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Inlet Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
3 Cornwall St, Highlands, NJ 07732-1704
+1 732-872-9764
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Opens in 12 min
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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Contemporary
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3 Cornwall St, Highlands, NJ 07732-1704
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate our food on the deck, and the views were great. The atmosphere is upbeat, and the servers are amazing! We all enjoyed our food, although I wish I hadn't ordered a steak. It was just okay.

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest, I didn't have time in my short weekend in Highlands to go to the Inlet. But the Tiki Bar sign on the roof becomes from blocks away and everyone I met locally says that it is the most fun to sit waterfront...More

Thank luluU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inlet Cafe is right on the water, about a mile north of Bahrs in Highlands. It’s been repaired since hurricane Sandy, and the water mark, from where the tide came in (almost at the ceiling!) is still there. We first visited just a year...More

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was right off the water with a great view of Sandy Hook. Most of the seatings were outdoors with umbrellas and canopies to provide shade. Waitstaff were friendly. The Baja Fish Tacos were pretty good, but the Fried Calamari lacked flavor as though the...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Went for Happy Hour (it's from 4-6:30) following an eclipse viewing on Sandy Hook. Sat at the bar. Great view of Sandy Hook bay. All drinks aside from frozen choices are half price. At least a dozen food choices are offered for $5 each-2 salad...More

Thank mnmel1997
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went for a nice seafood dinner with a view of the river and the ny skyline in the distance. I had been here years ago and it has been upscaled quite a bit. Dinner for two was $90 and that was with only two beers!...More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My friends and I decided to check out the Inlet Cafe on Labor Day. We shared some appetizers and relaxed with some cocktails. The appetizers we had were the calamari which was very good. Also the crab dip and clams which both were pretty good....More

Thank EThompsen23
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Looking over Sandy Hook Bay, and right on the water, so perfectly located. Seafood is what it's all about. The portions are huge. The Tuna Poke is enough for an Entrée. They have a Bar, you can eat indoors, but during the sunny weather, try...More

Thank 749David
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Nice view of the Shrewsbury River. Good Pina Colada. If you like fish it's a good place to stop for lunch!

Thank nanco42
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Food always good. Broad menu and several specials daily. Very good service and you can't beat location on the river.

Thank mikelF3883XQ
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Questions & Answers
Betsy M
23 April 2017|
Response from robin l | Property representative |
Mothers Day we serve our regular dinner menu plus specials. We do have a wheelchair ramp.
lynda n
18 June 2015|
Response from robin l |
yes we do!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 32
American, Bar, Seafood, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Cornwall St, Highlands, NJ 07732-1704
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 732-872-9764
  • E-mail
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