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227 Clinton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540
508 540 7758
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11:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It will do

The outside seating, up or down, is delightful. They have a good view of the harbor and on a nice day it can't be beat. The food is average but give the onion rings a pass.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
Charles S
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Falmouth
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Northen New Jersey
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Just what you think of when speaking of a clam shack. The real thing, we ordered clams and fries and brought in our beer. Perfect!

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Falmouth
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111 reviews 111 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The outside seating, up or down, is delightful. They have a good view of the harbor and on a nice day it can't be beat. The food is average but give the onion rings a pass.

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West Suffield, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I never order fried shrimp, it always is over done! Well not at the Clam Shack, our daughters brought shrimp rolls home for my husband and I for a treat and they where! Absolutely delicious, now I not only get my clams there, I enjoy a shrimp roll, too. I also gave it a five star rating for atmosphere, it... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The clams were y he best I have ever had. They give you a lot but the price is a little steep. Relaxing down by the water.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

as a Falmouth resident, I'm amazed that it took us so long to finally try the Clam Shack. However, considering how rude the kid and woman at the counter were, we weren't missing anything and we have no need to ever go back. Never ordered, just left. I saved money and was greeted properly at Seafood Sams AND had a... More 

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Hebron, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The prices they charge for clams is beyond unreasonable. They definitely have a "fleece the tourist" mindset.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went to the Clam Shack for lunch and it totally delivered. The fried clams were fresh and the lobster roll was chock full of lobster. It wasn't exactly cheap but not crazy expensive considering the freshness of everything. Seating is limited with some tables inside and some picnic tables outside on the dock. There's no rest room, only a... More 

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Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

If you just want to relax and sit down at a picnic table and enjoy a few clams or lobster roll while watching the boats pull out of Falmouth harbor, go for it! You'll enjoy the experience. However, it's cash only, parking is extremely limited and it doesn't take too many partons to make it feel like rush hour. So,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Great little place ,great scenery ,we could see the ocean and the boats and vessels at the pier .food was plentiful /and tasted fresh, but was just okay of you are hungry /which we were and could be more crunchy, especially the clams and fries.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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190 reviews 190 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We had lunch here on a beautiful sunny day. We sat outside at a picnic table watching the boats come and go. It is just what you want from a seafood shack - - delicious fresh seafood. You order at the counter and your name is called out when your order is ready. I had the fried strip clams and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 227 Clinton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: 508 540 7758

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?