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The Shrimp Box & Outside The Box Patio Bar

4.2
4.2
1139 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
No trip to the Jersey Shore is complete without a stop by this family operated seafood institution. Local fresh seafood, generous portions, an outdoor patio bar with creative cocktails await…

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2 people

7:30 PM


Booked 3 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 12:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (732) 899-1637

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Point Pleasant Beach

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View

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What 1,139 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 3.9Value

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  1. A

    Anon

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    The restaurant is understaffed. Service was very slow. We had to continue to flag down our waitress and never got our drinks refills. The food was very bland. To top it off, when we got a dessert to sing happy birthday the waitress brought the cake and walked away.
  2. m

    mariaw

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Very good service good seafood It was hot in restaurant however it was 100 outside
  3. MN

    MN12

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 29, 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience5
    It was a really busy night we had made a reservation and we got seated at a fantastic table after some wait. The food was good but the service was sub par. We had to keep flagging our server down to try and order, had no water refills (despite being there and waiting for our dinner for a very long time). I spoke with the front of the house and hopefully there will be more involvement to ensure a more consistent service experience as its a great spot!
  4. SM

    StevesMom

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a busy night to to graduation parties but we were seated right at our reserved time and at a window. Our server, Jay, was a delight. Well done Shrimp Box!
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We went there to celebrate my mothers birthday. Everything was great! The food, the service, watching the boats, just wonderful! Our servers name was Blake. She was OUTSTANDING! She checked in on us often but was not intrusive. I would definitely go back and request her.
  6. JP

    JacquelineP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Enjoyed dinner &v views, waitress was very attentive. Only draw back miss the Salad Bar, wish they would bring it back
  7. KM

    KevingM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 8, 2021

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    Good food good seating good prices service not as good
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was great as always. One of my favorite spots
  9. CM

    ChristineM

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great ambiance, excellent food and service. Loved our table overlooking the water and fishing boats.
  10. DD

    DavidD

    Philadelphia

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Fun place, good food. I had a steak since i don't eat fish, but it was good
  11. KK

    KenK

    Atlantic City

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent food and service, the best seafood around!!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 9, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time visit and I know there will be many more. Food, service at bar and table, really everything was awesome.
  13. CA

    CarlA

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2020

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    I ordered the trio. Unfortunately the vegetables tasted like they were previously frozen. The shrimp were good, the scallops were chewy snd the stuffed flounder was good. Nothing was outstanding which was surprising as I enjoy going to the Shrimp Box. I guess they had an off day.
  14. M

    Minerva

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 8, 2020

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Place was packed on this first Sunday of the season. Had a 5:30 reservation for a window booth & had to wait 20min- walk-ins were told the wait time was 40min. The wait staff was hustling, yet still pleasant. We always go for the Sunset Dinner, & the broiled scallops were delicious and perfectly cooked. The absolute best place for scallops! Only disappointment was running out of carrot cake!
  15. t

    turnpike14

    New York Area

    35 reviews

    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on March 7, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food and service were excellent, Dolores went out of her way to make sure we had everything we needed or wanted, great evening
  16. JS

    JudithS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 6, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We went for the Sunset menu on a Friday night. The choices were numerous. The food came out in a reasonable amount of time and was delicious. Two of us had the honey Salmon. It was excellent. The vegetables were also very good. My husband had stuffed shrimp which he liked very much and my friend’s husband had a seafood trio which he wolfed down I no time. The meal included dessert and coffee as well as salad bar and was an excellent value. Service was very good. We will be back soon.
  17. KK

    KenK

    Atlantic City

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on March 5, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Just love the Shrimp Box....back for another wonderful season. Had dinner there last evening, as good as ever! Food and service were wonderful! A must go to place for the summer, you won’t be disappointed!!
  18. LM

    LizM

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 12, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent seafood with many choices. Sunset menu offers so many options and a price that is hard to find anywhere else. View of the water is the perfect setting for a seafood dinner at the Jersey Shore.
  19. b

    bizzy

    New York Area

    70 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    70 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Shrimp Box is one of our favorite restaurants for several reasons. It has amazing views, great service, and delicious food. Sadly, it will close for 2 months a couple of weeks (for the winter season, as it does every year). We had to get in one more time before it closed. It is kind of wonderful coming here off-season, as there is virtually no wait. The food is always fresh, and the salad bar is the best! The service is professional and friendly. I asked for a drink they don't normally make, but they made it perfectly (a Hot Toddy). Go soon, or wait till the spring.
  20. MB

    MarieB

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 16, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Love the Shrimp Box! Its the best seafood restaurant in Monmouth County.. Love the views and couldn't ask for better service. Thank you
  21. JA

