Where To Get Açaí Around Delmarva

Açaí (pronounced ah-sah-EE) is a delicious tropical super fruit and when it comes served as a bowl it makes waking up a whole lot easier.

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For those of you who do not know what açaí is, then today is your lucky day. An acai bowl is heavenly deliciousness, that not only tastes good, but is good for you!

The açaí berry is known as a “superfood” that has some great health benefits such as improving your heart, clearing up your skin, and aiding in weight loss.

In an açaí bowl, the açaí berry gets blended into a thick substance, similar to that of a milkshake or smoothie, and is topped with granola, fruit, coconut shavings, and/or peanut butter to just name a few. Don’t forget to take a photo of this bad boy before you dig in — açaí bowls are just too pretty to not take a pic of them.

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photo by earthy andy

Looking to get your hands on an açaí bowl on Delmarva? Here are our top places to go ...

3BB Cafe - Bethany Beach,DE

Located in the heart of downtown Bethany Beach, 3BB Cafe is a family owned and operated business (who also own Three Blonde Bakers right next door). They specialize in fair-trade coffee, açaí and pitaya bowls, and other sweet treats! Stop in to pick up a bowl and say hi to Britt & Cassidy. 

We recommend: The OG Bowl & a Caramel Macchiato

 photo by Blonde Cravings

photo by Blonde Cravings

Nectar Cafe & Juice Bar - Lewes,DE

Located in historic Lewes, Nectar is a true gem to the town. Their quaint atmosphere makes you feel like you're eating breakfast in your own home (without having to do the work). It's a win win. Cozy up by the fire with friends, or sit at the bar for a more casual visit. While this post is about açaí - you really can't go wrong ordering anything on their menu!

We recommend: The Açaí Bowl & Morning After Juice

Twist Juice Bar - Rehoboth Beach,DE

When I first found Twist Juice Bar I was brought in by their extensive cold press juice menu. Once I stepped inside and saw they had so much more to offer I was even more hyped to try them out! This is the perfect place to grab a quick meal or stop in with friends & eat at their cute outdoor tables. 

We recommend: The Tropic & Black on Track Juice

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Juice Box - Oceanview & Rehoboth Beach, DE

This is a seasonal shop that you can't miss out on! From homemade pastries to organic salads, Juice Box offers healthy options for every tastebud. They also are always experimenting so be sure to stop in and try one of their new creations!

We recommend:  The Açaí Bowl & Mango Madness Smoothie

Real Raw Organics - Ocean City, MD

Real Raw Organics have been on my radar for a while. They are best known for being a Kombucha brewery, as well as having a complete organic menu. When you order an açaí bowl from them you can any pick 5 toppings from their extensive offerings. I think they have like 20 options to choose from - so the combinations are endless!

We recommend:  The Açaí Bowl topped with strawberry, banana, granola, chia seeds, and almond butter


COMING SOON

Playa Bowls - Rehoboth Beach, DE

While this store hasn't opened yet, I had to mention it because my favorite place to get açaí bowls back in my hometown in New Jersey is coming to the Delaware Beaches and I couldn't be more stoked! Starting from a smoothie stand up on the Boardwalk in Belmar, NJ to having well over 40+ stores ( and so many more coming) - Pineappleland is taking over the East coast! When they finally open this summer - you're going to want to run not walk to their grand opening!

We recommend:  8th Ave Bowl or The Power Bowl

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photo by Playa Bowl

So now that you know what the açaí bowl is, and how beautiful it looks, and where to get it - you absolutely need to go try one of these babies. You will not regret it!

If you stop into one of these places - take a picture and tag us on instagram @blondecravings. We want to see what delicious creations you order!


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Celebrate National Beer Day At These Delmarva Breweries

Happy National Beer Day! There has never been a better time to enjoy craft beer in America. Delmarva is home to so many great breweries and brew pubs. We rounded up our favorite breweries you need to visit today to celebrate national beer day!


