This week, the New Jersey Monthly February edition showed up in our mail. The monthly magazine does a great job and I always enjoy reading it when I have the time at work. The writers are very professional and they deserve a ton of credit! For the most part, it's statewide information, but sometimes they highlight a few businesses and activities here in Monmouth & Ocean Counties...

New Jersey Monthly recently put together a list of the 20 best new restaurants in the Garden State. A few Monmouth & Ocean County restaurants made the cut! Below is the list...

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Before showing you what Monmouth & Ocean County spots made the list, here are the 16 New Jersey spots that were also highlighted...

  • Tara Kitchen - Wildwood
  • Santorini - Wildwood
  • The Circle - Newton
  • Sandpiper Coastal Bar & Grill - Atlantic City
  • The Highlawn - West Orange
  • Popolari - Bloomfield
  • Palato Caffe & Cucina - Montclair
  • Makai - Atlantic City
  • Jardin At The Hugh - Cape May
  • The Feathered Fox - Livingston
  • June BYOB - Collingswood
  • The Borscht Belt - Stockton
  • Bodegon - Cliffside Park
  • Fiorentini - Rutherford

Have you been to any of the places above?! They all have been getting a ton of love and it seems like each one deserves a chance...

Most importantly, these were the Monmouth & Ocean County restaurants that were on the list. I guess we can say, these are the 4 best new restaurants at the Jersey Shore! See below...

4 Jersey Shore Spots Make The Top 20 For Best New Restaurants In New Jersey

Congratulations to the local restaurants that made the list! It's great seeing Point Pleasant, Asbury Park & Rumson getting love! I have been to the R Bar and it's safe to say that place is easily becoming an Asbury Park favorite. I still haven't had the chance to go to the Red Horse, Bam Bam Burger, and The Black Swan...but they are on my go-to list! Thank You to New Jersey Monthly for the information...EAT LOCAL!

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