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Drew's or Neil's

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I will choose one for my birthday dinner. I have never been to either restaurant. Which would you people choose?

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  1. I just tried drew's Bayshore Bistro for the first time myself last night. We loved it, but you have to like food with a kick! If you dont like spice, then this food is definitely not for you. We loved the appetizers, the clams, the spicy garlic shrimp. The table next to us had the quesadillas and the voodoo shrimp and we heard them raving too. I had the scallops as an entree- very good and my husband had a steak( he said it was ok). Our friends had the scallops and the jambalaya( delicious, but hot!). I would definitely go back, but we enjoy spicy food. Check out their website, they are in Keyport.

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    1. I love Drew's Bayshore everytime I go, warm, BYO, and close to home. Then again, I have not been to Neil's. Last time I was at Drew's, the voodoo shrimp app and scallops entree made me wonder why I don't go more often.

      I guess it depends on what you're in the mood for.

      1. I always love Drew's Bayshore Bistro. We're dining there on New Year's Eve.

        I haven't heard of Neil's. Where is it?

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        Drew's Bayshore Bistro
        58 Broad St, Keyport, NJ 07735

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        1. re: val ann c

          Neil's Original Oyster-Highlands. It's looking more and more we'll be heading to Drew's. I assume they'll give us a set-up if I bring something other than wine, correct?

          1. re: vtt7

            Well, they will, but ...

            It will be more like regular water glasses and some ice.

            Not that I'm complaining, I love Drew's, but they are not very
            alcohol ready. Best thought is to bring your own if you require
            anything fancy or just do as we do and settle for whatever they
            provide ;o)

            Enjoy (oh - and do get the voodoo shrimp!)

            1. re: seal

              Ok, I'll try the shrimp. As far as water glasses and ice, that's fine with me. I'm not into the fancy stuff.

              Thanks......