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708 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719 (Main Street)
732-681-1177
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bring your Wallet , Enjoy the view, Stick to Basics

Klein's has had its ups and downs over the years.... starting strong as a traditional , classic harborside retail fish store, evolving to now a muliti space restaurant . We that have lived and dined at the Jersey Shore for decades, miss those grand old Seafood establishments of yesteryear, Morts... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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new york
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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new york
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Klein's has had its ups and downs over the years.... starting strong as a traditional , classic harborside retail fish store, evolving to now a muliti space restaurant . We that have lived and dined at the Jersey Shore for decades, miss those grand old Seafood establishments of yesteryear, Morts Port, Clam Hut, Marine Grill, Chuckling Oyster, our favorite Doris... More 

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Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Disappointing meal last night. Service was poor, maybe worse than usual. We live in the area and much prefer Bahr's Landing for seafood, but Klein's is closer and more convenient. It's in a nice spot on the water. The food has been acceptable in the past, and while the service is never good last night was atrocious. Our server did... More 

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Middletown, New Jersey
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185 reviews 185 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Average food, ok service. We had flounder,fish and chips and shrimp which were ok. Setting is nicer in the summer but spring they keep plastic drapes and use heat lamps on the deck to keep out the cold. Summer most likely you will have to wait to get a table yesterday walked right in. Decor typical fishery, plastic chairs and... More 

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Central Pennsylvania
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174 reviews 174 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

You can get breaded crabcakes at a million restaurants. Here, they're very good tempura crabcakes. The broiled local sea bass was perfectly cooked, slightly flaky without being dried out, and the baked potato was just right. To see what's going to be on the menu and be fresh, walk through the seafood market right beside.

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Normally I can't eat a lot of seafood, but after eating here twice I would absolutely go back again. If you sit outside on the river (even in the off-season), it's nice and it doesn't smell fishy like you'd think it would. In the summer it's comfortable and breezy, but the sun doesn't shine in your face and make it... More 

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Belmar, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My last review if Kleins was negative however, when I see a change I want to share the information. Friends from out of town wanted to go so I reluctantly agreed. This visit we had a terrific waiter and the food was actually very good. We had calamari which was cooked perfectly and friends had clams that they said were... More 

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New Jersey
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I came here with friends for an early New Year's Eve dinner. The staff was A+ and very professional. My friend and I ordered Shrimp Francaise and it was outstanding. My other friend ordered the crab cakes and said she wasn't thrilled. She tasted too much breading. Another friend ordered scallops and loved it. I would only return during a... More 

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Previously enjoyed dining here for lunch,& dinner but recently enjoyed a holiday Brunch. Delicious food, varied choices including sushi and top quality shell fish. Service was impeccable. The waitress was very involved and went the extra mile to insure we had a great experience.There was child friendly activities and lots of attention to toddlers which enhanced everyone's day. The view... More 

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Bradley Beach, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Although I have lived in the area most of my life, I have never eaten at Klein's. My husband and I went to Klein's for dinner with two other couples. The setting was lovely with many windows and nice view of the water. I was disappointed with the food. I am sure that the fish was fresh but it needed... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I have eaten here before but this time it was very good. It was not crowded which May have helped but the service and the food was very good. Get a good seat by making a reservation and get a view of the Marina.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 708 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: 732-681-1177

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?