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Mr Shrimp. Belmar

Having company from Delaware and we are looking for some good seafood. Does anyone have any feed back on this place? Any other suggestions would be wonderful . Where would you go??

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  1. Good place! We went recently I think there is a post, and really enjoyed it.

    1. where are you located? (I assume somewhere close to belmar but just checking first lol)

      1. There are a couple previous posts on this place but the CH search function has been pretty useless as of late (It couldn't even tag this post.). Mr Shrimp is a good, solid seafood place with attached seafood store.

        http://www.mrshrimp.com/MS/Index.asp

        A couple other good seafood restaurants (also attached to seafood Markets) are Ray's Seafood Restaurant in Little Silver and the Navesink Seafood Fishery just outside Atlantic Highlands off Rt. 36.

        Ray's:
        http://www.jerseymenus.com/menus.php?...

        Navesink Fishery:
        http://navesinkfishery.com/

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        1. Definitely go to Mr. Shrimp....good, fresh seafood!

          1. I was there two weeks ago and had the ipswich clams, and they were really good. It's a byob also. and it's always nice and clean!

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            1. re: Heidi cooks and bakes

              They're one of the few places in Jersey where you can get Ipswich or soft shell clams regularly.

            2. Mr. Shrimp is delicious I totally recommend it!

              1. Mark how would you compare Mr s to navesink?

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                1. re: corvette johnny

                  Mr Shrimp seems a bit more casual, more brightly lit and has a somewhat greater selection if a bit more simply prepared. Navesink Cafe is somewhat more upscale with a little more of a creative flair coming out of the kitchen. They are both well worth a visit.

                  1. re: equal_Mark

                    Made a reservation at Mr. S., right in town . Will report back thanks all....

                  2. re: corvette johnny

                    Johnny, I've been to both of late. I've probably 'shut down' Navesink as a place to go to have fish though. Their pricing is reasonable, one gets a decent cut of fish and what's my problem? No flavor. No sauce. It's bland.

                    Mr. Shrimp is a bit closer and I find it to be a bit better on the 'finish'. Hell, I had a wonderful tasting haddock platter just last week at Burlews up in Keyport.

                    One needs to up their game on their prep.

                    1. re: ParadiseWaits

                      paridisewaits thanx for the honest review .......
                      "bland" is a red flagg for my tastes its pretty much the norm on fish places..but there's a few gems out there if the chef knows what he's doin........like seafood places I've been to in New Orleans..

                      1. re: ParadiseWaits

                        Paradise...try the snapper at kunya siam....seriously get there

                        1. re: corvette johnny

                          Thanks Johnny. I was there in early spring doing a small job in Nave-A-Sink :-) and did a light lunch there. Will definitely give this dish a go when I'm there again.

                        2. re: ParadiseWaits

                          Did mr Shrimp Saturday and it was great!!! I had the flounder Francaise, D H had pesto pasta with scallops and shrimp, friend had the Chilean sea bass with a tapanade sauce and other friend had just a simple sautéed flounder . All great. And we will go back! Thanks for the suggestion

                          1. re: Barbarella

                            We were there last nite with my Mom whose in from FL. Took a long summers nap (yesterday's humidity s*cked) and didn't make a reservation. Waited nearly 90 minutes, though we did take her to Bar A for some cold beeerz and peanuts ;-).

                            Wifey's Flounder Francaise was good for her (I patiently slow heat up these leftovers as I write). I ordered the Halibut Dayana (special) which had a nice sized filet sitting atop mashed potatoes, arugala and diced tomato & capers with assorted shellfish (shrimp, littlenecks, mussels). Dish description had it being in a garlic wine sauce, but I believe they just ladled in the broth the clams were cooked in as it was a bit salty as I finished up the bottom of my plate. A tasty dish still, though.