MudHen Brewing Co; Wildwood, NJ: A restaurant Review

Mudhen Brewing Co., Wildwood, NJ
MudHen Brewing Co
127 W. Rio Grande Ave
Wildwood, NJ
(609) 846-7918

MudHen Brewing Co. Restaurant Highlights

Fare: American

Price: Moderate

Ambiance/Decor: Trendy, huge Brew Pub with a festive crowd

Service: Friendly, efficient, attentive

Liquor: With 8 to 12 rotating home brewed craft beers on tap, cocktails, and wine. Bar scene is vibrant.

Recommended For: Diners who enjoy a trendy, festive dining experience with craft beers, good food, and live entertainment.

Not Recommended for: Diners who enjoy BYOB's in a low-keyed setting with gourmet food.

Recommended dishes: When available, The Cheese Steaks, either shaved ribeye or shredded chicken, caramelized onions, wild mushrooms, provolone & american cheese on a long roll; The Beef Short Ribs, smoked & marinated with homemade bbq sauce served with roasted red bliss potatoes & seasonal vegetables; and The Ribeye Steak, 14 oz angus prime ribeye topped with butter, garlic & rosemary herb sauce served with brussels sprouts & roasted red bliss potatoes.

Restaurant Review

The MudHen Brewing Co., the only Brew Pub in Wildwood, is a popular family-friendly spot for home brewed craft beers, good food, and live entertainment, in a trendy, festive atmosphere.

The MudHen Brewing Co. is the creation of local entrepreneur Brendan Sciarra who has taken an abandoned Harley-Davidson dealership in Wildwood and converted it into a sprawling festive brewery. Sciarra is also the owner of the Dogtooth Bar & Grill and Poppi’s Brick Oven Pizza in Wildwood.

The 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor seating, has 4 full bars, spread over the main dining room, garage, cozy upstairs bar/rec room, biergarten, and outdoor patio.

At the main bar, patrons can get a glimpse into the 127-barrel brewery where the home brewed craft beers are created.

The kitchen is run by famed TV personality and Executive Chef Brian Duffy. Chef Duffy has gained fame with television appearances on the popular Spike TV series Bar Rescue, where he tours the country (sometimes on his Harley Davidson) reforming failing bars and restaurants with his “tell it like it is” style. He has appeared on segments on the DIY Network, HGTV, NBC, and Fine Living Network. Chef Duffy is also a regular judge on the Food Network series Beat Bobby Flay and appeared on The Today Show.

The menu at the MudHen is well executed with a large variety of salads, appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, mac & cheese, smoked BBQ platters, entrees, desserts, and a kids menu. vegan and vegetarian options are available.

During the warmer months, the festive atmosphere heats up with the opening of outdoor seating with a bar, a cool firepit, and cornhole games. Pups are welcome on the patio.

Open year round, The Mud Hen Brewing Co is open daily for Lunch and dinner. Happy Hour every Monday-Thursday from 2PM-4PM.

(Updated June 2022)

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