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“best crab cake sandwiches in the world”

Ship Bottom Shellfish
Ranked #4 of 38 Restaurants in Ship Bottom
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Reviewed September 12, 2013

Simple - you get the jumbo lump crab cake sandwiches at here or Black Whale or Mud City - they are simply the best in the world. I rent at LBI once and year and during that week I had 3 sandwiches there. i also love the dungarees crab in the garlic sauce. If I lived closer, I would go once a week to this place.

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Thank Denarii
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Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

SB Shellfish has been our 'go to' place for seafood for the last few years. We have never eaten in, tho. We are usually a group of between 5 and 7 people, the dining room is small and the wait normally long.
So we take out, and it's on that basis I judge the service. Our order are generally large and varied, but we've never gotten a wrong or incomplete order.
The scallops, which is my fav seafood are perfect-big, fat, soft, sweet and juicy. Not over-cooked or over breaded, so you can really taste it without being 'fried out'.
You can save a bit by ordering 'al la carte' by the pound. It's also worth noting, for the non-fish lovers, that the honey fried chicken is also pretty good, and make make going to a seafood place a good choice for the landlubbers in the family.

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Thank mcb58
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Place is always packed so inventory moves.

I stopped for the take out market several days...after being dissapointed with 2 other fish markets. Limited selection but quality of clams here was the best...

Only thing was they shorted a few each order....other markets had half dozen dead/mudded on each order - so they just need to pay attention to the counts for their customers.

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Thank Jim H
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Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

We went here the last time we were in town. Great for a casual night out. It is a BYOB and they do NOT take reservations. Expect to wait. If that is the case, you can sit outside on the porch and they will open your wine for you. Atmosphere is nothing special, but the food is delicious!

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Thank Gregrob1980
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

When we visit LBI there are a few "must do" places to make our visit complete. This is one of them. We love the rustic wood furniture and the big buckets of mussels! Large portions and good food make for a happy dinner with leftovers to spare. Love this place!

Thank Val L
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