New Jersey’s Best Seafood and Where to Find It

It’s the time of year in New Jersey when thoughts turn to the Jersey Shore. If you are lucky enough to be there for a while and are looking for a great meal, thoughts will invariably turn to the many excellent seafood restaurants we have here in the greater Garden State.

The Jersey Shore has some of the best seafood restaurants in the world, I think to myself as I wait hours for a table at most of them.

Image via Steve Trevelise

Image via Steve Trevelise

Some think it would be sacrilege to go to a steak house by the sea. You would almost think that the chef, upon hearing your order, would pick up a fishing rod and head out to the ocean or bay trying to find a way to eat. ‘catch your order. Sometimes I think of myself as I wait for hours to finally eat.

But in the end, it’s worth it because we seriously have some of the best seafood restaurants, as my Facebook and Twitter followers have said. I have personally visited several of these places and can confirm them.

If you want great seafood in New Jersey, these are the restaurants you need to visit.

Joanne Ginn Glassoff:
The Captains Inn at Forked River….food, atmosphere and service

Image via Google Earth

Image via Google Earth

Monica Banksy:
Crab trap, Somers Point.

Michael Befeld:
Docks in Atlantic City

Dominique Stellato:
The Lobster House in Cape May

Image via Google Earth

Image via Google Earth

A Dennis Steele:
Mary is at Sea Isle. Mary Crab.

Mike Brandolino:
Malaga. Township of Hamilton. Mariscada and paella… excellent!

Image via Google Earth

Image via Google Earth

Christine Martucci:
Oyster Creek Boathouse and Restaurant

Mike Darkwater:
The Columns (Avon-by-the-Sea), lobster dinner. I also tried the seafood at Klein and Spikes (Point Pleasant Beach).

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