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Shrimp King Restaurant & Seafood Market

1111 US Highway 130, Hamilton, NJ 08691
609.259.3006
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Ranked #35 of 66 restaurants in Hamilton
Cuisines: Seafood
Most recent review
- Jun 21, 2014
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English first
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Unfortunately, the other reviews were spot on. Let me begin. The service was awesome. The waitress was very friendly and responsive. However, the atmosphere of the restaurant was dead and slow. Several, people came in for fresh fish but very few actually ate there. The few that did were senior citizens. I ordered Fried Scallops, French Fries, Potato Salad, Clam... More

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Monroe Township
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Finally after passing this place for years, we decided to stop for dinner. I was really looking forward to enjoying some good fresh sea food. What a disappointment. It did not look like cooked fresh seafood and it was over cooked (broiled)and dry. The New England clam chowder was tasteless. Tried adding a little salt & pepper, still not good.... More

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Must say that this is a small place. There are time you will end up waiting. They have mostly have seafood. But they aslo have a few other thing if you not into seafood. You sure get fresh seafood there. We were there New Year Eve because of g-daughter birthday we eat early. But they were getting busy as we... More

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Monroe Township, NJ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Buy fish often at their market. Always the freshest. The restaurant is not fancy, food is very good but not outstanding. Service is always fast and friendly.

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Princeton, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I wish I could rate the restaurant and the seafood market separately. I'd rate the restaurant at a 3. The food is good enough, but the choices are pretty basic - a lot of fried options, not a lot else. What they do, they do well, though, and the servings are large and the prices are low. The seafood market... More

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Robbinsville, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Honestly, shrimp king is one of the best places to go and get fresh seafood! you can either get fresh seafood or take out or even sit down and eat. I start off with the fried calamari which is so good and crispy! For dinner, i always get the broiled combination...its a lobster tail, flounder, scallops, and more! it even... More

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

After years of passing by Shrimp King and always saying how we were going to try them, we are glad we did. Having said that, we would not recommend going here. Let me first say we were not looking for fancy, we were just hoping for a new great place to eat fish. We started off with Fried Calamari. The... More

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Had the grouper, Tiliapia and monkfish, Flounder with crab meat very good, but the New England and Manhattan clam chowders were lacking clams..spinach and corn soup good. Baklava was awesome... bathrooms need a little tidying. Salad was tasty

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NJ
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105 reviews 105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

We went here a couple times and never have been disappointed! Very fresh seafood, delicious chowder and excellent service!

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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102 reviews 102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We used to go there all the time until a few months ago when the fish dinner portions became rather tiny. The side dishes, except for the crispy french fries, are awful and taste right out of a can and seems to cater to seniors. I really like the cajun catfish.

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