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122 N Bay Ave, Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-1816
+1 609-848-9650
Thu - Sun 16:00 - 23:00
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63 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a late dinner having heard from a neighbor that we should go here, and, Pescecanne is always ready for pasta. I had the steamed garlic clams with chiorizo...they were cooked perfectly tender...that's not always easy to do I like veal and chicken...opted for the Veal Milanese...a great choice and cooked perfectly Jersey Shore Caramel Ice Cream finished... More 

Thank Pescecanne
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent dinner menu with great service. The Ossobuco ravioli was handmade and absolutely delicious! My wife's lobster ravioli was equally good. The fresh motz prosciutto appetizer also a must try. Great restaurant for Italian/seafood. Kid friendly.

Thank Russ0616
Linden, New Jersey
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147 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Plentiful, delicious portions. Good service. Bad news is that it's getting to be better known, which means reservations are now necessary in season.

Thank Danthetravelinman1
Mechanicville, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This restaurant came highly recommended by a local business owner, we were told to try out. We are foodies and love fine dining and food better then we can make at home! When greeted, we were treated like a King and Queen, as soon as we ordered our food, we didn't see the waitress again except to get our check!... More 

1 Thank amylt69
Beach Haven, New Jersey
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Combine excellent service, creative menus and perfectly prepared dishes and you've got a winner. I've dined at Carmen's over the years and have never been disappointed. Its a delightful atmosphere conducive to good conversation. Don't vacation on LBI and miss a great culinary opportunity!

Thank BaliHaiH15
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Booked ahead of time for Memorial Day Saturday night dinner, we even got there a bit early yet we had no wait! Staff from hostess to the bussers had a good mood about them and were very friendly. Food was good; highly recommend the clams and chorizo, not too spicy but very flavorful. The broth was exceptional! Entree all around... More 

1 Thank KBNY
Yonkers, New York
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Carmine's is a lovely restaurant. Their food is excellent and their wait staff is wonderful as well. You'll feel like a king here.

2 Thank Carm210
New York City, New York
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We hadn't eaten here for years so we thought we'd try it before the vacationers moved in. We had an 8:00 reservation and were seated promptly. We waited some time before the waiter came to get tell us the specials. He said he would be back with our wine glasses and bread. After about ten minutes we got the wine... More 

Thank Karen W
Harvey Cedars, New Jersey
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

This is my 3rd review of Carmen’s in Beach Haven and the 2nd one about their Mother’s Day buffet. I’m having a difficult time coming up with fresh superlatives to describe how good our meals have been. Last year I wrote, “Anytime you get fresh, sweet oysters, steamed shrimp, lox, crab legs, plus seafood crepes and rare roast beef along... More 

2 Thank Sandman_HCNJ
Hamilton, New Jersey
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Went there last night and did not walk away hungry or disappointed. Service by our server Mike was fantastic. Had the blackened tuna (on their regular menu) and it came out of the kitchen hot, cooked to perfection and almost too large to finish. Can not wait for the next visit. Carmen's does not disappoint!

1 Thank Bill R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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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Somers, New York, United States
8 months ago
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?