El Tipico Mexican Restaurant

You can’t make a bad decision at El Tipico in Somers Point — everything is loaded with flavor and delicious.

Price guide for a meal for two:

Under $35 Affordable .....$

$35 to $65 .Standard .....$$

Above $65 Pricey ....... $$$

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Somers Point

Amici’s Homemade Specialties

307 Shore Road

609-904-5500

Maybe the best meatballs in South Jersey. Great family restaurant. Affordable. $

Anchorage Tavern

823 Bay Ave.,

609-926-1776

Great bar food and cold beer. Affordable. $

Bay Ave Sushi

718 Bay Ave.

Lively bar and grill offering Italian seafood dishes with a bay view. Standard. $$

Breakfast Shop

910 Bay Ave.

609-601-2100

Behind Smitty’s clam bar. Open year-round seven days a week for breakfast from 6 a.m. to noon. Affordable. $

Caroline’s by the Bay

450 Bay Ave.

609-927-9007

Burgers, salads and other traditional favorites. Overlooking the bay. Affordable. $

Charlie’s Bar and Restaurant

800 Shore Road

609-653-9848

Good food in an informal atmosphere. Affordable. $

CJ’s Corner

701 Shore Road

609-927-4701

An inviting little eatery serving some of the best breakfast in the area. Affordable. $

Clancy’s By the Bay

101 E. Maryland Ave.

609-927-6969

Full bar and seafood menu as well as traditional pub food. Affordable. $

Crab Trap

Somers Point Circle

609-927-7377

Fresh seafood done well. Standard. $$

The Doc’s Place

646 Bay Ave.

609-926-0404

Incredible food for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, with a top-notch martini menu and live music on weekends. Standard. $$

El Tipico Mexican Taqueria

560 New Road

609-653-8226

Fresh and flavorful Oaxacan-style Mexican food. Standard. $$.

Fitzpatrick’s Deli & Steakhouse

650 New Road

609-653-8155

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with steaks, seafood and salad entrees. Open daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Closes 5 p.m. Mondays. Affordable $

Gregory’s Restaurant & Bar

900 Shore Road

609-927-6665

A place for good food and fun, frequent live jazz. Standard. $$

Gyros & Greens

28 E. Maryland Ave.

609-904-2305

Greek restaurant specializing in gyros, souvlaki’s, spanakopita, baklava and Wraps. Affordable. $

Joe’s Restaurant

131 Jordan Road

609-927-4637

Very good Greek and Italian cuisine. Affordable. $

Josephine’s Pizzeria & Italian Deli

218 W. New York Ave.

609-927-9230

Homemade pasta and other Italian favorites. Affordable. $

Josie Kelly’s Public House

908 Shore Road

Interesting twists on Irish fare with authentic pub house decor. Standard. $$

Lucky’s Bar and Grill{

639 Bay Ave.

609-788-8852

Food and cocktails in a nightclub atmosphere situated at the old Brownie’s location. Standard. $$ Seasonal.

{h1}Marsini’s Kitchen{/h1}

12 E. Maryland Ave.

609-904-6301

Unique take of Italian fare with great pizza. Standard. $$

{h1}Micchelli’s Pizza{/h1}

558 New Road

609-927-9753

Red sauces and white sauces a-plenty in this pizza paradise. Standard. $$

{h1}The OG (Original Greek){/h1}

17 Bethel Road

609-904-5519

Authentic, creative Greek food from culinary genius Nick Ballias. Standard. $$

{h1}Tavern on the Bay{/h1}

{h1}800 Bay Ave.{/h1}

609-926-3500

New American cuisine inside a fully renovated Victorian Mansion. Standard. $$

Stone Harbor

{h1}Back Bay Seafood{/h1}

8305 Third Ave.

609-368-2022

Acclaimed crab cakes. Standard. $$ Seasonal

{h1}Bradley’s Steaks and Hoagies{/h1}

10725 Third Ave.

609-368-2039

Try the chicken cheesesteak. Affordable. $ Seasonal

{h1}Buckets Margarita Bar + Cantina{/h1}

9631 Third Ave.

609-961-3015

With a tricked-out indoor seating area with graffiti wall art, deck dining over the bay, indoor/outdoor belly-up bars and punchy, Mexican inspired furnishings, Buckets is the cool place to hang-out this season. Affordable. $ Seasonal.