Dogfish Head Brewery - Milton, DE

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Mispillion River Brewing - Milton, DE

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Photo by  Mispillion

Dewey Beer Co - Dewey Beach, DE

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Big Oyster - Rehoboth Beach, DE

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Burley Oak - Berlin, MD

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Photo by Burley Oak

Crooked Hammock - Lewes, DE

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Revelation Craft Brewing Co - Rehoboth Beach, DE

38°-75° Brewing - Dewey Beach, DE

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16 Mile Brewery - Georgetown, DE

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Photo by 16 Mile

The Fin City Brewing Co. - Ocean City, MD

3rd Wave Brewing Co. - Delmar, DE

RAR Brewing - Cambridge, MD

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Photo by RAR Brewing

Bellefonte Brewing Company - Wilmington, DE

Evolution Craft Brewing Co. - Salisbury, MD

Rubber Soul Brewing Co. - Salisbury,MD

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Photo by Rubber Soul

Ocean City Brewing Company - Ocean City, MD


If you go out and try any of these breweries we would love to know what you think about them and what your favorite beer was! Feel free to tag us in your Facebook and Instagram Posts (@blondecravings) or shoot us an email! 

Have any breweries you think we should try? Send 'em on over

Eat From The Menu

We feature a lot of amazing food on our TV show, The Menu, and are always getting asked exactly what dishes we ate and which ones were our favorite. So we decided to do a round up of all the food we have eaten on the show, so you know exactly what to order when you visit these restaurants!

[ Featured in the order the episodes aired] 

LEFTY'S ALLEY & EATS - Lewes, DE

Crab Dip

Fish and Chips

Shrimp Alfredo Pizza

Chili Cheeseburger

Drunken Grilled Cheese

Orange Crush

Banana Split

Gary's Dewey Beach Grill / 38°-75° - Dewey Beach, DE

Turkey Cheesesteak

38°-75° Sample Brews

Woody's Dewey Beach - Dewey Beach, DE

Seared Ahi Tuna

Crab Cakes

Blackened Salmon Tacos

Loaded Baked Potato

Just Hooked - Fenwick Island, DE

Grilled Brocolli

Pan Seared Scallops

Rustic Ciopinno

Key Lime Pie

Off The Hook - Bethany Beach, DE

Tuna

Hot Salad

Pan Seared Chicken

Dayboat Scallops

Heirloom - Lewes,DE

Venison Tartare

Pan Seared Arctic Char

Banana 5 Way

The Buttery - Lewes, DE

Confit Mallard Duck

Boneless Pork Loin

Braised Lamb Shank

Pig and Publican - Lewes, DE

Mussels

Steak Tartare

Duck Toast

Lamb Cheesesteak

The Grand Burger

Chicken Schnitzel & Waffles

Scallops

Waffle Bread Pudding

Surf Bagel - Lewes, DE

Breakfast Burrito

Bacon Egg & Cheese

Malibu Bunny

Mor-Pheen Coffee

Pickled Pig Pub - Rehoboth Beach, DE

Fried Pickles

Kung Pao

Bruschetta Mussels

Cheese Plate

PB&J Burger

Pretzel Turkey Sandwich

Drunken Noodles

Short Rib

Meatloaf

Fish Taco


There ya have it! All the food we have eaten on The Menu. If you go out and try any of these dishes we would love to know what you think about them! Feel free to tag us in your Facebook and Instagram Posts (@blondecravings) or shoot us an email! 

Have any restaurant suggestions? Send 'em on over

Eating Vegetarian In Rehoboth Beach

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Are you full time vegetarian? Is your New Years Resolution to eat less meat?  Giving #meatlessmonday a try? We want to help ya out. 

Following a vegetarian diet is becoming more popular and more restaurants around Delmarva are adding new options to their menus to accommodate. While it's easily Google-able (that's a word right?!) to find out what restaurants have vegetarian options, it’s nice to have a local's suggestion.

We have rounded up 15 Rehoboth Beach restaurants where you can get vegetarian dishes. Being the foodies we are, we had to take it 1 step further. We gave you FULL meal suggestions to order that will fill your belly with yumminess! 

