Quick Bite

The Local Market & Kitchen: A One-Stop Shop in Ship Bottom

Seconds from LBI's entrance, this super-convenient market is stocked to satisfy virtually any craving.

The churro latte at the Local Market & Kitchen in LBI's Ship Bottom
Coffee drinks at the Local, such as the churro latte, come precariously piled with whipped cream and deconstructed dessert pieces. Courtesy of the Local Market & Kitchen


Bustling, family-friendly favorite for breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts, to go or on the patio. 


Just seconds from Long Beach Island’s entrance, this one-stop shop promises a pick-me-up to satisfy whatever you’re craving. Grabbing a takeout dinner? Purchase a half or full bottle of vino from Hammonton’s Sharrott Winery. The market also boasts a robust catering menu.


Start your day with a breakfast sandwich and whatever tempts you from the array of fresh pastries. Beverages range from cold brew and kombucha (call for the current flavor!) to lattes precariously piled with whipped cream and toppings such as s’mores fixings and churro pieces. The Walking Taco packs housemade chili, scallions, sour cream and cheese inside a bag of Fritos. Standouts include the Sushiritto Wrap (sesame-crusted seared tuna, seaweed salad, cucumber-wasabi mayo and mixed greens) and the BLT (fried green tomato, arugula and chipotle-Ranch sauce). Items change regularly—call for daily specials.


The parking lot is tight and fills up fast; street spots findable.

What are Quick Bites? Short takes on casual, affordable dining.

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