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Anyone ever try the Navesink Fishery?

Jerseygirl111 Jan 1, 2012 11:45 AM

Is it still open? How's the food? Prices?

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    Papa Bing Jan 1, 2012 01:19 PM

    Haven't been lately. The food has always been very good but no atmosphere. It's the back of a fish market. I love the grouper francaise.

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      fershore Jan 3, 2012 01:02 PM

      Second the grouper francaise. The portion is large enough that I bring home half for the next day. Yes, it's delicious the next day too.

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      cantkick Jan 1, 2012 01:20 PM

      You don't want to go there. Please.

      (You'll spoil it for those who know the secret about this fine place.)

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        cke25 Jan 1, 2012 01:42 PM

        Not inexpensive, but always excellent fish meals, because I suspect the fish is always fresh. Prices can be offset with BYOB. The place is very casual, just a few tables in the back of the store. It's the only place I will buy oysters.

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          Papa Bing Jan 1, 2012 04:23 PM

          I'm interested in your oyster comment. I have been very satisfied with oysters from Lusty Lobster. Have you tried them?

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            cke25 Jan 1, 2012 04:42 PM

            I normally get all my fish, including shellfish, at the Belford Seaford Coop. I find their prices to be the lowest and their fish is always fresh also. I was disappointed a couple of times with their oysters (not fresh) and a friend recommended Navesink Fishery a couple of years ago. Since then, whenever oysters hit my menu at home, I go to Navesink Fishery to buy them. I have patronized the Lusty Lobster over the years, and have no complaints, but I cannot recall getting oysters there recently. But, yes, they are a reputable seafood supplier in the area. I should try their oysters. Thanks for the tip.

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              angelo04 Jan 2, 2012 08:17 AM

              I find the Belford Seafood Coop is hit or miss. Maybe I go at the wrong times? Typically I get there mid morning on a Saturday.

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              fershore Jan 3, 2012 01:03 PM

              I too have been very satisfied with Lusty's oysters.

          2. equal_Mark Jan 1, 2012 03:41 PM

            Very fresh fish excellently prepared. A little gem hidden behind a nondescript storefront.


            1. JerzeyShore Jan 2, 2012 06:09 AM

              Sorry Jerseygirl, but going against the grain here as my experience was - over rated and over priced for just an average seafood dining experience. I would compare it to Mr. shrimp in Belmar which I'm not a fan of either...

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