A celebration of life doesn’t have to be dreadful when finding a place to gather with all the individuals that attended the funeral. Freddy J’s Bar & Kitchen in Mays Landing, NJ, personalize your experience from start to finish when planning a gathering at the restaurant keeping in mind the desires and limitations to booking an event. A celebration of life with loved ones is unique, and we at Freddy J’s are honored to be a part of this special day.
Whether for a baby shower, holy communion, birthday party, rehearsal dinner, or bachelor party, Freddy J’s Bar has got you covered! You want a menu that will knock the socks off your guests by impressing their taste buds with a punch of flavor.
Following the conclusion of the funeral, host a reception that will allow the attendees to come together. Your party guests will love delicious dishes such as roasted mushroom goat cheese omelet, blood orange and candied pecan salad, croissant sandwiches, and Freddy J’s burgers.
How do you properly honor the individual’s life while keeping in mind the budget and location for the funeral attendees? Family and friends want to come together to celebrate life, but what venue will house and feed your guests? Do you choose a formal venue or keep it casual with a focus on good food and good vibes?
How about a local family-owned and operated restaurant in Mays Landing to host your special event? Atlantic County is filled with various venues that offer both formal and casual locations to host a party ranging in pricing and menus. Freddy J’s Bar & Kitchen is a blended combination of an upscale restaurant and a simple neighborhood bar, ensuring all patrons of any age are comfortable and satisfied.
Do you have family and guests in Philadelphia, Somers Point, and Ventnor City that want to participate in the celebration of life? Don’t let Grandpa Frank, Aunt Barbara, or cousin Danielle miss out on the honorary celebration because they can’t reach the restaurant easily! We are the ideal location with a prime location to easily access Route 40, Route 30, and the Atlantic City Expressway.
Our restaurant is at 5698 Somers Point Road in Mays Landing, New Jersey.
Our facility has several different spaces to offer various seating opportunities for your party. Do you want to be mixed into the general restaurant seating, sit secluded from the general population, or sit outside during a beautiful day? We have an option for any preference of seating inside our facility.
- Back Room – In the rear of the restaurant is a room that accommodates up to 25 people seated and separated by the bar.
- Front Room – In the front of the restaurant is an open layout around the bar top accommodating up to 25 people seated
- Outdoor Patio – Along the right side of the restaurant is a terf patio with umbrellas and bistro lighting accommodating up to 25 people seated.
Personalize the Space
You are honoring an individual’s life and want to gather with your loved ones, but you don’t want your guests to show up to Freddy J’s and think it’s a typical day! Decorate the designated space with a banner or ballrooms for the special occasion. Set up a photo of the individual or hang balloons along the wall to personalize the celebration of life gathering.
Feel free to set up the space up to 30 minutes before your event begins and guests arrive.
After Funeral Reception Menu Offerings
Our menus highlight seasonal produce and our personal touch for flavorful dishes unique to our location in Mays Landing. We are sandwiched between towns that border the shoreline, such as Somers Point and Ocean City, and towns further from the shoreline, Weymouth Twp, Vineland, and Egg Harbor City. This enables our Executive Chef to partner with local facilities and offer one-of-a-kind culinary experiences for our guests.
Even your most picky eaters will satisfy their hunger during your celebration! Does chorizo and gravy or short rib breakfast tacos make your mouth water? What about funeral reception food such as blueberry pancakes or a strawberry and spinach salad?
Alterations for Food Allergies
All guests at your party should eat, drink, and be merry during the event, no matter their food allergies. We offer various menus with different options for each starter, entree, and dessert, including a soft beverage. Our Executive Chef will alter menus based on food allergies for guests.
Common Food Allergies:
- Tree nut-free
Presentation of Meals
Do you want to present your guests with a plated meal or a buffet showing the menu to your party? We offer different menus that are plated or buffet style for guests to enjoy depending on the party.
- (3) Brunch Menus
- (2) Lunch Menus
- (1) Dinner Menu
- (1) Dinner Menu
What About Dessert?
Our menus include a dessert option related to seasonal produce and in-house baked goods. Maybe you want to offer your guests a specialty cake, cupcakes, or decorated sugar cookies and seasonal dessert. The more, the merrier for the funeral reception!
Parties can bring baked goods and pastries from an outside facility to the restaurant for the event. We love to see the sweet treats you decide to get for the occasion, whether big or small additions for dessert.
Pastries can be stored at the event’s start in our refrigerator on the property. Still, they will only be accepted up to 30 minutes before the beginning of the event, and they must be from a facility regulated by the Department of Health for Food Safety.
You’ve decided to book your upcoming baby shower at Freddy J’s, great! Now what?
- Contact our facility via email or complete the Private Event Request Form to inquire about availability and menu pricing.
- Speak with the Events Manager regarding any menu alterations or pick what menu you want to offer your guests.
- Confirm the date, time, menu, and seating location with the Events Manager.
- No deposit is needed for parties of less than 25 guests unless required by the Event Manager.
- Give the final headcount to the Event Manager at least 7-to 10 days before your event date.
- See you at the restaurant for your party up to 30 minutes before the start time of your event!