[Note: Menu's are always changing. These are just our personal suggestions via the restaurants online 2018 menu's]

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via Dogfish Head

Appetizer: Pretzel Bites

Entree: Man's Man Grilled Cheese

Dessert: Creme-ception 

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via Stingray

Appetizer: General Tso Cauliflower

Entree: Tofu Pad Thai

Dessert: Tempura Fried Icecream 

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via Michy's Relaxed Dining

Appetizer: Chardonnay - Poached Pear Salad

Entree: Chef's Vegetarian Plate

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via Palate

Appetizer: Mediterranean Hummus 

Entree: Roasted Vegetable Risotto

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via Mariachi

Appetizer: Nachos

Entree: Vegetable Fajita

Dessert: Tres Leches

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via Greenman Juice Bar

Appetizer: The Greenman Juice

Entree: El Matador

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via Cafe Azafran

Appetizer: Mediterranean Grilled Corn & Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi

Entree: Vegetarian Plate

Dessert: Affrogato Mocha

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via Forgotten Mile Ale House

Appetizer: Beer Cheese Soup Bowl

Entree: Margarita Flatbread + a side of truffle parm & garlic fries

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via Henlopen City Oyster House

Appetizer: Deviled Hummus + Brushetta

Entree: Roasted Radicchio Salad

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via Indigo

Appetizer: Samosa

Entree: Malai Kofta

Dessert: Kulfi Ice cream

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Via Fins Fish House

Appetizer: Fried Green Tomatoes

Entree: Brussel Sprout & Arugula Salad + a side of Garlic Mash Potatoes

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via Rehoboth Ale House

Appetizer: Homemade Spring Rolls

Entree: Grilled Portabello Sandwich 

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Appetizer: Mimosa

Entree: Mrs. A's Peanut Butter French Toast

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Appetizer: Chips & Salsa

Entree: Arizona Quesadilla

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via Fork & Flask

Small Plates:  Burrata Mac & Cheese + Fried Olives + Baked Brie + Roasted Brussels


Did some of your favorites make the list? Let us know what your favorite vegetarian friendly dish is when you eat out in Rehoboth. We'd love to try it! 

Best Off Season Dining Deals For Locals To Take Advantage Of

It's off season and the locals can finally drive down Route 1 without a hassle. When the tourists go home, some of Delaware’s finest beach restaurants experiment with their menus and whip up some incredible dishes. They're also running great specials every day and treating locals who remain loyal long after the sunny days are gone. 

Here are some of our favorite off season dining deals we love to take advantage of.

MONDAY

Off The Hook - Bethany Beach : $2 fish or shrimp tacos

 photo from Off The Hook Facebook

photo from Off The Hook Facebook

Summerhouse Restaurant - Rehoboth Beach: 1/2 priced burgers

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photo from Summerhouse Facebook

Difebo's Restaurant - Bethany and Rehoboth Beach: Monday Madness $21

[Soup, Salad, Entree, Dessert, and Glass of Wine]

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photo from Difebo's Facebook

 

TUESDAY

The Buttery Restaurant - Lewes, DE :  $13 Fish-n-chip 

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photo from The Buttery Facebook

Cafe Azafran - Rehoboth Beach: $8 Tapas All Night!

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photo by Blonde Cravings

Northeast Seafood Kitchen - Oceanview: 1/2 priced entrees

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photo from Northeast Seafood Kitchen Facebook

 

WEDNESDAY

Half Full - Lewes:  Pizza & Wine [ Buy a bottle of wine & get a pizza free]

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photo from Half Full Facebook

208 Social - Rehoboth Beach: $9 Sandwiches

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photo from 2018 Social Facebook

 

THURSDAY

Woody's - Dewey Beach: $14 Steak Night

12 oz Strip Steak with a side side salad and mashers

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photo from Woody's Facebook

Fish On - Lewes: $1 Raw Oysters

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photo from Fish On Facebook

Dogfish Head Brewings and Eats- Rehoboth Beach: Wood-Fired Night $8 Pizza! 

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photo from Dogfish Head Brewpub Facebook

 

FRIDAY

Just Hooked - Fenwick Island: 3 courses for $25

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photo by Blonde Cravings

Cottage Cafe - Bethany Beach: Friday Fish Fry $14.99

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photo from Cottage Cafe Facebook

 

As you can see, there is literally a dining deal for everyone to enjoy this winter…and for a great price! Grab a friend, grab a date, heck.. grab the whole family and dine at some of the areas best restaurants!

Best Hamburgers in Delaware

Nothing beats a delicious burger! Delaware has been grilling up the tastiest burgers around. From the classic hamburger, to gourmet and over-the-top, there’s a burger for everyone here in the First State.

