One of the things there has never been a shortage of here at the Jersey Shore is memories. We make them here every day, and we've been making them for years. We're good at memories. And we're good at food, too. Put those together, and we started to wonder which restaurant at the Jersey Shore brought you right back to your childhood. So we asked you.

And do you know what else there isn't a shortage of here at the Jersey Shore? Answers to this question. You came out in droves to answer this one, and your responses ranged from Cape May to Atlantic Highlands.

We asked many different people over several platforms and came up with a pretty strong group of memory making restaurants.

So, we compiled a list of the top 5 Restaurants at the Jersey Shore That Remind You Of Your Childhood according to your votes. Scroll down for the Top 5...



#5 Crab's Claw Inn, Lavallette...They have been serving memories and delicious food to Jersey Shore residents and visitors for decades now at the Crab's Claw Inn. It's hard to imagine a trip to the Lavallette area without a stop there. what a tradition!


#4 Ye Cottage Inn, Keyport. Sadly, Ye Cottage Inn in Keyport is permanently closed, but oh the memories over all those years. Great food, great memories, and Ye Cottage Inn meant you were at the Jersey Shore.


#3 Lobster Shanty, Point Pleasant Beach. There are few views that are more amazing, and the food is equally great at the Lobster Shanty. But the thing they apparently serve up better than anything else is great memories.


# 2 Vic's, Bradley Beach. Vic's is among the most legendary places at the Jersey Shore, and generations have enjoyed it for generations. As a matter of fact they've been going since 1947. Lucky us!


#1 OB Diner, Point Pleasant . It's right on the way to the beach, and it is among the most awesome places. Everything about it says summer, and the beach, and the Jersey Shore, and no eatery got mentioned on it more times during our informal polling than The OB.


And there were plenty of other great restaurants mentioned. We're just going to list a few more here and hopefully they'll bring back some great memories for you. Enjoy...

Clam Hut, Squan Tavern, Evelyn's, Mon's Kitchen, Bahr's Landing, Fisherman's Wharf, Shrimp Box, Captain's Inn, Colts Neck Inn, Groff's, Federici's, Circus Drive In, Carlson's Corner. And that's just to name a few.

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