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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“shrimp” (85 reviews)
“seafood” (106 reviews)
“cioppino” (7 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

My husband and I went to the Outside The Box Patio Bar at The Shrimp Box. The venue is lovely. The drinks are adequate (beer choices are unimaginative and wine is overpriced and served in a small plastic cup). We ordered steamers. The foul smell...More

Thank acquakat
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We drive down to the shore for lunch and a walk on the beach. It was the most beautiful day, like summer in October. A friend who knows Point Pleasant recommended The Shrimp Box. It’s 2 blocks from the beach. It’s not what I had...More

1  Thank LMarshUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plan to arrive in time to enjoy some magnificent sunsets, visible from large, west-facing, waterside windows. Cocktails there are less than generous, but the salad bar is well stocked with a great selection of goodies of all sorts. The seafood entrees ordered by our party...More

2  Thank Len S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here in over two years due to family changes. We used to come for early bird specials as they are very cheap. This visit however was just two of us and we ate a little later. Sat at the window as was waited...More

1  Thank bearcj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a pretty uneventful meal here. The food (scallops for me, crab cakes for my friend) is average at best but I didn't mind because the view is so wonderful. It was a warm late afternoon so we sat outside and it felt like we...More

1  Thank Townie-TRIP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got there at 4 pm for sunset dinner and the place was full. No wait though and we started with salad bar. Fresh ingredients and well presented. I had fried shrimp and my wife had the broiled. After all it is the shrimp box. Cooked...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy eating outside during the summer and the inlet is one of our favorites. We have enjoyed the Shrimp Box indoors for years so we recently tried the Outside the Box Patio Bar. Food is excellent, however the menu variety is more limited. Also...More

Thank Ray V
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here last night at The Outside the Box. We wanted a water view and this delivered! We were told approximately 40 minutes for a table and that's all it took. We sipped cocktails while seated by the inlet and then our table was...More

Thank Ellen O
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We only stopped here to have drinks and desert which was very good and reasonably priced. Looked at the dinner menu and saw others being served.... Looks very good and also reasonably priced. We will make sure to eat there on our next visit!

1  Thank Johnna D
Reviewed 12 September 2017

An excellent place to view ships as they off-load their catches but.... They could use some training in terms of servers, but they were not that bad. Just sitting outside with the fishing trawlers off-loading their catches was enough to keep us both entertained. The...More

2  Thank TonyK300
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Questions & Answers
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.
Robert P
3 September 2016|
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Response from william r | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Give them a call
Natalie B
12 May 2016|
Response from ebmichaels | Reviewed this property |
Best to call restaurant. Sea food is gluten free..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
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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