Value: Very good
Noise Level: Moderate
Dress: Very casual
Scenic marina and sunset views with outside deck dining.
Doesn't take reservations . During the peak summer months service can be slow and a wait of up to 90 minutes for a table can be expected.
Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who enjoy fresh seafood with a scenic waterfront setting and a vibrant bar scene.
Not Recommended For: Diners looking for an upscale setting with an eclectic menu
Recommended dishes: When available, The Twin Lobster Tails. The Broiled Crab Imperial, and the Prime Rib Of Beef Au Jus
Liquor: Good selection of reasonably priced beer, wines and specialty cocktails. Bar scene is vibrant.
The Boathouse Restaurant is a popular Wildwood eatery. The main reason you come here is for the waterfront view, drinks, and for reasonably priced food. It's especially enjoyed for watching the sunset over the water.
This is a casual restaurant with a typical Jersey Shore menu of seafood, sandwiches, meats, and burgers. The food is basic and mediocre.
The place gets very crowded during the summer months with long waits, oftentimes over 1 hour.
While waiting for your table, check in at the bar area for a good variety of beers and cocktails.
They offer an attractively priced 2 dinner Sunset Special menu from 4:00PM - 5:30PM daily.
They are child and family friendly with a kids menu.
The Boathouse Restaurant operates on seasonal hours, with an opening the first weekend in May.
There is ample on-site parking
(updated June 2018)
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