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Shells Seafood Restaurant

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1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
+1 321-722-1122
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Pennsylvania area
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant was clean with friendly wait staff. Clam chowder was VERY tasty! 2 persons in the group had oysters that they really enjoyed. The calamari and clams strips were freshly and lightly breaded and were very good. Would highly recommend this stop.

Thank Heather L
Arundel, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this restaurant, the food is to die for, always hot and cooked fresh. The service is slick and friendly and the servers are always happy to make recommendations.

Thank smiffyEngland
New Rochelle, New York
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not expensive nice decor food to us average compared to other restaurants in the area.Clam chowder was good.

Thank Ripb747
Palm Bay FL
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of my favorite places for seafood in the area. I would take people here that were visiting from out of town because I felt it was that good. Something has changed. We went this weekend. I choose the place to eat at although my friend wanted to go elsewhere, he said I could pick the place. I... More 

Thank nanabear3
Fargo, North Dakota
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate dinner here and it was very affordable and incredibly delicious!!! I had the Shrimp and Lobster pasta, it was to die for! Their lobster was also on special, it looked great and also had a great price! The service as superb.

Thank jspluckie13
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Restaurant is great at an affordable price. The food was very good and good size portions. Do yourself a favor and give Shells a try

Thank PAUL F
Merritt Island, Florida
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We came just for the Hogfish and capers served on a bed of rice and baby spinach. We get it down in the FL Keys and love it. Well I have to say that we were very happy with our Hogfish today. We are locals and eat at Shells quite often. If you have not been to Shells definitely go... More 

Thank KD2JA
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have been wanting to go there for awhile now and finally made it and was not disappointed. Food and service was exceptional. I miss having other Shells restaurants as in the past.

1 Thank Thomas G
Cocoa, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I use to there years ago and they were a terrific restaurant. We went on Valentines day this year. They were overcrowded and rushed so maybe that is why the food and the service ween't the best. It was ok.

Thank Pamela I
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Craving good fried shrimp, sweet hubby and I decided to try Shells. I got the fried shrimp and parsley potatoes and sweet hubby got the triple platter that had fried clam strips, fried fish, and fried shrimp along with parsley potatoes. We both got a virgin pina colada. The parsley potatoes were done to perfection; not an underdone or overdone... More 

Thank BGBear

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +1 321-722-1122

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