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122 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1816
+1 609-848-9650
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“salad” (18 reviews)
“crab cakes” (12 reviews)
“pumpkin pie” (2 reviews)
Italian, American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
122 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1816
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Our family tried Carmen's tonight for the first time and were pleasantly surprised! The food, service, and atmosphere were excellent and the sunset dinner menu was a bonus! We will definitely be back and will recommend to others...the Chicken Parmesan was one of the best...More

1  Thank rure1324
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had a wonderful meal at Carmen's! The atmosphere was charming and the service was wonderful. Both the hostess and our server were professional and pleasant (something that's often missing in beach restaurants). While it wasn't inexpensive, I felt that we got good value for...More

Thank dfries10
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Fantastic service, amazing food. A gem on Long Beach Island. You will want to come back again and again.

Thank hudsonhoax
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Cute restaurant with a modern inside. Variety of food choices. Staff very friendly. Food was delicious!

Thank UpstateNY621
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Last summer (2015) we had a delicious, well-prepared, well-served meal at Carmen's. This year it was terrible! How disappointing. We decided to split a salad, as we remembered how large they were last year. The salad arrived on one plate, no serving utensils or another...More

2  Thank NJGirl_12
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The food at Carmen's was great! We stopped in to have dinner and was amazed by the good food and great service!

Thank NYTraveler401
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were in LBI for 4 nights this past week and ate here twice because it was so good. The King Crab legs with steak were amazing. We had reservations both nights and were seated right away. Everything is very fresh and new specials every...More

Thank JonD3
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome food, awesome waiter!!! What else is there to say??? I've been here several times with my sweetheart and have never been disappointed!!!

Thank lisaluu712
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The food was good, but dinner for two without drinks, (its a BYOB place) Pesto Penne with 3 grilled shrimp and Linquini with Clam sauce and two salads (everything is ala Carte ) shouldn't cost $80.

1  Thank daisysgirl
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Non- pasta entree's $30 to $40. It was expensive but the food was good. Fresh Italian bread with oil or butter. Four of our party had fish entrees which were very good. One person had pasta which they thought was average. The service was good...More

Thank Pete1815
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Maureen O
13 September 2016|
Response from BaliHaiH15 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know for sure. I'd suggest giving them a call. My guess is they will be open at least on weekends until after Chowderfest.
31 August 2015|
Response from Rob R | Property representative |
4 to 6 pm. Please call us if you have further questions thank you
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1816
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Beach Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 609-848-9650
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