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Hooked Up Seafood

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$$ - $$$
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1044 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-1560
+1 609-522-2722
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We always take the time to stop at Hooked Up and usually have the fish tacos. This time, we were in for a treat with the local John Dory Fish. Whether broiled or blackened, it was a treat!

Thank Andrea P
New Jersey
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Our group of 10 ordered crabs, clams, shrimp, soup, fish tacos, and crab cakes. Everything was delicious, and nobody in the group had any complaints. The outdoor seating next to the boats makes for a nice setting. We brought along our own cooler of beer and wine which is always a plus. This was our 3rd visit in the last... More 

Thank J_Urban
New Jersey
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136 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

First time having food from here...and I've been a regular in the Wildwoods since the mid-90s...I had the cod fish platter...so much good food...this place gives Rick's Seafood a run for the money!

Thank Andy B
North Cape May, New Jersey
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Get there early or you will miss out on the soup . I passed this place for years and thought it was a tourist trap . I was so wrong ! It's a hidden treasure . There are tables out back but not many . Everything is fresh and the women who work there are extremely friendly .

Thank Capemaybeachlover
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a family tradition with us, after quality time spent on the Wildwood Beach, to stop here at 'Hooked Up'. We are never disappointed with their scrumptious cooked crabs. Always served fresh and cooked to perfection. Waiting for a table can be a challenge at times, but it's well worth the wait. Since the picnic style tables are fairly... More 

Thank Steve S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We found this spot on the side of the road outside Wildwood, NJ. We didn't care much for Wildwood's glitzy tourism, but loved this down to earth, family run business. We ate great seafood, including a whole tray of freshly caught steamed crabs, and ate at a picnic table next to the dock where the fishing boats were moored and... More 

Thank Mary A
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We've been passing this place since they opened. That wasn't the smartest thing we've ever done. Visiting company wanted crabs. It was so good that we went three days in a row. Ate there the first day, then takeout since weather was hot. The crabs were full and fresh. They were a good value. The one non crab picker in... More 

Thank Daphne M
Newtown, Connecticut
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

These folks do it right. Simple quick and tasty! Hooked up seafood is great! Berning to a few seafood places in wildwood over the years. This was definitely the best

Thank stephenmaddox1
Merritt Island, Florida
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The food was excellent and we tried many offerings.The chowder was tasty and loaded with clams and not to thick,the onion rings were fried to a golden brown served hot and a large order gave all six of us plenty.For entrees 2 people had the crab cakes and raved about them,loaded with fresh crab.2 people had the fish tacos,they were... More 

1 Thank Gerald C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We stopped in for dinner after hearing very good things about this place. There aren't a lot of choices on the menu but you don't need a lot of choices. When you are on the water, you get the catch of the day (which was tuna). The meal wasn't fancy, but it was good. I got a very generous piece... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1044 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-1560
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood
  • Phone Number: +1 609-522-2722

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