The Bonney Read
The Bonney Read in Asbury Park is a nautical spot with plenty of loyal followers and pleasantly surprised vacationers. You'll find sustainably sourced seafood like oysters, shrimp, crab, and fish in every possible incarnation you could think of, from rolls to fried to steamed to raw. A selection of fine rums is added to creative cocktails all designed to pair well with seafood. Wood-planked walls and plenty of outdoor seating contribute to the nautical ambiance.
Seafood lovers, this is your spot. Ogle the raw bar, slurp up New England Clam Chowder, and just try to resist the siren call of the Fisherman’s Fry that includes shrimp, calamari, kale blossoms, and chile peppers. Clams Casino, Whole Maine Lobster Rolls, Crab Cakes… the gang’s all here. And don’t despair if you’re not into fish, the signature Bonney Burger here is top-notch and there’s also the Dry-Rubbed Spare Ribs and a New York Strip Steak on the menu. Along with frozen drinks like the Frose or Milagro Frozen Margarita, choose from beer, wine, rum flights, and custom cocktails like the Black Sails (rum, molasses bitters, cola).