For residents and visitors alike, the Bay Head area features many great restaurants, bistros, diners, and culinary destinations. Here are some of our favorite go-to spots for great food.
Theresa's South in Bay Head
Recently reopened after damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, Theresa's South is a BYOB establishment in beautiful Bay Head with a varied menu that's sure to please even the most discerning palate. Located a block off the beach, this highly-ranked restaurant features scrumptious homemade pasta dishes, ribs, steaks and fresh seafood. Reservations are surely recommended during the summer months and there is extra seating outdoors. It's definitely a restaurant where you get what you pay for.
Labrador Lounge in Normandy Beach-South Mantoloking
If you want to try some different kinds of foods, check out Labrador Lounge. It features a large, eclectic menu with a host of different dishes. And they feature a sushi menu. Be sure to check out their Lobster Dynamite sushi roll, the baby back ribs or Marion crab cakes. Make sure you BYOB, enjoy the meal and the warm ocean breezes. You can go there for lunch as well.
Muellers Bakery in Bay Head
While not a conventional restaurant, Muellers Bakery must be included for its fantastic confections. They offer fresh, hand-made baked goods and goodness. Check out their assorted and sumptuous fresh breads, bagels, cakes, pastries, donuts and their mouth-watering, famous crumb cake. Interestingly, you can call Muellers and they will ship the crumb cake pretty much anywhere in the world. They regularly takes calls from people looking to send a cake or two or three somewhere.
Joe Leone's in Point Pleasant Beach
A true gem on the Jersey Shore, you'll find Joe Leone's in the heart of Point Pleasant Beach. The establishment is an award-winning specialty food retailer/wholesaler offering a wide variety of homemade breads, traditional and adapted Italian dishes, as well as full off-premise catering. If you're looking for something delectable to bring home, check out Joe Leone's.
Lubrano's Trattoria in Manasquan
Lubrano's has been pleasing taste buds in Manasquan with the finest Italian cuisine since 2000. They use only the freshest local ingredients. Boasting both a lunch and dinner menu, you'll discover a nice assortment of brick oven pizzas, salads, homemade soups, delectable pasta, seafood and savory meat dishes. Bring your own, come for the good ambiance and a sumptuous meal.