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“Seafood in a Strip Mall: Who Knew?” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mr. Shrimp Seafood Restaurant & Market

Mr. Shrimp Seafood Restaurant & Market
1600 Highway 71, Belmar, NJ
732-681-7755
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Ranked #4 of 88 Restaurants in Belmar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Seafood in a Strip Mall: Who Knew?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

A large group of us have eaten here twice now, choosing it over any other restaurant in the area. There's something for everyone and the food and service are really good. They are very accommodating with special requests.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Union, New Jersey
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153 reviews 153 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Glad we finally went.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We've passed Mr. Shrimp for years and never ventured in. This past Friday my better half suggested that we have dinner there because a few of her friends recommended it. I'm glad we did. The food was great! Fresh fish delivered at reasonable prices by an efficient wait staff all added up to a great meal. Mr. Shrimp is a lot larger than it looks from outside but we still had to wait for a table indicating that they must be good. The only knock I have on the place is that is very noisy because of a high ceiling and hard surfaces everywhere. If you can deal with the noise go there and get yourself a great meal.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Fresh Fish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This place isn't upscale, but the food is good. Fresh and prepared perfectly. Try it for a quick bit or dinner, you will be happy you did.

Visited December 2012
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Brick, New Jersey
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96 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“Fresh Seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We tried this place on whim, and are so glad we did. We are always searching for places to get fresh seafood. A friend had mentioned it and we are so glad they did...

Visited April 2013
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Manasquan. NJ
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“Shrimply Scrumptious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Located in a strip mall on Rt. 71 & Seventeenth Avenue, this Belmar BYO serves imaginatively prepared fish and seafood at remarkably reasonable prices. We visited recently with a college classmate and his wife on a Saturday evening en route to a movie at the Beach Cinema. One of the specials was a "Seafood Mixed Grill," consisting of salmon, swordfish and tuna in a horseradish cream sauce accompanied by asparagus and mashed potatoes. He and I found it excellent. Our wives had lobster salad (not on the menu, but staff are flexible), also excellent. The sole minus is the noise level; by the time we departed for the movies, the restaurant was full and the din audible.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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