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The Fish Factory

8606 New Jersey Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-1147
+1 609-522-9582
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (32 reviews)
“seafood” (70 reviews)
“fresh fish” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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8606 New Jersey Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-1147
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are not a lot of tables at this restaurant. It accommodates about 50 people total. They have a lot of take out as well as dine in. We got to the restaurant at about 6 on a weeknight and when we left, there were...More

Thank 204review
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I rarely post negative reviews, but I really hate that we spent $60 (excluding tip) on such a mediocre lunch. The calamari appetizer ($10) tasted like it was from the frozen foods aisle of the supermarket . The fish in the fish tacos was tasteless...More

Thank marvi62
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was great. I wanted to bring home cleaned frozen blue crabs for my family. They took care of everything. They also opened the doors for us before they were open so we could bring them home on our way home to CT. They...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fish Factory was recommended by the staff of the Coliseum and wow was that an on point recommendation. The place was simply decorated but the food was full of flavor. We truly enjoyed our early seafood dinner as we witnessed many phone orders and pick...More

Thank Cecelia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered take out earlier in the week and it was,fairly good. The lobster bisque and new England clam chowder were delicious. The shrimp cocktail was pretty good. I got the fried seafood combo platter, the shrimp and scallops were good. The flounder had too...More

Thank Kgenus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered for delivery to hotel. Said 40 minutes, showed up in 20 minutes. Shrimp Cocktail was excellent fresh, perfectly cooked shrimp. Oysters on the 1/2 shell, all fresh and perfectly shucked. Manhattan Clam Chowder, also excellent. This place is great, will order again!

Thank vrqqqm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered takeout. I was SHOCKED at the delicious seafood we had. I was shocked because the crab cakes and the baked stuffed shrimp--tricky and often disappointing in other restaurants-was absolutely delicious and filled with seafood, BETTER than very pricy restaurants we have eaten in...More

Thank Lovie411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got the seafood platter. Kids got the chicken strips with french fries. Place was so busy with dine in and lots more take out.my wife loved the lobster bisk and fried clam.

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food here is really good. it's a shame that their customer service is really poor. i ordered my usual dish that i order almost every week tonight. the lady i spoke with gave me a total and then a man in the background chimed...More

1  Thank gjcipollono
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went up and ordered the steamers, crab dip, bay fries, and blackened tuna. Not too fond of the crab dip but the other items were EXCELLENT!! The folks working there are noce, the price is "down the shore" price so you are going to pay...More

Thank markymert
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Questions & Answers
26 September 2015|
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Response from Diane T | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. Give them a call
10 September 2015|
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Response from Louis M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if ownership changed. This was our first visit to the area.
15 July 2015|
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Response from wellsbabydoll | Reviewed this property |
The Fish Factory is a small establishment and it depends on when you are in the area. When I went in June there wasn't a large crowd. As the reviewer above stated; it's best to call ahead.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8606 New Jersey Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-1147
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: +1 609-522-9582
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