Our History

With 3 locations: Bradley Beach, Sea Girt, & Point Pleasant, owned and operated by Shawn Ryan (Johnson & Whales University) & Pat Cuozzo (Culinary Institute of America) FINS had been bringing BIG TropiCali flavor to everyone along the beautiful Jersey Shore since 2003 with the opening of our Bradley Beach Location! Our menu is made fresh, to order, with high quality ingredients in a fast-casual, surf inspired atmosphere.  Our menu is big enough for everyone to enjoy.  Plus, it’s innovative, family friendly, and out top-notch customer service keeps you coming back again, and again!

Quality products we use that make our food better:

– California fresh packed tomatoes for our salsa. They are Citric acid-free, all natural, steam peeled (not lye peeled), and pouched packed so there is no tin flavor and a 1/6 of the waste.

– Harvestland® Chicken Tenders, antibiotic & hormone free

– Grass fed Flank steak

– Alaskan, line-caught & chemical free, Cod.

– Pulled Pork is hickory and applewood smoked with only 1 ingredient, salt. (Nitrate Free)

– Non-GMO & Non-Trans Fat cooking oil

– FINS brown rice, a #1 grade premium brand.

– Triple washed Black and Pinto Beans to guarantee removal of all rocks and dirt. Most restaurants buy beans by the price, our beans, because of the triple washing, are a higher quality and cost.

– We use a tapioca thickener for most of out house made sauces, which makes then Gluten Free & Paleo friendly!

– We also use only a gluten-free, vegetable stock, allowing us to keep all of our soups, sauces, rice, and beans vegetarian friendly.

– Our Tempura batter and crumbs have been the same brand since day one, containing no egg or dairy so we can serve out famous hand breaded Chicken Fingers to children and adults with allergies.

– Smoothie Fruit: Fresh Pineapple & Bananas. All others are Individually Quick Frozen within hours of harvest retaining 100% of the products vitamins & antioxidant properties. (No added sugar)

– Acai & Pitaya: both no sugar added, organic, raw, and Non-GMO Project Certified.

– Natalie’s fresh squeeze lime juice

– 100% fresh squeezed, Florida Valencia, orange juice

– Skippy® All Natural peanut butter, which contains lower amounts of pure cane sugar and no hydrogenated oils.

– Hershey® Simple 5 Chocolate Syrup; only 5 ingredients, nothing artificial, and NO High Fructose Corn Syrup.


Our Environment:

FINS also uses many environmentally friendly & sustainable products because WE CARE about our earth and our oceans & waterways.

– Greenware® portion cups & drink cups
– Genpak® Compostable take-out containers, plates, & bowls
– Ecotainer®
– Earth Straws™

Our Community:

At FINS, and as a part of the FINS team, we do our part to give back to the community.  Whether we volunteer to plant dunes after a big storm to protect our shores and shore animals; donate part of our tips to the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission for Thanksgiving meals; host a family in need for Christmas; or donate gift baskets to the various charities and schools in our community, FINS lets you know that we care!