Enjoy waterfront dining like never before on the Jersey Shore at Waters Edge in Bayville, NJ. Whether you’re at the restaurant for dinner, on the dockside bar for drinks and live entertainment, or in their banquet facility for a wedding or special occasion, the spectacular panoramic views of the Barnegat Bay will surround you.
Dine by candlelight in the family-friendly dining room. Their first-floor lounge has open seating, a private bar, and an expansive 1,100 gallon aquarium filled with their signature angelfish. The continental cuisine you’ll savor at Waters Edge is just as enjoyable as the waterfront views.
Award-winning executive chef James Thumhart and chef de cuisine Kristopher Greene combine the freshest ingredients with innovative flair to prepare a waterside meal that caters to carnivores, seafood lovers, gluten-free and vegetarian diners. Both chefs are AAA Four-Diamond recipients, which acknowledges chefs that have experience in distinctive fine-dining and develop menus that reflect a high degree of creativity, quality and complexity. Additionally, Chef James was previously a Presidential Chef and cooked for President Bush Sr., and Chef Kristopher was a James Beard nominee in 2012.
Experience outdoor dockside dining at Waters Edge during the spring and summer months. Whether you navigate your way via land or sea, be prepared for an unforgettable time spent at this oasis on Barnegat Bay. Stunning scenery, cool cocktails at the copper-top bar, fantastic food, live music, and a family-friendly atmosphere are what make the Waters Edge dockside experience so enjoyable. “Edge Live” delivers musical entertainment daily that adds harmony to the waterfront experience. Guests experience each performance up-close-and-personal in VIP-fashion. You can find the entertainment schedule on their website. The waterfront bar opens on Friday, May 1, 2015.
The Waters Edge waterfront banquet facility is a wonderful setting for special occasions including birthdays, showers, bar and bat mitvahs, corporate events, christenings and fundraisers. Use the beauty of the bay as your backdrop by hosting your event in their main reception hall. Waters Edge can accommodate a party of any size, including partitioning to make your event more intimate.
Many couples can say that their dream wedding took place at Waters Edge. Nestled along the majestic Barnegat Bay, the popular wedding venue offers spectacular panoramic views from every seat. Their newly constructed venue welcomes weddings of all sizes. Start your celebration with a wedding ceremony in the private waterfront garden, followed by personal photographs on the waterside pier, and cocktail hour in the Angel Room featuring their expansive aquarium filled with magical blue and yellow angelfish. Then join your guests for an all-inclusive reception in the main dining room. The understated elegance of the decor paired with the exquisite cuisine of Chef James Thumart offers the ultimate waterside wedding experience.
Waters Edge’s one-wedding approach ensures that the bride and groom get all the special attention they deserve. Each wedding reception package, whether plated or buffet-style, includes a five hour top shelf open bar, hand-passed hors d’oeuvres, complimentary champagne toast, color-coordinated linens, custom tiered wedding cake, and a complimentary bottle of Moet Imperial Champagne for the bride and groom. Waters Edge has excellent reviews on WeddingWire and has received the WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award for 2015.
Location: 125 Bayview Ave, Bayville, New Jersey
Visitors: Locals, tourists, couples, families
Attire: Casual/ Semi-Formal / Formal
Hours: Sunday, 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Monday –Thursday, CLOSED; Friday & Saturday, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.