Inlet Cafe, Highlands, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

Inlet Cafe, Highlands, NJ
Inlet Cafe
3 Cornwall St.
(732) 872-9764

Restaurant Highlights

Fare: Seafood

Price: Moderate

Value: Excellent

Noise Level: Moderate

Dress: Very Casual

Awesome waterfront views with a Jersey Shore vibe.

Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who enjoy fresh seafood in a casual setting with awesome waterfront views and a Jersey Shore vibe.

Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer upscale dining with an eclectic menu.

Recommended dishes: When available, Catch of the Day Prepared, Blackened or grilled, served with Creole sauce, mango salsa & jicama slaw; Inlet Scallops and their Steamers

Liquor: Full service bar.

Restaurant Review

The Inlet Cafe is a casual sea food restaurant located along the inlet that connects to Sandy Hook Bay featuring awesome waterfront views of the dock and NYC Skyline.

The restaurant is best enjoyed during the warmer summer months when you dine on the outdoor deck taking in the waterfront ambiance for an authentic Jersey Shore experience. This is especially a good place for meeting up with friends to relax with steamers and a beer.

The Inlet Cafe is owned and operated by brother and sister Douglas Lentz and Robin Lentz-Sundstrom. The kitchen is under the direction of Chef David Buzzelli who previously worked as the chef de cuisine at Original Oyster in the Highlands.

While the meal preparation is not exotic or in a category of fine dining, it's fresh and offers popular dishes typical of the numerous Jersey Shore restaurants.

Their signature dish is their steamers, harvested in Maine and shipped in.

Closed during the Winter

The inlet Cafe has both indoor and outdoor seating and is Child Friendly

(updated July, 2018)

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