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Smitty's Clam Bar

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Chowder, Seafood
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910 Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
609-927-8783
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Always enjoy the clam bar and small town charm of somers point. Great bring your own and the food is always delicious . Service is top notch . Look for Beatrice or Alicia .

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Somers Point, New Jersey
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Somers Point, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Always enjoy the clam bar and small town charm of somers point. Great bring your own and the food is always delicious . Service is top notch . Look for Beatrice or Alicia .

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Strathmere, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Been hitting up Smittys for years. Super fantastic specials n BYOB what's not to love. Food is always great. Very clean. Wait staff is friendly n professional. Might have to wait a bit to get in. Its well worth the wait. Ck it out I'll see you there.

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Monroeville, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This place is a must if visiting the Ocean City or Somers Point area! Yes, there can be a long wait, but you can enjoy some time in the lot with friends while waiting. The food is always delicious and service friendly. The atmosphere is very relaxed and is great if you are a local and bringing some out of... More 

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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Smitty's is a unique place with great seafood. Always crowded. Corn Chowder is a favorite along with the fried clams.

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Loved everything especially the clam chowder and the flounder burger. Our grandchildren can's wait for it to open. We usually go 3x's /month or more, depends of everyone activity. Get there early as you may have to wait a bit if it gets really crowded.

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Las Vegas, NV
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

"Smitty's" as it is known (real name "The Clam Bar") is one of the best places to eat in all of south Jersey. The fresh seafood is excellent, their crab and corn chowder is divine (but you have to get there early as it's made fresh daily and runs out quickly). Clam chowder (both New England and Manhattan) is excellent.... More 

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

It's not really much of a restaurant in terms of atmosphere. It's a seasonal place (basically summer) with no air conditioning. The food, however, is very well prepared and very tasty.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Smitty's: great location, best stools for sitting you will find..Steady solid seafood, great for lunch & early dinners...BYOB is almost a lost art, but bring you bottle or cooler grab a still & order away. Plenty of counter service with experienced, friendly staff. A summer "Must Do' more than once!

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Somers Point, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

You can't miss visiting Smitty's and say you been on a real seaside vacation. Charm is it's No 1 offering followed by food friends and frivolity. Pack up the kids and your favorite libation , prepare to wait and sip your cocktails in the sunset and when you slide into your seat you'll be primed for the best "chowda!" ever.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This place has it all. The food is fabulous and it's inexpensive. Tha atmosphere is quintessential seafood dive, it's bring your own beer and wine and the people watching is at it's best. Put your name on the list for a table( there's always a wait but it's worth it) , grab your beer or wine and have a seat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 910 Bay Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somers Point
  • Phone Number: 609-927-8783

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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