Dining Guide to Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI

Three things make determine the quality of restaurant: the ambiance, the food, and the service. At Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI, which shares a home with Spray Beach Hotel, you will experience the best of all three!

The Environment: Best Restaurant on LBI

Whether your ideal restaurant on LBI is a cozy indoor setting or live music on an outside pavilion, Sand Dollar Restaurant will leave you feeling content and happy. Sand Dollar Restaurant offers dining spaces both inside and outside. When dining at Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI, you have the option of dining in a more formal setting inside of the dining room, a bar atmosphere where you can experience a favorite hangout for LBI locals, or take your party outside and enjoy a meal to the sound of the breaking ocean waves. Wherever you choose to dine, you will be served with the same great quality service and top notch food. The ambiance can’t be beat! Sand Dollar Restaurant is a perfect place for summertime dining. Located directly on the beachfront, Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI offers the ultimate vacation dining experience complete with live music and an ocean breeze.

Host Events and Enjoy Live Entertainment

Every evening from 4pm-8pm on the oceanfront pavilion, guests can enjoy the sounds of live music played by a variety of artists. Dylan Carter, Dave Sodano, and Gary Phillips are just a few of the artists featured on the live music lineup. Check out the full lineup.

Great Drinks at Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI

Great Drinks at Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI

The Food: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Bar Menus

There are delectable options for those looking for something light and healthy as well as those in full vacation splurge mode looking for a hearty meal. Take a look at the popular menu items at Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI. Sand Dollar Restaurant offers some of the best food on the Island! Surf and Turf, classic Italian favorites, and delicious cocktails are served up daily. Sand Dollar is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all summer long.


The Spray Beach Sandwich is a unique item served at Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI. Enjoy a french toast sandwich with two eggs, American cheese and your choice of meat. Another favorite is the LBI special featuring two eggs, two pancakes, and two sausage links. Hot coffee, cold mimosas, or both, can be enjoyed along with other breakfast favorites including build your own omelet, eggs benedict, pancakes, and french toast every morning from 8am-12 noon.


Sleeping in late is the best part of vacation and there is nothing quite like brunching at a restaurant on LBI in the summer. Check out the brunch menu at Sand Dollar Restaurant served daily and stocked with bloody marys, mimosas, and eggs benedict.

Sand Dollar Beach Bar and Restaurant on LBI

Sand Dollar Beach Bar and Restaurant on LBI


Visiting a restaurant on LBI means access to fresh fish served daily. Sandwiches from the sea like the mahi mahi served on a fresh baked roll with grilled pineapple or the pan seared grouper are just some of the lunch time favorites served at Sand Dollar Restaurant. Enjoy delectable lunch specialties like steamed clams or pork dumplings while dining at this beachfront restaurant. Appetizers, wraps, light fare, and more are served for lunch daily from 12pm – 4pm, which leads you right into happy hour.

Happy Hour

Happy Hour is served daily from 4pm-8pm at Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI. Bar bites and drink specials can be enjoyed as you cool off from a beach day or get ready for a night on the town. Try Sand Dollar Restaurant signature cocktails like the fruity rum filled Rock Lobster or a Blood Orange Margarita garnished with fresh summer oranges.  Wine and beer are also offered during happy hour and include $3-4 favorites like Blue Moon, Heineken, and Red Rock Merlot. Don’t forget about the delicious happy hour bites while you’re there. Coconut shrimp, firecracker calamari, and Spray loaded nachos are some of the happy hour favorites.


The best vacation memories are made as you settle down with your loved ones for a nice island dinner. The dinners served at Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI are delectable! Start with the raw bar menu where you can choose from oysters on the ½ shell, jumbo-jumbo shrimp cocktail, stuffed garlic clams casino, and more raw bar delights. The appetizer menu will leave your mouth watering with fresh mozzarella and tomato towers, ahi tuna sashimi, crispy pork dumplings, and drunken sea scallops.  Save room for the main course, too! Seafood and steak entrees are made fresh to order and to your preference. Pasta dishes and light fare options give the dinner menu a variety of options.

Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI serving breakfast lunch dinner

Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI serving breakfast lunch dinner

Dining Specials at Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI

Ask about the variety of specials offered at Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI. Specials vary depending on time and day of your visit. Ask the hostess or your server for the features that day and look for these regular specials. The service is always great and you’ll be taken  in great hands with our friendly staff.

Early Bird

Early bird specials are served every night from 4-6pm, except Saturday. On the early bird menu, you’ll find sea and land favorites as well as pasta dishes such as linguini and clams or penne pasta vodka sauce. Enjoy these specials in combination with happy hour deals for the most bang  for your buck!

Prime Rib Night

Every Thursday night at Sand Dollar Restaurant, guests can enjoy Prime Rib Night with fresh to order various cuts of beef. Enjoy King Cut, Queen Cut, or second cut then add on additions of you choice. Choose from additions like jumbo lump crab cake, pan seared scallops, and stuffed flounder. Soups, salads, and appetizers are also served.

Pasta Night

On Sundays, visit Sand Dollar Restaurant for Pasta Night featuring your choice of pasta from linguini, fettuccini, angel hair, rigatoni, or penne. Top it with your choice of alfredo, vodka, creamy scampi, Fra Diavlo, garlic and oil, or marinara sauce. From there, choose an addition from the menu including seafood favorites or various choices like roasted veggies and italian sausage.

Whole Lobster Night

Whole Lobster Night is served every Wednesday loading up the menu with a whole lobster platter, a lobster feast, or a shellfish feast. All of these entrees include buttered corn and potatoes. Soups and appetizers are also served on whole lobster night.


Breakfast for two or brunch for 50, Sand Dollar Restaurant has what you need. Banquet service is available at $39.95 per person with a customizable menu.

Spray Beach Hotel and Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI

Spray Beach Hotel and Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI

Get a Table at Sand Dollar Restaurant on LBI!

Sand Dollar Restaurant and Beach Bar is offering up fresh cooked favorites year around. Book your vacation at Spray Beach Hotel to frequent our restaurant at your leisure, or call to make a reservation and join us for a meal you will thoroughly enjoy!