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“Fresh and fabulous take out” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ship Bottom Shellfish

Ship Bottom Shellfish
1721 Long Beach Boulevard, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008
16094940088
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Ranked #1 of 37 Restaurants in Ship Bottom
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Hamilton, New Jersey
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Fresh and fabulous take out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Scallops - sweet as candy. Crab cakes - full of crab, little filler. Mussels - like butter. Consistent, fresh and flavorful take out. Fried items are never greasy.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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sparta, nj
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348 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Great local seafood and much more in quaint little restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Nothing fancy but the food is terrific. About 15 tables/booths with nautical motif. Attached to seafood market. Even for weekday lunch we waited 30 minutes.....but worth the wait! Had local sea scallops with two sides at market price $27.99. Got cole slaw and onion rings (3). Kinda wish I had selected fries after seeing chunky fries with skin on.
Next time. Daughter had garlic clams $9.99. And side Caesar salad with homemade Caesar dressing. Yum. Son had six raw clams and bucket of mussels. More than three dozen at $9.99. Many choices. Everything was really good and fresh. Will go back. Best of all they take credit cards : )

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Wayne, New Jersey
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93 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fabulous clams”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The clams in wine and garlic were outrageously good. The fish is fresh and well-prepared. We waited almost an hour but the clams made it worth the wait.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The food here ranks in the top ten on my list .It is a small restaurant but very nice . They accomadate children .They also sell fresh fish in the same building. The service was excellent and quick . My wife loved the lobster roll . I had N.E. Clam Chowder that was great I also had the Garlic Clams with jumbo lump crab meat ...also excellent . I also enjoyed the blackened scallops ! I almost always find that if the cole slaw is good ...then someone is paying attention to all the food. So many places view the side dish as just an add on ...not here ..it was delicious . We would definitely go back .Parking lot is very small but street parking worked for us.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Best Fish on Island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This place is take out and casual restaurant. They owe several restaurants on the island. However, I have NEVER had a better meal than at the restaurant Last week bought swordfisdh and bought it home. It was moist and so tasty. Coleslaw is good too....can not go wrong.

Visited August 2014
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