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Pop's Garage

Boardwalk, 1000 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
+1 732-576-2181
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“burrito” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Boardwalk, 1000 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Decor and atmosphere reminded me of Pacific Beach in San Diego. Food is excellent and the waitstaff is so friendly. Highly recommend. Job well done. FYI flip flops along with board shorts and your favorite tee is all you need.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

5 reviews Absolutely awful. We ordered taco salads, which in most places gets you a nice assortment of greens, beans, olives, cheese and spices, and either beef, chicken, or shrimp, but here it came drowned in a messy sauce that wilted the pitiful portion of...More

Thank JerseyGuy2014
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Went to Pop's on a Wednesday in September a late lunch. Not a lot of people, so it was easy to get a table. Not a very big menu, but had something for everyone. Everybody ordered something different and we were all satisfied, but not...More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Had lunch here on a Saturday in August. We liked the location right on the board walk. There are two entrances - one from the street and one from the board walk. The street side had benches to sit on while you waited to be...More

Thank KMR96
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Very pleasant, but average. Nothing to write home about! A casual mexican food joint,cheap protein quality but a great view on the beach

Thank Maria Weronika R
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Great spot on the Asbury Park boardwalk. Atmosphere is fun, music is chill and food/drinks are great. Sat at the small bar for a breakfast burrito (split) and Bloody Mary's. Little gem and staff is great!

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

There are a surprising number of dining choices on the Asbury Park boardwalk, and Pop's is among the best. It's very popular as attested to by the wait. Casual boardwalk atmosphere. The plantain appetizer was a standout and my fish tacos very good. My husband...More

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Walking the boards today and we stopped in Pop's Garage for lunch . They have really good chips and salsa. I would definitely recommend the pork and pineapple tacos. They are light and delicious. The only negative is the service is slow, our food took...More

Thank kimlX7200FW
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here before. food fine for boardwalk casual fare. Mexican street fare pretty basic. Open air outdoor seating .. super casual.But after today I will never go back. As we were reading the menu posted on boardwalk the greeter approached me and said...More

2  Thank daemj
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food here is made fresh and is worth the wait !! A great place to visit when on the boardwalk in AP !!

Thank tempfrait
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boardwalk, 1000 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
  • Phone Number: +1 732-576-2181
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Pop's Garage, our beloved Mexican taqueria, is an extension of the Kitschens family. Through over-stuffed burritos, savory tacos and skirt steak Jaliscos, Pop's Garage is our way of bringing the soothing ocean breezes, warm summer sun and the nonstop neighborhood fiestas of Sayulita, Mexico to the Jersey Shore. Just as it does for us, we hope in some way, Pop's Garage reminds you of your own south-of-the-border travels, complete with food, culture and fun! It brings us back to Sayulita just talking about it! Esta muy bien!
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