Note: Some are also quite enormous and require an appetite to match.

Listed below are our favorite restaurants that serve MASSIVE burgers. The next time you’re craving this all-American classic, you’ll definitely want to visit one of these restaurants.

 

DOGFISH HEAD BREWINGS & EATS - REINDULGENCE BURGER

Buttermilk-soaked Onion Ring, Beer-infused Bacon Jam, 90 Minute IPA Cheddar, Lettuce, Tomato

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FORK AND FLASK - ALL AMERICAN BACON BURGER

Brioche bun, smoked onions,  peppered bacon, coopers sharp American, black garlic aioli

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PICKLED PIG PUB - PB&J BURGER

8 oz choice ground beef, bacon peanut butter, strawberry-jalapeño jam & aged cheddar cheese on a kaiser roll

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MEZCALI DEWEY BEACH - THE SPANIARD

Dry-aged beef, jamon serrano, manchego, sherry wine reduction, roasted garlic aioli

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LEFTY'S ALLEY & EATS - LEFTY'S POUNDER

Two patties, swiss cheese, smokes gouda, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, bacon, honey mustard bbq. Served on a brioche roll with fries and a pickle.

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BIG CHILL BEACH CLUB - LOTUS BURGER

 Beyond burger, vegan nut cheese, vegan mayo, lettuce, tomato, onion, avocado

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FORGOTTEN MILE ALE HOUSE - THE KING BURGER

[2] Grilled Cheese buns, 1 pound burger, fried egg, bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, sriracha ketchup

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TACO REHO - D’OH NUT BURGER

[Specialty Collaboration Burger - Not a Normal Menu Item] Honey Glaze Fractured Prune Donut Buns, Hickman's Beef Blend, Burnt Chihuahua Cheese, Bacon

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CROOKED HAMMOCK - GRILLED TURKEY BURGER

Provolone, mixed greens,tomato, spicy honey mustard

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WAYBACK BURGER - TRIPLE TRIPLE

9 patties, 9 slices of american cheese, lettuce, tomato

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THE BACKYARD - ANGUS BURGER

Lettuce, tomato, brioche, add you favorite toppings

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Did some of your favorites make the list? Comment below your favorite place to grab a burger!

If you stop into one of these places - take a picture and tag us on instagram @blondecravings. We want to see what delicious creations you order!


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Best Tacos in Delaware

Taco Tuesday is upon us again. At this point it's basically like a weekly holiday. If you don't celebrate, what is wrong with you? Just kidding - no judgement. We figured it would be fun to do a round up of our favorite places to grab tacos around Delmarva so we can a) obsess together how amazing they are or b) help you find your new favorite taco joint and c) who doesn't love looking at a bunch of delicious tacos!

Taco Reho - Baja Fish Taco

TACO TACO - Grilled Shrimp Taco

MezCali Dewey Beach - Al Pastor Taco

El Dorado - Famous Fish Tacos

Lefty's Alley & Eats - Pork Taco

The Surfing Crab - Shrimp Tacos

Brewings & Eats - Seasonal Tacos

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The Greene Turtle - Seared Tuna Tacos

Grab & Go Taco - Fish, Shrimp, and Steak Tacos

Woody's Dewey Beach - Seared Tuna Tacos

NAMELESS TACO - Avocado, Chicken, Carnitas Tacos

Did some of your favorites make the list? Comment below your favorite place to grab tacos!

 

Best Sandwiches in Delaware

Today is an especially great day to have a sandwich. We pay tribute to the American classic with National Sandwich Day! To celebrate this day we put together a round up our favorite sandwiches we've had in DE. 

Arena's Deli - Lewes, Delaware

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POWERHOUSE: CUCUMBERS, LETTUCE, SPROUTS, CARROTS, ONIONS, TOMATOES AND HONEY MUSTARD SERVED ON WHOLE WHEAT BREAD

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CHICKEN SALAD CLUB: CHICKEN SALAD, BACON, LETTUCE AND TOMATO SERVED ON WHOLE WHEAT BREAD

Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats - Rehoboth Beach, DE

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PULLED PORK: HOUSEMADE BEACH BEER BBQ, COLESLAW

Salad Factory - Dewey Beach, DE

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KICKIN CHICKEN SALAD WRAP: CHUNKY CHICKEN SALAD, ICEBURG, TOMATOES, CELERY, AND CHEDDAR CHEESE

Lefty's Alley and Eats - Lewes, DE

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DRUNKEN GRILLED CHEESE: BRIOCHE LOAF, PEPPER JACK, CHEDDAR, SWISS, BACON, TOMATO, SWEET WHISKY BARBEQUE, FRIED ONION STRAWS, FRIED JAPLAPENOS.

