This clubby-feeling classic on the wharf serves local oysters and scallops. No reservations means very long waits – go early or late.
Don't ask why an Irish bar has the best thin-crust pizza on the shore – just enjoy. The rest of the menu is solid, if standard, and comes in mammoth portions.
Angelo’s Fairmount Tavern is a beloved family-owned Italian restaurant. The outdoor patio makes a nice spot to take in the sunset and have a pint and a burger.
Hannah G's is an excellent breakfast and lunch spot in Ventnor.
A few blocks inland from the Boardwalk, Mexico Lindo, a low-key joint, is a favorite among expat Mexicans
Ventura’s Greenhouse Restaurant, in next-door Margate City, is an Italian restaurant loved by locals.
BYOB; accepts cash only.
Ride your bike to the mellow, waterfront Inlet Café for seafood in the Highlands.
This vestige of Prohibition style was restored in 2005. Happy hour, 4pm to 6:30pm, is a good way to see the interior murals and mahogany trim.
The casual Blue Pig Tavern is at Congress Hall.