{h1}Donna’s Place{/h1}

10700 3rd Ave.

609-368-7100

Simple seafood shack serving a varied menu. Standard. $$

{h1}Fred’s Tavern{/h1}

314 96th St.

609-368-559

Burgers, cheesesteaks and traditional pub fare is the name of the game here. Affordable. $

{h1}Green Cuisine{/h1}

302 96th St.

609-368-1616

Serving lunches and dinners made with locally raised hand-picked fruits and veggies. Try a wrap, smoothie or salad. Affordable. $

{h1}Jay’s on Third{/h1}

9836 3rd Ave.

609-368-1000

Serving an eclectic menu of chic contemporary dishes, this stylish bistro is worth the trip. Pricey. $$$

{h1}Kuishimbo{/h1}

330 96th St.

609-967-7007

Typical Japanese done right. Standard. $$

{h1}Marabella’s Family Restaurant{/h1}

9426 3rd Ave.

609-368-5037

Fresh festive Italian BYOB. Since 1972. Standard. $$

{h1}Quahog’s Seafood Shack{/h1}

206 97th St.

609-368-6300

Inventive seafood dishes such as lobster taquitos and their signature dish “fish ribs.” Standard. $$ Seasonal.

{h1}Ristorante Luciano{/h1}

9820 Third Ave.

609-967-9115

Gnocchi, puttanesca, rigatoni and other authentic Italian dishes. Standard. $$

{h1}Sax at The Reeds{/h1}

9601 Third Ave.

609-368-0100

Open daily year-round, SAX offers a delectable every-day dining experience with eclectic fireside menus for breakfast, dinner and drinks. Standard. $$

{h1}Spiaggetta Seafood Trattoria{/h1}

9800 3rd Ave.

609-368-9400

A variety of both Italian specialties and seafood. Sample divine creations such as filet mignon with crabmeat and gorgonzola sauce. Pricey. $$$

{h1}Stone Harbor Bar and Grille{/h1}

261 96th St.

609-368-4565

Great sports bar serving up delicious favorites such as blackened chicken sandwiches and crabcakes. Standard. $$

{h1}The Water Star Grille at The Reeds at Shelter Haven{/h1}

9601 Third Ave.

609-368-0100

Located directly on the bay, great spot for cocktails, leisurely lunches and dinner gatherings. Standard. $$

{h1}Yvette’s Cafe{/h1}

221 96th St.

609-368-1855

Charming, European-influenced café. Affordable. $

Strathmere

{h1}Deauville Inn{/h1}

201 Willard Road

609-263-2080

Waterfront dining — complimentary sunsets, open noon daily year round; dinner reservations suggested for indoor dining; full liquor service. Standard. $$

{h1}The Old Shack{/h1}

705 Commonwealth Ave.

609-263-7773

Great little place for breakfast or lunch. Try the buffalo chicken cheesesteak. Affordable. $ Seasonal.

{h1}Twisties Tavern{/h1}

232 S. Bayview Drive

609-263-2200

Serving their famous flatbread pizza along with a host of other delicious pub-style specialties since 1940. Affordable. $ Seasonal.

Upper Township

{h1}Pappy’s BBQ{/h1}

205 Roosevelt Blvd.

Marmora

609-390-8600

Come down and enjoy Pappy’s famous BBQ ribs and southern pulled pork plus a variety of sandwiches and pizza. Affordable. $

{h1}Sketties{/h1}

{h1}321 Roosevelt Blvd.{/h1}

Marmora

609-390-3574

Comfy Italian restaurant serving oven–fired pies, pasta dishes and sandwiches in a casual ambiance. Standard. $$ Seasonal.

