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304 7th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221-5207
+1 941-721-8774
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Ranked #5 of 58 Restaurants in Palmetto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 am - 9:30 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Olympia, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

very disappointed. Inexpensive fish (haddock or flounder) for comparably expensive price. It is actually hard to get good fish in FL without getting into a little black cocktail dress. The best we have found is cod that is fresh every day at a new restaurant called Cast and Cage in Bradenton Beach at the end of the Bridge Street pier.... More 

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TheClamHouse, Owner at The Clam House, responded to this review

I think you might have posted this to the wrong restaurant. First we don't have Flounder on the menu and second, The Cast and Cage is closed......hummm. Oh, well hope you have a better dining experience wherever you land next. ; ) More 

Mansfield, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

HUGE plate of fried clams, enough to share, Along with 5 different sushi rolls and drinks, a truly fun night. Sat out on the covered patio which is right next to the road so it was a little noisy, but well worth it.

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Tampa, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It's not on the water, but that is the only thing this seafood resturaunt lacks. Seriously. This is Florida. There is no reason to settle for seafood that is not local and fresh. The Clam House is the real thing. It has local fish options that you will find no where else. Honestly, the only way to have some of... More 

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Clearwater, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Fresh caught fish, fast service, fun atmosphere. Clam House has an unusually large selection of seafood as well as alternatives. Yummy!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Don't be fooled by outside appearance, The Clam House is the place to eat if you want fresh seafood. We came at 10pm and they stayed open for our group of 6. The fresh fish is fantastic and Larry our waiter did an amazing job. Clam Strips, Mahi Fish Taco's, and Shrimp and Grits are fantastic. If your in the... More 

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Portland, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Don't be fooled by the location and outside appearance. The atmosphere is exhilarating, the staff enthusiastic, and the food absolutely wonderful. Only the freshest fish is served here....right off the boat. We tried the unique clam chowder (broth based), the clam strips, the fish wrap (haddock), shrimp & cheese grits, and the best of all....the Thai Fish Platter. Get there... More 

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44 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I wanted a new seafood place to try and a good friend suggested this. It seems to have very good fresh fish, seafood and clams of course! Fun atmosphere, bar, and sushi and an outdoor dining area. Service was friendly, but I was surprised we were not asked if we wanted refills or checked on more then one time. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We are new to the area and always looking for good sea food. The Clam House is one of the best. We have tried the Thai fry hog fish, the steamed clams, the sushi and the desserts, and they were all exceptional. Would love to have them offer steamed fish. We will be back.

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Manchester, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great Food. Good Service and the freshest fish at by far the best value. Try the Clam Chowder!!!!!!! OMG! SO GOOD!

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I have lived in the area for 26 years , and close to the clam house since the opening, we have always loved the true local flavors and cuisine offered here. The Thai fry is one of our favorites, but the sushi is just exceptional. We eat at sushi restaurant s in sarasota frequently but the clam house has consistently... More 

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Additional Information about The Clam House

Address: 304 7th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221-5207
Phone Number: +1 941-721-8774
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 am - 9:30 am
Tuesday 5:00 am - 9:30 am
Wednesday 5:00 am - 9:30 am
Thursday 5:00 am - 9:30 am
Friday 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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