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Ship Bottom Shellfish

) #3 of 29 Restaurants in Ship Bottom €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
1721 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4442
+1 609-494-0088
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shellfish” (22 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (21 reviews)
“crab cakes” (38 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
€€ - €€€
1721 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4442
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We birth had the Alaskan crab legs! So delicious! The birch beer was great! The tomato basil salad was an it sour for me but Tom liked it. Artichoke appetizer was awesome as well.

Thank qtdesignz
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It's hard in the summer to get into a good restaurant. And because this is good, there will be a wait but the fish dishes are second to none and worth it. Go across the street and get a cold 6 pack or wine. They'll...More

Thank Travelwsb
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great food. BYOB. Family friendly staff. The wait is worth it. Very small but great. The selection of seafood is fresh and awesome. Needs to be opened year round

Reviewed 17 January 2017

I cannot recommend this place enough. I've been coming to Long Beach Island for over 30 years and I can't name a place better to eat then here. I even come down in the "off-season" because their food is that good. It's a small dining...More

1  Thank mcmannis12
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This place can't be beat for fresh seafood takeout. Everything is amazing there Including their key lime pie. The staff is always very friendly and helpful and the owners are too. A true gem on LBI

2  Thank Denise K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

we were there Sept 11 at 7:00 and still had a one hour wait. But it was very well worth it. The venue is small and rustic...nothing fancy. There is a fish market attached as well. The four of us began with mussels in wine...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

While staying on LBI we always have a takeout night from here. Their fried seafood platter, their PEI mussels, lump crab and scallops are the freshest and best around on the island. No need to go anywhere but here for seafood.

Thank jdsbiz98
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I thought that this was the best place to enjoy seafood at reasonable prices compared to Howard's Restaurant where you would have to take out a loan to be able to eat at Howard's. People are more friendly there too at this restaurant. I would...More

Thank hummersrus2
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The food was great but they should really think about offering reservations for atleast a party more than 5. We waited there this past Sat night for 2 hours. Upon check in and putting down our name, they originally told us 1 hour. We would...More

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The crab cakes were pure crab meat. Amazing. Nothing fancy about the place, but food and service was good. Had to wait a bit to get in. But worth it. Also, BYOB, which helps save some money. And there is a liquor store across the...More

Thank Sandy_T010
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Are you opened year round?
3 August 2016|
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Response from Foodie1336 | Reviewed this property |
Open in April and stays open until close to Thanksgiving. Excellent by the way
Does the restaurant take reservations
23 June 2016|
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Response from BumMagnet | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately they do not. You have to be there in person to put your name on the list.
Do you have any gluten free options on your menu? Absoultely love your restaurant but I am recently diagnosed as having a gluten allergy. Any info would be great!
29 July 2015|
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Response from lovelobster5 | Property representative |
All of our grilled and broiled fish items are gluten free. Plenty of sauce options also. Sides dishes besides onion rings and French fries are gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1721 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ 08008-4442
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Long Beach Island  >  Ship Bottom
  • Phone Number: +1 609-494-0088
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