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Kleins Fish Market & Waterside Cafe

708 River Rd, Belmar, NJ 07719-2141
+1 732-681-1177
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (103 reviews)
“clambake” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
708 River Rd, Belmar, NJ 07719-2141
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When on the Shark River, tie up your boat, have a frozen mango margarita and enjoy some "Old Bay" seasoned wings, fresh clams etc. and so on....watch the boats go by and enjoy some live music......that's what I do......

Thank wahooos
Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a nice place. It is on the water and serves very fresh and delicious fish and sea food. There are also many other options for those not interested in that. Helpful staff and clean surroundings. There is a tiki bar to sit and wait...More

Thank Liznj19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to eat at the restaurant but they said they had a 30- minute wait and would call me on my cell phone when they were ready. So we went to the bar and ended up eating there off the fewer choices on the...More

Thank Bctbct
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined midweek. Have been here many times. Used to love the garlic crabs, but no longer available. My wife had shrimp and scallops, which were very good. I had the tempura crab cake with mashed sweet potato. Disappointing! In the entire crab cake, I had...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great outdoor seating for lunch on the Belmar inlet. Plenty of seating to watch the boats go by. Drinks and food above average.

Thank Inothreeputt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there several times both for lunch and dinner. Nice outdoor setting on the Shark River. Food is decent offering seafood, pasta,salads and sandwiches. The portions are adequate ( I like the spicy shrimp, 8 medium size shrimp over rice). It's a little...More

Thank Dom S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Klein's has a great seafood market. My recommendation would be to buy fresh and cook it at home. We were there for lunch. My wife had lobster salad. It was too "wet" and made up mostly of small pieces of lobster. I am not a...More

Thank dmcesq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend came here for dinner! Food was excellent and the service was great. Nice atmosphere!

Thank arianahunter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Klein's Fish Market and Waterside Cafe in Belmar is one of our go to places in the summer. We have taken advantage of their Happy Hour that runs from 3-6pm every day for years although the choices have become more limited with time. This summer...More

Thank patnoelle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat on the water, delicious food, personable waiter, good service, definitely would return. Appetizers were very good also. Sushi yummy as well as the seafood!

1  Thank sue w
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21 June 2017|
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Response from Alb2_13 |
That is the stupidest response I ever heard. Just because a restaurant is having"a great year" doesn't mean there is no room for improvement. Watered down drinks is no my idea of class. If management does not deal with it, I... More
18 February 2017|
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Response from MaryGo3 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Kathy, I've never been there for Sunday Brunch. I checked their website and it doesn't give it..Your best bet is to give them a call.
10 September 2016|
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Response from MaryGo3 | Reviewed this property |
They have fried oysters on their menu so you should be able to. You could call to verify.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 River Rd, Belmar, NJ 07719-2141
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: +1 732-681-1177
  • E-mail
Welcome to Klein's! Come & experience Klein’s Fish Market, Waterside Cafe, Grill Room, Sushi Bar & Tiki Bar conveniently located at River Road & Main Street on the Scenic Shark River in Belmar, New Jersey.

Our family friendly atmosphere offers indoor and outdoor dining options. For 88 years, we’ve been providing the finest and freshest seafood from all over the world. There is something for everyone at Klein’s with our vast selection of fresh seafood, sushi bar and pasta dishes. At Klein's, you will find a relaxing ambiance with all your favorite cocktails after a fun-filled day at the shore!
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