Welcome to
Used to Be's

Great Food. Great Drink. Great Times.

Welcome to Used to Be’s Island Eatery…open year round & easily accessible from Route 35 N. or South in Mantoloking New Jersey. We take pride in offering locally sourced ingredients to provide a variety of traditional and creative dishes. Whether it is a quick bite at the bar after the beach or one of Chef Chico’s culinary delights. We offer many gluten-free options for those with a gluten intolerance. Compliment your meal with an ice cold beer, a signature cocktail, or a great glass of wine from our extensive selection. Be sure to check our calendar of events for live entertainment & daily specials. It is our mission to make everyone feel like family!

Featuring Packaged Goods

Used to Be's offers a huge selection of package goods. From craft beer to imported wines and liquors our package goods selection will have something for you.

Catering & Private Events

Used to Be's is now booking for your private party. Our private rooms can facilitate any birthday, anniversary celebration, or work event. Click here to get in touch with us today!