Surf Bagel - Lewes, DE

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PORK ROLL EGG AND CHEESE

Nick's Philadephia Cheesesteaks & Gyros

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CHEESESTEAK ORIGINAL

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GYRO: ORIGINAL

 

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Local Jersey Shore Eats

There’s not many places like the Jersey Shore. Between the beach, the boardwalk, and the food, there’s a reason why it’s one of the most famous places on the East Coast. There is a wide range of incredible restaurants to choose from, but there are definitely local favorite that can't be missed. Here are some of the local hot spots you have to stop by this summer.

1. Reef & Barrel

Must Try: Surf & Turf 

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via Reef & Barrel Facebook

2. 10th Ave Burrito

Must Try: Blackened Tuna 

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via 10th Ave Burrito Facebook

3. Fins Tropicali Cuisine

Must Try: Hawaii 5-0

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via Fins Tropicali Facebook

4. Spring Lake Tap House

Must Try: Arugula Pizza

5. Joe Leone's Italian Specialty

Must Try: Stuffed Tomatoes 

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via Joe Leone's Facebook

6. Coney Waffle

Must try: SideShow Shake

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via Coney Waffle Facebook

7. Stay Gold Cafe

Must Try: Hangover Hookup Juice

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via Stay Gold Cafe Instagram

8. Seed To Sprout

Must Try: Grilled Avocado Sandwich

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via Seed To Sprout Instagram

9. The Buttered Biscuit Cake

Must try: Copenhagen Bennie

10. Avon Pavillion

Must Try: Mini Short Rib Tacos

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via Avon Pavillion Tacos

11. Beach Haus Brewery

Must Try: $8 Flights

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via Beach Haus Brewery

12. The Committed Pig

Must Try: Burger Nut

Brielle, NJ

Brielle, NJ. The tiny town that sits in between Point Pleasant & Manasquan. Surprisingly these 2 miles have some great eats. Here are the 10 best spots (that are locally tested) to munch at. 

1. Mariner's Cove

A brielle classic. This go to breakfast spot has an extensive menu with insane portion sizes. It's honestly impossible to leave hungry. This is a local hotspot so we do recommend getting there early because the wait can get pretty long. 

Must Try: Cinnamon Apple Crepes + Grandma Banana Pancakes

2. Jimmy's Cucina

Looking for true Jersey pizza? The search is over. This place serves great, fresh favorites at a reasonable price (which, honestly can be difficult to find at the beach) Not in the mood for pizza (first, do you have a fever?), second, don't worry because Jimmy's also offers, salads, subs, pasta, & taco's.

Must Try: BBQ Chicken Pizza 

3. Shipwreck Grill

An elegant gem at the beach. This is definitely not a come off the beach for a quick bite restaurant. You can't go wrong when ordering any of their seafood entrees.

Must try: Seared Sesame Tuna 

4. Simko's Grill 

With an inviting atmosphere, 30+ TV's, and an extensive menu, Simko's is a great place to grab a drink after work, or dinner with your family. 

Must Try: Grilled Shrimp Salad

5. Waypoint 622

Great restaurant with an incredible view of the Manasquan River. Chef Andy will knock himself out to please you. If you're looking for more than a burger and fries, give this place a try. 

Must Try: Octopus Charcuterie 

6. Brielle Ale House

With over 60 beers on tap, a fun menu, arcade games, and live music, this is the place to be! Need a ride to or from? Brielle Ale House offers a FREE shuttle service. 

Must Try: Rise and Shine Burger

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7. Brielle Bagels

Brielle Bagels is a local hot spot serving up the best bagels, a fresh juice, and sweet treats. Handmade and baked in-store, Brielle Bagels are second to none! Enjoy them topped with their homemade cream cheeses or go all out with pork roll egg and cheese (salt pepper ketchup!).

