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Kleins Fish Market & Waterside Cafe

708 River Rd, Belmar, NJ 07719-2141
+1 732-681-1177
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (100 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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708 River Rd, Belmar, NJ 07719-2141
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1 - 10 of 498 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best fresh fish in the area. Good place to buy fist to take home or to eat there overlooking the Shark River Inlet.

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great selection and super fresh. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Hand a nice cocktail in the bar first and great staff very attentive.

Thank CongoDancer
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This was the worst fish restaurant I have eaten in ...for many years they had a good reputation ...but some thing has happened...three out four of us had meals that were not acceptable but only one was sent back...it was supposed to be a very...More

Thank Alvin K
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and excellent view. Very authentic dining experience if you sit outside, you can enjoy the boats going up and down the river. Service was just OK but the food and ambience made it worth it.

Thank klgbliss
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Tried dinner from specials. Service ok. Main dinning area closed now. We were at the tiki bar rest. Sad that couples not always seated close to water.

Thank TMBeurope2013
Reviewed 20 October 2017

You will have a nice meal at a wonderful place with nice view. we were served right away. You will enjoy the view also looking at the sea.

Thank Hermann S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Went to this place for lunch with family and loved it. We sat on the deck and had wonderful views of boats, bridges, and trains as they passed by. The restaurant has a very nice bar area on the deck too. However, the indoor ambiance...More

Thank IAP65
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It was just an average experience. Service was very slow. Food was decent, but small portions.It was great eating outdoors on the river.

Thank lovethebears818
Reviewed 7 October 2017

On a nice day, it is fun to sit outdoors on the deck that overlooks the water. Brunch is plentiful...seafood, sushi, meats, salads and decadent deserts!

Thank sdh4455
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We visited Klein's on a Wednesday night in September while on vacation. We had been there several years ago and were looking forward to eating there again. This place has really gone downhill. The food was fair, but forget about the service. Worst wait staff...More

Thank 02Jeter
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21 June 2017|
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Response from Alb2_13 |
That is the stupidest response I ever heard. Just because a restaurant is having"a great year" doesn't mean there is no room for improvement. Watered down drinks is no my idea of class. If management does not deal with it, I... More
18 February 2017|
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Response from MaryGo3 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Kathy, I've never been there for Sunday Brunch. I checked their website and it doesn't give it..Your best bet is to give them a call.
9 September 2016|
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Response from MaryGo3 | Reviewed this property |
They have fried oysters on their menu so you should be able to. You could call to verify.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 River Rd, Belmar, NJ 07719-2141
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: +1 732-681-1177
  • E-mail
Welcome to Klein's! Come & experience Klein’s Fish Market, Waterside Cafe, Grill Room, Sushi Bar & Tiki Bar conveniently located at River Road & Main Street on the Scenic Shark River in Belmar, New Jersey. Our family friendly atmosphere offers indoor and outdoor dining options. For 88 years, we’ve been providing the finest and freshest seafood from all over the world. There is something for everyone at Klein’s with our vast selection of fresh seafood, sushi bar and pasta dishes. At Klein's, you will find a relaxing ambiance with all your favorite cocktails after a fun-filled day at the shore!
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