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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” (90 reviews)
“seafood” (123 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Bar, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
75 Inlet Dr, Point Pleasant Beach, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-2642
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were in Point Pleasant Beach for the weekend and wanted a casual seafood dinner-The Shrimp Box was suggested and we enjoyed our visit. The fried calamari and Oysters Rockefeller were nice starters. The broiled scallop dinner was very good, as was the trio platter....More

Thank SherylK128
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I took a day off and drove to the NJ coast. Southern Jersey you're hard pressed to find any seafood restaurant that's any good. This place was great! Fresh blue point oysters that were only better at Larson's in Menemshaw, MA!!l Oyster...More

Thank rbitner2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a Saturday and had a pleasant experience. Very good lunch prices but the half stuffed lobster was disappointing. The lobster was well cooked but the stuffing was all bread could not find any crabmeat in it. Canned vegetables were also...More

Thank luckynjlady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to gather with friends and eat seafood! Wait staff extremely attentive & professional and you can ‘t beat the waterfront view and atmosphere. Food was delicious and served timely so I give this the 5 star treatment as our meal & visit could...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised with quality and service. Went for lunch and was very good. Lobster bisque and French onion soup was excellent. Crabcake sandwich mostly crab little filler in every bite. Fried flounder sandwich excellent. Prices are fair for what you get. Nothing fancy but...More

Thank thecips
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were looking for a seafood lunch that included NE clam chowda. Google gave us Outside The Box Patio Bar at The Shrimp Box. Seating was quick and efficient, weather was warm, view of the fishing boats was different but nice, service...More

Thank tahkli71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on the recommendation of a neighbor, my wife and I reserved a table at the Shrimp Box during a recent weekend trip. Very nice location with water views. The service was very attentive and friendly, The food was average. Nice salad bar and excellent...More

Thank rnldarl2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

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2 July 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
5 June 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.
22 September 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, 有泊車位, 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
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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