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The 14 Best Bridal Shower Venues at the Jersey Shore

by Jessica Norton
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From airy and beachy to rustic and romantic, there is no shortage of aesthetically pleasing venues to host a private bridal shower at the Jersey Shore. Whether the bride wants a small, intimate brunch or a large banquet hall lunch full of loved ones, all visions and vibes can be accommodated. Luckily Monmouth and Ocean County have no shortage of gorgeous waterfront dining rooms, historic inns, laid-back bars and grills, as well as woman-owned eateries and we’ve rounded up some of the best spaces in Asbury Park and beyond to host a celebratory “I Do” crew for an unforgettable bridal shower. Read on to find out more about where to host a bridal shower at the Jersey Shore.


Mister C’s Beach Bistro | Allen Avenue + Ocean Place

Mister C’s is a hidden gem right on the outskirts of Asbury Park. The oceanside restaurant has unbeatable views of the beach plus delicious food and wonderful service. Mister C’s has various party menu options such as a sit-down brunch, a luncheon buffet, a sit-down luncheon, a dinner buffet, a sit-down dinner, or hors d’oeuvres only. Party information and pricing can be found by calling 732-531-3665 or by filling out the form on Mister C’s website.

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Asbury Park

Cross + Orange | 508 Cookman Avenue


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Located right next to Kennedy Park and just a few blocks up from the beach, Cross + Orange on Cookman Avenue in Asbury Park has an artisanal American menu with small plates, main entrees, and craft cocktails. Whether the bride is looking to host a small get-together or a larger celebration, its indoor and outdoor event spaces — with a covered option for outside seating — can accommodate up to 200 guests. Chef Mike and his team will prepare dishes to accommodate any dietary preferences and restrictions. To book an event with Cross + Orange call 732-361-5502 or email cookmanrestaurantgroup@gmail.com.

Flavia’s Cucina Romana | 550 Cookman Avenue, Suite 101

Flavia’s Cucina Romana specializes in homemade authentic Roman-Italian cuisine. The woman-owned business is a BYOB restaurant with a modern, romantic, and cozy ambiance. Its event space can accommodate up to 60 people. Flavia’s serves vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options for guests with dietary restrictions. Fill out this form to inquire about hosting a bridal shower at Flavia’s Cucina Romana.

Stella Marina Bar + Restaurant | 800 Ocean Avenue


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Stella Marina — which means star of the sea in Italian — is a fabulous beach-side restaurant located on the south end of the boardwalk in Asbury Park. Stella Marina specializes in classic, family-style Italian cuisine. Its second-floor dining room has breathtaking panoramic views of the beach and boardwalk. Stella Marina’s event space can hold over 100 guests for both daytime and nighttime festivities and can accommodate smaller parties as well as semi-private events. Stella Marina’s event package menus can be found online.

Tim McLoone’s Supper Club | 1200 Ocean Avenue


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Tim McLoone’s Supper Club is located on the boardwalk in Asbury Park next to the Convention Hall and right above The Robinson Ale House. The elegant venue is reminiscent of a 1930s or 1940s-era New York City supper club and features an upscale menu with starters, exceptional dinner choices, and delicious dessert samplings. An oceanfront event room is available for private parties. Tim McLoone’s Supper Club offers a variety of services for parties, including in-house catering, bartending, event planning, and parking. Private event menu options can be found on its website.

Porta Asbury Park | 911 Kingsley Street


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Porta in Asbury Park sits just a block from the beach and faces the iconic, local music venue, The Stone Pony. The spacious and vibrant elevated pizzeria has three event spaces that are suitable for bridal showers of various sizes. Parties can reserve one of Porta’s signature reclaimed wood tables in its communal main dining room for a small bridal shower of 20 to 30 guests. The Monk Room is a cozy and private space option that is perfect for 20 to 40 people. Or, for a larger party, The Abbot Room, which is adjacent to Porta’s main dining room, accommodates 45 to 150 guests. Soft drinks, silverware in rustic white napkins, and white china are included in the pricing. More information about private parties at Porta can be found online.

Bay Head

Charlie’s of Bay Head | 72 Bridge Avenue

Charlie’s of Bay Head is an elegant dining spot offering upscale seafood and contemporary American cuisine with a full bar, plus waterside patio seating overlooking Twilight Lake. Charlie’s has a cozy atmosphere and beautiful interior with top-notch ambiance and decor, especially during the holiday season. The restaurant has two stellar event spaces to host private parties. The Great Room — which overlooks Twilight Lake — can accommodate up to 75 guests but is only available during the day. The Wine Room, which has a more warm and intimate setting, can accommodate up to 30 guests. Fill out this form to schedule a visit or gather information for hosting a Bridal Shower at Charlie’s of Bay Head.

