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About The Shrimp Box & Outside The Box Patio Bar

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…

75 Inlet Drive
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 3:00pm;
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm;
Friday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(732) 899-1637

Website:
http://www.theshrimpbox.com/

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View

The Shrimp Box & Outside The Box Patio Bar Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (21)
Waterfront (18)
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Good for Birthdays (13)
Special Occasion (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Worth the Drive (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Good for a Date (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Kid-friendly (7)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Cozy (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Seasonal (5)
Authentic (4)
Bar Seating (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Romantic (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Fun (2)
Great Beer (2)
Healthy (2)
People Watching (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Business Meals (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Love having open table for this restaurant. !

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 (Naples)·Dined on December 16, 2017

The food was excellent, the evening was very enjoyable.

Tags: Live Sports, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Friendly service, good seafood in a comfortable ambiance with a beautiful bayside view.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Great location and staff. Food was great with a diverse menu to fit everyone's tastes. Off season is best, less crowded!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 8, 2017

Everything was superb. Arrived a little late but was received graciously. Food and service was great.

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We have been coming here for many years, and it never disappoints. Since it closes for the season in a couple of weeks, we had to get in one more time this year. We love the food, service, and ambiance. It was weird that the restaurant was not packed for once,but it was still great. Our waitress was fantastic, and we enjoyed our meal very much. I am a pain, always asking for something on the side, changing a sauce, or whatever. I always get what I want, and I have never had a problem here. They have the best salad bar too. Get here before it's too late.

Tags: People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Kid-friendly, Seasonal, Casual, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

One of the best sea food restaurants at the Jersey Shore. Family owned/operated for years, and the staff couldn't be nicer or more accommodating. Food is always excellent and the water view makes dining even more enjoyable. The Shrimp Box is our favorite "go to" restaurant for casual dining, special occasions, or date night.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The occasion for my visit to the Shrimp Box was to celebrate my birthday. My two best friends brought me there and I thoroughly enjoyed my dinner. In fact I had to bring some home and we'll have it tomorrow for lunch. Everything at the shrimp box including the salad bar is excellent. I try to eat on the safe side, so my order is generally a healthy one.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Nancy and I first visit to the shore and what grand time we had the scenery reminded me of home. Whenever we return we'll be sure to return to our secret place.
Thank you for making our first date special
Bryant and Nancy

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Cousins Bitthdat

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Pleasantly surprised. Everything was good and the service was pleasant.
I am a first timer and will definitely return.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Have been coming here for years. Always had good dinners. Friendly owners and staff. A great salad bar included with meals. There are some great sunset dinner specials also. I would recommend any one to give it a try.

Tags: Casual, Waterfront, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was abundant and delicious. Waitress was very attentive and friendly. Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Happy Hour, Scenic View, Waterfront, Great Beer
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Birthday dinner with friends: Menu had many great choices to choose from.
We all loved what we ordered and had enough leftovers for dinner the next night.
Delicious and plentiful.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Price was great for the amount of food offered. Service could have been better - place was packed for lunch.

Tags: Waterfront
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Pleasant atmosphere... always order the specials, never disappoint. Love the salad bar, accommodating our requests of table preference and time of food turnaround on more than 1 occasion.

Tags: Scenic View, Bar Seating, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Our waiter was great. My meal was amazing. Shrimp/scallops with brocoli rabe and sundried tomatoes and pasta. Salad bar always good.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Disappointed with our meals today but our service was the best ever thanks to Dolores, she was on top of keeping our glasses full. To start both got Manhattan clam chowder and it was room temperature and loaded with potatoes missing the main ingredient the clams. Our captain platter was ok most of items Luke warm and the lobster tail rubbery really over cocked
Next time will try ted Lobster or back to wharfsudec

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 19, 2017

I had a crab cake lunch sandwich. The crab cake itself was the best I’ve ever tasted but the bun was stale as was the bread put on the table when we arrived. Stale bread is an absolute turn off. This has a direct negative impact on the service of this restaurant.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 16, 2017

The salad bar was good. I had the fried shrimp platter for lunch and they were dry and tasted like iodine. Terrible.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

NOise level was excessive on Sunday around 6 PM.
Food very good as usual,Service attentive. Value except for noise very good.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion
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vip
 (México)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Nothing special

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vip
 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great food! My third time this year to dine for lunch.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Fun, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Love the Shrimp Box! Great meals, reasonable prices, great waitresses, and the management was great. I had made reservations and needed to change them to a later time the day of. It was no problem and our table was ready and waiting. I highly recommend The Shrimp Box!

Tags: Seasonal, People Watching, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Vegan, Cozy, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Casual, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food was plentiful and delicious! Loved the fried calimari and shrimp and grits...great dinner!

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 (Naples)·Dined on October 3, 2017

We are up visiting in New Jersey from Florida and wanted a nice seafood restaurant, we found The Shrimp Box and are glad we did. The location is great, right on the water, the food was outstanding, and the service and staff were great. I would imagine this restaurant gets quite busy during the summer months, but the do take reservations. Great spot.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Shrimp Box has been a long time family-favorite. Never fails as the BEST fresh seafood in town and a highlight of our trip. Great service & family friendly 🙂

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

The food was great and i like the ambiance! Our waitress was a pushy at the end with the chk it was over all great

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

A great place for lunch or dinner.
Excellent food - clam chowder is the best - always a great place to eat!

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

The clam chowder was outstanding. My husband had the tuna salad... his second time, that good!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We came based on a friend's recommendation. We had come the week before and it was so crowded we figured it had to be good. It was some sort of seafood feastival weekend, therefore the crowd.
Unfortunately we fell short of our expectations. The server, Jay, was great but the food did leave a bit to be desired.

The clams casino were overstuffed and soggy. I never had stuffed clams casino before. My sister and husband had lobster bisque which they both commented that it would have been good had it not been cold. As for the entrees I will only speak of mine. I had surf and turf. I asked the filet mignon be cooked medium, it was cooked through and very dry as was the lobster. I would have understood if it was busy but it was not. There were many vacant tables all around so that wasn't the case.

Not sure I would return or recommen

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Always a great experience. Love the Shrimp Box for special occasions as well as everyday dining. A gem at the jersey shore

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Restaurant does NOT appear clean. Lots of flies all around. Pretty gross!

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Food very good. They didn't honor my request to eat on patio. Had to wait one hour beyond my reservation if I wanted to eat outside!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Perfect as always !

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Very disapointed

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Great place to eat and take clients, the food was excellent and the service was top notch

Thank you

Tags: Casual, Business Meals
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

The Shrimp Box is a family favorite. It is pleasant to watch the boats go by and casual enough to bring the kids. My husband and I especially love the salad bar.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Comfort Food, Authentic, Casual, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Our anniversary

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 15, 2017

The view from the patio was incredible; boats, water and clouds. The food was fresh though done a bit too quickly. the drinks were OK but not inspiring. We enjoy the place and our time there.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Comfort Food, Paleo Friendly
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