Few People Know One Of The Nicest Restaurants In America Is Hiding In Small-Town New Jersey

New Jersey is pretty far from the South, and it’s not always easy to find those iconic delights from the southern kitchen. That is, unless you live in Belmar. The charming shore town is often busy in the summer, but during the off-season it’s the perfect place to explore the town’s culinary scene. Surprisingly, Belmar has what might be the best southern restaurant in New Jersey – and it’s hiding in a strip mall! Simply Southern, a small family-owned restaurant combines retro charm with modern twists on famous dishes, and everything is packed with flavor. From the appetizers to the main courses, and even the desserts and drinks, everything here feels like it could have been made in grandma’s kitchen – if grandma had five blue ribbons from the county fair’s cooking competitions!

Have you visited Simply Southern in Belmar? Let us know about your meal, and tell us your pick for the best southern restaurant in New Jersey in the comments section. If you want to find out more, you can visit the Simply Southern website and Facebook page for the full menu. And while you’re in Belmar, you’re only minutes away from the best fudge on the Jersey Shore!

Address: Simply Southern, 817 Belmar Plaza, Belmar, NJ 07719, USA

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