Must Try: Pork Roll & Cheese 

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8. River Cafe

A go-to morning favorite in Brielle. GREAT breakfast and lunch choices - nothing too fancy  - but they deliver the classics with style.  It has the feel of a simple 'luncheonette' (you can sit at a counter if you like) but with an updated touch.

Must Try: BLT

Asbury Park, NJ

Asbury Park is the coolest small town in America. This little beach town exemplifies the cultural diversity, creative energy, and unparalleled natural beauty. Asbury Park has gained global recognition when the iconic Bruce Springsteen released his debut album, Greetings From Asbury Park. Since then, the town has seen its ups and downs but is currently back on track to be one of the best beach towns in the world.

One of the best things about Asbury Park? The FOOD! Here is your food guide to this cool town.

1. The Speakeatery

I've read so much about this place ( + saw them on Insider) and wondered if it was worth it or just too hyped up. 100% worth it. Completely unpretentious and as laid back as it gets. The menu is full of approachable, yet creative sandwiches. 

Must Try: The General! Crispy General Tso's Chicken, Broccoli Ginger Slaw, Sticky Rice Buns!

 via The Speakeatery Facebook

via The Speakeatery Facebook

2. MOGO Korean Fusion Tacos

This is such an unexpected find. They graciously pack your tacos with all the goods. It's a BYOB so perfect for date night! Also - they have incredible vegan options!

Must Try: Fish Tacos - Lightly floured cod with pickled onion salad topped with spicy mayo

3. Johnny Mac's House of Spirits

A very unique bar that has a really fun vibe. They serve FREE PIZZA with every drink order - ALL DAY EVERDAY! Oh yeah, and they serve free omlettes on Sunday with any bloody mary or mimosa. Yes, you read that correctly. What more could you ask for from a bar. 

Must Try: Bud Light & FREE Pizza (duh!)

4. PORTA

This trendy Italian spot is a must stop if you're in Asbury Park. The food is fantasic, the drink options are plenty, and the decor is so fun & unique! You can't go to PORTA without snapping a pic in front of their iconic EAT, DRINK, BE HONEST doors. 

Must Try: The Onion 

5. Talula's

First, this space is so cool. It has such an airy industrial feel with fun decor. I seriously was obsessed with their restaurant length exposed brick wall. It definitely made you feel like you were in some trendy bar in NYC and not at the beach in Jersey. 

Okay on to the incredible food. You can totally see and taste how fresh the ingredients they are using. They make it known that they pickle, ferment, preserve, bake, and make most of their dairy in house. How awesome is that! What was cool to find was how extensive their vegan & vegetarian options were. Definitely telling all my vegan friends about this place!

Must Try: Green "Eggs and Ham" pizza

6. Bond Street Bar

If you're looking for cheap eats, cheap drinks, and great times with good friends, then this is the place to go! Bond Street Bar has a simple bar menu, anchored by an interesting variety of burgers & grilled cheese sandwiches. The prices are unbeatable, but just note that it is cash only. 

Must Try: Patty Melt 

7.  Hoagitos 

I recently discovered Hoagitos and oh. em. gee. I am so happy our paths crossed. They're so innovative with their flavor combinations and are known to put their own twist onto classic sandwiches.

They make a sammich that hits the spot, what else is there to say? But don't be surprised if there is a bit of a wait. Trust me, it is so worth it. 

Must try: Southern Comfort

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8. TOAST

If you want to feel like you're in NYC then this is the place for you. The menu offers traditional and creative choices, both healthy and indulgent. I would not be doing my job if I didn't mention they pancakes. These pancakes are made using the owner Amy's family recipe, and man are they delicious! 

Must Try:  Any of their pancakes!

9. Langosta Lounge

The perfect spot to dine beachfront. Do note, that because you are dining (basically) on the beach, the menu prices reflect that. This place definitely has a Jersey Shore summer vibe with their vacation inspired cuisine.

Must Try: Shrimp Haliíimaile 

10. Asbury Festhalle & Beirgarten 

Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten is a great local hangout with a lot of good Austrian-German European atmosphere. Lots of beers/beverages to choose from, tasty European style eats, and a rooftop that is great to chill at. Hit them early in the evening during the summer season to avoid the lines though. 

Must Try: Kielbasa and Beer