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Spaetzle75 Jun 21, 2012 02:24 PM

I am looking for some food rec for this area. what are your ideas? restos,delis,butchers and good eat in general. thank you in advance for your help.

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    jimmycos Sep 4, 2012 02:57 PM

    Have you tried the Ohana Grill? www.theohanagrill.com

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      Anne Jun 25, 2012 08:41 AM

      If you're looking for a bakery, head a few miles north to Bay Head. Mueller's Bakery is NOT to be missed! My family has been enjoying their treats for more than 50 years. They're know best for their crumb buns, but you can't go wrong with any of the pastries. Two things to remember: get there EARLY (they open at 6:30 am), and still expect to stand in a long line! But so worth every minute! http://www.muellersbakery.com/

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        Njchicaa Jun 25, 2012 09:08 AM

        I LOVE Mueller's iced crumb buns (75% crumb and 25% cake) and their brownies. I'm not a big chocolate person but I could eat one of their brownies every single day of my life.

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        Anne Jun 23, 2012 05:40 PM

        Lenny's in Lavallette for the best pizza. Also very good pastas, etc. Been in business for 25+ years. http://www.lennyslavallette.com/

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          Njchicaa Jun 23, 2012 07:15 PM

          I disagree. I'd say, if you're already on the island and looking for amazing pizza, drive south to Seaside Heights and get a tomato pie from Maruca's on the boardwalk at Porter Ave. (actually Seaside Park) BEST pizza EVER!

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            Tapas52 Jun 24, 2012 06:38 AM

            Njchicaa I totally agree with you, ...Lenny's average at best....luv Maruca's on the boardwalk in SS......If I cant make it to Papas Pizza in Trenton that where we go.

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              MGZ Jun 24, 2012 07:11 AM

              Definitely prefer Maruca's to Lenny's, but it's certainly not the "best ever" - best in the OC, maybe . . . .

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            Jerseygirl111 Jun 25, 2012 10:47 PM

            $33.00 for Sea bass? $20.00 for Linguini and Clam Sauce? Wow. When did Lavallette dining become so expensive? I'd better stay on my own side of the Mathis Bridge. Lol


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              Spaetzle75 Jun 24, 2012 07:29 AM

              Thanks. we walked by il giardino grille yesterday. will check it out. going to labrador tonight. looks good but kind of pricey as long as it is worth the price. Hate overpaying for average food.
              had a good donut at the donut place this morning. cannot remeber the name right now. saw a good bakery a little farther down the road will have to investigate ;)

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                Spaetzle75 Jun 26, 2012 06:49 AM

                the name of the donut shop is donuts plus, good fresh donuts. had a nice blueberry crumb cake at colonial bakery as well, very affordable

            2. Tapas52 Jun 21, 2012 08:41 PM



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