Best Restaurants to Try This Summer

The Jersey Shore is more than just beaches and boardwalks. You can find some of the best restaurants in the country along the coast. Here are some of the best restaurants to try this summer, or any time of the year!


Besides having the coolest name ever, Moonstruck is one of the highest-rated restaurants in New Jersey. Situated in a sizeable Victorian-style building complete with wrap-around porches, you’ll have a stunning view of Wesley Lake while dining. Featuring Mediterranean Grill with an American twist, every menu item is unique and delicious. Its large seating area is perfect for parties and special occasions.

Ponte Vecchio Italian Seafood Grill

Located in Old Bridge, Ponte Vecchio features classic Italian fare with a focus on fresh, delicious seafood. Whether it’s a business lunch or a family celebration, Ponte Vecchio makes the perfect place to enjoy a tasty meal together.

Solo Bella

Another Italian favorite, Solo Bella in Jackson, offers the classic with a modern flare. In the mood for pizza? Their wood-fired thin-crust pies are famous in the area, and you won’t be disappointed. With a laid back, family-friendly ambiance, it’s the perfect place for a weekend, or weekday, lunch or dinner.

Court Jester Saloon and Eatery

Located in Freehold, Court Jester is a casual eatery with a relaxed, laid back vibe. It’s the perfect place to meet friends for appetizers and drinks or to have a classic, comfort food-filled meal. With menu items like French onion soup, giant burgers, fajitas and quesadillas, there’s a little something for everyone.

Pascal & Sabine

Nothing says fancy like French food, but Pascal & Sabine, located in Asbury Park, makes fancy approachable. With Brunch items like croissants and “dippy eggs” and dinner plates of Trout Almondine and Suckling Pig, you can try new foods in the most unique dining experience in New Jersey.

Whatever kind of food or atmosphere you’re in the mood for, you can find it at these amazing New Jersey restaurants.