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After a day of accidentally swallowing too much salt water, you’ll likely be craving oysters, clams, maybe some lobster for good measure, and a plastic bib. Red’s in Point Pleasant is one of the best places in the area to get all of these things. This super-popular dockside seafood shack has a raw bar outside with fried fish, sandwiches, apps and, of course, lobster. And then inside, there’s a small restaurant where you can get lobster mac and cheese, seafood pastas, and whatever got pulled out of the water that morning. Waits to get inside can get long, so you can settle in outside, get a bunch of appetizers and wait for your table to be called while watching the sunset over the Manasquan Inlet. Red’s is also BYO, so make sure you have a bottle of wine or four in tow.

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