The River House, Brielle, NJ: A Restaurant Review

The River House, Brielle, NJ
The River House
1 Ocean Ave
Brielle, NJ 08730
(732) 528-7000

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  Seafood

Price:  Moderate - Expensive

Food Quality: 1 1/2 Star

Service:  2 Stars

Ambiance/Decor:  3 Stars

Overall Rating:  2 Stars

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

Noise Level:  Moderate - Very Loud

Dress:  Casual

Recommended For:  Diners who enjoy a Jersey Shore dining experience with awesome waterfront views, a vibrant bar atmosphere, and live music.

Not Recommended For:  Diners who enjoy fine dining amenities with an inspirational menu in a low key waterfront setting.

Recommended dishes:  When available, The Lobster Rooll with lobster, lemon mayo, herbs, and celery: The 8oz. Beef Burger with cheddar, onion compote, and bacon served on a brioche bun: and The Linguini & Clams with pomodoro, basil, and citrus breadcrumbs

Liquor:  Full Bar Service with a specialty cocktails, beers & wine. Bar scene is vibrant.

Restaurant Review

The River House in Brielle, NJ is a popular seasonal Jersey Shore spot for meeting up with friends for a beer, cocktails, live music, and a bite to eat on the dockside deck taking in scenic waterfront views..

Located along the Manasquan River, The River House has scenic panoramic waterfront views of the Atlantic Ocean, Manasquan Inlet, and the Manasquan River --- in one sweeping view.

Open seasonally, it is closed during the winter months. It's located on the first floor of the Brielle Yact Club, a banquet hall popular with weddings and celebrations.

The interior dining area has recently undergone a renovation with a fresh, subtle nautical theme. Every seat has a scenic view of the harbor.

The menu offers a variety of options including pizza , wraps, burgers, and steak and seafood entrée's. However, this is not a place to come for gourmet food, The kitchen stands under the shadows of the banquet hall with entrees of banquet lacking any inspiration..

During the warmer months, the place to be is on the outside dockside deck with a bar and live music. On busy summer weekend nights be prepared for crowds seated among closely spaced tables attempting to talk over loud music .

(update October, 2018)

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