We spend a lot of time talking about the great restaurants at the Jersey Shore, and if you're talking beauty, you really can't have the conversation without spending some time chatting about the Watermark in Asbury Park. I'm not sure it gets more breathtaking than this place.

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If you're heading to Asbury Park, all it takes is the simple question of wear to eat to ahve an amazing experience, and it's not long  before someone is suggesting the Watermark, and that would be an amazing suggestion.

First, let's talk about that amazing view. There aren't even words to describe it. Just know it's a moment and a view you won't soon forget. It is 8000 square feet of beauty overlooking the ocean.

And the ambience indoors is as beautiful as the surroundings outside. If you've never been there just imagine the most beautiful cocktail lounge you've ever dreamed of. What a great place to gather at the Jersey Shore.

And it's not just drinks at the Watermark. It's cocktails crafted by amazing mixologists who take a "culinary approach to the art of cocktail", according to the Watermark website. That's what turns a visit to the Watermark to an experience.

And we haven't even talked about the food. Do you want the perfect compliment to the perfect drink? Then you found the right place if you're at the Watermark. They have great selections for everyone from meat lovers to vegans.

So, definitely make a trip to Asbury Park before this summer ends, and make sure the Watermark is on your itinerary. You'll be thrilled you did.

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