Jack Bakers Wharfside, Point Pleasant, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

Jack Bakers Wharfside
Jack Bakers Wharfside And Patio Bar
101 Channel Drive
Point Pleasant
(732) 892-9100

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  Seafood

Price: Moderate

Food Quality: 1 1/2 Stars

Service: 1 1/2 Stars

Decor: 2 Stars

Overall Rating: 1 1/2 Stars

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

Scenic Water front views

Value:  Excellent

Noise Level:  Moderate to high, depending on seating

Dress:  Very casual

Recommended For:  Budget conscious diners who enjoy fresh seafood in a casual environment

Not Recommended For:  Diners who prefer more complex sea food preparation with more fine dining amenities.

Recommended dishes:  When available, Locally caught lobster; Maryland style Jumbo lump blue crab meat cakes; and Shrimp scampi

Liquor: Full service bar. Bar scene is vibrant

Restaurant Review

Jack Bakers Wharfside is one of Jack Baker's six seafood restaurants in NJ, and is located next door to another of his restaurants, the Lobster Shanty.

Jack Bakers Wharfside is on the Manasquan Inlet with a good waterfront view, and if you are close enough to get a window seating during the dinner hours, you can watch fishing boats returning from a days fishing.

While the restaurant draws an older crowd, younger diners come during the warmer months to eat out on the more casual Patio Bar.

In the summer months you can enjoy dining outdoors overlooking the river on their deck.

The seafood is why you come to this restaurant as there is little variety of other food on the menu. They offer good, fresh locally caught seafood along with many farm raised seafood dishes, though prepared in a traditional, basic style.

Jack Bakers Wharfside doesn't accept reservations. Expect a long wait during the summer months; you can wait at the patio bar until called.

The Patio Bar also offers a casual grille, raw bar and cocktails overlooking the Manasquan River.

After mid June, and later into the evening, the Patio Bar hosts local bands every Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights.

(updated April, 2017)

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