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Back Bay Seafood

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8305 3rd Ave Ste 1, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1756
+1 609-368-2022
07:00 - 21:00
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Folcroft, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I ordered the crab cake platter . It was amazing cant wait to visit next summer since it was the last day of the season. Owner was very friendly

1 Thank Ionasb
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ate here last year. Looked for a place with takeout seafood platters in Stone Harbor. Stopped here. Platters were huge and food was great.

1 Thank cwhite8181
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

After a lifetime of visiting Stone Harbor during the summers, this was our first visit to Back Bay Seafood. Preparing fried food requires patience, attention, and a good recipe. If the food is over-battered or overcooked, your dining experience will be difficult. If your food is overcooked and over-battered its more than difficult, it's a disappointment and unacceptable because of... More 

Thank Janet K
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Hole in the wall take out - expensive and not great. Maybe it is a New Jersey thing, but if for example, you're expecting New England style fried seafood, you'll be disappointed - this is a very heavy, clumpy dark fried batter that overwhelms the shrimp, clams etc. underneath. The lobster tails are tough and stringy, - not inedible, but... More 

1 Thank TakeItEZR
Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had been going here for years. Every year it seems to be loosing a little of it's charm and quality. Last time we went the chicken wasn't fully cooked and after a lot of unnecessary back and forth from the manager we decided there are a lot of other places to find hot delicious meals.

Thank David B
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I know it's all about the seafood but the linguine here is fantastic. The crab cakes are also really good and the fish is what you would expect from a good local fish joint. And it's right next to Mack's so you can grab a pizza for the kids.

1 Thank Michael L
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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238 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and always look forward to returning for the delicious crab cake sandwich! Order early by phone to get your desired pick up time and don't worry about the line to get in for pick up. You will never be disappointed.

Thank JoAnnW57
Avalon, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

This was our first time ordering from Back Bay Crabcakes and we were impressed. The Crabcakes were excellent - loaded with meat and very little filler. Cole Slaw was the best I've ever had - and I am not a slaw fan. Love that you can schedule a time for pickup and they were very accommodating to our request. Definitely... More 

1 Thank cbortz
Media, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We've patronized Back Bay for many years - and recently had a terrible experience. The chicken parm dish we ordered was undercooked, rubbery and chewy, and we simply asked for a replacement dish - another COOKED chicken parm. The manager was horribly rude, ignorant, and mocked us for simply asking for a replacement meal that was edible. The crabcakes may... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Best crab cakes I've had -- and this is from someone coming from Maryland. But for a carryout operation, the prices are kind of high and that means we can only order once in a while - that's why I need to knock off one star.. We understand that this is stone harbor and that prices are higher at the... More 

1 Thank jetlag17

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8305 3rd Ave Ste 1, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1756
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Stone Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 609-368-2022

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