B2 Bistro + Bar acquires Martell’s Water’s Edge in Bayville, NJ


Beginning in April, friends old and new will gather at B2 Bistro + Bar’s sixth location on Bayville’s beautiful Barnegat Bay. You’ll enjoy the chef-inspired, seasonal, farm-to-table dishes that the group is now known for in this new venue.

Access to over 30 berths for boats of all sizes

The new B2, its third location in Ocean County, replaces Martell’s Water’s Edge. The restaurant has a rustic yet refined vibe and offers access to more than 30 berths for all boat sizes, with a full team of licensed captains and pontoon boats, and a heated saltwater pool alongside cabanas.

Photo from above of B2 Bistro Bayville
The view from above of the former Martell’s Water’s Edge: the new B2 Bistro in Bayville

So much to offer

“We are very excited to open our doors at a time when people really need comfort, fun and a place to reconnect with friends and family,” said Stephen Valentine, Managing Partner. “Now we can offer what makes our restaurants special and much more in a beautiful place where the sunsets are spectacular. Alongside exciting Atlantic Coast cuisine, wood-fired pizza, sushi, 16+ craft beers on tap, an eclectic wine list and expertly crafted cocktails created by our bartenders, we’ll liven things up with a great entertainment program. seven days a week.”

Open mic night with the restaurant’s in-house band is on Wednesday nights, and B2 has a country night on Thursdays with live country music, a DJ, line dancing instructors, live broadcasts from Country Thunder 106 and weekly giveaways – including a trip to Nashville. If you want to join in the fun, feel free to bring an instrument and jam – or sing – with the band.

On any given day some of the East Coast’s best cover bands like Drop Dead Sexy, Don’t Call Me Francis and Shorty Long will get the party started. And on the weekends, B2 hosts Post Tices Shoal parties.

B2 bistro + bar food
B2’s burgers, wood-fired pizza and more.

The culinary experience

The menu is dominated by B2’s award-winning burgers, steaks, fresh seafood, wood-fired pizza, sushi and other American and Mediterranean bistro-style dishes for which the group has become known.

Guests will enjoy two large outdoor decks with open-air dining options and multiple full-service bars. Alternatively, they can relax at the tiki bar with one of B2’s signature seasonal cocktails. Three beautiful banquet rooms of different sizes and with spectacular views will soon also be suitable for weddings and other special events.


The B2 Bistro will be open on weekends from April 8th and will switch to seven days a week on May 5th. Stop at the restaurant at 125 Bayview Avenue or due east of Buoy 37 for those arriving by boat. Additional B2 locations are in Toms River, Point Pleasant Beach, Red Bank, North Brunswick and West Reading, PA.

When visiting the quaint town of Bayville, be sure to stop by beautiful Double Trouble State Park, home to an Ocean Spray cranberry swamp. Here you will find many places to hike, bike, canoe, swim, take photos or just relax. You might even catch a glimpse of the Jersey Devil… if you’re lucky!

B2 bistro + bar
125 Bayview Ave
Bayville, NJ 08721


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