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Shells Seafood Restaurant

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1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
+1 321-722-1122
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Palm Bay, Florida
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We hadn't dined at this place in years and in the past month have dined twice. The food has been good each time and my wife had the Salmon on the salad again and she loves it. I had the monk fish last time and this time I tried the Shrimp and Grits which I didn't like. The reason the... More 

Thank Carl2860
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff were friendly and helpful. Couldn't beat the food for quality and price, I had a piece of monkfish for less than it would cost to buy raw in the UK.

Thank Andy A
Cornwall, Canada
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180 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Probably the best clam chowder ever- rich, lots of clams - so tasty. The grouper was excellent as were the veggies with it. The bay scallops were very tasty and lots of them. Best seafood restaurant we ate at this week. Wish they would put larger scallops on the menu and offer them other than deep fried.

Thank Peter M
Mississauga, Canada
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the Angel Hair Pasta with shrimp. It was loaded with shrimp and had a very flavorful fish broth. The salad it came was fresh and tasty. Bread was grilled, crispy on the outside and soft in the center. All for 8.99$. can't beat that. I sat at the bar and enjoyed the happy hour too. The bartender server was... More 

Thank FloridaJay57
New Orleans
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big lobster, flavorful Etoufe, and scrumptious The Big Easy (Seaford medley) . The service by Lynn was awesome. She was on point throughout the entire meal. The food was at the table fast, and the food was hot. We enjoyed our meal and look forward to our next visit.

Thank Maureen O
Indialantic, Florida
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114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything that we had from the appetizer to desert was good. We stopped prior to moving here and found it pleasant.

Thank Lloyd M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chowder and Buff shrimp. On point just like always. Definitely a must stop place. Service and management are awesome.

Thank EazyD187
Melbourne, FL, United States
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect combination of good seafood at a reasonable price. My favorite dish is the linguine with clam sauce and it is delicioso. Would go great with a glass of Chianti but they don't carry this. Also enjoy salad with red wine vinegar and olive oil but not red wine vinegar to be found either. Other than that I enjoy Shells... More 

Thank Paul D
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for seafood. Hostess was engaging. Server was friendly. She gave great recommendations. Highly recommend the clam chowder. Lots of clams and great flavor. Margarita was excellent also.

Thank Karen B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, fresh fish selections that can be made without breading! Staff is nice, dinning area and bathrooms clean. Nice find.

Thank lotsotravel2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $18
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +1 321-722-1122

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