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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried clams” (179 reviews)
“fries” (100 reviews)
“seafood” (80 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast Food
$$ - $$$
2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When I saw the lobster roll arrive on a hamburger bun, I was really worried. But it was actually really delicious. The perfect mix of mayo and butter and the lobster was so fresh and tender. Some people complain about the line, but it wasn't...More

Thank AbbyATX
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for the first time and got the haddock sandwich and nothing came with it except for sandwich.When we. got our sandwich was 4 haddock nuggets.When ever we ordered a haddock sandwich it consists of a nice piece of fish on a bulkie roll.Thought it...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had clam chowder which was very good and the lobster which was great. Very sweet and tender. The only thing I thought was a little off was they serve potato chips with the lobster vs fries or something else. Loved that they cracked the lobster...More

Thank Ardy2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

Needed quick eats so went here for delicious food. Fish sandwich and scallop sandwich. Fried food on toasted bread served in a hopping atmosphere. We ate next to fresh fish food sales and that man was helpful as we heard him share live lobster with...More

Thank lawtonjl2002
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband had a Lobster Roll he said it was chewy and tough, the roll was tasteless, so I tasted the lobster, it was tough and $19 with a tiny hamburger sized roll, not worth eating. We had lobster rolls in Reds in W, Maine...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 6 days ago

I always have the fried oyster plate. It comes with fries and coleslaw. They are always good. The last time which was four days ago the oysters were excellent. I don't know if it was because of the amount of volume they do but it...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a few days in Maine. Visited Boothbay, Camden, Rockland, and Kennebunkport, in search of the perfect Lobsta Roll and found it at the Clam Shack. A full one pound of Lobsta meat on a terrific bun. Reasonably priced. Excellent quality. Also offered a two...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming to the Clam Shack for more than 20 years. I've eaten fried clams all over the state of Maine and I must say in my opinion (and many others in their reviews) The Clam Shack has the best fried clams I've ever eaten....More

Thank RJR411
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming here for almost 35 years and it has never changed. Seems like they have the same recipes from all those years ago because it works. All the fried fish selections are great, the burgers are great, fries are great and the...More

Thank Jendavino
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lobster roll was ok, I've had better....... it says there is a pound of lobster but I strongly doubt there is.......all and all is ok.

Thank Paul A
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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.
Carly B
October 6, 2015|
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Response from Rose Marie P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carly, Sorry I was unable to answer you question! We don't visit this time of year. I am glad someone else answered your question, and I will know also. Next year go and visit early if possible, the town is lovely and a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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