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Marina Grille, Belmar, NJ

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Explore NJ's Dockside Delights

Discover Three New Jersey Waterfront Gastronomy Gems

Set sail on a culinary voyage as we uncover the charm of three waterfront dock and dine staples along New Jersey's picturesque coastline. From fresh seafood to panoramic views, these culinary havens offer an unforgettable experience accessible by both land and sea. Let’s embark on a gastronomic adventure where every dish is served with a side of salty breeze.


Marina Grille: Marina Grille in the heart of Belmar allows for easy transportation by car, train, bike, or boat. More than just a meal—it's an invitation to indulge in the essence of the Jersey Shore lifestyle.

Culinary Delights: Their menu boasts an array of coastal cuisine, from the raw bar selection to famous fresh fish like Pan-Seared Halibut, Ahi Tuna Tower and Summer Scallops. Each dish is crafted to showcase the bounty of the Garden State, sourcing local ingredients from both land and sea.

Al Fresco Experience: Bask in the beauty of the Belmar Marina from their expansive outdoor deck and Tiki Bar. As the sun sets over the marina, guests are treated to a backdrop of passing boats and the Shark River—a feast for the eyes as well as the palate.

Mixology: Quench your thirst with their signature Spicy Margarita, a refreshing blend of 21 Seeds Cucumber Jalapeño Tequila and Dirty Pelican's Spicy Jalapeño Organic Cocktail Mix—a fiery twist on a classic summer cocktail.

Fresh Seafood: Marina Grille's commitment to quality shines through in every bite. Only the freshest seafood makes its way from local purveyors to your plate, ensuring a dining experience that is nothing short of exceptional.

Entertainment: Marina Grille along with neighboring sister locations 9th Ave Pier and Anchor Tavern host some of Jersey Shore’s best bands every night of the week.

9Th Ave PierLocated on the edge of the Belmar Marina, 9th Ave Pier offers a casual, coastal dining experience with a scenic waterfront backdrop.

Culinary Delights: Indulge in signature summer dishes like Fish Tacos, with fresh mahi-mahi, creamy avocado, and zesty chili lime glaze. Or savor classics, like Lobster Roll with lemon aioli or the Best Flounder Sandwich at the shore.

Al Fresco Experience: Immerse yourself in the al fresco ambiance under the shade of iconic orange umbrellas, which in addition to the breeze from Shark River, ensure cool and comfortable summer evenings. At sunset, a ritual unfolds as the bell chimes and "God Bless America" fills the air, a moment of homage to the day's end.

Mixology: Their famous Rum Buckets are an undisputed waterfront favorite—perfect for sharing or sipping solo. Choose from a variety of flavors curated from premium rums, fresh tropical juices, and a splash of soda.

Fresh Seafood As another Chefs International establishment, top-quality seafood is sourced from local purveyors, each bite is a taste of what the Jersey Shore has to offer. 

Entertainment: The 9th Ave Pier along with neighboring sister locations Marina Grille and Anchor Tavern host some of Jersey Shore’s best bands every night of the week. Their live music line-up is a large part of the 9th Ave Pier’s fun and lively atmosphere.

The Wharfside Seafood & Patio Bar: Continue South to visit Point Pleasant Beach’s, Wharfside Seafood & Patio Bar where they have been serving fresh local seafood along the Manasquan Inlet since 1963.    

Culinary Delights: Located in the center of a working fishery, The Wharfside Seafood & Patio Bar takes advantage of the best fresh catch at the Jersey Shore. Indulge in fresh local lobster, day boat scallops and expansive raw bar options all year round.

Al Fresco Experience: This location offers a unique opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in a true Jersey Shore experience. Choose between inside wrap around windows, covered deck seating or outdoor patio bar for a picturesque view of waterfront docks, local fishing boats and sand bar islands.

Mixology: Cool off with their refreshing Rum Buckets, featuring premium spirits, fresh fruits, and juices. Signature concoctions like the "Sneaky Pete" and "Patio Punch" are summertime staples.

Fresh Seafood: The Wharfside Seafood & Patio Bar partners with trusted Point Pleasant Beach purveyors. Each local lobster is kept on-premise in pristine salt water tanks until served fresh to guests allowing seafood to go straight from their docks to your dish.

Entertainment: Elevate your evenings with live music on the Patio Bar. The Wharfside Seafood & Patio Bar provides a fun-filled summer atmosphere with everyday live music as well as back to back performances.

From fresh seafood to panoramic views, these culinary havens offer an unforgettable experience accessible by both land and sea.

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