Local Summer has officially arrived which means the peak bathing suit season is OVER!

So you know those foods you have been emphatically avoiding? Well it's time to treat yoself!

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I looked around and pulled together some of the top rated restaurants at the Jersey Shore when it comes to comfort food.

For some, comfort food means mac and cheese and chicken tenders and for others, it means a bowl of warm soup.

So there is a little bit of everything in here so keep scrolling until you find your perfect match!

Did I miss somewhere that should be on this list? I am sure I did because the Jersey Shore is HUGE!

Email me about the place and where it is located to Nicole.Murray@townsquaremedia.com and I will add it to the list!

And now, loosen your belt by a couple notches and let's get this going:

Where To Get The Best Comfort Food At The Jersey Shore

You hear that? It's carbs calling your name...

I know....there's a lot of options.

Try each and every one of the restaurants on this list...I DOUBLE DOG DARE YOU!

Remember, if I missed a really great place for comfort food at the Jersey Shore, email me at Nicole.Murray@townsquaremedia.com.

And bring extra napkins!

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