Jersey Shore Dining Guide – Spring Lake Edition

Jersey Shore Dining Guide – Spring Lake Edition

Spring Lake is a charming beach town situated between Sea Girt and Lake Como, that provides a blend of calmness and elegance. In the 1800s, it was a summer retreat for executives, and even today, Spring Lake has maintained much of the exclusivity it had during the Victorian era. Despite its small size, the town offers a wide range of attractions, including two miles of pristine beach, well-maintained parks, downtown shopping, a stunning boardwalk, and numerous high-end restaurants. Join us in our Spring Lake dining guide edition as we take you on a journey through our favorite dining spots in the area.

Tom Bailey’s Market

Christopher D’Eufemia, owner and operator of Tom Bailey’s Market, purchased the store in June of 2005, with dreams of growing the already successful business into what it is today. He and his family worked tirelessly to make the well-known establishment even better with new menu items, a new outdoor seating area and new friendly faces. That vision is realized each and every day at Tom Bailey’s Market as they continue to improve and grow. They are a close-knit, family-owned and operated business focused on freshness, quality and the best customer service you will find. Swing by, say hi and become part of the family! 1323 3rd Ave, Spring Lake 732-282-0920

Spring Lake Pizzeria

Tom Hagaman is the operator of Spring Lake Pizzeria since September 2023.  Along with his talented team of chefs, he brings a special artistry to the pizza experience, along with our other delicious entrees, appetizers, soups, salads and desserts. Tom is a local member of the Spring Lake community and very active in town. If you’re on the way back from the beach, grab a slice and enjoy. 1110 3rd Ave, Spring Lake 732-449-9595

Nick + Sons Bakery

If you’re looking for a delicious pastry, croissant, or loaf of bread, there’s no where else to go other than Nick + Sons Bakery. Everything is made fresh on site and leaves your taste buds satisfied with each bite. The bakery is open 7:30am-2pm Thurs-Sun. 304 Morris Ave, Spring Lake

Arugula Spring Lake

Raise a forkful or unique deliciousness at Arugula in Spring Lake. Tantalize your taste buds with cuisine from around the world created by Executive chef George Edward. The Chef creates memorable dishes inspired by cuisine from China, Japan, England, Brazil, America, Italy, India, Germany and Cuba. 306 Morris Ave, Spring Lake 732-974-2800

Spring Lake Seafood

Located in Spring Lake, Spring Lake Seafood provides fresh local, sustainably sourced fish with a vision to bring you a classic Jersey Shore fish market/restaurant with a modern twist. Founder and Chef Bradley Rodriguez Knows his local fish. With over 2 decades of experience as a chef and a rich fishing family history, Bradley brings together his two passions with the market/eatery. 1300 3rd Ave, Spring Lake 732-449-4233

Marigold Market & Café

Marigold is an exciting breakfast, lunch, and weekend brunch destination. Owned and operated by the family that brought you Sisters Café in Spring Lake, Marigold serves fresh, flavorful food in a bright, friendly, relaxed atmosphere. They take the best ingredients the market has to offer and add the marigold touch. Their seasonally influenced menu features many delicious, chef-created items; classic breakfast and lunch favorites; tempting daily specials; pastries and baked goods made in-house every day and of course, delectable, house-made desserts. 2003 NJ-71, Spring Lake 732-449-3242

Jose’s Mexican Restaurant

Jose’s Mexican Restaurant has been serving exquisite and authentic Mexican Cuisine at the Jersey Shore since 1997. They have an outstanding selection of traditional Mexican food at an affordable price. Some of their specialties include Fajitas, Tacos, Quesadillas, and homemade salsa and guacamole. Open daily year-round for lunch or dinner. Family owned and operated in Spring Lake Heights, bring your family in to meet theirs. 101 NJ-71 #2, Spring Lake 732-974-8080

Honey Berry Café

At Honey Berry Café, they offer meals of excellent quality and invite you to try their delicious food. The key to the café’s success is simple: providing quality consistent food that tastes great every single time. They pride themselves on serving customers delicious meals in a relaxing environment or packed with care to take-out. Open 7 am to 3 pm Daily or Order Online for Pick up or Delivery. 1321 3rd Avenue, Spring Lake 732-359-7700

Dune Donuts and Bagels

Dune Donuts and Bagels is a complete Bagel Deli. They offer a complete breakfast and lunch menu, so come in and relax in their shop or dine on the sidewalk Adirondack chairs. They do get creative with their sandwiches and source all meats and cheeses exclusively Boar’s Head provisions. Their signature Dune Blend is roasted specially for them in collaboration with Asbury Roastery in Asbury Park, NJ. Lastly, the mini donuts at Dune are fun-sized and made fresh every morning. 1408 3rd Ave, Spring Lake 732-359-8000

Joseph’s Delicatessen

Joe’s Deli is a family-owned business that has been a Spring Lake fixture for over 25 years! Stop in for a great sandwich, to chat about the Yankees, or check out some sports memorabilia (and maybe even meet some famous players). 516 Warren Ave, Spring Lake 732-449-1412

Driftwood. A Coastal Coffee House.

Driftwood. A Coastal Coffee House. Loves coffee just as much as you do. Their passion for delivering awesome coffee is the driving force behind Driftwood. Come in for a Driftwood Mocha, Caffe Latte or some Herbal tea. 1102 3rd Ave, Spring Lake 732-449-3806

Spring Lake Tap House

Spring Lake Tap House is a modern take on your local sports bar. They serve upscale tavern cuisine and feature 28 beers on tap, an excellent bottled beer and wine selection, and an extensive specialty cocktail list. Spring Lake Tap House hosts Happy Hour Monday through Friday, great daily food and drink specials, and game-watch specials for just about every fan. 810 Highway 71, Spring Lake Heights 732-282-1530

Hoffman’s Ice Cream

Hoffman’s Ice Cream started out in 1955 as one of the first Carvel Ice Cream stores in NJ. When the franchise expired in 1976, they made the switch over to Hoffman’s and have been growing ever since. All of their ice cream is homemade at their Point Pleasant location and their Spring Lake Heights location opened in a 100-year-old landmark building in 1986. Three years later they added an ice cream truck. Hoffman’s is the place to go when you need that hometown feel and the perfect ice cream fix. 569 Church St, Spring Lake 732-974-2253

St. Stephen’s Green Publick House

St. Stephen’s Green is one of the leading restaurants in Spring Lake. Known for authentic Irish fare and friendly, welcoming staff, they strive to make every customer feel at home. Named after a famous inner city Publick Park in Dublin, Ireland, their Irish roots run deep. One step inside and you will quickly see the classic Irish atmosphere that has made St. Stephen’s one of the most popular restaurants in Monmouth County NJ. Dine in for a warm, cozy place to have dinner with the family. 2031 NJ-71, Spring Lake 732-449-2626

Heights 27 Bar & Grille

Heights 27 Bar & Grille is committed to the town of Spring Lake Heights with supporting local & giving back. So why is it called Heights 27? “The Heights” community is a small & prideful one and it was important to owners Brian & Bob to tie the towns history when establishing the new business. After doing some research they found out the borough of Spring Lake Heights was established in 1927, breaking off from Wall Township and this is how Heights 27 came to life. Stop in for some delicious food and drinks and stay for the almost daily live music. 2407 NJ-71, Spring Lake Heights 732-449-7449

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