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“Fabulous clams” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ship Bottom Shellfish

Ship Bottom Shellfish
Ranked #2 of 37 Restaurants in Ship Bottom
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Wayne, New Jersey
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113 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Fabulous clams”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2014

The clams in wine and garlic were outrageously good. The fish is fresh and well-prepared. We waited almost an hour but the clams made it worth the wait.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank David G
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English first
Bloomfield, New Jersey
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Seafood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014

The food here ranks in the top ten on my list .It is a small restaurant but very nice . They accomadate children .They also sell fresh fish in the same building. The service was excellent and quick . My wife loved the lobster roll . I had N.E. Clam Chowder that was great I also had the Garlic Clams with jumbo lump crab meat ...also excellent . I also enjoyed the blackened scallops ! I almost always find that if the cole slaw is good ...then someone is paying attention to all the food. So many places view the side dish as just an add on ...not here ..it was delicious . We would definitely go back .Parking lot is very small but street parking worked for us.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank 15Larry25
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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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202 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Best Fish on Island”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

This place is take out and casual restaurant. They owe several restaurants on the island. However, I have NEVER had a better meal than at the restaurant Last week bought swordfisdh and bought it home. It was moist and so tasty. Coleslaw is good too....can not go wrong.

Visited August 2014
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Thank Donna S
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Chester, New Jersey
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174 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Predicitably good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

We usually stop here for take out, the fish is fresh and there is a nice variety. We have eaten both lunch and dinner here as well, it's a little noisy but the food is well prepared and the service is quick. Nice for a family.

Visited August 2014
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Thank lele0820
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Nanuet, New York
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Casual Dining, Great Seafood”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014

We walked into this place around 3:00 pm because it was a block away from our beach rental and we heard it gets crowded fast. Its a nice casual dining room with a super friendly staff. It only has about 10 -12 tables but the wait was worth it. The seafood is fresh, tasty and not too overpriced. The seafood platter was plentiful and delicious. The fried butterfly shrimp were delicious. The best value was the twin lobster tail dinner. They are small, about 4 oz each but cooked to perfection. The fried oyster Poboy was also very good but needed a bigger roll to accommodate all the oysters. Overall a great casual place for fresh seafood. As usual on LBI, BYOB.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Al V
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