Inside Jersey began asking readers to think about the Jersey Shore back in January. Long Beach Island is a favorite vacation spot among many and it showed when Long Beach Island was voted 2nd place as Best Beach of the Jersey Shore.

So here are Inside Jersey readers’ selections of the best of the Jersey Shore. Long Beach Island will always be #1 to us! If you visit LBI this year try one of the businesses on the winning list and don’t forget to try a new place. There is always a nice surprise on Long Beach Island.

BEACH
 
2nd place
Long Beach Island

PIZZA
 
Honorable mentions
Panzone
Long Beach Island

BREAKFAST
Winner
Sand Box Cafe
2604 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom
(609) 361-2425

2nd place
Chicken or the Egg
207 N Bay Ave., Beach Haven
(609) 492-3695
492fowl.com
 
Honorable mentions
Starving Artist, Ocean Grove
L B I Pancake House, Ship Bottom

ICE CREAM
 
3rd place
Skipper Dipper
9305 Long Beach Blvd., Peahala Park
(609) 492-9680
skipperdipper.com

Honorable mentions
Dairy King, Beach Haven
Custard Hut, various locations

CLUB

Honorable mentions
Nardi’s Tavern, Long Beach Island
Joe Pop’s Shore Bar & Restaurant, Ship Bottom

FAMILY RESTAURANT
 
Honorable mentions
Greenhouse Café, Ship Bottom
Scojo’s, Surf City

UPSCALE DINING
 
3rd place
Daddy O Restaurant & Hotel
4401 Beach Ave., Brant Beach
(609) 494-1300
daddyohotel.com