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Shrimp King Restaurant & Seafood Market

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1111 US Highway 130, Hamilton, NJ 08691
609.259.3006
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Hungry Gringo getsRipped Off!

ve been a customer for over 20 years. Stopped in on Dec. 9 th for take- out order of fried cod. I watched the elderly lady weigh out 4 pieces. It was 1.875 lbs. I requested 2 lbs . She added 2 more fillets for a total of 6 pieces weighing 2.375. When I opened the two boxes at home... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2014
ken k
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Millstone, New Jersey
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Millstone, New Jersey
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

ve been a customer for over 20 years. Stopped in on Dec. 9 th for take- out order of fried cod. I watched the elderly lady weigh out 4 pieces. It was 1.875 lbs. I requested 2 lbs . She added 2 more fillets for a total of 6 pieces weighing 2.375. When I opened the two boxes at home... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been looking at this place for years and finally stopped in . $9 for Fish & Chips. Piping hot !!! Next time I have to place it in the trunk cause I almost ate it all on the way home .

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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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
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1111 US Highway 130, Hamilton, NJ 08691
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: 609.259.3006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?