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Shells Seafood Restaurant

1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
321-722-1122
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Melbourne, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

First visited Shells some 13 years ago. Over the years I have gone on occasion, I have lived in Melbourne, near it for the last 10 years. At times it was hit or miss. I stopped going last year, had a really bad experience. But, time goes on. We went this month on a whim. I wanted fish, and to... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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223 reviews 223 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This place is well located in the hear of shopping and hotels. It is not fancy, but is extremely clean and the wait staff is just fantastic! The Clam Chowder is not to be missed, it is some of the best I've ever had. If you like spicy shrimp, the Rocket Shrimp are for you. The portions are very generous... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

So we got there and were seated right away. This is the only good thing about our experience. Waiter came over to get drinks. Thirty minutes later, still no iced teas or waters. Another twenty minutes before we were able to place our orders. Waiter told us that we wouldn't be able to order twin lobsters because there wouldn't be... More 

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Bagram, Afghanistan
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We had never heard of this restaurant. While shopping in BestBuy, we spoke of wanting to get a bite. The salesman there immediately recommended Shells. We both love seafood, it was close, so we jumped on the bike and headed over. What a pleasant surprise! The staff were very attentive; the food was fresh and delicious; there was plenty of... More 

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We have seen the ads on T.V. and felt it was worth checking out. The only drawback is that the restaurant is located on Hwy. 192/5th Ave/New Haven/Strawbridge, which is very congested during the week' much easier to navigate on Sunday evening. This is an old style Florida Family Restaurant; it is NOT glitzy or luxurious. The booths are large... More 

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is my second visit here. Nothing has changed. They have great early bird specials at reasonable prices. The fresh catch prices are fair and they have a 5 or 10 oz portion. It comes with rice and steamed veggies. The trio comes with coleslaw and seasoned potatoes. The salads and dressings are wonderful. I had the pasta with veggies... More 

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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92 reviews 92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We went to Shells after evening mass: 6:45 or so this Sunday. We were seated immediately. Our waitress was "Kat" (a long polish name). She told us everybody just calls me, "Kat." She was very attentive and polite. Ed ordered the large "Catch of the Day"- Grilled Salmon. I had the dozen peel and eat shrimp appetizer. The meal was... More 

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Turku, Finland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Went for lunch. Nice staff, good tasty food. Good value for money. Try to skip those burgers once awhile.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We went to Shell's on a Saturday night. We were a party of 4. We had about 30 minutes wait but there were benches outside and we were comfortable. When we were seated we had a huge comfy booth and great service. We all had dishes from the "early bird" menu (4 to 6 pm I think) and everything was... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Visited Shells Saturday for my sister's birthday, we had been here about a year ago. This visit did not disappoint. Kayla was our server---she was one of the best waitresses I've met! Very friendly, attentive, knew the menu, and offered great suggestions. She was not overly assertive like other waiters are, and seemed to genuinely care about providing us with... 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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