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Seafood Sam's On The Canal

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6 Coast Guard Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1996
(508) 888-4629
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 35
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
If you are willing to stand on line to order and then to pick up your own food???

This super casual restaurant may be for you. Just be aware of what you are getting yourself into before people in your group complain on your visit while standing on line. Also go on line and check the menu to see if it is to your taste. We enjoyed it; perhaps you will too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Richard S
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Livingston nj
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Livingston nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This super casual restaurant may be for you. Just be aware of what you are getting yourself into before people in your group complain on your visit while standing on line. Also go on line and check the menu to see if it is to your taste. We enjoyed it; perhaps you will too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

You order your food at a counter, with the menu being up on the wall, and then wait to be buzzed to pick it up. There are a lot of seafood choices and the onion rings are thin and lightly battered. The lazy mans lobster, fried clams and also scallops our group ordered were very good. They have some outside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This seafood is good. I wouldn't say average but I wouldn't say amazing either. The lobster bisque was yummy. I like the little lobster that lights up when your food is ready. It has a lot of seating. Definitely a good place to grab lunch but it's the average fried seafood that you get on the cape.

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Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The food was good and the clam chowder was outstanding. We did not realize that you ordered your food at the counter and your name was 'called' when your food was prepared. Similar to 'cafeteria' style. We would have preferred a more traditional restaurant experience. But, the food is good in a very casual atmosphere.

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Mount Arlington, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great seafood in a seashore setting right on the Cape Cod Canal. Very busy, but the service is quick. Excellent fried fish platters that area bit pricey. This is one of our "musts" when visiting Cape Cod.

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Milton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We've been going to the Seafood Sam's in Sandwich for years and it is still a must-stop whenever we go to the Cape. The restaurant has expanded in size and in its offerings over the years but our favorite is still the fried clams. We often get a combination platter (choose two items such as clams, scallops, shrimp, etc.) and... More 

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I first visited Seafood Sam's in May of this year and have been wanting to go back for the clam chowder ever since! I got the chance to go back yesterday ( July 7 2015) and the chowder was even better than I remembered . This chowder is what other chowders aspire to be! Creamy, yet brothy and briny, filled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Wife and I stopped for lunch,SAMs clam chowder was the best I have had so far this year,clam fritters(cakes) were also great,we shared fried clams and each had a fish and chip meal worth fighting the cape traffic for a great food reward,looking forward to do it again soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The fried food is consistently good. Fun to dine in or take-out. Excellent fried clams and onion rings!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The food was awesome and the service was great! I would highly recommend this place especially if you are a lover of seafood! They also have a great menu for those who do not care to feast on seafood!

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Additional Information about Seafood Sam's On The Canal

Address: 6 Coast Guard Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1996
Phone Number: (508) 888-4629
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Sandwich
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Coast Guard Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1996
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: (508) 888-4629

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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