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For 20 years, Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant has been a leading destination for delectable cuisine, beautiful views, and a welcoming staff. It’s a big ocean, someone has to embrace it.

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Out with your significant other? Planning an event or want a place to relax with friends? Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant has full course menus for all occasions. Rooney’s was voted best of Monmouth County 2014, and bestowed the “Award of Excellence” by the Wine Spectator, you will not leave disappointed.

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by the Sea-O

Enjoy Cinco de Mayo with an ocean view!

Live music from 4 to 8, drink specials, and authentic Mexican dishes!

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Celebrate the special “moms” in your life with an ocean view at Rooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant!

 From 10:00 to 1PM, Rooney’s will be hosting our fabulous brunch buffet, including classic breakfast items, seafood dishes, chicken, bagels & danishes, salads & soups, raw bar station, pasta station, omelet station, pancake & waffle station, carving station, assorted desserts, and much more!

$39 for adults, $17 for children

Starting at 1:30PM, Rooney’s will be serving our a la carte dinner menu, along with innovative specials from Executive Chef Thomas Schoborg!

Call for reservations.

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ot-dc-badge2014DC-Widget-2015-r2aRooney’s Oceanfront Restaurant was recently announced as a winner of the 2014 & 2015 Open Table’s Diners’ Choice Award. The Diner’s Choice Award is given to restaurants who receive high ratings from recent diners who made their reservation through OpenTable. As a proud recipient of the award, Rooney’s vows to continue to bring a unique dining experience at the Jersey Shore for years to come.