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The Shrimp Box & Outside The Box Patio Bar

75 Inlet Dr, Point Pleasant Beach, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2642
+1 732-899-1637
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“shrimp” (89 reviews)
“seafood” (123 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
75 Inlet Dr, Point Pleasant Beach, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2642
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Reviewed yesterday

I have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. The salad bar has a nice assortment and the entrees are all fresh and very top quality. The sunset dinner is a real bargain with delicious house made desserts included with salad bar or...More

Thank dancingal76
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Shrimp Box survived Hurricane Sandy and is going strong. Their seafood and all their food is always fresh, delicious and plentiful . The view of the inlet is always fascinating to watch. We try to avoid the peak summer season.) They have a Sunset...More

Thank skimoose11
Reviewed 6 days ago

Prices are kinda high but the food was good. The glass windows looking out onto the water is very nice. Our waiter wasn’t the best. We had to ask for refills and extra napkins. I like that they bring a salad cart around and make...More

1  Thank Newjerseycouple609
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been loyal customers of The Shrimp Box for years now and are always so pleased with the quality of food, the small but excellent salad bar, and the waitstaff... all of this in a lovely location with views of the many fishing boats...More

Thank RGeist
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a really nice lunch with great friends at The Shrimp Box. The food is always very good and without fault, the service fine, and the restaurant itself comfortable and with great views of the canal and the fishing fleet. We typically get to...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to The Shrimp Box several times. I have never been disappointed. The food is always good and so is the service. Their menu is reasonable and the selections are varied. They have a sunset dinner menu that begins at noon and extends...More

1  Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service and food have gone done terribly. Went for lunch, not busy, but servers could care less. Ordered a red snapper lunch special for $27. I don't mind spending that kind of money for lunch if it was good, this was not. It was the...More

1  Thank Pattycakes15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loudest restaurant ever. It was painful to sit there. Everyone was yelling. Food wasn’t anything special. I won’t be returning.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes getting a seat requires a wait. Sometimes you can hit it right with immediate seating or you can wait at the bar? Seating window side is great, the sunset and boats make for a perfect rustic beautiful setting. Fish dishes are always fresh and...More

1  Thank JoeLNJTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved sitting along the water and watching the boats. The food was good and really enjoyed the local beer.

Thank Lives_for_Vacations
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July 2, 2018|
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Response from Thomas O | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have their own parking area. It is small but when full, they open a secondary area for overflow, directly across the street from the restaurant and the original lot. So no worries. Can't vouch for wait times... More
June 4, 2018|
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Response from BCM1225 | Reviewed this property |
Since it is now JULY, no. I don;t think they take reservations. I would call.
September 21, 2016|
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
If there was any alcohol it would have been white wine. I don't think any of the seafood menu items included pork/chicken/meat broth.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Inlet Dr, Point Pleasant Beach, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2642
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 732-899-1637
Local caught seafood, steaks and cocktails are served at this enduring waterfront eatery with nautical decor & outdoor patio seating. Family Owned and Operated since the 1950's, this a must visit Jersey Shore staple.
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