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Kleins Fish Market & Waterside Cafe

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708 River Rd, Belmar, NJ 07719-2141 (Main Street)
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We like to come here when in Belmar. The view is nice whether you just have drinks at the Tiki Bar or dinner. Some of the dishes are pricey for dinner but the food was very good.

Thank Ginny W
Cocoa Beach, Florida
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a lobster salad platter that consisted of 2 spoonfuls of lobster salad that was made from scraps and 2 spoons of slaw for $22. That comes to $11 a spoonful! The waitress said it was 3 scoops (like in ice cream scoop) which would have been a bit more reasonable. It was bland and tastless.

1 Thank rickrenzulli
Sea Girt, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

what more needs to be said. the mixed drinks here are just awful. have heard many complaints about this problem at Kleins but went anyway twice. both times the drinks were seemingly watered down with either low quality hard liquor or worse. it's just shameful. Avoid!

Thank tartufobianc69
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kleins has been a mainstay in Belmar for over 40 years. The seafood is always fresh. You can get any seafood dish there. The service is great and so is the view of the river.

Thank madoc41850
new jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there last night with my family of 9. Sat at a table overlooking the inlet - the waitress was the best. No rush to eat and get out - food was good - atmosphere was fantastic! Ice cream across the street was to die for!

Thank emtdpw
East Windsor, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had a surprise party for me at Kleins. We had the Sunday brunch which was excellent. Clams, oysters, sushi etc. on the menu. Great buffet and great deserts. It is on the water so has a nice view. Would recommend.

Thank lindafromNJ
Lebanon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kleins has a great relaxed atmosphere with Tiki bars and outdoor seating on the water and food that you wanna come back for again and again. I was craving oysters and a relaxing beer and Kleins did not disappoint. You see, the oysters are buttery and meaty and much bigger than most. It's a satisfaction all the way around. You... More 

Thank mrsean36
Belvidere, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kind of confusing entrance if your not a local, main dining room was closed which was fine we wanted to sit outside under the canopy on deck overlooking shark river. You get the view of Bridge and trains going by the fishing boats coming and going. Meal was average we ate off of the daily specials menu. If you want... More 

Thank Ptdavey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the Shrimp Cocktail to our entrees of Scallops and Grouper DELICIOUS! A bit crowded because of the "Benny's" but very much worth the small wait!

Thank Haircutter1
Belleville, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was one of my favorites since 1995. I will not step in to Klein's never again. So sad to see such a nice place went down the drain. I went to Klein's yesterday with my family to have a decent seafood dinner. We ordered red snapper, fish and chips, lobster mac-cheese, and shrimp platter. Fish and chips was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Seafood, Soups
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 River Rd, Belmar, NJ 07719-2141
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: 17326811177
Come and experience Klein's Fish Market, Waterside Cafe & Grill Room conveniently located at River Road and Main Street on the Scenic Shark River in Belmar, New Jersey. We offer a vast selection of fresh seafood, a newly expanded sushi menu and pasta dishes. We also offer excellent salads and soups in addition to our tasty chicken and steak dishes. At Klein's, you will find a relaxing ambiance with all your favorite cocktails after a fun-filled day at the shore!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?