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Shells Seafood Restaurant

) #17 of 331 Restaurants in Melbourne ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood, Soups
1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
+1 321-722-1122
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (31 reviews)
“seafood” (89 reviews)
“fritters” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
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1 - 10 of 353 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We visited on a Sunday night and had to wait about 30-45 minutes for a table in April, but the Cioppino was totally worth the wait. There were 7 of us and we all enjoyed what we ordered. The service was excellent and we would...More

Thank Amy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was served the worst crab cake ever tonight!! No crabmeat just a mushy mouthful of cornmeal & crab shells. Only 1/2" thick !!!! I know the place is called Shells......but I would have preferred crabmeat!!! Beware😤

Thank Deb G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a good seafood place. Good variety on the menu. Great appetizers had my favorite conch fritters. The price was reasonable, and portion size was good. Good staff, the service was great. Good bang for the buck.

Thank garland h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late lunch (3pm). Greeted promptly at the door and seated in a large booth. Very colorful decor! Fish tacos (3) was served with Cole slaw and very tasty! Shrimp pasta was excellent...garlic cream sauce over linguini with at least 8 shrimp....More

Thank lakeloverNH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife had Seafood Siciliano and I had the Seafood Pasta - longtime classic Shells dishes. I ordered extra garlic, but, if there was any garlic I couldn't taste it. When we mentioned the taste of the mussels, our waiter said, oh, yes, they're not...More

Thank Mickey O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I remember Shells when it was in Orlando, and I was expecting the same thing. Not is the ultimate word in this case. Ordered a pound of crab legs that were pricey to say the least and they had very little meat and were very...More

Thank Tammi J
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I always come here and enjoy the food but today my girlfriend of 31yrs was excited to have dinner here because the Shells near her are closed for sometime now. We had crabcakes for appetizer and she ordered the shrimp/lobster pasta for dinner. Everything was...More

Thank Connie C
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had great food. The cocktail sauce had a great kick to it. The staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Had the seafood trio. Wasn't bad it came with potatoes which were good. My fiancé got the shrimp mezzo mezzo which was fantastic. After dinner she got key lime pie and I got the lemon raspberry cheesecake. This place was a good little spot to...More

Thank Dishman38
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We were familiar with Shells in Sarasota, so when our family suggested the local restaurant we agreed it would be a good choice. It was better than we remembered. Two of us had grilled or blackened halibut which was very fresh and delicious.The seafood pasta...More

Thank NCLoggerheads
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29 March 2015|
Response from Bill W | Property representative |
we do not take reservations but do offer call ahead seating to cut down your wait time. Call us at 321-722-1122 about a hour before your arrival.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +1 321-722-1122
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