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Shrimp King Restaurant & Seafood Market

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1111 US Highway 130, Hamilton, NJ 08691-1101
+1 609-259-3006
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stick a fork in the place, it's done. Dirty carpet. No toilet paper in the woman's bathroom. Movie posters as decoration mixed with plastic fish. Expect diner quality food in a grimy setting Never going back.

Thank REBECCAMountProspect
Millington, New Jersey
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside, but the fish is very fresh. We were in the area and looking for a lunch more interesting than fast food. The fish and other seafood is in refrigerator cases right in the dining area (so is the kitchen). I had the shrimp with crab meat stuffing, basically four little crab... More 

Thank GeekGhoddess
Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We grew up on the East Coast but moved to Phoenix, Arizona. The only fish available in Arizona is frozen like a rock. So on visits to see our family on the East Coast we always make an effort to find fresh fish. The Shrimp King which is a family run restaurant and fish market was 2 minutes from our... More 

Thank CassyPhx
Robbinsville, New Jersey
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My family and I love dining at Shrimp King. The food can't get anymore fresh and it is incredibly tasty. Also, everybody there is very friendly.

Thank apappaslaw
Hamilton, New Jersey
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The take out fresh seafood is always good. Always fresh. The decor of the restaurant is not great. The seafood is always good. the sides? not great. I would always pick some place else to eat if I had the choice.

Thank fumblelena
1 review
Reviewed 20 December 2016

BEING IN BUSINESS IS ONE THING ,TO STAY IN BUSINESS IS ANOTHER I should know I use to work there when I was 15 years old. If more people were aware of this place it would probably have lines standing out the door. Its hard to find quality places to eat, this one of those places. FOOD IS GREAT thanks... More 

Thank Arthur B
Sao Paulo, SP
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It was around 1 pm on Sunday. Quiet, so very quick service. French fries came quite a bit later then the other food, but not a big deal. Had a lentil soup, fried cod. This all for 11 USD only. Not a fancy place. Maybe the carpet needs a renewal.

Thank GeertVdS
Trenton, New Jersey
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I have only purchased take-out food from Shrimp King. Their main attribute is absolutely FRESH, delicious seafood. The clams, King-crab and shrimp have always been excellent, never a problem. The service is prompt and offers good suggestions for cooking the fish. I would highly recommend this store for those who want absolute fresh, good quality seafood.

Thank ChrisS9221YD
Ocean City, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I visit Shrimp King roughly every ten days to pick up fish for a few days. I usually order 6 ten ounce portions of broiled salmon, 5 ten ounce portions of broiled cod and pound or so of shrimp. Although I live a healthy lifestyle beware of the fried flounder sandwich, it's addicting. The owners are great and so is... More 

Thank willone01
New Jersey
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188 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Four of us enjoyed dinner here, a quick detour from the highway, as we were traveling. We were so glad we hadn't settled for a chain restaurant. For diner prices, we each had a superb fish dinner in a cheerful "taverna"-style environment. I had tuna, medium rare, that was really exquisitely fresh and tender. My friends chose a variety of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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: 1111 US Highway 130, Hamilton, NJ 08691-1101
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-259-3006

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