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Shells Seafood Restaurant

1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
321-722-1122
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Did not think it was going to be good but I was wrong. From the soup, to the oysters to the dessert this restaurant is great! Make sure to check the specials board for all of the yummy fresh seafood available! A must dine when in Melbourne.

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Flora
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I has the seafood platter with fried fish which was fantastic taste, bay scallops were very good, and shrimp and clams very nice platter took some home. I love this place!

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Ca.
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I had passed this place many times, finally decided to give it a try. Ordered a quick lunch, a shrimp basket, and was surprised at the quantity and quality of the meal/ Eighteen nice sized fried shrimp, two red potatoes, a nice serving of cole slaw. all VERY hot and nicely prepared. Good stuff! I'll be back.

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Dearborn Heights, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Fresh fish, good service. Not the typical fried fare unless that's what you want. There is often a short wait because even the locals seem to frequent it.

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Melbourne, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have been eating here for years. Sometime ago Shells become a privately owned local restaurant. Reading some of the past reviews, we appear to have had a better experience most of the time we have gone there then others. The service was fine, the food good and hot. It might be time/day related. We usually go on a Sunday afternoon,... More

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Kissimmee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

First time visit at shells restaurant, they have been so long in that location that when you walk in you can smell old grease. The server took for ever to get to the table. We order as appetizer the hush puppies, they are the worst I ever had.

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lansdale
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Stopped in Melbourne over-nite on our way from Philly to Key West. We saw Shells recommended in one of the local maps...it was a nearby drive from our hotel,not overly crowded by the time we arrived so service was prompt and attentive. We order conch fritters whenever we see them on a menu and Shells had some of the best... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Had my birthday lunch at Shells today, being from Maine I wanted some clams and possibly some haddock too! The seafood was actually very good, I have no complaints about the food. Our particular server provided the worst service we've had in Melbourne at a sit down restaurant. Once our food came things went downhill. Our server never refilled our... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This restaurant is an old standby on the grounds of Melbourne Square Mall. Originally part of a chain but now locally owned. Extensive seafood menu on a par with Red Lobster. However, the best part of a visit is a bowl of clam chowder! Rich and meaty with big hunks of clam, it is my favorite place for soup

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

They have gluten free pasta for an additional fee. I had gluten free pasta with clams and red sauce, it was quite good. My husband had mussels and pasta with a red sauce that he also liked. Both were served with a nice green or Caesar salad, and bread for him (they do not have G-F bread). The price for... More

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Additional Information about Shells Seafood Restaurant

Address: 1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
Phone Number: 321-722-1122
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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