If there’s one place you have to visit in the beach city of Asbury Park, it’s Cookman Avenue. Filled with specialty shops, delicious food, and exciting storefronts, you could spend the whole day exploring just one street!

Shelter Home is a carefully curated collection of home accessories and furniture with a modern aesthetic. The two owners and their pet poodles made their way from NYC to AP to pursue their shared dream of creating a showroom of their favorite things from all over the world.

704 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

(732) 774-7790

Wellness is priority at Pure Health Bar. Not only do they make delicious and healthy food, there are also yoga classes and health consultations on the premises. One stop shopping for all of your health needs!

701 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

(917) 270-5854

If you’re looking for a little slice of history, visit the Antique Emporium of Asbury Park. The walls of clustered paintings and cushiony velvet seats are sure to be a blast from the distant past. Although they specialize in antiques, you’re sure to find something new every time you come in.

646 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park NJ 07712

(732) 774-8230

If you’re looking for some delicious “bar” food after a fun night out, look no further than Brickwall Tavern. With over twenty varieties of beer on tap and offerings like filet mignon and aged white cheddar mac and cheese, this bar takes its beer and its food seriously.

522 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

(732) 774-7264

Next time you take Seastreak to the shores of Sandy Hook, be sure to head a few miles south to see what’s cooking on Cookman. We guarantee you’ll be pleasantly surprised by what you find.

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