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Ragin' Cajun

1102 State Route 35, Hwy 35 N, Belmar, NJ 07719-2731
+1 732-280-6828
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“ragin cajun” (11 reviews)
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1102 State Route 35, Hwy 35 N, Belmar, NJ 07719-2731
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a dining experience you should not miss. The flavors are fantastic. The service is excellent. The Hungry Gringo arrived hungry and departed filled to the gills. The tuna is awesome. Jambalaya excellent. The gator wonderful. Two items that stand out; the food is...More

Thank ken k
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a quaint little place with some delicious dishes. The staff was very informed and helped me decide on what to eat. I had the swamp daddy which was to die for. It was a large portion so I was able to take some...More

Thank emilywall801
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Took some friends to Ragin Cajun last week. They had never been here before and I think it's safe to say that everyone left happy. BYOB so bring a selection. Warning: the Jambalaya is HOT! It even says in the menu that it cannot be...More

Thank NJSteven
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Finally had dinner here after passing it by so many times! Quaint little place with some bold flavors and large dishes. Everyone enjoyed their apps and dinner. Absolutely loved the alligator sausage and blackened tuna bites! Dinners all came out in large portions. My wife...More

Thank Caz_Diner_
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Kept driving by this spot,but one day the smell just took hold of me and might I say happy it did what a lovely place,set in a old home with a porch that you can sit out on if weather permits,its BYOB I had the...More

Thank eigram66
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Small atmosphere but wonderful selection of entrees. You can specify what level of heat to have included in your meal, so everyone can be accommodated - from none to blazing. I recommend the Swamp Daddy pasta.

Thank oharaj
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I went because my husband wanted to try something different. I did not like the location. You need to park on a side street and walk there no matter what. You need to like spicy food as it is cajun. The environment was like being...More

Thank ibdagreatest1
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Small restaurant in a old victorian house with parking on street north of restaurant. Came here a few months ago on a Wed... Three of us sat in the back next to the open kitchen. The staff consisted of a waitress, a cook and a...More

1  Thank GreatOneRedux
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for years. Atmosphere is great - local, homey. The food is fantastic. We enjoy all of the apps but are particularly fond of the alligator sausage and blackened tuna or chicken. Every entree we have ever gotten has been delicious....More

Thank Tammy G
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This used to be one of our favorite restaurants. We had a very bad meal last year, but decided to give it a second chance. It will be our last visit. The bread is fantastic. The Cesar salad was great. It went down hill fast....More

Thank dmcesq
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Philip M
26 April 2016|
Response from Henry G | Reviewed this property |
Live music is only offered occasionally and is advertised. "Normally" takes music is currently being offered.
7 July 2015|
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Response from BelmarSol | Reviewed this property |
Chicken or Shrimp Diane are both excellent and are not spicy.
3 February 2015|
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Response from Licia M | Reviewed this property |
The resort will meet you there but you do have to make those arrangements with them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 State Route 35, Hwy 35 N, Belmar, NJ 07719-2731
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: +1 732-280-6828
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