The Grenville Hotel + Restaurant | 345 Main Avenue

The adorably pink and picturesque Grenville Hotel + Restaurant is nestled in the quaint beach town of Bay Head. Its menu features classic American food, with a large selection of appetizers, burgers, steaks, and seafood all made with fresh, local ingredients. The Grenville’s chef and staff will accommodate guests with allergies or dietary restrictions. The restaurant can accommodate up to 120 guests for a bridal shower. More information about hosting a private event at The Grenville Hotel + Restaurant can be found on its website.


Beach Haus Brewery | 801 Main Street


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Beach Haus Brewery is an industrial but beachy brew pub with independent craft beer, lunch, and dinner menus, and several spacious event rooms to host a private bridal shower. Venue options include the beer hall, 801 Craft Kitchen + Spirits, the rooftop lounge, The Brew Haus, a patio and beer hall buyout, as well as a full space buyout. Food and drink package options include passed hors d’oeuvres, stations, buffet, plated sit-down, brunch, and a variety of drink packages. A private event form can be found on Beach Haus’ website.


La Mondina | 110 Union Avenue


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La Mondina is a classy and modern Italian dining experience at the Jersey Shore. Private events at La Mondina start at three hours in length, though more time can be added to an event for additional fees. There are three different dining room options to host private bridal showers depending on the amount of guests attending. A bar package — either a consumption bar tab or an open bar package — must be added to all events. Soft drinks, coffee, and teas are included in all of the private party packages. May, June, and December are premium booking months, which means package prices are subject to increase during these months. Full private party and banquet menus can be found online. More information on hosting a bridal shower at La Mondina can be found on its website.

Long Branch

Charley’s Ocean Grill | 29 Avenel Boulevard

Charley’s Ocean Grill is a seaside restaurant in Long Branch that is an excellent choice for a beachy bridal shower. Its menu features traditional American fare such as steak, burgers, and seafood. Charley’s private party room on the second floor accommodates up to 100 guests and has private elevator access, private handicap-accessible bathrooms, a private bar, an outdoor deck, and unparalleled views of the beach and the Atlantic Ocean. Call 732-222-4499 or email events@charleysoceangrill.com to inquire about hosting a bridal shower at Charley’s Ocean Grill.

Sea Girt

Scarborough Fair Restaurant | 1414 Meetinghouse Road

Scarborough Fair is an upscale American restaurant with eclectic decor, rustic architecture, and a romantic ambiance. There are several party space options at the restaurant depending on how many guests will be attending the bridal shower. The Octagon room has elegant, fully-closing French doors with seating to accommodate a maximum of 25 guests. The Butterfly Room accommodates up to 50 guests. Kara’s Garden is an outdoor space that seats 30 people comfortably at umbrella-covered tables. Scarborough Fair’s newly built tented patio seats up to 85 people. The patio is fully convertible with side walls for inclement weather or open air for a comfortable, warm day. Private party inquiries for Scarborough Fair can be submitted online.

Red Bank

Molly Pitcher Inn | 88 Riverside Avenue


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The Molly Pitcher Inn is a boutique hotel located on the Navesink River in Red Bank, New Jersey. The 19th-century Federal-style hotel is just 10 minutes from the Garden State Parkway, which is ideal if guests will be traveling to attend the bridal shower. The Molly Pitcher Inn has several social spaces available for hosting a private party of various sizes, some featuring a view of the water or the marina. Spaces can be reviewed and requested on The Molly Pitcher Inn’s website.

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Point Pleasant

MonAlyssa | 1635 Bay Avenue

MonAlyssa is a family-owned eatery offering wholesome Italian cuisine. MonAlyssa offers several event spaces for private parties, including the main restaurant, an outdoor patio, and a temporary tent. Up to 50 guests can be accommodated in the restaurant, while the open-air patio and tent can seat 25 people. The tent is available throughout the summer months from May to September. The chefs can provide vegan and gluten-free meal options for any guests with dietary restrictions. A private party menu is $50 per plate. Private party menus and booking information can be found on MonAlyssa’s website.

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