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Guidebook for Monmouth Beach

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Guidebook for Monmouth Beach

Food Scene
Excellent breakfast food. They have pancakes, waffles, everything you can imagine.
My Kitchen Witch
29 Beach Road
Excellent breakfast food. They have pancakes, waffles, everything you can imagine.
This place is a staple of Monmouth Beach and Long Branch. This place has been THE go-to bagel shop in the area for decades. It's not as good as some bagel shops in North Jersey, but it sure beats Dunkin Donuts. Best bagel shop in eastern Monmouth County, that's for damn sure!
FaNagle the Bagel
444 Ocean Blvd
This place is a staple of Monmouth Beach and Long Branch. This place has been THE go-to bagel shop in the area for decades. It's not as good as some bagel shops in North Jersey, but it sure beats Dunkin Donuts. Best bagel shop in eastern Monmouth County, that's for damn sure!
The best Italian restaurant in Long Branch and Monmouth Beach. Try the sausage murphy, it's amazing! They have a bar here too.
Tuzzio's Italian Cuisine
224 Westwood Ave
The best Italian restaurant in Long Branch and Monmouth Beach. Try the sausage murphy, it's amazing! They have a bar here too.
It's a cheap, family-friendly outdoors-only seafood place. It's a long shot from being as classy as Bahrs Landing next door, but damn, those views tho! It's the perfect spot to end your trip down the shore with scenic vistas of the historic Highlands Lighthouse, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Route 35 draw bridge over the Navesink River.
8
locals recommend
MOBYS LOBSTER DECK
2 S Bay Ave
8
locals recommend
It's a cheap, family-friendly outdoors-only seafood place. It's a long shot from being as classy as Bahrs Landing next door, but damn, those views tho! It's the perfect spot to end your trip down the shore with scenic vistas of the historic Highlands Lighthouse, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Route 35 draw bridge over the Navesink River.
Parks & Nature
This is one of the more iconic public beaches in the City of Long Branch, so named because seven U.S. Presidents have come and visited here.
16
locals recommend
Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park
221 Ocean Avenue North
16
locals recommend
This is one of the more iconic public beaches in the City of Long Branch, so named because seven U.S. Presidents have come and visited here.
Essentials
Also known locally as "Monmouth Mart", this supermarket has been a staple of Monmouth Beach for decades. It's definitely a bit expensive, but that's the price you pay for the convenience.
Monmouth Beach Supermarket
73 Riverdale Ave
Also known locally as "Monmouth Mart", this supermarket has been a staple of Monmouth Beach for decades. It's definitely a bit expensive, but that's the price you pay for the convenience.
Getting Around
Long Branch train station is a transfer hub between the electrified North Jersey Coast Line that run north into New York City and Newark, and the diesel powered trains that run south through shore communities such as Asbury Park, Belmar, Point Pleasant, and Brick.
Long Branch Rail Station
Long Branch train station is a transfer hub between the electrified North Jersey Coast Line that run north into New York City and Newark, and the diesel powered trains that run south through shore communities such as Asbury Park, Belmar, Point Pleasant, and Brick.
The historic Red Bank Rail Station is located on the North Jersey Coast Line, offering rail access to New York City, Newark, Rahway, Long Branch, and other towns.
Red Bank Rail Station
The historic Red Bank Rail Station is located on the North Jersey Coast Line, offering rail access to New York City, Newark, Rahway, Long Branch, and other towns.
Drinks & Nightlife
It's a sports bar, but it also has a great Italian kitchen too, you can sit at the bar and order "bar pies" (personal pan pizzas), or sit at a booth in the restaurant section. PRO TIP: try the eggplant fries. Deep-fried shoestring eggplant strips served with melted butter and powdered Parmesan cheese. It's heaven in your mouth.
Val's Tavern
123 E River Rd
It's a sports bar, but it also has a great Italian kitchen too, you can sit at the bar and order "bar pies" (personal pan pizzas), or sit at a booth in the restaurant section. PRO TIP: try the eggplant fries. Deep-fried shoestring eggplant strips served with melted butter and powdered Parmesan cheese. It's heaven in your mouth.
Definitely a secret spot known only to Monmouth County locals, Boyle's Tavern has been in business for years. Great place to walk to for a quick drink when you're bored and restless at night. Not such great prospects for the pick-up scene, though.
Boyle's Tavern
2 Willow Rd
Definitely a secret spot known only to Monmouth County locals, Boyle's Tavern has been in business for years. Great place to walk to for a quick drink when you're bored and restless at night. Not such great prospects for the pick-up scene, though.
Arts & Culture
Not many people stop here, but it's a beautiful place to walk around, take photography, or just sit and think and look out over the ocean.
22
locals recommend
Twin Lights State Historic Site/museum
2 Light House Road
22
locals recommend
Not many people stop here, but it's a beautiful place to walk around, take photography, or just sit and think and look out over the ocean.
Entertainment & Activities
It's a racetrack where you can bet money on horse races. It has its own NJ Transit rail station.
12
locals recommend
Monmouth Park
175 Oceanport Avenue
12
locals recommend
It's a racetrack where you can bet money on horse races. It has its own NJ Transit rail station.
It's all your favorite classic video games from the 70s, 80s, and 90s, all under one roof. Arcade games, console games, everything. It's like heaven.
YESTERcades of Red Bank
80 Broad St
It's all your favorite classic video games from the 70s, 80s, and 90s, all under one roof. Arcade games, console games, everything. It's like heaven.