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Shells Seafood Restaurant

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1490 W New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32904-3904
+1 321-722-1122
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Satellite Beach
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

It can often be a problem finding a restaurant after a movie night, since many begin to close after 8:30 in the evening. Shells welcomes patrons up to 10:00 p.m. on the weekends. Service is always friendly and prompt, striving to satisfy your wants rather than what the restaurant wants to push. Shells, like the name implies is mostly seafood,... More 

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Georgetown, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Their prices weren't bad. Ordered the steamed shrimp for an appetizer and got six nice sized shrimp for $6. Their shrimp tacos were loaded with small shrimp. I wish they had a chipotle ranch for on them. My sister said the fish and chips were done perfectly. One big piece of white fish and fries.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We went here with friends for a night out to catch up. Thursday is Shrimp night and Hubs had a 1/2 pound of shrimp cooked three ways. He was especially impressed that the fried shrimp was lightly battered. I had the baked cod with rice and vegetables. It was supposed to have had a specialty sauce but I didn't taste... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

First time and everything was good, food was good, portions was really good and prices was pretty good also our waiter was nice and check on us I will go back when i'm back in the area

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We come to this area once a year and always stop at Shells a couple of times. The food is always quite good. I usually get grouper as the fresh catch, grilled to perfection with a salad. As a appetizer they had a special, shrimp cocktail, they were large and very good. The clam chowder is always delicious. Service is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Melbourne early that day had basketball game . Riding around looking for place to eat that we don't have at home.Seen a mom and pop Seafood restaurant decided to stop in greatest decision we made.From the time we stepped in the door great hospitality.Stacey was our waitress she was great helped me decide on the grilled Salmon it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My shrimp and grits were quite good and I enjoyed my salad with a citrus vinaigrette dressing as well. Service was friendly and efficient. I appreciated that the kitchen accommodated my need for no onions in my entree. I am a frequent traveler and am happy I found this place. A good meal while away from home always makes being... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This restaurant is always full and I can see why! The seafood- especially the crab cakes- are delicious! I have dined in and done take out. Either way, you will not be disappointed.

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We ate here with another couple on a weekend night. Reservations are not accepted but you may call ahead an hour before for preferred seating and you will only wait a few minutes. We enjoyed fast service from a friendly waitress. The food wait was a little longer than most places, but not by much. We enjoyed blackened flounder and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I have been here dozens of time and the the CLAM CHOWDER is wonderful the clams are tender and not like eating a pencil eraser.. but done waste you money on the CONCH FRITTER.. tastes like a hush puppy with NOTHING IN IT except a hard chewy thing in a few of them and i have had TONS of conch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 18
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?