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Tarks Of Dania Beach

1317 South Federal Highway, Dania Beach, Dania Beach, FL 33004
954-925-8275
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Ranked #3 of 63 Restaurants in Dania Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood, Oyster Bar, Fish & Chips, Chicken Wings
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Description: The Originators Since 1966!The Clam Stand Where Neighbors & LocalsMeet To Eat, Drink, Relax & Rejuvenate!Eat Clams...Live Longer!!!Eat Oysters...Love Longer!!!Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-6pm!
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Pineville, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is a hot spot for seafood lovers. It is packed on Friday & Saturday nights. It might be difficult to find a table, but it is worth the jockeying for a seat. Every time we are in town, we make sure we go there!

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Kitchener, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This restaurant came highly recommended and we were told that it was very reasonably priced. We arrived to try it out. UNFORTUNATELY we were not able to try this restaurant as the restaurant was jam packed and line up was out the door. We plan to eat here next time we are in the Dania Beach/Hollywood area. !

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Ottawa, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If I was a fan of deep fried fish, I'd certainly give a better rating. As it is, the menu seemed to highlight the house specialities that seemed to mostly be deep-fried. The Alaskan king crab is steamed and done perfectly. It's a lot of work -- particularly with the little plastic tool provided -- but delicious. My son and... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

ok so.... maybe this place looks a little rough on the outside (ok, yes on the inside too) BUT the food, staff, patrons and prices will make you forget the overall appearance. For the money - you won't get better clams, oysters, buffalo shrimp and the Conch Salad is sooooo Yummy. Tarks also offers great happy hour prices on beer... More

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Aventura, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We have been regulars for years. This is my first time writing a review. This is a small but excellent place to eat. Chicken wings are great. Debbie and Romeo have always been good to us. Karen, we have a love hate relationship, especially when she is busy. I do miss Pops. Sammy is always Sammy. I would recommend this... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My family just had the pleasure of eating at Tarks. We had driven by the night before, saw it packed and were curious so came back for lunch. What an amazing experience! We sat at the counter and were served by Jo. The place is small and lively and the staff had hustle. The food was delicious, fresh and pipping... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Definitely can't judge a book by the cover on this restaurant. It's a small dated hole in the wall with great food! We had BIG raw oysters, crab legs, hot wings, fried calamari, shrimp n cold beer. The calamari was very lightly breaded and tasty. The shrimp was cooked to perfection, not greasy, a little above average on taste. The... More

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Memphis
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93 reviews 93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I found this place in an article I was reading about our trip to Hollywood, FL. What I pictured in my head was a dive on a beach serving the best fried clams ever. Not exactly reality...however, they did serve the best fried clam bellies my husband and I have ever eaten. Yes, it's a hole in the wall. Yes... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

If you want fancy linens and china, don't come here. On the other hand, if you want delicious, straight-up local seafood with lots of atmosphere and some grungy surroundings (which adds to the pleasure of the meal), come here. This is a diner straight from the 1970s, or earlier, and never changed (or, perhaps, cleaned). The music also is from... More

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Dania Beach, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Total hole in the wall with great food at great prices. This is THE place to go for oysters!!! If you're looking for a fancy ambiance, go elsewhere. If you're looking for a little hole in the wall, old Florida, raw bar, come on in!!

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