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Essex Seafood Two

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1360 W State Road 40, Pierson, FL 32180-2802
+1 386-749-1557
Wed - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great portions, great service! The value and quality of the food was amazing. Our server is a daughter of the owners. Very personal experience. To go drinks offered! Don't miss this place!!

Thank awinstons
Alpharetta, Georgia
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82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Essex house has become our last seafood joint leaving Daytona for our drive home. Portions are plentiful and cooked New England style with a light batter. Prices are reasonable and the beer is cold! Worth stopping for whether you are going or coming to the beach! I'm enclosing pictures of the small seafood platter and a scallop boat! The onion... More 

Thank Ledzep1974
Fruitland Park
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Seafood. Fried shrimp, Cole slaw, and Mac n cheese. Really good. Variety menu. Local place. Would return.

Thank Renee R
Ormond Beach, Florida
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We had heard about this restaurant for years.today on the way back from watching our grand daughters volleyball game in Tavares we passed it again. Now being from NE one never has to ask for Whole Clams thats just how they come. So it was nice to see whole clams on the fried fish menu....you see the owners also have... More 

Thank 321jeffrey
Ormond Beach, Florida
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142 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Oh wow, always a wonderful seafood meal. My husband always enjoys their whole-bellied fried clams and I'm their fried fish lover. They also make fried pickles which I had never heard of - so they gave us samples. Well...... I'm sure some folks must love them!!

Thank Susan M
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Pass this place every time I go over toward the west coast. I am a fried clam lover so the sign caught my eyes every time. Finally stopped in and unfortunately they only take cash, so I had to miss out on the twin lobsters. I had the full belly clams and enjoyed them tremendously! The waitress was pleasant and... More 

Thank Leslie C
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Grapevine food delicious onion rings awesome oysters and great baked potatoes. We have been going there for years and the food is consistent

Thank Rebecca M
Daytona Beach, Florida
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

You may miss this place when you drive by. They don't have flashy signs or a modern looking building. It was not Cracker Barrel old school it was just originally old. It appears the tables were the newest addition to the business. The chairs were comfortable and the tables didn't wobble. Why am I telling you this? I know people... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I was blown away by this unpretentious restaurant, pure authenticity of people who know what they are doing. Fried clams and oysters at their absolute best . I was not interested in other dishes, so I can't comment on those. However, for a shellfish lover like me, getting them this good is such a rarity if not impossible in the... More 

Thank jrwshngtn
The Villages, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had a great time, been there several times. Service is Great, food is Great & the best prices for food anywhere...BAR NONE

Thank dianamerlin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1360 W State Road 40, Pierson, FL 32180-2802
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pierson
  • Phone Number: +1 386-749-1557

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?