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Up the Creek Tavern at the Keyport Marine Basin
Waterfront Dining
Keyport Marine Basin
340 West Front Street
Keyport, NJ 07735
Contact Us
Phone (732) 739-0214
ask for Jimmy
Tavern & Restaurant

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"Go Up the Creek in Keyport for Waterfront Dining"
Vistor Slips available for boaters

Cant smoke inside? Enjoy our outdoor patio, great for dining or just relaxing with friends.

Photo taken on 7/05/01
Enjoy the scenery on our outdoor patio, and order without ever leaving the deck.

Get Everything you need at the Bait & Tackle Store next door! "Keyport Marine Basin Bait & Tackle"

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" Relax on the water, "After" your day on the water "
Hours of Operation
Service Open Closed
Tavern 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m.
Waterfront Dining 12:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Boat Launching Ramp on site
Clean Restrooms - Local Fishing Information Next Door
ATM available
Billiards & Big Screen TV
Shoot a game or two

Pass the time "Up the Creek"

  • Billiards, Karaoke, Sports & NFL

  • Jukebox, Games and Scenery
  • Snacks and Meals available at the Bar

    Lunch and Dinner served
    9 pm - 1 am
    Late night menu
    Chicken Caesar salad: $5.95
    Cold Tuna salad platter: $4.95
    Pep. and cheese platter $4.95
Bar and Tables on the Outside Deck
    Plenty of Tables for Dining by the water.

  • Fast & Excellent service

  • Great Food & Drinks to Enjoy

  • Make New Friends & Socialize

  • Casual Waterfront Dining from 12pm to 10pm

  • Visitor Slips Available for your boat
Relax on the Peaceful Banks of Matawan Creek
Top Quality Canvas for your boat
Menu - Waterfront Dining 12pm to 10pm Everyday
Special Special
Shrimp in the Rough
Roasted Clams
Lunch & Snacks
All platters served with French Fries, Cole Slaw, & Pickles Choice of Hard Roll, White or Rye.
  • Half Pound Beef Burger
  • Half Pound California Beef Burger
  • All Burgers Can come with the following
    • Bacon
    • Cheddar Cheese
  • Taylor Ham Sandwich (with Cheddar Cheese)
  • Italian Hot Dog (with peppers, potatoes, & onions)
  • Italian Sausage Sandwich (with peppers, potatoes, & onions)
  • Grilled Chicken Sandwich with lettuce & tomato (Add Cheddar Cheese)
  • Jumbo Hot Dog
    • with Sauerkraut
    • with Chedder Cheese
    • with Chili
    • with Chili & Chedder Cheese
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich (with bacon)
  • Cheese Steak (with onions)
  • Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Sandwich

All Sandwiches come with French Fies, Cole Slaw, & Pickles Choice of White, Rye or Hard Roll
  • Turkey Club Sandwich
  • Roast Beef Club Sandwich
  • Tuna Salad Sandwich
  • Chicken Salad Sandwich
  • Shrimp Salad Sandwich

These platters are served with Tuna-Macaroni Salad, Cole Slaw & Pickles
  • Pastrami Sandwich
  • Baked Virgina Ham Sandwich
  • Turkey Sandwich (with Bacon)
  • Roast Beef Sandwich
  • Add Cheese to any sandwich

  • Cup of Soup or Chili
  • Bowl of Soup or Chili


Served with Steak Fies, Cole Slaw, Pickles, Lettuce & Tomato
  • Open-faced Boneless Prime Rib
  • Shell Steak (with Shrimp, Stuffed Shrimp or Scallops)
  • Honey Dipped Chicken
  • Sorry No Coupons with Prime Rib & Shell Steak Specialties

Served with French Fries, Cole Slaw, Pickles, Tarter Sauce & Lemon Wedge
  • Flounder Platter
  • Shrimp Platter
  • Stuffed Shrimp Platter
  • Scallop Platter
  • Shrimp & Scallop Platter
  • Seafood Combo
  • Flounder Sandwich
  • Shrimp Sandwich
  • Scallop Sandwich

Order with a Meal or Seperate
  • Tuna-Macaroni Salad (homemade)
  • Potato Salad (homemade)
  • Onion Rings
  • French Fries (with Cheese)
  • Philadelphia Pretzel
  • Stuffed Philadelphia Pretzel
  • Jalapeno Poppers
  • Nachos with cheese
  • Fried Mushrooms
  • Mozzarella Sticks
  • Chicken Fingers & honey mustard sauce
  • Potato Skins with cheese & bacon bits
  • Buffalo Wing Platter (small)
  • Buffalo Wing Platter (large)
  • Snack Sampler
  • Combo of chicken fingers, potato skins, fried mushrooms & mozzarella sticks