Mud City is from the same people as Old Causeway (and places on the island like Parker’s Garage and Ship Bottom Shellfish), and since it’s literally next door, you can use the same private shuttle to get to and from either place. The menu is seafood focused, with things like soft shell crabs, baked clams, and massive crab cakes that are almost entirely made up of crab meat. For those who like to drink, they have a full bar in a converted trailer on the outdoor patio, and for those who like to drink a lot, they fully allow BYOB.
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Ship Bottom Shellfish
Ship Bottom Shellfish is casual spot on Long Beach Island with great seafood and a BYOB policy.
Daymark Bar & Restaurant
Daymark is a big bar and restaurant near the lighthouse in Barnegat Light where you can eat some good American food and listen to live music.
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Parker’s Garage & Oyster Saloon
If you want to eat overlooking the water on Long Beach Island, do it at Parker’s Garage in Beach Haven.
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