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Drew's Bayshore Bistro

25 Church St, Keyport, NJ 07735-1508
+1 732-739-9219
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“voodoo shrimp” (68 reviews)
“jambalaya” (25 reviews)
“pork” (21 reviews)
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25 Church St, Keyport, NJ 07735-1508
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is my favorite place to go in the Bayshore area. For those who do not know, Chef Andrew Araneo has been featured on the Food Network several times on Chopped and on Throwdown with Bobby Flay. This alone, should give you an idea...More

Thank BrianandSam43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything on the menu made fresh and delicious. We go for all our special occasions. I could make a meal out of the Voodoo Shrimp. New Orleans cooking at the Jersey Shore. Thank you Drew for staying local. With your outstanding menu you could open...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I recently visited New Orleans, and being somewhat foodies, had a craving for some of those wonderful dishes. So for his birthday, took him, my daughter and wife to Drews. Service was prompt and friendly. I am always a fan of bring...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little hard to find, but so worth it. We used to have a Cajun place by us that closed and haven't been able to find another, a friend told us about this place and the food is great. It not only has Cajun food,...More

Thank NNN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this place on a recommendation for the Jambalaya and it did not disappoint. Ingredients are top shelf and flavor profiles interesting and well executed. The portions are HUGE - teenage boys couldn’t finish half of their Jambalaya dishes. The Nashville chicken has 2...More

Thank foodhiker
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the few restaurants you’ll ever go to that each and every dish on the menu, and every item on the dish is so well thought out and amazingly delicious. Last nights standouts included an excellent surf and turf- blackened steak cooked...More

Thank Sockster
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Hidden Gem! We came here in a group of 10 which they accommodated with a long table right by a curtain hiding the coat hooks and bathrooms. This is BYOB. We were told from our last visit that if we wanted a specific dish like...More

Thank audreylebowitz
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Drew's was the perfect restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. Well organized hospitality and service from the moment you arrive make you feel the evening has something special ahead. And there was. The food was amazing. Each course was a mastery of flavorful dishes. For appetizer...More

Thank IsleMon_Bob
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We've been coming here for years. Drew is an amazing chef. So creative, so precise, yet so fun. His creole and New Orleans-inspired food is simply outstanding. If you've never been here, you owe it to yourself to go. Enjoy!

Thank Joe D
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to Drew's. Our friends raved about it for years. Dinner was awesome. Had voodoo shrimp appetizer. Yum. Had Crab cakes for dinner and several shared desserts. I highly recommend.

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Liz M
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Pat T | Reviewed this property |
Agree with Geekasso that making a reservation is a good idea. Drew's is the best restaurant in the area. You won't be disappointed.
Mary M
May 9, 2015|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress seems fine. Nobody gets too dressed, but jeans and tee shirts seem inappropriate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Church St, Keyport, NJ 07735-1508
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Keyport
  • Phone Number: +1 732-739-9219
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