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Redefine the holidays with family and friends right here in the LBI Region! Dining options for everyone for Christmas Eve and Day; and recommendations for a great night out to ring in 2019! Reservations always recommended, please contact businesses directly for more details.

Catering or Dining Out

Applebees Manahawkin

205 Route 27 West
Manahawkin, NJ 08050bis
Christmas Eve/New Year’s Eve

Cluck N’ Crabs
857 Mill Creek Road
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Christmas Eve Catering

Greenhouse Café

605 Long Beach Blvd.
Ship Bottom, NJ 08008
Christmas Eve/New Year’s Eve


1340 Route 72
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Christmas Eve/New Year’s Eve

Kate & Ally’s

216 N. Main St
Forked River, NJ 08731


3200 Long Beach Blvd.
Brant Beach, NJ 08008
Christmas Eve/Christmas/New Year’s Eve/

The Local Market & Kitchen

604 Central Ave.
Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

Sea Oaks Country Club
99 Golf View Dr.
Little Egg Harbor Twp. NJ 08087
Christmas Eve/New Year’s Eve

Sweet Jenny’s

688 E Bay Ave.
Barnegat, NJ 08005
Christmas Eve/New Year’s Eve 

TGI Friday’s

601 Washington Ave.
Manahawkin, NJ 08050609-489-0950
Christmas Eve/Christmas/New Year’s Eve

The Union Market

120 West Main St.
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Christmas Eve/New Year’s Eve


Ring in the New Year at The Gables 530 dinner or 830 Dinner and Dancing with live music from Danny Bacher. Five course menu – 212 Centre St Beach Haven 609 492 3553

NYE at The Arlington – A special menu is offered with Greg Warren entertaining 6-9pm (609)494-8848

NYE at Bisque Continental Cuisine (609)361-2270

NYE Cuisine on the Green at Atlantis 261 Country Club Little Egg Harbor Seatings from 4 to 9pm (609) 296-2137

NYE Daymark in Barnegat Light A special al carte menu (609) 494 2100

NYE at Engleside Inn – Dinner served from 5-10pm (609) 492-5116

NYE at The Grapevine Dining room and bar open (609)296-7799

NYE at Wally’s Open New Years Eve and New Years Day, Regular and winter special dinners (609)494-1667

NYE at Old Causeway Steak & Oyster Rock Lobsters entertain, free shuttle available (609) 488-1327

NYE Party at Lefty’s Tavern Barbara Lin Band entertains 9pm to 1am Special menu, hats, noisemakers and champagne toast (609) 607-0707

NYE at The Delaware Avenue Oyster House
Champagne Toast, Lobster Dinner and Buck a Shuck all day. Festivities begin at 3pm. 13211 Long Beach Blvd Call (609) 492-3352

NYE at Buckalews Restaurant & Tavern – 2019 A Grateful New Years Eve by the sea with Lovelight and Friends – 9pm Dinner, Dancing and drinks contact 609 492 1065 101 N Bay Ave Beach Haven

NYE at Breakers Kitchen & Tap – CELEBRATE NEW YEARS EVE AT BREAKERS KITCHEN & TAP. We have our regular menu and chef’s specials, plus a DELICIOUS 3-COURSE MEAL for $23.95 including Dinner Rolls with Soup or Salad. Entrées with mashed potatoes & vegetable – choose from – CHICKEN Your Way (Piccata, Francaise, Marsala), FILET MIGNON, or MAHI MAHI Pan Seared. Dessert, Coffee or Tea, Champagne Toast.  KARAOKE PARTY with DJ AMANDA starting at 9:30pm. COUNTDOWN to MIDNIGHT.  CHAMPAGNE TOAST AND WELCOME TO 2019  OPEN TILL 1 AM. 537 Route 9, Waretown. Call 609.312.7874 for more information.

NYE at the MAINLAND/Holiday Inn Manahawkin – Tickets for party in ballroom and overnight packages for more info call: 609 481 6100
Yes Love: NYE at the Mainland Kitchen & Pub 9pm to 1am 151 Rt 72 E Manahawkin

Plantation – Open for NYE with special menu additions! Dining starts at 4, serving meals until 10pm along with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. 7908 Long Beach Blvd., Harvey Cedars 609.494.8191

Tuckers Tavern – Ring in the New Year with our festive holiday menu – $50 open bar package – full Pickles band – champagne toast noisemakers hats and more! 101 S. West Ave., Beach Haven 609.492.2300

Surflight Theatre presents NYE Concert with Shorty Long.
Join us for a glass of bubbly and fabulous music by Shorty Long and The Jersey Horns as they play all your favorites. 2 shows: 5 PM and 8:00 PM. Call 609 492 9477 or online .$39.50

Southern Ocean County Chamber is once again a sponsor for the SHIP BOTTOM NYE BASH Winter Fundraiser at Ship Bottom Fire House
Raising funds for Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company & ALO. Daytime Breaker Bazaar from noon to 4pm for all ages featuring vendors, yoga, photo booth, children’s activities, auction and live music. Donations accepted.  Midnight Jungle Masquerade  Tickets on sale here
Music starting at 9pm by Facedown and Funk Schway. Champagne Toast, Pretzel Bar, Late Night Slice and with live and dance music

Jan 1 Food Trucks and Fireworks at the Tuckerton Seaport.
All ages welcome from noon to 6pm. Join us on the first day of the new year for Fire & Ice, Food Trucks & Fireworks!  The Seaport will be open with complimentary admission from Noon-6pm. Family-friendly activities! Craft Beer from Pinelands Brewing! Fireworks at 6pm over the lake!