‘Watts for Dinner’: Fresh seafood from 2Shea's Salty Dog
Our next dining destination is 2Shea’s Salty Dog in Marco Walk Plaza.
Things got off to an ahi-mazing start with the “Ahi-mazing Tostada” ($14.95). It features ahi tuna with avocado, cucumber, cilantro, onions and toasted sesame seeds with a house made soy ginger sauce, served on crispy corn tortillas.
The make or break with this dish is the tuna. And in this case, it lived up to the name. A fresh blend of ingredients.
We also got the mozzarella sticks ($8). Well, not really. These were more like wedges than sticks. It’s served with a house made marinara sauce. Other than the shape, there was nothing special about this dish, but there was nothing wrong with it either. Unless you’re craving cheese, I’d say try a different appetizer.
For my main entrée, I had the “Tijuana Taco Salad” ($11.95). It features Romaine lettuce tossed with corn, black beans, cilantro, avocado, tomato onions cheese with a house made ranch dressing. You can add chicken ($4) or shrimp, ahi tuna, mahi or grouper ($6).
I added shrimp, which you can get grilled or blackened. I picked the latter. I liked this dish a lot. It felt light and flavorful. The shrimp were large and cooked well. It could have been blackened a little more, but the flavor was there.
My dining companion had the fried grouper basket ($15.95). It features lightly breaded and golden fried fish and a house made tartar sauce. It comes with fries. The sauce was really good, perhaps even better with their delicious fries than the fish. The grouper was cooked to perfection. I highly recommend this dish.
Our last visit was February 2019. During that visit we tried the Philly cheesesteak ($11.95) – shaved sirloin beef with peppers, onions and cheese. It comes with slaw; or for a slight upcharge, you can choose fries or onion rings. The meat was a little on the dry side; but otherwise a solid performer.
We also tried the chicken ciabatta, grilled chicken topped with provolone cheese, bacon, slaw and onion straws ($11.95). The bacon was cooked to perfection; the chicken was an all-white-meat breast; a tender and moist filet. The sandwich features slaw and onion straws on top.
The sandwich was huge and came to the table open-faced. Once I stacked it, it was too large for my mouth – and that’s a good thing. So, I knife and forked it. Awesome and filling sandwich.
2Shea’s is a great place to catch the game or grab a drink and some sun.
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If you go
2Shea's Salty Dog
- 599 S Collier Blvd., # 105, Marco Island