    JAG2020

    New York Area

    127 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    127 reviews

    Dined on November 15, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Another terrific meal, plenty of seafood choices plus salad bar and a sunset.
  22. M

    Mallory28

    Orlando

    61 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    61 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2019

    overall3food2service3ambience5
    First time trying this place. It was our anniversary. The staff was friendly and the place was beautiful. We ordered drinks and i ordered the Prosecco which was given to me in a miniature bottle but it was barely cold. We ordered an appetizer and it was Eh. My husband got the filet mignon as his meal & i got the surf and turf which came with the filet & lobster tail. The steak had zero seasoning and was dry, vegetables seemed like the were out of a bag and super mushy. And the lobster tail was just not right, half way through eating it i actually felt like i couldnt swallow it because it didn’t awful. I said i would give this place 1 more chance but i wasn’t a fan at all.
  23. m

    mickib

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 10, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I have been there many times. I love the summer sitting out side. The winter is great too. Food has always been good and I will be back.
  24. B

    Betty751

    New York Area

    38 reviews

    5.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of my favorite restaurants for seafood. The service is exceptional and the food is fabulous.
  25. AM

    AMDR

    Atlantic City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    We had a wonderful dining experience at The Shrimp Box. It was a special occasion and we wanted to talk over a glass of wine before ordering. Our Server was most accommodating and allowed us to dine at our leisure. Before we knew it, we were the only ones left, but the Server never hurried us or announced closing. She was absolutely terrific throughout. The food (twin lobster tails for both) was perfectly cooked and served hot. The Salad Bar could have had a few more items, but everything was fresh and crisp. The Carrot Salad was especially good. We had a great time and are looking forward to returning. Kudos to our excellent Sever and the entire team at The Shrimp Box.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Partook of restaurant week. Food was excellent, our waiter, Josh, was outstanding.
  27. m

    mamafishy

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a favorite!
  28. DR

    DRS2580

    Atlantic City

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    I've been here many times. They have an excellent seafood selection. I am not a seafood enthusiast, yet there is always something delicious for me on the menu. We visited during restaurant week and they had a wonderful 3 course varierty to choose from. Since we arrived early, several people from our group chose from the sunset menu, which also included soup or salad bar and dessert. Our waitress was fantastic; we were there for almost 2 hours. There was no rush to get us out.
  29. KW

    KathieW

    Key West

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on November 3, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always except food and service. Great Restaurant Week menu!
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 2, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My boyfriend has never been to The Shrimp Box. I surprised him and made reservations and reserved a table with the water view. He loved it the atmosphere was great, intergenic, our waitress Blake was amazing, great personality, attitude, attentive, we never had to wait for or want anything. Bring each course was timed perfectly. I don't know who enjoyed it more my boyfriend or myself.
  31. AG

    AlanG

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant serves a good selection of choices that are well prepared and well presented. The service is always excellent and the overall experience is always terrific. I have enjoyed dining there and will continue to do so in the future. I congratulate the management on having an excellent facility with a staff that has been well trained.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Unbelievable food the sunset dinner is the only way to go
  33. RT

    RebeccaT

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Shrimp Box was recommended by a co-worker. We went there for lunch. We were very pleased with our experience there. Great food and service. My husband had the crab cake sandwich, i had the flounder. Both were very tasty. Fries were perfectly done, coleslaw was creamy and delicious! We had a table by the window looking out on the water. It couldn't have been a better day!!
  34. RK

    RoseannK

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 28, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Great salad. The serve was very good too.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We're locals. The best.
  36. C

    Carolmarol

    Tampa

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on October 26, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Good value, fresh food, salad bar nice touch!
  37. JV

    JaniceV

    Philadelphia

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on October 26, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a great experience! With a water view!
  38. JA

    JAG2020

    New York Area

    127 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    127 reviews

    Dined on October 25, 2019

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Our meal was very good and so was the service, now is a good time of year to come here. We will back!
  39. SF

    SteveF

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 21, 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience2
    Service was prompt and efficient. Waitress was very informative, professional and checked on us often enough without being intrusive at all. Food was very good and presentation was quite good. Excellent salad bar. Overall a very good value.
  40. KS

    KarenS

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 21, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The Shrimp Box is my favorite restaurant! The crab cakes are beyond all others and the salad bar is fabulous!

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The Shrimp Box & Outside The Box Patio Bar is rated 4.2 stars by 1139 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:30 PM


Booked 3 times today
Google Map for The Shrimp Box & Outside The Box Patio Bar

75 Inlet Drive, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Point Pleasant Beach

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 12:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View

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