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Reviewed August 16, 2021

The best crabs in the State of New Jersey. I have bought crabs in Linden and Newark, but these are the biggest, best and you get a real Bushel!!! Will not go anywhere else for crabs!!! Thanks Mike

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed February 7, 2021

The people at Archar Seafood have always been kind and knowledgeable. I've gotten sushi-grade fish from Archar countless times and they've always been super helpful. Can't say enough nice things about the service

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed January 1, 2021

Archar is the absolute best place in Central New Jersey for fresh seafood. We get a pair of fresh lobsters every month to eat with champagne, homemade French Fries, and a Caesar Salad - no better meal can be had on this planet, in this...lifetime! That is, except for the 2 dozen freshly shucked oysters we had this week to celebrate our 42nd wedding anniversary. Mike knows everything there is to know about seafood, personally finds the best there is every day and in the early hours on the morning, and purchases it on a daily basis. Michelle provides cheerful help at the register and the guys in the back are the best - no one works harder! We live about 5 miles from Archar, and there are a bunch of alternatives in the vicinity, but no one even comes close to delivering what Archar does-every day, day in and day out!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed October 29, 2020

We cannot recommend Archar Seafood enough! We went for the first time last week, and from the moment we walked in Mike and his team took such amazing care of us. They welcomed us, asking if we had been there before. When they learned it...was our first time, they asked us what we liked and helped us pick out an incredible meal. We ended up with sushi salmon, sushi tuna, cod fillets, oysters, and scallops. This was some of the most fresh and delicious seafood we've ever had. We are excited to return, and have told a lot of our friends and family about our great experience here. Mike and his team are extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and genuine. Thank you guys!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed August 28, 2020

EVERYTHING we purchased was spectacular! The freshest seafood and reasonably priced. My boyfriend kept saying "everything is so succulent and delicious." The staff was delightfully friendly and a little side banter too. We HIGHLY recommend you purchase ALL your seafood here.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 18, 2020 via mobile

This is the best seafood store I have ever been to! We moved from NY last month and we found Archer from searching reviews. It is better than EVERY place I've tried over the years in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island!! We've been there 3...times already and have had: Scallops, Clams, Mussels, Oysters (which Mike shucked for us right there in the store, SO FRESH!), Swordfish, Bronzino, and Red Snapper. EVERY piece of fish was fresh and delicious! It is clear that Mike (the owner) stays on top of his business and he & his staff treat each customer with a welcoming spirit.We are going back today for 2 dozen crabs (which they will steam for you, if you like), swordfish, and tuna! I could go on and on, but I'll leave it here. ARCHAR IS THE BEST- you won't be disappointed. ENJOY 🐠 🎣 🐡 🐟More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed July 4, 2020

I love Archar - for this 4th, I wanted surf and turf and wanted to buy from a local seafood store versus national chains. Also, I remember always going to seafood stores as a kid to find out the "catch of the day" and guess...what, they were processing the catch of the day as I got there right after they opened. I LOVE THIS PLACE!!! I cannot wait to dive into the Maryland Spiced Crabs (an impulse purchase) on top of our lobsters. I then had to buy shrimp as well!! I watched them scaling the fish that just came in and prepare it for their customers.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 21, 2020

Outstanding, outstanding, outstanding!! Micheal was a pleasure! I am in the restaurant business and coming from a Mediterranean family we are picky with our seafood. We ordered oysters, clams, & octopus. . . . Well, let me tell you these were absolutely THE BEST oysters...I have ever had. I picked them up at 9 am ( opened ) and we ate them around 2. I order raw bar whenever I can dine out and these were truly the best. Not only was the seafood super fresh but they were super helpful and Micheal will through in his comedy routine at no extra charge!More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed May 29, 2020

The seafood at Archar is wonderful. It is fresh, extremely flavorful and no matter if you grill, steam, or bake you always end up with an amazing dish. Mike and his staff always do the best for you. During this time, you can call in...your order and have curb pick-up. I cannot say enough of Archar and the quality of fish. Debbie LeibowitzMore

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed September 28, 2019

Archie seafood in somerset is a one stop shop deal. They have everything Fresh and the place is clean. The owner is the best, And really want the best for his customers. This is my go to market for years now. The owner is friendly...and remembers everyone. You can tell he really enjoys his craft, job and making people happy. Im so happy its right around thd corner...I love this placeMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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Yes, Archar Seafood offers takeout services.

Archar Seafood is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5