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Wildwood Restaurants You Should Try This Summer

Dine out with friends and family at these Wildwood spots.

Located on the Jersey Shore, Wildwood is a city full of things to do and see. With the beach, shops, hotels, and the Wildwood boardwalk, you’ll never get bored in this town. In addition to all of this, however, are plenty of top-tier restaurants. Being so close to the ocean, many of these spots serve some of the freshest seafood around, too. So, I’ve put together a list of my favorite places to eat in town so you don’t have to.

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Whether you’re looking for an upscale restaurant or a casual spot, there’s a perfect spot on my list. With plenty of seafood, Italian cuisine, pizza, and more, there’s also something for everyone’s taste. Keep reading to learn a bit about each place!

Best Restaurants in Wildwood

  1. Kono Pizza Wildwood
  2. Quincy’s Original Lobster Rolls
  3. Dogtooth Bar & Grill
  4. Boathouse Restaurant
  5. Beach Creek Oyster Bar & Grill
  6. One Fish, Two Fish
  7. Marvis Diner
  8. Poppi’s Brick Oven Pizza & Kitchen
  9. Duffneti’s Restaurant and Lounge
  10. Alfe’s Restaurant

Kono Pizza Wildwood

5318 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: (609) 770-2011
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In the mood for some pizza? Check out Kono Pizza Wildwood. This restaurant takes your classic pizza and serves it in a cone – perfect for food on the go. People love the tasty food and friendly staff here.

Kono Pizza Wildwood offers cones for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, so you can stop by any time of the day. We recommend the traditional cheese kone, chicken parm kone, meatball kone, or pepperoni kone. Be sure to grab dessert like the tirmaisu kone or cannoli kone!

Quincy’s Original Lobster Rolls

2701 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: (609) 305-5970
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Craving a lobster roll? There’s no better place to stop than Quincy’s Original Lobster Rolls. Established in 2015, this local chain focuses on Maine-style lobster rolls you can’t miss. With high-quality lobster and affordable prices, it can’t get much better than this.

Serving a lobster centered menu, you’ll find everything you’re craving here. Be sure to try the classic lobster roll, lobster grilled cheese, Maine lobster bisque, or 4 roll combo. Don’t forget to swing by for happy hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday!

Dogtooth Bar & Grill

100 E Taylor Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: (609) 522-8383
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In search of a place to grab some late night snacks? Swing by Dogtooth Bar & Grill. This local restaurant offers a laid-back dining space and patio to enjoy their food and drinks. Open until 11 p.m. and 12 a.m. every night, this is the perfect place to grab some food after going to the bars.

Serving American pub fare and beer, you’ll find everything you could ever need here. Try out the Tuscan flatbread, grilled Hawaiian teriyaki burger, chicken pesto griller, crab mac and cheese, or short rib fajitas. Make sure to grab a beer, too!

Boathouse Restaurant

506 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: (609) 729-5301
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Looking for a romantic spot for dinner tonight? Take a look at Boathouse Restaurant. This local restaurant is built over the water and features a gorgeous view. Serving seafood, steakhouse cuisine, and tropical cocktails, you really won’t want to skip out here.

With seafood, pasta, steaks, and more, you can bring anyone to this spot. We recommend the blueberry balsamic glazed salmon, baked stuffed shrimp, filet gorgonzola crabmeat, or blackened chicken alfredo. Be sure to grab a delicious cocktail like the voodoo bucket for two or a frozen drink!

Beach Creek Oyster Bar & Grill

500 W Hand Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: (609) 522-1062
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If you want all the food and views from the last place but a more casual vibe, Beach Creek Oyster Bar & Grill is the perfect spot for you. Serving surf and turf cuisine in a charming spot overlooking the water, you can really enjoy the atmosphere here. They also have live bands.

Beach Creek Oyster’s menu offers seafood and more with unique and delicious twists. Be sure to try the strawberry BBQ salmon, grand marnier glazed duck, blackened mahi, or filet mignon!

One Fish, Two Fish

3001 Pacific Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: (609) 522-5223
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Opened in 2012, One Fish, Two Fish is another spectacular spot for food in town. This chef-owned and operated restaurant serves fresh seafood. With a focus on local, seasonal, and fresh ingredients, you can count on the food here being amazing.

Though their menu is fairly modest, it’s just as tasty as the other spots. Try out the grilled Atlantic salmon, pan seared local scallops, or house braised short ribs. Make sure to grab some mussels or fried calamari, too!

Marvis Diner

4900 Pacific Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: (609) 522-0550
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Hoping to try something different? Try Marvis Diner next time you visit town. This local restaurant serves all-day breakfast as well as classic American cuisine like burgers and wraps. With a tropical theme, you’ll feel like you took a trip to an island.

Marvis Diner’s menu is filled with a wide variety of dishes, so you’ll have to come back a couple of times to try everything. We recommend the brunch burger, honey dipped fried chicken and waffles, stuffed strawberry cream cheese french toast, or avocado bacon grilled cheese!

Poppi’s Brick Oven Pizza & Kitchen

4600 Pacific Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: (609) 522-0002
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An additional tasty pizza spot in town is Poppi’s Brick Oven Pizza & Kitchen. This local restaurant serves Italian cuisine mainly centered around pizza. With a cozy atmosphere and welcoming patio, you’ll feel right at home here.

Though Poppi’s menu has endless tasty options to try, the star of the show here is the pizza. Be sure to try the pesto pizza, calabrese pizza, fig pizza, or scampi pizza. Don’t forget the cannoli or tiramisu for dessert!

Duffineti’s Restaurant and Lounge

4600 Pacific Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: (609) 522-0002
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In service since 1947, Duffineti’s Restaurant and Lounge is a great casual spot for some dinner with friends or family. Serving Italian comfort food, this is the perfect place to relax and indulge a bit. With weekly live music and a patio, you’re bound to have a good time here.

Duffineti’s Restaurant and Lounge offers all of your Italian favorites. Try out the homemade gnocchi and crab, chicken francaise, vela parmigiana, or osso bucco. Make sure to come by between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. for their first seating menu. The menu features an entree, pasta or salad, and dessert for only $20 per person!

Alfe’s Restaurant

3401 New Jersey Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Phone: (609) 729-5755
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Completing our list of restaurants is yet another Italian restaurant, Alfe’s Restaurant. This local restaurant is housed in a large space with an old-school vibe perfect for a nice meal. With delicious food, drinks, and live entertainment, you’ll have everything you need for a great night.

Alfie’s serves classic Italian with an emphasis on seafood. We recommend the gnocchi, shrimp alfredo, chicken rose, or fried combination. Be sure to grab a drink and some dessert like the cheesecake or cannoli!

Final Thoughts

I don’t know about you, but I’m already planning my next night out. With so many restaurants to try in this Jersey Shore town, you’ll never get bored of the food here. You may even have to try them all.

Which restaurant will you try first? Let us know! Did we leave a restaurant out of this list? Make sure you drop us a line and we’ll check it out!

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Written by Ryan F.

Ryan is a local foodie who enjoys checking out the area's restaurant scene every chance he can. Ryan also enjoys traveling and checking out local eateries in every city he visits.