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Shells Seafood Restaurant

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1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
+1 321-722-1122
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Melbourne, FL, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Specialties are mostly fried. I tried fried oyster appetizer and it was a fairly large helping that was good and i am not a fried seafood fan. They have daily specials. Worth a try.

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Thank Kevin M
Melbourne, FL
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were going to go out for my birthday dinner and weren't sure what we wanted. I suggested Shells for seafood and we decided to take a chance. It was Saturday evening just after 6PM, but we were seated in short order even with what looked like a full house.I wanted fish and chips. and was really pleased with the... More 

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Satellite Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It can often be a problem finding a restaurant after a movie night, since many begin to close after 8:30 in the evening. Shells welcomes patrons up to 10:00 p.m. on the weekends. Service is always friendly and prompt, striving to satisfy your wants rather than what the restaurant wants to push. Shells, like the name implies is mostly seafood,... More 

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Georgetown, IL
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Their prices weren't bad. Ordered the steamed shrimp for an appetizer and got six nice sized shrimp for $6. Their shrimp tacos were loaded with small shrimp. I wish they had a chipotle ranch for on them. My sister said the fish and chips were done perfectly. One big piece of white fish and fries.

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here with friends for a night out to catch up. Thursday is Shrimp night and Hubs had a 1/2 pound of shrimp cooked three ways. He was especially impressed that the fried shrimp was lightly battered. I had the baked cod with rice and vegetables. It was supposed to have had a specialty sauce but I didn't taste... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time and everything was good, food was good, portions was really good and prices was pretty good also our waiter was nice and check on us I will go back when i'm back in the area

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to this area once a year and always stop at Shells a couple of times. The food is always quite good. I usually get grouper as the fresh catch, grilled to perfection with a salad. As a appetizer they had a special, shrimp cocktail, they were large and very good. The clam chowder is always delicious. Service is... More 

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Thank gr8cruz
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in Melbourne early that day had basketball game . Riding around looking for place to eat that we don't have at home.Seen a mom and pop Seafood restaurant decided to stop in greatest decision we made.From the time we stepped in the door great hospitality.Stacey was our waitress she was great helped me decide on the grilled Salmon it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My shrimp and grits were quite good and I enjoyed my salad with a citrus vinaigrette dressing as well. Service was friendly and efficient. I appreciated that the kitchen accommodated my need for no onions in my entree. I am a frequent traveler and am happy I found this place. A good meal while away from home always makes being... More 

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new jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is always full and I can see why! The seafood- especially the crab cakes- are delicious! I have dined in and done take out. Either way, you will not be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $18
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?