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What better way to fill awkward silences than with the sounds of the Atlantic Ocean crashing on the beach? Your date will also be impressed by the sea view filling Avenue's floor-to-ceiling windows illuminated by floodlights. Enjoy specialty cocktails by the cozy fireplace for a truly intimate experience.

Avenue Contemporary
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Dining Room at Avenue, Long Branch, NJ Pier Village
23 Ocean Ave.
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Avenue’s cuisine offers oceans of flavor, while the setting showcases views of the Atlantic. More...


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