Avon Pavilion, Avon by the Sea, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

Avon Pavilion, Avon by the Sea, NJ
Avon Pavilion
600 Ocean Ave.
Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  New American

Price:  Moderate - Expensive

Food Quality:  2 Stars

Service:  2 Stars

Ambiance/Decor: 2 1/2 Stars

Overall Rating: 2 Stars

Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 stars = poor to 4 stars = Best in Class

Outdoor dining with a scenic beach - ocean waterfront view.

Long waiting time for dinner. They do not take reservations.

Value:  Good

Noise Level:  Moderate

Dress:  Casual

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy well prepared American food and dining outdoors with a scenic beach front view.

Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer more formal dining with a more eclectic menu.

Recommended dishes: When available, Breakfast: Fresh fruit pancakes, or the Light & Fluffy Omelets, or the Jersey tradition - Pork roll & cheese sandwich; Lunch: The Philly Cheese steak sandwich, or the Chesapeake Maryland crab cake, or the Double Sirloin Burger; Dinner: The Baby Back Ribs, or the Herb Crusted Capon, or the famous Crab cakes.

Liquor:  BYOB

Restaurant Review

Dining at the Avon Pavilion is a great way to experience the Jersey Shore. It's open air outdoor dining on the boardwalk with a view of the beach and ocean, and a nice vantage point for people watching.

A very casual, board walk breakfast/lunch restaurant by day, and a more formal dining experience for dinner.

Executive Chef Ken Samuels, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America is adept at creating a well prepared menu using fresh local seafood, prime-aged steaks and locally sourced produce. They use 100% non-hydrogenated vegetable oil and offer a variety of low sodium, low cholesterol, and low carb entrées.

If you are planning to go for dinner and looking for good outdoor seating, suggest you get there right after opening at 5:30 pm otherwise you can expect a long wait. They do not take reservations.

The service is attentive and friendly.

They are family friendly and offer a kids menu.

The Avon Pavilion is open during the warmer summer months, 7 days a week, beginning in mid May and until Labor Day.
The hours of operation during the summer are:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday 7:30am – 11:30am, Saturday - Sunday 7:30am – 11:00am
Lunch: 7 days a week 12:15pm – 3:30pm
Dinner: Sunday – Thursday 5:30pm – 9:00pm, Friday – Saturday 5:30pm – 10:00pm

The Avon Pavilion opens every Mothers Day weekend for special Mothers Day Buffet.

(updated: September, 2018)

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