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Allen's Clam Bar

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5650 U S Hwy No 9, Tuckerton, NJ 08224
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Best Scallops

Visited here often when I lived in Tuckerton. Always a good meal. BYOB and there's a convenient liquor store across the street. Concrete floors no frills seafood restaurant

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Bette D
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  • Bar scene
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

As the prices of the food have increased, the quality of some of the food has decreased. My companion's crab imperial was very good; while my whole fried clams were overcooked and the number of clams had visibly reduced from previous visits. With only two wait staff, it took over ten minutes before we were acknowledged and another twentyfive to... More 

Thank StefanPG
Armonk, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

you can't go wrong in this place. great food in good portions at very reasonable prices. we go there as often as possible and have never been disappointed. don't miss the new england clam chowder, it is one of the best we have ever had.

Thank srk413
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I've been going here for years. The best fresh seafood around. Place has update over the past couple years. Its our go to place. Very friendly service. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

Thank Allen T
Middletown, New Jersey
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249 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The small plates average around $8.00 and are not so little in portion. Scallops are great here. Fish tacos are made with Mahi Mahi and are really tasty...ask for the sauce on the side so they don't get soggy.

Thank Michelle S
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Visited here often when I lived in Tuckerton. Always a good meal. BYOB and there's a convenient liquor store across the street. Concrete floors no frills seafood restaurant

1 Thank Bette D
Rio Grande, New Jersey
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191 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

BYOB seafood restaurant with rustic atmosphere and a slightly limited menu. The food is all good though, and service is prompt. You have to try the lobster mac'n cheese...it's great.

2 Thank jerseymariner
Manahawkin, New Jersey, United States
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I don't know where all these great reviews are coming from but we thought it was pretty bad. The food was not fresh, mostly coming out of frozen bags. I ordered the seafood platter, the deviled clam dinner and the fried clams dinner. We had clam strips that were inedible. Stuffed clams that were terrible. One shrimp on my seafood... More 

Thank Lisa H
new jersey
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89 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Allen's is still my go to place for fresh scallops. Not the giant ones and not the tiny ones but just normal size scallops. in 10 years I have yet to encounter a single one that wasn't sweet and fresh. Their other offerings are also very good. Shrimp, flounder, and oysters and soft shells in season. Especially the oysters rockefeller.

Thank njryk
Levittown, Pa
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Deliciously fresh seafood no frills atmosphere! I always get the broiled seafood combination (scallops, shrimp, flounder) and it is always perfectly done! Comes with a salad and I choose the baked potato, very good. Husband got the broiled flounder with fries and cole slaw, very good. BYOB, package goods store across the street.

Thank jdizzie
Tuckerton, New Jersey
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110 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We went here recently for dinner mainly because Breezes wasn't open (same owners) and I was itching for some fried clam strips. The interior is basic, nothing special, but the food is incomparable. The dinners are more than one person can eat, with sides and a roll (yummy). I got my fried clams, and my friend had the fish and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5650 U S Hwy No 9, Tuckerton, NJ 08224
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Tuckerton
  • Phone Number: 609-296-4106

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


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