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The Windrift Restaurant

105 80th St, Avalon, NJ 08202-1037
+1 609-368-5761
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (29 reviews)
“wings” (12 reviews)
“chicken salad” (3 reviews)
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Pizza, Seafood, American, Bar, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
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105 80th St, Avalon, NJ 08202-1037
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I usually eat outside on the deck at the wind rift which is a wonderful view on the beach. This visit the outside was full so we ate in the upstairs area. It is quite loud in this area of the windrift. The service is...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We came into town late, wanted something quick and easy, so we went to get the pizza. The server persuaded us away from the small and we ended up getting the large pizza which was enough for us and the two tables next to us....More

Thank AJLombardo
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped @Windrift to get some lunch as I was passing by. Over the time I heard a lot of great things, but my experience wasn't even close to great. Hostess was nice and friendly, and she seated me. First thing that I notice was...More

Thank Andjela K
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I recently ate inside upstairs at the Windrift which was very loud. I usually eat outside which is much nicer. The food is OK but a bit expensive. On my last visit we had a barbecue pizza which was very good. One in our group...More

Thank apmarek
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The place is nice, but the food had absolutely no flavor at all. I had the pulled chicken tacos and my husband had a turkey club. Both were wanting of seasoning. I also ordered a sangria which was like drinking a fruit punch. Very disappointed!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The Windrift use to be our favorite place to eat a casual meal. They have done an amazing job with the renovations, but unless you go in when they are not crowded, it is very loud inside.

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great lunch & dinner menu. Cocktails are awesome. Good selection of beers too. We go to Avalon/Stone Harbor every August. We always go to the Windrift. Love to eat with a view of the beach!

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Three mornings of Windrift breakfasts kept us full on vacation until a later packed lunch on the beach. Enjoyed variety of meals including eggs, omelets, pancakes, French toast. Wait staff consists of extremely attentive, polite, friendly young people. Great way to start a beach day...More

Thank ReadingOneMrs
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Whenever I'm in Avalon I love going to he Windrift for dinner! Everything there is amazing and fairly priced. If you go please get the beach fries, they are amazing!

Thank Chris Y
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Shrimp with fontina cheese was delicious. Thr 3rd floor roof top was just want we were looking for to eat dinner. After dinner we headed downstairs for music and dancing.

Thank Lorraine J
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Questions & Answers
29 July 2017|
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Response from hweyandt | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, they are ocean side instead of bay side so they are unlikely to have places to dock a boat but I would call the hotel directly to find out just in case.
5 September 2016|
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Response from Doug L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, The Windrift restaurant is open all year, you may call the hotel at this number. 800.453.7438
5 September 2016|
Response from caztravels | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open most of the year!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 80th St, Avalon, NJ 08202-1037
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: +1 609-368-5761
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