{h1}Taco Shells by the Sea{/h1}

4 Roosevelt Blvd.

Marmora

609-390-5757

Small “fresh-Mex” with tiny eat-in section, mostly take-out only. Affordable. $

{h1}Tokyo Mandarin{/h1}

4 Roosevelt Blvd.

Marmora

609-390-8883

Best sushi around, hands down. Eat-in BYO or take-out only. Standard. $$

{h1}Tuckahoe Inn{/h1}

1 Harbor Rd. and Route 9

Beesley’s Point

609-390-3322

Standard continental menu fare with beautiful views. Standard. $$

{h1}Village Kitchen{/h1}

46 Tuckahoe Road

Marmora

609-390-1174

Tasty breakfasts, friendly service in a modern setting. Affordable. $

{h1}Yesterday’s Restaurant{/h1}

316 Roosevelt Blvd.

Marmora

609-390-1757

The name echoes its old-timey feel. Standard. $$

Ventnor

{h1}Annette’s Restaurant{/h1}

104 N. Dorset Ave

609-822-8366

Traditional breakfast fare. Affordable. $

{h1}Bubbie’s Bistro{/h1}

5204 Ventnor Ave.

609-822-7200

Serving up the best hand-tossed Kosher pizza along with other Italian and Mediterranean specialties. Affordable. $

{h1}Cardinal Bistro{/h1}

6525 Ventnor Ave.

609-541-4633

Homey feel with food that pulls from eclectic flavor profiles. Hours change seasonally. Offers Sunday brunch. Standard $$

{h1}Domenico’s{/h1}

5223 Ventnor Ave.

609-822-1300

Tasty Italian cuisine served in a poised and relaxed atmosphere. BYOB. Standard. $$

{h1}Hannah G’s{/h1}

7310 Ventnor Ave.

609-823-1466

All your favorite breakfast items are served up here — French toast, omelettes, and waffles are just the beginning. Affordable. $

{h1}Isabella’s{/h1}

4 South Portland Ave.

609-822-2477

Authentic Mexican cuisine for dinner. Also serving breakfast and lunch. Standard. $$

{h1}Lisa’s{/h1}

5210 Atlantic Ave.

609-823-2117

Great place for lunch, and great decor. Affordable. $

{h1}The Ladle of Luv{/h1}

7301 Ventnor Ave.

609-822-LOVE

Comfort food with beach lunches and vegeterian options. Affordable. $

{h1}Red Room Cafe{/h1}

141 N. Dorset Ave.

609-822-1067

A BYO with some of the most incredibly unique Italian food at the shore. Not your typical “red sauce and baked ziti” joint. The fettucine rubino is nearly impossible to beat. Standard. $$

{h1}Sack O’ Subs{/h1}

5217 Ventnor Ave.

609-823-2552

Local fixture since 1969. Additional locations in Absecon, Atlantic City and Ocean City. Affordable. $

{h1}Sage{/h1}

5206 Atlantic Ave.

609-823-2110

An inventive Italian menu in a fine-dining arena makes Sage just as good, if not superior, to chef Lisa Savage’s former Savaradio’s in Linwood. Standard. $$

{h1}Yama Japanese Restaurant{/h1}

5305 Atlantic Ave.

609-822-8007

Awesome sushi and service. Standard. $$

Vineland

{h1}Dakota Prime Steak House and Sushi{/h1}

2216 W. Landis Ave. and Route 55

856-692-0468

Specializing in prime cuts of meat and the best sushi around. Standard. $$

{h1}Landis Pig Roast{/h1}

623 E. Landis Ave.

856-691-8980

The pig rules here, but also have pasta and seafood specials. $$

Maplewood III

200 N. Delsea Drive

856-692-2011

Daily dinner and early-bird specials. Standard. $$

Red Lobster

3849 S. Delsea Drive

856-825-9600

The classic chain you’ve come to know and love. Standard. $$

The Wildwoods

{h1}Boathouse Restaurant{/h1}

506 W. Rio Grande Ave.

Wildwood

609-729-5301

Try the surf and turf. Standard. $$.

{h1}Brine{/h1}

8100 Bayview Ave.

Wildwood Crest

609-729-5301

Fresh fare, seasonal cocktails, breathtaking sunsets. Standard. $$.

