Here's the Facts!



  • 1171 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760

  • Lat,Long 40.3648137,-73.974124

  • 732-530-1833


  • 9am-2am (Memorial Day- Labor Day)

  • 10am-2am (Off Season)

  • Starting October 1st - May 1st we will be closed on Monday & Tuesdays

Accepted Payments

  • CASH only

  • There are two ATM’s on the premises.

Cover Charge

  • $5 nightly beginning at 5pm

  • Memorial Day to Labor Day only.

ID Policy

  • Every person entering Donovan’s Reef must present a valid Photo Drivers License or Identification from the NJ Division of Motor Vehicles. Anyone under the age of 25, must enter through the front door and shall present two forms of identification. CLICK HERE TO READ OUR COMPLETE ID POLICY.

Happy Hour

  • Monday – Friday 3pm to 6pm


Beach Rules

  • Beach Pricing-$10 per person. Children under 12 are free.

  • Lifeguards on duty from 9am-5pm weekends starting Memorial Day.

    Lifeguards on duty from 9am-5pm 7 days a week starting June 24th to Labor Day weekend

  • No coolers, outside food or drinks (including water), no outside liquor.

  • Beach chairs and umbrellas are permitted. No tents

  • No smoking on the beach or at the bars.

  • There is a designated smoking area on the sea wall.

  • Children accompanied by a parent are permitted on the beach during the day.

  • No children permitted after 5pm.

  • Dogs are not allowed on the beach




  • We do have a parking lot, spaces are limited.

  • $10 for parking Memorial Day to Labor Day

  • Overnight parking is permitted. You must see security for parking pass to leave in windshield. Your car must be removed by 8am the next day.


  • Breakfast is served daily from 9am-11am.

  • Lunch & dinner served daily from 11am-10pm.


  • We offer many different styles, colors and sizes in a large selection of cozy hoodies, sweatshirts, t-shirts, beach towels, blankets, can holders, key chains and much more!

  • Please contact our merchandise salesperson at or speak to a sales person at the Reef Shed open during normal daily business hours.

  • New merchandise arriving weekly or create your own! Custom orders need to be made two weeks in advance and paid in full.


  • Donovan’s Reef is dog friendly.

  • Memorial Day to Labor Day we allow dogs Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.

  • Dogs are not allowed on the beach.

  • No dogs permitted at night, on weekends & holidays.

  • Dogs must be neutered and have current rabies tag or dog license.

  • For the enjoyment and safety of all, we expect your dog to be well behaved and well mannered.

  • Please be diligent about watching your dog. Dog owners except full responsibility for their dog at all time.

  • Service dogs are permitted beyond these hours but must be visible that they are service dogs.

 Lost & Found

  • Donovan’s Reef maintains a small lost and found.

  • Please contact us at (732) 530-1833 during regular business hours (9 am – 5 pm)

 Entertainment Bookings

  • Please e-mail all relevant information, (especially upcoming gigs), to