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Shells Seafood Restaurant

1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
+1 321-722-1122
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (89 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
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Reviewed today

I ate there with a friend of mine Saturday night and the food wasn't too bad but I was disgusted to see a server I later found out named Matthew seeming to make fun of another employee who I discovered later may have had some...More

Thank Rainbowsupernova
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed a couple of inexpensive lunch seafood dishes that were excellent tasting and ample quantity for a dinner meal. Our waitress was very polite and met all of our needs. We shall return here many times over the next months and years. A completely...More

Thank no1byu
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is a favorite of mine, they serve fresh seafood. Their Grilled fish sandwiches are delicious, and their coleslaw is great too. The service is friendly and fast. I usually bring visiting company there, and they leave happy and full.

Thank Nicole K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed a delicious Sunday lunch at this place. Kids liked their meals. My husband ordered the seafood pasta and he liked it very much. I loved the Cioppino! I saw a picture on the entrance wall and decided to order it! It was...More

Thank SandyZL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This visit was a hit. Good food. Good brew. Good service. Excellent steamed clams. Very nice shrimp pasta. A bit pricy. Ample parking.

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have not been for a while and thought we'd try it again. It has always been good in the past. We were not disappointed. The food was still excellent and the service was very good as well.

Thank buswrb
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Came with my wife and daughter for lunch. The food we had was excellent. The place was clean and the wait staff was good. I would recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Dgadacz1
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Crab cakes were burnt. Only got 2 little potatoes. Brought me the wrong order had to get it redone. The slaw was not shredded very well.

Thank Leon S
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We go to Shell's once or twice a week. Early Bird menu is a great deal and includes a salad. Everything we have tried is great. The crab cakes have a sweetness to them. The fish and chips is really good. My favorite is the...More

Thank rjurban56
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Had dinner on a weeknight with family who live in Melbourne. Nice drink menu and not overpriced. Server was pleasant and helpful. Liked the early bird specials. Good portion sizes. Mezzo-Mezzo was popular choice.

Thank russofSNJ
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28 March 2015|
Response from Bill W | Property representative |
we do not take reservations but do offer call ahead seating to cut down your wait time. Call us at 321-722-1122 about a hour before your arrival.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +1 321-722-1122
  • E-mail
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