Restaurants recently opened for outdoor dining in Ocean County.

We have wonderful outdoor dining restaurants here in Ocean County because of our beautiful views but I have to tell you seeing restaurants without "regular" outdoor dining catches me off guard.

Local restaurants are becoming very creative. Several of these Ocean County restaurants do have outdoor dining, but some do not.

There are several beautiful and decorated outdoor dining restaurants like Shady Rest Restaurant in Bayville:

Caffrey's Backyard in Forked River is amazing, too:

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