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Sylvester's is located in a residential area of Avalon, right on the corner of 21st street and 5th avenue. It appears to be an oversize bungalow, but behind a four foot fence that runs along the side and back of the property, beneath a green canopy, you will find seeting ample enough for 175 people.
A brief history of Sylvester's
Sylvester's in 1944
The flood of 1944

Line at Sylvester's

Bill Selgrath in front of Sylvester's
Tom Shute built the original fish market in 1944 using wood scavenged from a flood.
Brothers Fred and Steve Sylvester
added a restaurant onto the fish market in 1978.
Bill Selgrath bought the
restuarant in 2001.