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Twisties Tavern on the Bay

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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236 Bayview Drive, Strathmere, NJ 08248
+1 609-263-2200
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Sewell, New Jersey
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a great place to go and get a drink and watch the sunset off of the back deck if you can get on it. The food is good bar food. The mussels were really good. The waitress Kerri was very nice and has a great smile. Can't wait to go back

Thank Mickey S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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129 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had heard many good things about Twisties and decided to have dinner on Labor Day Monday. The restaurant has a sign outside that says waterside dining... we asked if we could eat outside on the small deck with 3 tables and were told, "we don't serve food outside". So we ate inside at what could be described as an... More 

Thank No1HotelAdvisor
Devon, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Lively local family atmosphere with good food and service. The biggest drawbacks are the noise and the temperature. We had to yell to hear each other and it was very warm in August indoors. Beautiful view of the sunset over the bay makes it a unique beach experience.

Thank tshickel
Libertyville, IL
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133 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Can't speak for the food - as we just stopped for a drink. The inside bar was jam packed… but if you get a seat at the bar, you have a great view of the bay. We found a couple of seats outside. Deck area is small… wish there was more space. Nice place to watch the sunset. You can... More 

Thank JPfromNJ
new jersey
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374 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Just stopped in for a few beers on a hot summer day. A nice waterfront venue, with a good bartending staff. I'd go back. Parking is difficult in season. Place closes on Columbus Day for winter.

Thank doc491002
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Been going here for years. Before they installed air conditioning. It was good back then. Past few years it's been going downhill. Out of wings on a Thursday night, not good. Ordered the $15 Cuban sandwich, and I didn't finish it. It was not what a Cuban sandwich should be this mess was inedible. Our server was very nice and... More 

Thank Joe O
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Walked into Twisties and felt like it was 1982. Bruce Springsteen on the juke box, old decor, and tables and chairs that don't match. Felt like I walked into a hall in an old church. Some people may like that aura, but the place was dirty (the bar had a day's worth of filth on it), the bartender was gruff,... More 

Thank Rob W
Malvern, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Drove up in the boat and had a great lunch on the water. Service was slow but I think our waitress was busy. The burgers were delicious! The fish tacos were good but could use some more meat in them. Great beer selection too!

Thank Jeanie C
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Great sunset view from outside while waiting. Inside has a quaint old seashore feel to it. Food was good, good drinks. Servers were attentive. Wish they had outside seating for dinner. Available for lunch I believe.

Thank Meg G
Dover, Pennsylvania, United States
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The food here is always pretty good. My family and I make the trip to Twisties every year when we're in OCNJ. The menu selection is not huge but everyone in your family should find something they can enjoy. Get there early during the summer as wait times can be fairly long. But you can always enjoy a drink in... More 

Thank Kip H

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 25
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Bayview Drive, Strathmere, NJ 08248
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Strathmere
  • Phone Number: +1 609-263-2200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?