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Welcome to Sylvester's Fish Market

The seafood market for all of your cooking and grilling needs since 1978. We feature a complete line of shellfish, fish and barbecuing accessories.  Our fish market features the freshest fish and shellfish daily in the Avalon-Stone Harbor and Townsends Inlet Sea Isle area. We are located at the corner of 21st and 5th Avenue in Avalon NJ.  

The fish market

At Sylvester's we only purchase the best quality seafood for use in our fish market. In addition the same product is featured in the restaurant and for takeout meals. We take pride in who we purchase our seafood from, making sure all proper handling and transportation procedures are being followed.  Upon our taking delivery we will keep the fish and shellfish properly stored and handled awaiting your arrival. Our employees are instructed to keep the market in a constant state of cleanliness. No fish smell here. Our market employees happily greet you and assist you with your purchase. You can count on the best in service and information regarding what type of fish we have, some cooking tips and recipes to help you with your meal. Our most common daily product offering of fish includes flounder, bluefish, tuna, swordfish, salmon and a variety of shellfish.

Ask about fish of the day specials. We will have a variety of fish for the market at different times during the summer.


 
Daily Product Offering
 

Fresh Local Fluke/ Flounder

Flounder

Fluke/Flounder is a mild tasting flatfish.This fish is readily available through the year. Qualityflounder is easy to recognize. Fresh flounder never smells fishy, and the eyes should appear bright and clear, almost alive. The gills should be reddish, and the skin moist and with tightly adhering, shiny scales. Fresh flounder flesh should still be lightly coated with transparent slime; white slime is a sign the fish is too old. It is a great fish for broiling in a variety of recipes as well as frying. Try our flounder stuffed with crabmeat (our own famous recipe) when you have us prepare your next meal.

Nutritional Highlights

Flounder, 1 fillet (4.5 oz.) (127.35g) (cooked, dry heat)
Calories: 148
Protein: 30.7g
Carbohydrate: 0.0g
Total Fat: 1.9g
Fiber: 0.0g
*Excellent source of: Selenium (74mcg), and Vitamin B12 (3.2mcg)
*Good source of: Potassium (437mg), and Vitamin B6 (0.30mg)


Fresh Local Bluefish  bluefish

bluefish

Bluefish is a readily available fish that can be broiled, baked or grilled. Fresh fillets should appear moist and have a lustrous sheen but no slime. The flesh should be dense, without tears or gaps.A strong flavored fish due to its oil content, this fish appeals to those who enjoy an affordable full flavor.

Nutritional Highlights

Bluefish, 1 fillet (4 oz.) (113.2g) (cooked, dry heat)
Calories: 186
Protein: 30g
Carbohydrate: 0.0g
Total Fat: 6.4g
Fiber: 0.0g
*Excellent source of: Selenium (54mcg), Niacin (8.4mg), and Vitamin B12 (7.3mcg)
*Good source of: Magnesium (49mg), and Potassium (558mg)


Fresh Yellowfin Tuna

yellow fin tuna

Yellow Fin Tuna is a fish that is found throughout the world and is excellent as a grilled item. It can also be baked. Fresh tuna flesh will be pink or red, without any hint of browning. Fresh tuna never has a rainbow pattern on the surface of the meat. When choosing tuna fillets, steaks, or loins, whether they�re fresh or previously frozen, look for moist, translucent (never dried out) flesh.

Nutritional Highlights

Tuna, 3 oz. (85g) (cooked, dry heat)
Calories: 156
Protein: 25.4g
Carbohydrate: 0.0g
Total Fat: 5.3g
Fiber: 0.0g
*Excellent source of: Selenium (39.8mcg), Niacin (8.9mg), and Vitamin B12 (9.2mcg)
*Good source of: Magnesium (54.4mg)


Fresh Swordfish

swordfish

The color of quality swordfish varies from white to pinkish-beige, but if it is tinged with brown, that�s a sign of an off flavor. Swordfish do have dark meat along with the white, but it should be cherry-red, not brown. Most swordfish should be cooked as skinless fillets, steaks, or chunks, as the skin is tough and strong tasting.

Nutritional Highlights

Swordfish, 1 piece (3.5 oz.) (99g) (cooked, dry heat)
Calories: 164
Protein: 26.9g
Carbohydrate: 0.0g
Total Fat: 5.4g
Fiber: 0.0g
*Excellent source of: Selenium (65.4mcg), Niacin (12.5mg), and Vitamin B12 (2.1mcg)
*Good source of: Zinc (1.5mg)

 


Fresh Atlantic Salmon

atlantic salmon

Fresh salmon never smells fishy, it smells fresh.Fresh salmon flesh will give slightly when you press it with a finger, then spring back into shape. When choosing salmon steaks or fillets, whether they�re fresh or previously frozen, look for moist, translucent (never dried out) flesh.

Nutritional Highlights

Salmon, 1/2 fillet (5.4 oz.) (153g) (cooked, dry heat)
Calories: 280
Protein: 39g
Carbohydrate: 0.0g
Total Fat: 12.5g
Fiber: 0.0g
*Excellent source of: Potassium (967mg), Selenium (72mcg), and Niacin (15.5mg)
*Good source of: Magnesium (57mg)


Shellfish

Large Pink Shrimp (the Best) ,U-12 Jumbo Shrimp (Again the Best), PEI Mussels, Fresh Day Boat Scallops, Fresh Jumbo Lump Crabmeat, Fresh Lump Crab Meat, Soft shell Crabs and more.

Shrimp

Nutritional Highlights

Shrimp, 3 oz. (85g) (cooked, moist heat)
Calories: 84
Protein: 17.7g
Carbohydrate: 0.0g
Total Fat: 0.92g
Fiber: 0.0g
*Excellent source of: Selenium (33.7mcg), and Vitamin B12 (1.3mcg) 

Mussels

Nutritional Highlights

Mussels (cooked, moist heat), 3 oz. (84.9g)
Calories: 146
Protein: 20g
Carbohydrate: 6.3g
Total Fat: 3.8g
Fiber: 0.0g
*Excellent source of: Selenium (76mcg), and Vitamin B12 (20mcg)
*Good source of: Zinc (2.3mg), and Folate (64mcg) 

Scallops

Nutritional Highlights

Scallops, 5�6 large or 15 small (3 oz.) (85g) (raw)
Calories: 75
Protein: 14.3g
Carbohydrate: 2.0g
Total Fat: 0.65g
Fiber: 0.0g
*Excellent source of: Selenium (18.8mcg), and Vitamin B12 (1.3mcg)
*Good source of: Magnesium (47.6mg) 

Crabs

Nutritional Highlights

Crab (Alaska king), 1 leg (4.7 oz.) (133g) (cooked, moist heat)
Calories: 130
Protein: 26g
Carbohydrate: 0.0g
Total Fat: 2.1g
Fiber: 0.0g
*Excellent source of: Selenium (53.6mcg)
*Good source of: Magnesium (84.4mg), Vitamin B6 (0.24mg), and Folate (68mcg)