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McLoone's Rum Runner

816 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760-2119
+1 732-842-2894
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
816 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760-2119
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Birthday party for my wife on a Friday night. 20 people. Joy (who was in charge of my group) was a “JOY” ! Prompt drink refills, timely courteous service and everyone enjoyed their meal. As a bonus, Tim and The Shirley’s were there and sang...More

Thank 46582Yankee07
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Been going here with my wife for many years dating back to the original Rum Runner which Hurrican Sandy erased in 2012. We like this place so much we were married here almost 20 years ago. The views in every direction are beutiful, iconic jersey...More

Thank PartzUnknown
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

What an unexpected pleasure on a rainy Tuesday evening in September. The food was excellent and the service impeccable. My husband had the lobster bisque and loved it. I had a gluten-free version of the French onion soup and I have never had so much...More

Thank PatriciaM10446
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You can sit on the top floor overlooking the river. It is a lovely view. Service is good and friendly. Beautiful restaurant. Food is good but I would think they should expand their menu. Menu limited. Will try their breakfast. Heard it is very good....More

Thank CarolinaE5247ZH
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful evening wasted at the run runner. The service was terrible. The staff were rude and sorry to say but quite stupid. They have free valet but it's a huge disorganized mess...we had to ask 4 times for bread....my girlfriend's crab cakes were ice...More

Thank Aaron K
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I say we all sat at a table it was a beautiful evening the views are gorgeous from the tables everybody had something to drink with her wine watermelon sangria beer everything was very good we all put our orders in we had ordered after...More

Thank Monica P
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This had been a favored family celebration location. We were a party of 9 with advance reservations which included 2 small children. Our waittess never considered bringing the food to thequickly children fast. We waited an hour. Our initial drink order came quickly. Then we...More

Thank livetotravelNJ
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing location wasted by this slow staff and sub par food. We made a reservation for 12 people at 7:15 pm we were told that our table wasn’t ready and it would be 20 minuets. After an hour at the bar, we...More

Thank Olivia D
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Friends brought us here for lunch. Beautiful setting, handsome interior, over-staffed hostess station, OK service, poorly executed drinks and food not supervised properly. Not full on a beautiful Saturday for lunch on the shore is not necessarily a bad omen but a potential warning sign...More

Thank george g
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Everything from the appetizers to the entrees were excellent. The steak, salmon, entree with sausage, and appetizers were perfectly cooked. The wine choices were good. Cocktails were weak.

Thank Ken_NJ_11islands
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Barbara M
22 October 2018|
Response from 46582Yankee07 | Reviewed this property |
Changes frequent. Check restaurant website.
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10 July 2016|
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Response from Nicole13131313 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do but mostly street side. A few tables on water side.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:59 PM
11:30 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760-2119
    (Route 520 (Rumson Road))
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Sea Bright
  • Phone Number: +1 732-842-2894
  • E-mail
Family Friendly Restaurant with sprawling views of The Shrewsbury River.
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