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Crest Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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9600 Pacific Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3332
+1 609-522-1200
11:00 - 01:00
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Pennsauken, New Jersey
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Four of us arrived here for dinner. We were told that we could not be seated until the fifth person, who was on the way, arrived. While I understand that practice, this is off season, there were no other diners waiting to be seated, it is a casual place, and the hostess had a tone that was very unwelcoming. She... More 

Thank Linda P
Tim F, Owner at Crest Tavern, responded to this review

Linda, please accept my sincere apology for the other day. Our intention was not to make you and your party feel unwelcome, we just prefer that all members of the party be present to be seated. We only have 9 booths, so seating can sometimes be challenging with bigger parties. Regardless, you should never be make to feel uncomfortable or... More 

Parlin, New Jersey
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food is always great , I have no complaints about any meal we have eaten there great sandwiches and the cape may salt oysters are so fresh I get them every time we go there

Thank katie e
new jersey
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81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Not a dive bar. Solid menu, well prepped food, good service, and decent prices. Comfortable and casual.

Thank menckenman
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The Mahi tacos were very good and they have the best French fries around. We had the Crest Eclipse - moonshine with lemonade in a sugar dimmed mason jar. We will definitely go back.

Thank raymond w
Abington, Pennsylvania
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255 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Saturday night, Oct. visit, packed house, 15 min wait for inside table area. Bar area -full. We were seated immediately in fully enclosed patio area. Good opening service. Nice selection of seafood, burgers, flatbread. We had their house specialty Mardi Gras shrimp on a Phiily style hoagie roll and peppers- came out hot, it very good. A flatbread pizza- good.... More 

Thank DJMAN5
new jersey
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

It's a short walk from the ocean to our little gem. We can always have a drink and good food all year round. I love the shrimp crest tavern on Italian roll.All the bar food is very good and the daily specials are what us regulars look forward to. Lisa makes all feel like family.

Thank tinksr324
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went there last minute to have a drink with friends ordered the mussels in red sauce, prices were extremely reasonable and they were fantastic!

Thank fbell50
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We returned after a few year hiatus to the Tavern, and I am glad we did. First weekend of fall and I welcomed it with a pumpkin ale. Never had it before but refreshing and perfect for the season. Had the grouper sandwich on a long roll and it was probably the best fish sandwich I have ever had next... More 

Thank Chris S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Good food resonably priced get there early summer months the wait can be long if your not early been eating here for years

Thank Charles S
Monroe, New Jersey
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Just wanted a quick lunch and some drinks. Service was good as well as the food. We were there about lunch time so the place was quite full. We were served quickly and courteously

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9600 Pacific Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-3332
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: +1 609-522-1200

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