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Cheap Eats on Long Beach Island

lovessushi May 7, 2011 02:52 PM

Off to LBI before Memorial Day and looking for cheap eats! Breakfast isn't such an issue (tea and something light would be ok) but lunch and dinner are more of a concern. Under $10 (or about) for each of us, not including tip and drinks would be really great!

We're into pretty much any cuisine, just no fast-food. Hoping for fresh seafood but maybe that's a stretch?

I've looked at other posts here on LBI but I don't see much indication as to how much things cost - though I remember the chicken place (or was it called the egg? Something like that) was very inexpensive. Food was pretty mediocre though...


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    maryanne06 RE: lovessushi May 8, 2011 05:28 AM

    Mostache Bill's Diner may interest you. It's on the northern end of the island. Here's a link.http://newyork.seriouseats.com/2009/0...

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      maryanne06 RE: lovessushi May 8, 2011 05:35 AM

      And don't forget the great Boulevard Clams, though I don't think that $10 will cover per person anymore.

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        lovessushi RE: maryanne06 May 8, 2011 05:50 AM

        Thanks - the diner looks like a great place for bkfst/lunch. I have heard about Boulevard Clams but after looking at the website, some of it does seem out of our price range. On the other hand the apps and sandwiches are pretty much under $10 so maybe we could stick with a bit of that...

      2. Quine RE: lovessushi May 8, 2011 01:33 PM

        Uncle Willie's has AWESOME pancakes, ust down the street from the Egg place in Beach Haven

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          lovessushi RE: Quine May 9, 2011 02:55 PM

          Thanks - I saw their menu and it looks great!

          Any other ideas anyone? I know there's a lot more to the island than just Beach Haven, which is where I'm more familiar with.

          Anyone? Anyone?... ;)


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            diablo RE: lovessushi May 9, 2011 05:14 PM

            Lex Mex in Ship Bottom may fit the bill. Also Tiki Taco in Beach Haven. Or the Holiday Snack Bar in Beach Haven. Or the Clam Shack in Beach Haven. You could probably do Panzone's in Beach Haven for that price. Breakfast take out bagels from Bagel Eddie's in Ship Bottom are excellent, but a tad pricey. Scojo's in Surf City is very good for BLD and very inexpensive.

            Lex Mex
            816 Long Beach Blvd Ste 9, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

            307 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, NJ 08008

            Tiki Taco
            1301 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

            Holiday Snack Bar
            401 Centre St, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

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              lovessushi RE: diablo May 9, 2011 06:09 PM

              This is great! Thank you for all the suggestions :)

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