Shrimp is what’s for dinner

The Haven Marinated Shrimp Skewers (Courtesy photo)

Did you know that shrimp is the most popular shellfish in the United States? Not only is shrimp known for its succulence and culinary prestige, but this scrumptious crustacean is also packed with anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and cancer-fighting properties. Make shrimp a part of your healthy diet at the following San Diego restaurants.

In the mood for Mexican? Head over to PB Shore Club for their Grilled or Fried Shrimp Tacos! A classic serving of fresh and authentic ingredients, these tacos are comprised of your favorite crustacean and freshly chopped veggies served with salsa. Complete the meal with PB Shore Club’s renowned Red Bull Vodka Slushy as you watch the sun set over the ocean from their second-story patio!

Head over to The Fish Shop in Pacific Beach or in Encinitas for a customizable shrimp experience designed to suit every palate. With a three-step ordering process, The Fish Shop allows its guests to select their desired seafood, marinade and if they would like it prepared as a taco, salad, sandwich or plate. Try an order of their Jumbo Shrimp tossed in Fish Shop Seasoning and served on a bed of greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, pickled red onions, capers and your choice of dressing.

In need of a Caribbean escape? Look no further than Miss B’s Coconut Club in Mission Beach. Adorned with tiki flare and serving extravagant tropical drinks, Miss B’s offers its patrons an exotic getaway with flavors to match. Try an order of Plantain Coconut Shrimp, served with sweet chili pineapple mojito sauce, for a truly unique pairing of flavors perfectly suited to your surroundings!

Shrimp on a stick? Yes, please! The Haven in historic Kensington offers Marinated Shrimp Skewers, prepared with paprika shrimp along with cherry tomatoes, pesto and a balsamic reduction. A satisfying intermingling of flavors, these skewers are very shrimportant.