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Clam Shack

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2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
+1 207-967-3321
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried clams” (171 reviews)
“fries” (103 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast Food
$$ - $$$
2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our visit to The Clamshack in Kennebunk Maine was fantastic. When we first arrived in town at 1pm there was a very long line of people so we decided that is where we would have to go. Came back two days later and the food...More

Thank Vermonter375
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So this look like a must do so we decided to go there on our first night in Kennebunkport. Little did we know that when we ordered the lobster dinner we would get a full lobster and a bag of Lays potato chips on our...More

Thank Katy B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Parking is tight here and limited to 15 minutes. I ate the Lobster roll and it was okay quality but overpriced for the quantity. Also no roll but served in a hamburger bun.

Thank keen241
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’ve arrived at this extremely touristy location because I found it on so many websites as a must do lobster shack. This place is in the heart of extreme tourism. I order the fried clams and lobster roll and iced tea. To the tune of...More

Thank bb4261
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here our first night in Kennebunkport. A whole lobster for @ $22 seemed a bit steep when all you see is a lobster on your plate. That's it. For a midwest girl who had never before encountered a lobster, it was a bit...More

Thank beth m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing an Utube that is restaurant had the best lobster roll, we tried it and found it to be average at best and overpriced. French fries were frozen from food service and 15.95 for large order, what a ripoff!!! Would not go back

Thank leschgk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I remembered this place from our last trip here maybe 4 years ago. It’s a trailer right before coming into Kennebunkport right before the bridge. Lines can be very long but we stopped in at 4:00 and no line! I had the lobster roll with...More

Thank Marcia K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Known for its lobster rolls and clams, my wife and I went there for a scallop roll when our favorite place (Jake's Seafood) for scallops closed. Couldn't believe how hot (temp) they were and stayed. Great flavor and good size portion. This is now our...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got here on day two of opening for the season. We had a lobster roll, a crab roll and the accompaniments, sat outside and enjoyed the sun. There was a line, but it moved relatively quickly. The food was very good. Lobster roll of...More

1  Thank trvldiva54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decide to try this place while we were walking around the line was long so we figured it had to be good.i had the clam strips and my wife had the shrimp both were ok but not great very greasy and very expensive! Save...More

Thank Neils57
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Questions & Answers
June 10, 2018|
Response from trvldiva54 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don’t know if they have gluten free.
September 23, 2016|
Response from Paula C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea you may want to call them or look at their web site
February 15, 2016|
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Response from mul8r | Reviewed this property |
I would bet so. I can't imagine that they are closing up shop.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-3321
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