Mario and Melissa's Local Favorites

Breakfast:

  • 4th Street Cafe: Homemade baked goods daily and coffee bar/4th and Atlantic (609)399-8400
  • Dockside Cafe: Freshly squeezed OJ and Nice view of the bay while eating a delicious breakfast/ 2nd and Bay (609)399-5588
  • Dead End Bakery on 11th and Bay, Great coffee, lots of bagel selections, and homemade pop tarts
  • Jon and Patty’s Coffee Bar and Bistro/ 6th and Asbury (609)399-3377

Lunch:

  • Ready’s Coffee Shop: Great historic diner style food made fresh and great prices/415 E 8th Street.
  • Boyer’s Market: Take out, perfect cut steaks for grilling and great chicken tenders! /13th and Asbury
  • Jon and Patty’s Coffee Bar and Bistro/ 6th and Asbury (609)399-3377

Dinner:

  • Italian/ Girasole Italian Restaurant : 3108 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City (609)345-5554
  • Italian/ Touch of Italy: 6629 E. Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township(609) 646-1855
  • Italian/ Valentina’sTrattoria Italiano: 200 Tilton Road, Northfield NJ(609) 380-2466
  • Seafood / Catch: 2401 Atlantic Avenue, Longport (609)822-3474
  • Seafood/ Very Casual BYOB: Smitty’s Clam Bar: 910 Bay Ave, Somers Point(609) 927-8783
  • Seafood/Family oriented: The Crab Trap 2 Broadway, Somers point

Ice Cream:

  • Hobby Horse Ice Cream Parlor: (Eat in area ) 800 Ocean Ave
  • Johnny Be Goode Ice Cream directly behind the Sand Dollar

Cocktails:

  • Crabby Jacks Deck Bar/ Live music : 2 Broadway, Somers Point
  • Margaritaville: 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ (609)431-4101
  • Josie Kelly Irish Pub/ Live Music some nights : 908 Shore Road Somers Point, NJ 609 904-6485

Shopping:

  • Asbury Avenue: 6th street to 14th street Asbury Avenue
  • Tanger Outlets The Walk: 1931 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ(609) 872-7002

Activities:

  • Cape May Zoo: Great day for the whole family! Pack a picnic too/ 707 Rte 9 north, Cape May Court House (609)465-5271
  • Pirate Voyagers: 232 Bay Ave (609)398-7555
  • Ocean City Parasail: 232 Bay Ave (609)399-3559
  • DAKS Kayaks: 1101 Asbury Avenue, (609)938-1185

Rainy day activity options:

  • Glazed Over Pottery painting :704 Asbury Avenue(609) 398-8880
  • Boardwalk Bounce: 900 Boardwalk (609)385-0855
  • Potomac Bead Company/Jewelry making: 944 Asbury Avenue (609)399-4400

Church:

  • Ocean City Tabernacle/ Guest Speakers each week! 609-399-1915 550 Wesley Avenue Ocean City, NJ
  • First Presbyterian Church/ 701 Wesley Ave, Ocean City NJ 08226