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New England Eatery & Pub

5670 S Highway A1a, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951-3308
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: New England Eatery & Pub is a family owned and operated establishment. For over 25 years, we have taken pride in serving only fresh New England Seafood. Specializing in Ipswich Clams, Deep Sea Scallops, Fresh Haddock and Fresh Cod and Maine Lobster. Our menu offers a fresh variety of sandwiches, salads, and entrees that incude seafood from New England as well as Florida. We have combinded our Northern traditions with our southern roots to provide our guests with a menu that appeals to customers all along the east coast. We offer inside and outside dining, and have 2 full liqour bars. We also cater to large parties and groups, in our back banquet/dining room.
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English first
Melbourne Beach, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Love this restaurant. Great food at reasonable prices and plenty of it. I usually order the same meal, broiled scallops. They are moist and plenty of them. The staff is always very friendly. The only negative issue I have is when the wait staff starts vacuuming while your still eating. I understand they went to get a jump on there... More

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Palm Bay FL
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

So much I love about this place...I always choose to eat at the bar where the service is excellent and it is nonsmoking. Love the bar menu which offers smaller portions of great food at a fabulous price. Nice local friendly crown and wonderful management. Can't wait to go back!

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

There is a reason the name is New England Eatery. The restaurant and food remind you of New England. The portions are large and taste is very good. Most of the food is fried (which I love), but it is not greasy. Well, well worth the visit.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I don't understand the negative reviews-we went for great seafood and we got it. Fried whole clams and scallops, fried cod platter, french onion soup, clam chowdah-all cooked perfectly. Nothing soggy or dripping with grease; even though its fried, it was perfectly done. Just like I remember from my youth in SE Massachusetts. Service was prompt and courteous, I really... More

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Barefoot Bay
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The menu had many items to choose from, we had the captains platter for two, the fish was perfectly cooked the portion size was great. The waitress was friendly and attentive, it did not take long to get our food after we ordered, there is nothing bad to say about our experience.

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Jeffersonville, Indiana
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I and my family and friends have eaten at the New England Eatery and loved it every time. I especially like the WHOLE clams with the bellies. Can't find them many places outside of New England. The haddock is very good as well as their other offerings. If you are into a true seafood dining experience try New England Eatery.... More

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Wellington, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This antiquated, long past dead bar is no place to go for even an average meal let alone a good one. Plenty of hype in periodicals and its own promotional materials but frankly its a smelly old dump. Crappy bar food, horrific service and of array of stains, odors joined by old mismatched furniture. Its gross and that it should... More

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Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We can only assume that previous glowing reviews were based upon good intentions or happy hour. This is a dingy, filthy roadside bar with a variety of odors and a menu that is fast food like. Dump Dump Dump!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Food is gross. Pathetic Awful We were disgusted by the hype versus reality. Drive past!!!!

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Long Beach, Mississippi
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

No pretension, just honest food cooked so beautifully. Enjoy the porch for an icy beer or wine and dinner

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Palm Coast
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very good New England style seafood. My wife had the full belly clam and scallop combo and she loved it! I had the 1 1/4 Maine lobster special and it was very good also. The prices are reasonable and service excellent. We will definitely return here on future trips to Melbourne.

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