Fare: New American
Food Quality: 3 Stars
Service: 2 Stars
Decor: 2 Stars
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from no stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
One of the top BYOB restaurants in the Northern Jersey Shore Area.
Noise Level: Moderate - High
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy excellent, creatively prepared food using fresh ingredients in a low key, BYOB setting
Not Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who enjoy less expensive food, with a traditional, casual menu.
Recommended dishes: When available, The Berkshire Double Cut Loin of Pork Dusted with Chef’s rub, grappa, oven dried tomatoes, golden raisins, roasted pignoli nuts; The Artic Char, pan seared, chablis, capers, truffle butter, chanterelle mushrooms, bacon gnocchi, spinach; and the Osso Buco, Braised veal shank, vegetables, wines, demi glace, saffron risotto
Liquor: BYOB - Local NJ wines are available They can also arrange with a nearby liquor store to deliver wine to your table.
Daniel's Bistro By The Sea is one of the top restaurants in the Avon By the Sea - Belmar area
Owned and operated by Co- owners Executive Chef, Daniel and Karen Pichard, they continue the tradition of being the best restaurant in Avon By The Sea.
The reason to come to this fine dining spot is to experience the culinary skills of French-Canadian Daniel Pichard. Chef Daniel Pichard, formerly of Martha's Vineyard in Clifton, Pino's in Marlboro, as well as the current Pt. Pleasant Beach Daniel's Bistro location, is masterful at creating a well prepared menu using fresh ingredients.
Chef Pichard is passionate about cooking and is committed to an attention to detail along with a knack for unexpected fine touches found at the high end fine dining restaurants. For example, the beginning of your dining experience comes with a complimentary serving of an exceptionally tasty small bowl of soup with bruschetta accompanied by a choice of two warm bread servings.
The final touch comes at end of the dinner with yet another complimentary serving of fresh cooked, tasty brownies accompanying the check..
Daniel's Bistro By The Sea is set in a small store front building along busy Main Street. The dining area is small, cozy with soft dimly lit, lighting. The walls are done up with soft earth toned creme and tan colors adorned with large color photos of the Jersey Shore. Tables are spaced very close together, set with white linen coverings, a dimly lit candle, and a fresh rose in a small vase.
During the warm summer months there is outdoor sidewalk dining.
They also have a restaurant in Pt. Pleasant Beach. Daniels Bistro at 115 Broadway.
Daniel's Bistro By The Sea is open with seasonal hours. During the summer they are open Monday - Thursday: 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm; Friday - Saturday: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm; Sunday: 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
(updated: November, 2018)
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