{h1}Coastal Blue Oceanside Grille{/h1}

9701 Atlantic Ave.

Diamond Beach

609-224-1124

Simple, but amazing oceanside dining. Standard. $$

{h1}DeNinno’s Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar{/h1}

9510 Pacific Ave.

Wildwood Crest

609-522-5425

Exquisite Italian dishes in a family-friendly atmostphere. Standard. $$

{h1}Dog Tooth Bar and Grill{/h1}

100 E. Taylor Ave.

609-522-8383

Large portions and a variety of delicious American pub fare make up the menu here. Affordable. $

{h1}DongSin{/h1}

101 W. Rio Grande Ave.

609-846-0888

Traditional Japanese fare with a twist. Affordable. $

Dragon House

3616 Pacific Ave.

609-522-2320

Chinese eatery with old world flair. Standard. $$

{h1}Jersey Girl Drinks and Dining{/h1}

Corner of Schellenger and Atlantic avenues

609-523-1800

Contemporary American cuisine focusing on meat and seafood. Affordable. $

{h1}Joe’s Fish Co. at Morey’s Piers{/h1}

2701 Boardwalk

Wildwood

609-522-3900

Offering “contemporary Boardwalk fare” in the vein of pizza, seafood and Curley’s fries. Standard. $$

{h1}La Piazza Cucina Italiano{/h1}

4600 Pacific Ave.

Wildwood

609-522-8300

Hot Italian food, live music and family atmosphere. Standard. $$

{h1}Lighthouse Pointe{/h1}

5101 Shawcrest Road

Wildwood

609-522-SHIP

Food is great and the dining room is big enough for large groups. Standard. $$. Seasonal.

{h1}Mia Mia Raw Bar and Ristorante{/h1}

3002 Pacific Ave.

609-408-6524

Everyone’s favorite veal, chicken and seafood dishes. Standard. $$

{h1}MudHen Brewing Co.{/h1}

127 W. Rio Grande Ave.

609-846-7918

A micro brewery and a gastropub. A must-try. Standard. $

{h1}Owen’s Pub{/h1}

119 E. 17th Ave.

609-729-7290

Comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Affordable. $

{h1}Pasta Pesto Italian Grill{/h1}

3810 Atlantic Ave.

609-522-6272

Specializing in all types of pizza and pasta. Standard. $$

{h1}Rick’s Seafood{/h1}

435 W. Spruce Ave.

609-729-9443 or

609-729-9445

Casual seafood, soups, sandwiches and fried platters. Standard. $$

{h1}Sofia Pizza{/h1}

3001 Pacific Ave.

609-770-7420

Great pizza and other Italian dishes with live music on Saturday nights. Affordable. $

{h1}The Establishment at 100{/h1}

100 Olde New Jersey Ave.

North Wildwood

609-523-8100.

A casual upscale restaurant with a strong emphasis on farm-to-fork cooking. Standard. $$

{h1}Tony Luke’s{/h1}

6200 New Jersey Ave.

Wildwood Crest

215-551-5725

A South Philly staple comes to the Wildwoods and offers its tried-and-true fare, including roast pork, cutlets and, of course, cheesesteaks. Affordable. $

{h1}Old City Pub{/h1}

3301 Atlantic Ave.

Wildwood

609-846-1110

Happy Hour and daily specials a must. Affordable. $

{h1}Two Mile Inn & Crab House{/h1}

Ocean Drive

Wildwood Crest

609-522-1341

Fresh seafood. Outside Tiki Bar a big draw, as well. Standard. $$. Seasonal.

{h1}Urie’s Waterfront Restaurant{/h1}

588 West Rio Grande Ave.

609-522-4189

Menu of broiled/fried seafood combinations. Standard. $$. Seasonal.

Woodbine

{h1}Dionysus Restaurant{/h1}

538 Washington Ave.

609-861-5803

Large portions of delicious Italian cuisine. Standard. $$

{h1}Soprano’s Pizzeria{/h1}

Route 550

Corner of Dehirsch and Heilprin

609-861-3663

Delicious pasta dishes. Affordable. $

{h1}Surf Dog Bar & Grill{/h1}

1563 Deshirsh Ave.

609-427-6011

Great bar fare, plus awesome BBQ and seafood options. Outdoor seating and live entertainment seasonally. Standard. $$

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