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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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from NJ.com news post


By Rob Spahr | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
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on May 23, 2016 at 12:28 PM, updated May 23, 2016 at 3:14 PM


For the second time in less than a year, the iconic WindMill Restaurant on Ocean Boulevard has a new set of blades.


Just weeks after a new set of blades were installed on the WindMill – after the original blades were damaged in Hurricane Sandy – a Dec. 28. 2015, storm blew the blades off (READ MORE)

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 App.com video interview of Steven Levine.



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photo courtesy of Thomas Siciliano III



ONLYINYOURSTATE.com 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



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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.


For Video - CLICK HERE

By Chris Sheldon • Published November 11, 2015


"One-in-every-five children in Monmouth and Ocean Counties is hungry, meaning they don't get enough food to lead a healthy life without assistance," Foodbank Director of Development Linda Keenan said. "Windmill has demonstrated that when people come together they can make a difference."


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Photo Credit: Mike Guccione • More Photos



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10 restaurants to hit since the tourists are gone


Sarah Griesemer, @sarahegriesemer 12:17 p.m. EDT September 8, 2015


We sat back and waited for ours - and now it's here. The tourists are leaving, and we can enjoy New Jersey "summer."


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Reader's Choice Award for "Best Hot Dogs" goes to WindMill!


Oct. 16, 2015


THANK YOU to all our friends who voted for WindMill Hot Dogs as One of the Best Fast Foods in The Asbury Park Press Best of the Best 2015 contest!



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Best Hot Dogs - APP Best of the Best Award Winner


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The iconic windmill in the North Long Branch section is getting an upgrade. The blades of the windmill — which of course houses the WindMill restaurant — were damaged in Superstorm Sandy. They’re rusting in places and wire dangles from one.


Now, they’re finally being replaced after 52 years. Read More.


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Workers from Monmouth Fabricating remove the vanes from the iconic WindMill restaurant in Long Branch. BOB BIELK/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER


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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

WINDMILL'S "10,000 HOT DOGS" FUNDRAISER • SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY FOODBANK CONCERT 2015

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.

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1201 River Road (Jct of Rt 35 & 71), NJ 07740

Sunday-Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 PM

Friday and Saturday 11:00 am - Midnight

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WINDMILL OF ASBURY PARK

18 South Main Street
Ocean Grove, NJ
Opened Daily 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

North Long branch/Ursula Plaza

444 Ocean Boulevard N, NJ 07740

Opened Daily 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

732-870-6098

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West End, Long Branch 

586 Ocean Boulevard, NJ 07740
Sunday - Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 11:00 am - Midnight
 

732-229-9863

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11:00 am - 7:30 pm Belmar, Red Bank, Long Branch and West End 

Red Bank 

22 Bridge Avenue, NJ 07701
Opened Daily 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

732-747-5958