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Rick's Seafood House

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435 W Spruce Ave, North Wildwood, NJ 08260-3029
(609) 729-9443
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We never visit Wildwood without at least one stop at Rick's Seafood. The food is absolutely delicious! My only advice is to plan ahead. We decide on our dinner order over breakfast and call it in for our desired evening pick-up time. Failure to plan ahead can mean that your pick-up order will take 3 hours, which does not work... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You won't be disappointed. Our family has been ordering from Rick's from 15 years. A great tradition.

Thank _holmesburgllewis
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been driving past this little shack seafood market/takeout joint since it opened in 1985.Two weeks ago, on a whim, I ordered out seafood dinners for 25, since I was down in N. Wildwood for family vacation.OMG ! Go no further.THIS IS IT! The best and freshest seafood, prepared just right, at reasonable prices.You can't get a meal on... More 

Thank lawyerbobrecovered91
Winchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered their broiled stuffed flounder. The food was delicious (even though too greasy) but the downside was the wait: we had to wait 2 hours (we were only four)...

Thank AurelienAV
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152 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely prefer this than the BIG seafood house/place in Cape May, if one prefers fresh seafood. This place is busy, called at 4:29pm for 4 platters, the quoted pick up time was 6:35pm (they were running 10 min behind that night) - heard about the wait so totally expected that, just have to call way ahead next time. Not price... More 

Thank MamaGlovestoeat
Danbury, Connecticut, United States
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There seemed to be an awful lot of hype about this place so my group got very excited when we placed our order. Unfortunately everything was just okay, nothing spectacular at all. The crab mac and cheese seemed to be mising the crab part and was pretty soupy. I could go on but to make it short, eh.

Thank Metal4Life
Littleton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Flounder platter fed two of us ... see why it's a "local favorite' cause it was crowded even at 7:30 pm! Well worth the 20 minute wait as a walk-in. Next time we'll call ahead!!!

Thank Lookin-out-4-ya
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to the highway being as crowded as ever the family & I were driving by when we decided to give Rick's a try. A HUGE success. Not big not fancy just plain great seafood at reasonable prices. Rick's has the atmosphere of a secret shore dining experience with no frills and excellent food. I believe Rick must have caught... More 

Thank Austin P
Carmel, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has the best seafood in Wildwood. Portion sizes are huge so you don't mind paying for it. We order from here twice a week when we come down. FYI order a couple hours ahead because they get very busy.

Thank Chris F
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow some of the biggest shrimp I've ever seen crab cakes are great this is great will definitely eat here again

Thank joevaca

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 W Spruce Ave, North Wildwood, NJ 08260-3029
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  North Wildwood
  • Phone Number: (609) 729-9443

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