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Baia Restaurant

998 Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
+1 609-926-9611
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good22%
  • Average20%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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998 Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

A month in advance, made dinner reservation for party of 15 and they guaranteed a private room for a party this size. Arrived Saturday night and was told room not available because owner decided to use room for party for his son's birthday! I asked...More

1  Thank Jsb1531
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Early one afternoon we arrived for lunch. The restaurant was empty so I expected a quick meal. After an introduction and requests for drinks, the server disappeared. We were more than ready to give our orders. It seemed inordinately long between our order and our...More

Thank phillyGirl1221
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The best dish is the pasta bolognese. Many other dishes were average at best. Also- be sure to check back frequently once you leave your name, as both times we were there they "mistakenly" seated several other parties in front of us. We continue to...More

Thank Beachvacasrbest
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Went with a large group (16) so we expected service would be slower for us than for most parties, but I felt it was excessively slow even for a large group like that. We were 8 adults and 8 kids. We had a long "table"...More

Thank John_Setrak
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Wait was terrible for a Wednesday night when there were plenty of vacant tables. Took twice as long as estimated. Bread was burned and never replaced. Clam chowder was over cooked and too thick was more like a potato soup with clams. Calamari was good...More

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Most of the reviews are right on point and we probably should have listened! Views are great... the rest is average. Place was pretty quiet the night we went so no wait for table and food came in very reasonable time (not too quick and...More

Thank Robin N
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Despite beautiful bay views the cuisine was not complimentary. While the salad was good and calamari was tasty the entries were a disappointment. The music was all wrong. It was loud hard rock which did not match the age demographic of the clientele or the...More

1  Thank Edward D
Reviewed 13 August 2017

After reading the wildly different reviews here we decided we should check it out on our own. We went on a Sunday evening at 6:30PM. You can reserve indoor seating but outside is first come first served. The wait for outdoors was 30-45 minutes so...More

Thank theyoussefs
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

They still haven't figured out how to optimize the deck at Baia. Servers seem bothered that you showed up.

1  Thank OCJoe
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Baia with my family of 10 during our recent Ocean City vacation. My son and I ordered the 12 ounce T-bone steak and asked for it to be cooked medium. Both came out well done and tough. They were $40 steaks. We called...More

3  Thank MKeane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 998 Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
    (Shore Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somers Point
  • Phone Number: +1 609-926-9611
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BAIA offers a unique waterfront dining experience, featuring a creative Twisted Italian menu, exciting cocktails at our three bars and live entertainment 4 nights a week, all with a spectacular bay view! Offering an early dinner and late night menu, in addition to lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The principle staff consists of Ed Bonsignore, Jr. (Executive Chef and Owner of Samantha's in Jupiter, Florida) and Sean Weinberg (Executive Chef and Owner of Alba Restaurant in Malvern, Pennsylvania) combine their unique styles and flavors to create Baia Restaurant in Somers Point, New Jersey. Our synergistic and creative dining experience you will enjoy at Baia is based around an exceptional staff which will strive to provide the highest level of food and service to every guest. Baia is a great spot to have your next special event, dinner or luncheon, please contact the restaurant directly for large parties.
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