’s
1814 Long Beach Blvd.
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
stefanoslbi.com
(609) 492-1100
Higher end Italian Restaurant. Good food but pricey.

Seafood

Parker’s Garage
116 Northwest Avenue
Beach Haven, NJ. 08008
parkersgaragelbi.com
(609) 492-1066
Probably the best food in town. Try not to fill up on “shared plates”. They are outstanding.

Beach Haven Fishery
2115 Long Beach Blvd
Spray Beach, 08008
beachhavenfishery.com
(609) 492-4388
Dine in or take out seafood

The Black Whale
100 N Pennsylvania Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
blackwhalebar.com
(609) 492-0025
Small dining room and bar. Good food and drinks.

Bars

Hudson House (AKA “The Hud”)
19 E 13th St
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
Beach Haven’s own dive bar…where else can you have drinks, play pop-a-shot, shuffleboard, darts and watch TV?

Buckalew’s Restaurant & Tavern
101 N Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
buckalews.com
(609) 492-1065
Large Central bar with multiple TVs – Often featuring live music.

The Sand Bar at Engleside Inn
30 Engleside Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
engleside.com
(609) 492-1251
Beachside bar and restaurant.

The Sea Shell (AKA “The Shell”)
10 S Atlantic Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
seashelllbi.com
Beachside Tiki bar. Great after-beach happy hour.

Groceries & Beverage Sales

Murphy’s Market
9 S Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
murphysmarkets.com
(609) 492-5100

A full grocery store plus Beer, Wine & Liquor

 

Rommel’s
201 S Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
(609) 492-6101

Beer, Wine & Liquor

 

ACME Market
9600 S Long Beach Boulevard
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
(609) 492-9718

ACME, it’s a supermarket, but you knew that.

Local Shops

Murphy’s Market
9 S Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
murphysmarkets.com
(609) 492-5100

A full grocery store plus Beer, Wine & Liquor

Hand’s
1300 South Long Beach Boulevard
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
(609) 492-2385

A local ‘department store’ – Towels, games, pillows, tools, coolers, boogie boards, etc.

Silver Sun Mall
210 N. Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008

A cross between a 5 & 10 and department store. Souvenirs, T-shirts, Beach gear, clothes, jewelry, etc.

Family Fun

Well, there’s the beach….but aside from that, there are plenty of other options for having fun.

 

Fantasy Island Amusement Park
320 7th St
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
fantasyislandpark.com
(609) 492-4000
Kiddie rides, arcade, skee ball and more

Thundering Surf Waterpark
806 N Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
thunderingsurfwaterpark.com
(609) 492-0869
Great local waterpark. Slides, kiddie area, wave machine, etc.

Settler’s Mill Adventure Golf
806 N Bay Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
(609) 492-0869
Great Mini Golf attached to the waterpark.

Rentals, Lessons & Services

Surf Buggy Bike Shop
1501 Long Beach Blvd
Beach Haven, NJ 08008
www.SurfBuggyLBI.com
(609) 342-1458
Bike Rentals & Sales. Parts, Repairs and Accessories. Friendly & Helpful staff. Highly recommended!

 

LBI Surfing & Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
1301 Long Beach Blvd.
North Beach Haven, NJ 08008
www.LBIsurfing.com
(609) 494-7873
Private, Semi-private & group lessons as well sales & rentals. Wetsuits and boards provided with lessons. Friendly instructors who are great with kids. Give it a shot!

 

LBI Dream Makers
Baby Gear, Beach Gear, Bed linens, Towels, Strollers, etc.
www.lbidreammakers.com
(908) 731-1174
If you find yourself in need of beach or baby gear for the week, we recommend contacting LBI Dream Makers. 

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