Downbeach Favorites

Our team meetings often end with conversations about our Favorites – favorite place for happy hour, the new breakfast hot spot, favorite site for local news…you get the idea.  This page is just a small list of our Favorites.  (And if you think we’re missing one, click the envelope icon at the bottom of the page to send us a note and state your case!)


General Information: City of Margate
Great Happy Hour Pizza & Outdoor Bar:  Ventura’s Greenhouse
Cutest 32′ Tall Elephant: Lucy the Elephant
Killer Manhattans & Famous Tomato Salad : Steve & Cookie’s
(And, on that note, Fantastic Local Artist & Oyster Bar Bartender: Jon Baker)

Perfect Mix of Fine Dining & Fun Bar Scene: Tomatoe’s
Scrumptious Wood-Grilled Happy Hour Menu: Sofia’s
Local LATE Night Watering Hole: Maynard’s
Life-Changing Donuts & Dogs: Junior’s
Legendary Wings & Famous Penguin Plunge Hosts: Robert’s Place
Gluten-Free? Organic? Responsibly Harvested?  Visit Pamela’s Health & Harmony
Historic Neighborhood Featured in a Board Game: Marven Gardens


Borough of Longport
Best Breakfast: Ozzie’s Luncheonette


General Information:  City of Ventnor
Delicious Veggie & Whole Wheat Pizza: Lisa’s
Favorite Breakfast: Hannah G’s
Funkiest Boardwalk Beach Neighborhood: North Beach
Hot Ventnor Sushi Spot: Yama
Up-&-Coming Coffee Shop: Ventnor Coffee

Best Brunch, Smoothies, and Juice: Enlightened Cafe


Atlantic City Convention Center
Fuhgeddaboudit Italian: Angelo’s
Authentic AC Subs: The Whitehouse
Roaring 20’s Atmosphere: The Knife & Fork
Favorite Spot to Catch Up with Local Artists: The Arts Garage


Fresh Greek Menu & Where to Buy Your Olive Oil: Yianni’s Cafe
Coolest Hangout/Lunch Spot: OC Surf Cafe
OC Pizza Heaven: Express Pizza
Ridiculously Delicious Donuts: The Fractured Prune
Equally Ridiculously Delicious Donuts: Brown’s Family Restaurant
Hidden Boardwalk Seafood Spot: The Hula Grill