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“Awesome!” 5 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
Canterbury, Connecticut
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The lobster roll and whole belly fried clams were amazing. Lobster roll overflowing with delicious, tender lobster chunks covered in warm melted butter. Heaven. The fried clams were delicious, light crunchy breading and succulent whole belly clams. This will definitely be a regular stop on our visits to Kennebunk!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
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“Best lobster roll in southern maine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is hands down the BEST lobster roll in southern maine. We had it with both butter and mayo= perfection . The toasted bun is amazing too, loaded with lobster . The price is amazing too . Also got he steamers, they were great too. Can't beat the food and he price

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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“Whole belly clams and Lobstah Roll = happiness”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I'll keep this review short and sweet, much like the succulent and delicately dressed lobster rolls which are served on a bun rather than a roll. You must eat here when in Maine. The lobster roll of course is a no-brainer (having won the annual Lobster Rumble for best roll back-to-back years). But the fried clams are like no other. The delicate batter (1/2 cornmeal, 1/2 flour according the Dishing up Maine cookbook they sell in their adjoining store) allows the sweetness and utter creaminess of the Clam bellies to melt in your mouth. I dare you to find a better fried clam. I dare you!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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wales
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“Highway Robbery!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Drove by while visiting Kennebunkport. Parking right in front for easy order & pickup. Should have kept on by! Ordered 2 clam rolls & 1 drink and drove to scenic spot. Then found out we were robbed! 2 hotdog buns with about 6 clams in each for $40.00! We have much better in Western MA. Live&Learn. Do not stop here!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Tappan, New York
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“OMG Clams”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We know that most people go to Maine for the lobster but do not forget about the clams. We had a lobster roll and clams for lunch. The clams were soooooo good. This is a walk up to the window and order place hence the shack in the name. You order, get a number, they call your number, you pick up your food and sit on a bench and eat it by the water on a bridge. It was a beautiful day. Eat your lunch then stroll through the cute little town and its shops.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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