Reach the Beach public access defibrillation program makes AEDs readily available


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Renee & Justin - WindMill Feature Story of the month. Get yours published today!

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The perfect Bruce Springsteen Jersey Shore summer date

Article by Chris Jordan, @ChrisFHJordan 12 p.m. EDT June 7, 2016

You might still catch him at the WindMill yet. Summer's end is 2 weeks away. Read more

Article by By Hawk Krall April 11, 2016

Some of the other styles here can be made with jumbo-sized hot dogs, but jumbo dogs are also a New Jersey style unto themselves, with certain hot dog joints, usually those near the beach, specializing in massive footlongs. (Read More)

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Poem published in the Long Branch High School Literary & Art Magazine, 2002

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No one inside or outside the Long Branch WindMill was hurt and the store was able to open as scheduled to deliver great food. See the video interview of Steven Levine.


photo courtesy of Thomas Siciliano III

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Happy Thanksgiving to our WindMill Family, Friends and Customers. We're closed but we'll see you back on Friday for lunch or dinner during your holiday shopping season!Check back for new holiday hours.

Don't forget...WindMill has gift certificates for the WindMill fan in your family. rated WindMill Restaurants #1 for fries in NJ.

"New Jerseyans love our fries! We’ve all made a late night diner run for disco fries with cheese and gravy, and most of us have a favorite french fry spot. The following are some of the most popular in the state for their unique flavors and delicious taste." - Posted in New Jersey October 27, 2015 by Kristen Koennemann


Have them plain, with our legendary cheese sauce or with chili. These go great with our famous hot dogs or hamburgers.

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APP readers name Windmill best hot dog on Jersey Shore

Check out the latest video about WindMill cares about great food and the need to provide quality service to it's customers since 1976 in 6 different locations up and down the Jersey Shore.

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Mid Jersey | Where Fast Casual Was Born

Southside Johnny hot dogs it at the windmill

Thanks to our loyal customers, since it started in 1988, we've been consistently voted the best hot dog in monmouth and ocean counties!

So Much More Than 50 Years of Hot Dogs

( Excerpt from Calvin Schwartz • NJ Shore Thing Magazine • October 2013)

I could develop cologne from the amazing aroma of WindMill hot dogs that are beginning their next 50 years of joyous and wondrous consumption. Driving down Route 36 for this interview and photo session, I kept thinking questions about food and hot dogs and surmised much of our time together would be food driven. Did I ever dial a wrong number and yes, never assume. Steven Levine and his sister Rena Levine Levy sat down with me in back of the restaurant by a window overlooking the nearby Atlantic Ocean. Their warm effusive smiles set the mood; WindMill tee shirts messaged humility and pride. Click here to see our 3-page spread


We're having a party -- on top of the Windmill hot dog stand. Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes will perform 3 p.m. Friday, May 23 on the roof of the iconic Windmill Restaurant in the West End section of Long Branch to kickoff the Windmill's "10,000 Hot Dogs" fundraiser, the restaurant has announced.


1201 River Road (Jct of Rt 35 & 71), NJ 07740
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Friday - Saturady  10:30am - 3am


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444 Ocean Boulevard N, NJ 07740
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