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Klein's Fish Market & Waterside Cafe

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APPETIZERS AND RAW BAR
7
13
Clams on the Half Shell (6) or (12)
Oysters on the Half Shell
Market Price
15
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail 4pc
13
Shrimp U-Peel (10)
10
16
Three Mini Sliders
Choose either Cheeseburger or Crabcake sliders
Steamers
Market Price
13
Fried Calamari
Regular or Buffalo
12
Wings
Old Bay or Buffalo
11
Fried Clam Strips
10
Clams Casino
SOUP & SALAD
5
7
Manhattan Clam Chowder
Cup or Bowl
5
7
New England Clam Chowder
Cup or Bowl
7
12
Lobster Bisque
Cup or Bowl
9
Italian House Salad
Sliced Grape Tomatoes, Diced Red Onions, Shreded Asiago cheese, chopped celery, tossed with romaine & iceberg lettuces with our house dressing
9
14
18
19
Caesar Salad
With Grilled Chicken, With Grilled Shrimp, With Grilled Salmon
12
Mixed Green Salad
With spiced walnuts, cranraisins, crumbled Feta cheese and cucumbers served with our own herb vinaigrette
SMALL PLATES & SANDWICHES
16
Traditional Fish & Chips
Paired with thick cut steak fries and malt vinegar
19
Scallops Santa Fe
Sweet Jumbo Scallops pan seared to perfection, with fresh mozzarella, sliced prosciutto & roasted peppers, drizzled with 3 sauces: roasted red pepper, garlic aioli & cilantro oil over Arugula
20
New England Style Lobster Roll
Fresh steamed lobster tossed with celery, Old Bay seasoning, mayo and a hint of spice, served on a buttered NE roll with spicy slaw and scallions.
17
Flounder Sandwich
Served with cole slaw & waffle fries. Kaiser roll or whole wheat wrap
12
Chicken, Fish or Shrimp Tacos
Two Tacos with a Choice of Grilled Chicken, Fried Fish, or Grilled Shrimp served with Chipotle Mayo, Pico De Gallo, & Spicy Slaw topped with Cilantro Cream with Seasoned Rice
16
Crab Cake Sandwich
On a Kaiser roll with chipolte mayo. Served with cole slaw & waffle fries
16
Salmon Rockefeller
Grilled salmon over whipped Yukon Gold potatoes topped with creamy spinach and buttered breadcrumbs
16
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Elbow pasta enveloped in a creamy blend of cheddar, mozzarella & romano cheeses with sweet chunks of lobster, topped with panko breadcrumbs & baked to perfection
14
Spicy Shrimp
Tender shrimp sauteed in our homemade spicy seasoning blend with white wine, fresh garlic, parsley & butter served with Basmati rice.
BURGERS OR CHICKEN
Klein's burgers are char-grilled, 8oz Certified Angus Beef - Substitute HarvestLand Chicken Breasts if desired! Served on a Brioche roll with lettuce, tomato, red onion & waffle fries
12
Classic Burger
Choice of cheese +$1
14
Cowboy Burger
Topped with cheddar cheese, smoked Applewood bacon, BBQ sauce & caramelized onions
14
Belmar Burger
Topped with Monterey Jack cheese, sliced avocado & Pico de Gallo salsa
15
Nicky K Big Burger
Our Angus Burger piled high with smoky shoulder bacon, fried green tomato, lettuce, melted cheddar cheese, frizzled onions and chipotle mayo served with steak fries
SHORE FAVORITES
Served with cole slaw, vegetable, and choice of seasoned rice, baked potato or waffle fries unless noted otherwise
32
Combo Platter
Flounder, Shrimp and Scallops
19
Fried Strip Clams Platter
27
Crab Cake Platter
Broiled or Fried. Served with chipotle mayo on a bed of cilantro corn relish
26
Local Fresh Sea Scallops
Served Broiled or Fried with Basmati Rice & Fresh Vegetables
24
Grilled Atlantic Salmon
Marinated with EVOO, Fresh Herbs & Citrus. Served with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Fresh Vegetable
26
Flounder Platter
Broiled, Fried or Francaise Make it a Stuffed Flounder Platter +$10
29
Grilled Organic Scottish Salmon
Drizzled with a Dijon & honey lemon glaze & served with Basmitii rice & crispy broccoli
30
Fresh Grilled Atlantic Swordfish
Mediterranean Style with EVOO, Lemon & Herbs. Served with Basmati Rice and Fresh Vegetable.
24
Shrimp Platter
Broiled, Fried or Francaise Make it a Stuffed Shrimp Platter +$10
27
Shrimp & Scallop Platter
Broiled or Fried
SHELLFISH SPECIALTIES
Served with cole slaw, vegetable and choice of seasoned rice, baked potato or waffle fries
1-1¼ lb 27
1½ lb 38
2 lb 55
Twin 1-1¼ lb 48
Steamed Lobsters
1-1¼ lb, 1½ lb, 2 lb, Twin 1-1¼ lb. Larger lobsters always available at Market Price.
38
Klein's Famous Clam Bake
Steamed Clams, Shrimp, Scallops, Mussels and Whole Lobster served with drawn butter
Steamed King or Snow Crab Legs (1-1/2 lb)
From the ice cold waters of Alaska Market Price
SIDES
5
Broccoli or Sauteed Spinach
5
Potato - All varieties
15
Add a 4oz Cold Water Lobster Tail
9
Add a Crabcake
PASTA & POULTRY
We use only HarvestLand Chicken Breasts raised Cage-free with No Antibiotics, No Hormones, Fed an All Vegetarian Diet.
15
17
Angel Hair, Penne or Linguine
With Marinara Sauce or With Vodka Sauce Add Grilled Chicken +$5 Add Grilled Shrimp +$8
21
Chicken Michele
Tender boneless breast, batter dipped & sautéed with prosciutto, artichoke, plum tomatoes in a white wine sauce
19
Chicken Francaise
Tender breast of chicken batter dipped and sautéed in a lemon butter sauce
19
Linguine with White Clam Sauce
Whole and chopped clams sautéed with fresh herbs, garlic, scallions, clam juice and white wine
24
Shrimp Scampi
Tender shrimp sautéed with garlic, & fresh parsley in a white wine scampi butter served over Angel Hair Pasta
About
Welcome to Klein's! Come & experience Klein’s Fish Market, Waterside Cafe, Grill Room & Tiki Bar conveniently located at River Road & Main Street on the Scenic Shark River in Belmar, New Jersey. Our family friendly atmosphere offers indoor and outdoor dining options. For 89 years, we’ve been providing the finest and freshest seafood from all over the world. There is something for everyone at Klein’s with our vast selection of fresh seafood, soups, salads, burgers, pizza and pasta dishes. At Klein's, you will find a relaxing ambiance with all your favorite cocktails after a fun-filled day at the shore!
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

