Good news...an annual, staple Jersey Shore event is on for 2021!

And thank goodness! I feel like there was a time that I only had event cancellations to share.

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Jersey Shore Restaurant Week will be happening April 16th to April 25th! IT'S RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!!!

That means that you can enjoy a 3-course dinner which include an appetizer, a main course and my favorite part, a dessert.

These meals will cost either $23.21 or $33.21!

If you take part in restaurant week....tell your friends.

If you take part in restaurant week....post it to social media.

The hope is to promote this event as much as possible to help our Jersey Shore restaurants because after the year we have had...you know they need it.

Restaurants will have to abide by COVID-19 restrictions, obviously, but that does mean that limited-capacity indoor dining, outdoor dining, takeout and delivery.

There are also a few events happening throughout the Jersey Shore Restaurant Week.

Let's take a look:

Chef's Invitational Kick-Off Event

April 16th, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Spring Lake Manor, Spring Lake

Tickets: $45.00 - CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

You will get to sample signature dishes from some of the top chefs at the shore! There will be a complimentary wine bar (my favorite), live music and of course, a limited capacity. Be aware that everyone's temperature will be taken upon arrival.

BBQ Burgers & Beer

April 17th, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Bar Anticipation, Lake Como

Tickets: $50.00 - CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS 

Try some of the shore's best burgers and vote for your favorite! There will also be a nice variety of New Jersey craft beers and live music.

In The Raw At The Whale

April 18th, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The Salty Whale, Manasquan

Now THIS is right up my alley -- there will be a spectacular raw bar with ocean-fresh shrimp, clams and oysters. And don't forget the wine and beer specials! In addition, there will be live music from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM with Mike Deez. For this event, you do not need to buy a ticket in advance. 

Bourbon Bacon & Blues

April 25th, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Reef & Barrel, Manasquan

Tickets: $45.00 - CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

You need to love three things to be ready for this event: bourbon, bacon and the blues! This outdoor event will feature samples of bacon treats and the best blues from the Incinerators.

As far as the restaurants that have already opted in to participate in this event, there are A LOT of options.

On the event's website, you can search based on location, food type, BYOB or full service bar and price.

100 Ocean

110 Ocean Ave, Long Branch

(732) 795-6618

Aqua Blu Kitchen & Cocktails

3410 Route 37 East, Toms River

(732) 270-1180

Atlantic Offshore Fishery

212 Channel Drive, Point Pleasant Beach

(732) 206-6958

Avenue

23 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch

(732) 759-2900

B2 Bistro & Bar

141 Shrewsbury Avenue, Red Bank

(732) 268-8555

B2 Bistro Point Beach

709 Arnold Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach

(732) 295-0709

Bar Anticipation (lunch only)

703 16th Avenue, Lake Como

(732) 769-7422

Bareli's By The Sea

1505 Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake

(732) 769-5700

Blue Grotto

200 Port au Peck Avenue, Oceanport

(732)571-7900

Branch Cantina

110 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch

(732) 795-6619

Brick House Tavern + Tap

3655 NJ-66, Neptune Cigty

(732) 922-0800

Bum Rogers Crabhouse

2207 Central Avenue, Seaside Park

(732) 830-2770

BuzzBait (breakfast only)

110 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch

(732) 795-6620

CJ McLoone's Pub & Grille

560 Shrewsbury Avenue, Tinton Falls

(732) 758-0800

Crabs Claw Inn

601 Grand Central Avenue, Lavallette

(732) 793-4447

Cubacan

800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park

(732) 774-3007

Cuisine on the Green (lunch only)

261 Country Club Boulevard, Little Egg Harbor

(609) 296-2137

Danny's Steakhouse & Sushi

11 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank

(732) 741-6900

Drifthouse By David Burke

1485 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright

(732) 530-9760

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Monmouth Mall - 180 Route 35 South, Eatontown

(732) 676-1901

Flames Brazilian Steakhouse

1000 Main Street, Belmar

(732) 749-3025

Fratello's Restaurant & Lounge

810 The Plaza, Sea Girt

(732) 974-8833

Grandma's Meatball

109 Taylor Avenue (Rt. 71 S), Manasquan

(732) 292-4580

Grenville Hotel and Restaurant

345 Main Avenue, Bay Head

(732) 892-3100

Harrigan's Pub

703 Baltimore Boulevard, Sea Girt

(732) 449-8228

Inlet Cafe

3 Cornwall Street, Highlands

(732) 872-9764

Iron Whale

1200 Ocean Avenue, Unit 504, Asbury Park

(732) 361-5185

Johnny Piancone's

591 Broadway, Long Branch

(732) 229-0300

La Dolce Vita

400 Ocean Avenue, Belmar

(732) 749-3177

Langosta Lounge

1000 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park

(732) 455-3275

Marandola's

608 Main Street, Bradley Beach

(732) 361-5888

McLoone's Pier House

One Ocean Avenue, Long Branch

(732) 923-1006

Mister C's Beach Bistro

1 Ocean Place, Allenhurst

(732) 531-3665

Molly Pitcher Inn

88 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank

(732) 747-2500

MonAlyssa Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

1635 Bay Avenue, Point Pleasant

(732) 899-1999

Mr. Shrimp

1608 Highway 71, Belmar

(732) 681-7755

Nauvoo Grill Club

121 Fair Haven Road, Fair Haven

(732) 747-8777

Neil Michael's Steakhouse

1104 Highway 36, Hazlett

(732) 291-0711

Pearl at The Oyster Point Hotel

145 Bodman Place, Red Bank

(732) 759-9175

Point Lobster Bar & Grill

521 Arnold Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach

(732) 475-7363

Prime 13

710 Arnold Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach

(732) 202-6483

Scarborough Fair

1414 Meetinghouse Lane, Sea Girt

(732) 223-6658

Shipwreck Grill

720 Ashley Avenue, Brielle

(732) 292-9380

Simko's Grill

1311 Route 35 South, Neptune

(732) 528-9989

Sirena Ristorante

27 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch

(732) 222-1119

Stella Marina Bar & Restaurant

800 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park

(732) 775-7776

TAKA Asbury Park

660 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park

(732) 775-1020

The Bonney Read

533 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park

(732) 455-3352

The Breakers On The Ocean

1507 Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake

(732) 449-7700

The Marina At Oceanport

10 Riverside Avenue, Oceanport

(848) 456-4396

The Melting Pot

2 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank

(732) 475-9222

The River Rock Sports Bar & Grille

1600 Route 70, Brick

(732) 840-1110

The Robinson Ale House

26 Broad Street, Red Bank

(732) 383-8219

The Rum Runner

816 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright

(732) 842-2894

The Salty Whale

390 East Main Street, Manasquan

(732) 592-3344

The Shore House Bar & Grill

2114 Route 88, Point Pleasant

(732) 892-1669

The Shrimp Box

75 Inlet Drive, Point Pleasant Beach

(732) 899-1637

The Whitechapel Projects

15 Second Avenue, Long Branch

(732) 963-9218

Used To Be's Island Eatery

287 Highway 35 North, Mantoloking

(732) 892-3770

Waterman's Tavern

403 Higgins Avenue, Brielle

(732) 722-8978

Windward Tavern

292 Princeton Avenue, Brick

(732) 892-9463

Woody's Roadside Tavern

105 Academy Street, Farmingdale

(732) 938-6404

Wright Taste

1006 Main Street, Belmar

(732) 556-6412

So....whose ready to eat?

For additional information, take a look at the Jersey Shore Restaurant Week website.

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