In my humble opinion.....

Breakfast - Bayside Skillet
Lunch - Mad Hatter
Ribs - Nick Idoni
upscale - Hobbit
Burgers - Big Pecker's
Seafood - Captains Galley II
Sunsets - Fager's Island
Ice Cream - Cold Stone Creamery (I am addicted to this place!!!)
Restaurant I used to love, but is now buffet so I hardly ever go - The Wharf
If I had to go to an AYCE - Hooper's
Mexican - La Hacienda
French Fries - Thrasher's
Caramel Popcorn - Fisher's (Fenwick Boardwalk location only)