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The Shrimp Box

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75 Inlet Dr, Point Pleasant Beach, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2642
+1 732-899-1637
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hastings on Hudson, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfect place to take kids. The view is great, food a bit better than average and no one will notice your kids screaming because they will be drowned out by other noise. Service is friendly and good. Have the bridled "catch of the day." Reservations a must.

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Thank merlew27
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Large seafood menu with salad bar option for entrees. Indoor & outdoor dining. Shrimp oddly is a minority option on the menu, fish takes the priority.

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Thank g0ne-walkab0ut
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food was very good. If you have six or more people, you can get a reservation. It is really helpful as the wait can be very, very long. Wait staff was excellent. My only complaints were that there weren't many vegetable options on the salad bar and the food could have come quicker. Perhaps it is the kind of place... More 

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Thank Dawn B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Shrimp Box has very good food. It was nice to have dinner with a view of the water and boats. Next time we are in point pleasant we plan on coming back .

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Thank connie d
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We can't go to Point Pleasant without eating almost every meal here! Right on the water, friendly staff, fabulous food, who could ask for more!

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Thank donniem123
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just finished eating at the shrimp box. We had reservations for 7 o'clock and we had to wait over a half hour. The food was OK. my dinner was overcooked. The mussels were bland and the salad bar was not great. If you're looking for a good restaurant...I definitely do not recommend this place.

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Trenton, New Jersey
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite busy in summer with long waits but food is pretty good. Best to go for the early birds till 6p when price is right. Its right where the boats come in with their catch of the day.

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Thank patgaug
Edison, New Jersey
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to this restaurant several times while in Pt. Pleasant, NJ. Other than sometimes having to wait to park and dine (they have multiple lots due to popularity), we've always had a good seafood meal at a reasonable price. Salad bar included with most meals.

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Thank Steven G
New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the pt pleasant inlet this restaurant offers interesting views of the fishing boats that call pt pleasant home. I have never had a bad meal there and the accompanying salad bar is very good. Service is very attentive and friendly.

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North Haledon, New Jersey
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Shrimp Box for lunch and totally enjoyed it! We sat outside on the deck (porch) and watched the various types of boats go by! My husband had a shrimp cocktail, 6 large shrimp, and I had the shrimp salad on pita bread! Both were delicious. Even the fries were extra crisp and yummy! It was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, American, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Inlet Dr, Point Pleasant Beach, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2642
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 732-899-1637
Description
Seafood & cocktails are served at this enduring waterfront eatery with nautical decor & outdoor patio seating.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?