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“Yummy” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Clam Shack

Clam Shack
2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, Kennebunks, ME 04043-7751
207-967-3321
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Ranked #5 of 49 Restaurants in Kennebunk
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
San Francisco, California
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“Yummy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Great lobster roll -- you can get mayo or butter or both - sounds odd but is actually pretty good (i.e., not too mayo-y). Full of tons of lobster. There are little benches to eat at - typical lobster/clam shack style.

Visited June 2013
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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
“Outstanding Lobster Roll!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Long lines and good TA reviews always hint at something special. The lobster rolls were rated best in Maine by Travel Channel.
Around $17 for a roll. My wife and I ordered one each plus a large coleslaw to split (could have gone with a small).
great quality and taste... really enjoyed it a LOT.
you get all the meat from a One Pound lobster!!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Upstate New York
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“A heck of a lobster roll”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Oh, this thing was delicious. We had mayo and butter put on it and it was really good. It's small for almost $18 but you can't get anything like it back home, so we indulged. Worth it!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kennebu
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“Best Fried Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Everything is fried and delicious. It is hard to go wrong with deep fried anything. The Clam Shack's menu is all good so pick your favorite item to deep fry and have at it. The onion rings are great!

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Massachusettes
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“Lots of Lobster”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013 via mobile

I consider myself a connoisseur of lobster rolls, having grown up in Maine, and this one is up there with the best. It is stuffed with the meat of an entire lobster and can be served with butter, mayonnaise, or both. The roll is not the traditional hot dog bun, but a real bakery roll. It is best to plan to take your meal somewhere else to eat (we went to Cape Porpoise and ate looking out over Goat Island); the inside dining reeks of fish smells, as it is actually a fish market.

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