At some point, you’ll likely be a part of someone’s first visit to the Jersey Shore. Naturally, they’ll want to experience “the boardwalk” and there’s a chance that boardwalk will be in Seaside Heights. Skip the 64 oz. lemonade and fried Oreos and head to Midway, the center-of-the-boardwalk cheesesteak stand. It’s not fancy, it’s barely scenic, but it is definitely iconic for its colorful exterior, open-air grills with rows of grilling steak, piles of peppers and onions, and massive cups of salty french fries. This far north of Philadelphia, you won’t do better than Midway.
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