logo-coastal-blueIntroducing Coastal Blue

Welcome To Coastal Blue, the “newest” restaurant in town!  Offering elegant, open-air dining, coupled with a laid-back, relaxed tropical atmosphere, Coastal Blue is sure to please every palate.  We have the perfect location…. right on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, in the heart of magnificent Diamond Beach, just inside of Hotel Icona Diamond Beach. This newcomer to the slate of wonderful Wildwood restaurants is open to hotel guests, local residents, and visitors to the area. 

Visit Coastal Blue’s Website or Call: 609.224.1124

Enjoy our amazing oceanside location in Wildwood NJ, where we’ll prepare menu items that are sure to become your new favorites, while put you totally at ease with friendly service, breathtaking ocean views, and the serene, lulling, rhythmic sound of the sea.  

Experience our wonderfully comfortable dining room, feast under our magnificent island trellis or enjoy a refreshing libation at our indoor/outdoor bar, as you enjoy a lovely sunny day, an awesome sunset or a stunning evening sky.

Once you’re ensconced in our comfortable restaurant, allow Chef Al Paris to show off his culinary flair in preparing some of the shore’s freshest and best seafood. Expect locally caught and appetizing fish dishes… our menu reflects the best of traditional and contemporary seafood,  without forgetting the timelessness of local specialties.  On all fronts, Coastal Blue will make your culinary vacation stay a lasting memory for years to come.

Coastal Blue will also provide pool-side food and beverage service. Spend your day soaking in the sun or enjoying the pool while we serve you our excellent cuisine and finest beverages.

Looking to entertain a group?  Coastal Blue will be able to take care of all your needs from an intimate dinner for a group of friends or family, to a large gala event!

Meet the Chef:

Al Paris, chef/owner of Coastal Blue, is a professional chef and restaurateur with more than thirty years of experience in food preparation, supervision, design and finance.  He is highly skilled in American, French, Italian and Asian cuisines, with an excellent understanding of food and beverage pairing.  He is also Chef/Owner of Heirloom Restaurant in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia.

Chef Paris has been awarded Gourmet magazine’s “America’s Top Table”; the Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence”; and Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best Meal in Atlantic City”.  Among his greatest personal accomplishments are hosting three dinners at the James Beard House NYC, being a member of the Advisory Board of the Philadelphia Art Institute Culinary Program, and winning the Culinary Competition of “Titanium Chef”.

Menu sampling:

You’ll find all your seaside vacation favorites on our new menu, comfort food, fast food, and specialty food alike…. something that will make everyone in your family a fan!  To whet your appetite, here’s a sneak peek of some of our new and exciting menu offerings:

Breakfast Menu:  Stuffed Vanilla Custard French Toast; Red Velvet Waffles with Buttermilk Fried Chicken; and Mushroom, Brie & Jersey Tomato Omelet

Lunch Menu:  Tomato, Red Onion & Fresh Mozzarella Salad; Pulled Pork & Provolone on Ciabatta; Grilled Vegetable Kabobs with Coconut Rice Pilaf;Fried Oyster “Rich Boy” Sandwich;and Iced Shrimp Cocktail with Traditional Cocktail Sauce

Dinner Menu:  Shrimp, Scallop & Mussel Bouillabaisse; Wild Mushrooms with House-Made Truffle Cavatelli; Lobster Bisque with Crayfish Relish; Roast Crab Crusted King Salmon with Mango Salsa; and Roast Leg of Lamb with Honey-Rosemary Vinaigrette

To view our entire menu visit .

Hours of Operation

(Coastal Blue will close for the season on September 29, 2013):


9:00 AM – 11:00 AM


12:00 PM – 2:00 PM


5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Groups and Special Events:

Coastal Blue would be delighted to work with your group or organization for meal service or party planning for groups up to 500 people.  Contact our sales representative at (609) 224-1124 or email us at [email protected] .



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