We were staying at a B&B in Belmar and this restaurant was a suggestion. It was okay. The service was okay. We changed tables 3 times because of the cold air coming through the outdoor opening and overhead fans running on high even though it...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank tahkli71
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been buying seafood at Kliens for last 30 years and never been disappointed. But their restaurant is ok. Just fine. Their food is kind of boring. I recommend the lobsters, oysters, and clams on the half shell.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Yumiko H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drinks were expensive and the staff were unexperienced. They tried to pull a fast one price wise. I wouldn’t go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NJMarie2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a very busy Friday afternoon. We quickly found a table on the deck overlooking the Shark River. Service was prompt and courtious. The drunken clams were fantastic. Don't miss the flavorful fish tacos. The Ceaser salad with salmon was fresh and delicious....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank H1203WGjohnl
Reviewed April 30, 2019

Being a Florida girl thought I'd give it a try. Last day of a business trip it was a "free day", in long shorts, tasteful tees, and light jackets we walked in: the staff did a once over and we were sat in the back...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Party of three , seated with no wait at 5pm ordered lots of apps , clams on half shell , clams casino and peel your own shrimp. I had a California roll. Wasabi not real hot and no choice of low salt soy sauce ....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank gymlady30
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

Not fancy, but guaranteed quality food. Great service. Just a nice time out. Fun to watch the ships come and go. It wouldn’t hurt to double the beer list. And add some nice white wines, like Riesling and Moscato.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank n48697
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

WOW! We decided to try a new place for our Easter brunch this year and are we glad we did! We had a 1pm reservation and we were seated immediately. The waitress came right over and took our drink order and it was off to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank BobbyBunka
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Went on a Sat. eve in Dec.-- shrimp app tasty, salmon entree very average. experience compromised by kind of outdoor, yet indoor dining area, plastic cups for water & soda, and plastic tables & chairs. server pleasant & attentive.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John O
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Most people know about the brunch at Klein’s and it is the best. It’s all about the fabulous breakfast buffet including everything from eggs to poached salmon to sushi to steamed crab legs to decadent cakes and desserts. But lately they’ve also had a happy...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Beachluvinfamily
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Timothy G | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry you had that happen. I been there numerous times for the brunch. The math was easy. 5 people times the amount. Did you ask the staff what happened.
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Jessica B
June 28, 2018|
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Response from cheryl362 | Reviewed this property |
I had a baby shower here two years ago in August and it was lovely. It must have been on a Sunday, because they had the brunch table open and we all had more to eat than we should have! We were lucky because it was a sunny... More
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June 21, 2017|
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That is the stupidest response I ever heard. Just because a restaurant is having"a great year" doesn't mean there is no room for improvement. Watered down drinks is no my idea of class. If management does not deal with it, I... More
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