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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Ate here with my daughter and wife. We had a few appetizers, the Blue Point Oysters. They were excellent with great horseradish and a pickled cucumber/caper relish that was outstanding. We had Buffalo Calamari, first time I ever had this take on calamari and it...was outstanding. For dinner, all entrees were excellent. The Chicken Picatta was the star, tasted great. The Panko crusted Haddock was spectacular and the King Crab legs didn't disappoint. To finish the dinner , we had the brownie/ice cream desert, it was very good. They had a small wine list, but we had a Pinot Noir that was very good as well. I highly recommend this restaurant. We will be back.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fabulous find. Located a bit off the beaten path, this place serves up excellent seafood. I had the shrimp tacos and my wife had blackened mahi tacos. Both were absolutely exploding with flavor and were generous portions. We got them to go, and...our orders were perfect. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

all the food was amazing, the oysters... the bass, the swordfish...the grouper... all great... came in from north carolina and no reservation in reccomending the Lucky Pelican!!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed February 20, 2021

Came the first night of our trip for dinner. Had the scallops, and they were phenomenal. Also really enjoyed the fish dip. We liked it so much that we came back the next night (we were staying at the EVEN hotel next door, so it...was an easy walk for us). I wanted to have the scallops again, but apparently they change their menu every day. I ended up getting the grouper that they had, which also had shrimp, and I was not disappointed with that either. Hope to return some day.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 14, 2021

Hesitate to order Swordfish because I have had more bad ones than good but this one was over the top melt in your mouth. Key Lime pie was also as good as they get and too much for two after the great meal so took...some home. Spouse said her Fish and Chips were good. Had a local IPA that was tasty. Not easy to get in so go early.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 18, 2021 via mobile

Incredible Fresh Seafood This small and intimate setting has made incredible decisions on spacing dining outside in the parking lot. The Miso Sea Bass and Snow Crab are our favorites. Wait staff is exceptional. This is a get it done type restaurant with good service....Recommend getting there early or late during their dining hours as it can be a 45 minute to one hour wait in high season.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 6, 2021 via mobile

We have been limiting our dining during Covid to outdoors spaces. They have added six 4-seat tables in the parking lot that are very socially distanced. So if you can get over the fact that you were sitting in a parking lot in a strip...mall, you will be fine. We ordered the starters from the raw bar - fresh shrimp and muscles ($1.25 / each, min 6), and they were fresh and tasty. My father in law especially liked the warm crusty bread. Waitress was extremely attentive, and she spaced out our meals appropriately. They did eliminate their happy hour (2 for 1 drink specials) since indoor dining is limited to 50%. I don’t blame them – I am just so glad that they are still in business and maintaining the high-quality food and service.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed October 31, 2020

Known for its fish dishes, oysters, clams, etc... they also have good steaks and a great skirt steak dish.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 25, 2020

There is no reason everyone shouldn't eat here, the fresh food, the great atmosphere, the clean and safe location, was very impressed with all they had to offer

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 25, 2020

Meal was fantastic. We ate there for lunch, and had a great meal with some friends. I highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2020
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September 5, 2018|
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Response from Constance Z | Reviewed this property |
Just until we were seated inside. However it's chilly they do have out door heaters great place
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November 30, 2016|
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Click on their website for a link to instructions on "Text Ahead Seating."
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