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Lord's Clam Box

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1465 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073-2460
+1 207-324-4700
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Saco, Maine
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137 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After house hunting in the "boonies" and not being familiar with the area, we chanced on this restaurant. It was well after lunch and it did not appear to be busy as in full so in we went. First off one has to be impressed with the cheerfulness of the staff!! Then you have to be impressed with the flow... More 

Thank happytraveler11122
New Hampshire
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Excellent fish chowder and fried haddock sandwiches in a neat and clean setting. Quick take-out or plenty of space to eat in. Family friendly.

Thank Aquaphile
Guilderland, New York
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

We were very sad when we had heard that Lords Harborside in Wells ME had closed. We were fortunate to stumble across their new business as a takeout restaurant in Sanford ME. They have continued many of the original restaurant's dishes in a takeout or quick dine in form. The restaurant is obsessively clean and neat. The staff are very... More 

Thank Limerockracer
Wells, Maine
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225 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Lord's Clam Box is one of the best seafood restaurants in the area. We've eaten there several times and the food has always been the best. You order at the counter, then pick up your food when it's done. Always in a timely manner and always delicious. It's better than one of the seafood restaurants in Wells that everyone raves... More 

Thank Peke47
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3 reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017

I enjoyed the seafood dinner but it was really pricy for what I ordered. I would go again however as the food is good

Thank jaybarg
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We visit Lord occasionally. We enjoy the clam chowder and the seafood platter. I must say that the clam chowder is the best we ever had. Although when they first open they literally have whole clams in it. Now just chucks of clams. It's still very good but I missed the whole clams. There was one time the clam chowder... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
North Berwick, Maine
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 3, 2017

My husband and I have eaten at Lord's several times. The food is always good. I think their cole slaw could be fresher and their tartar sauce maybe not so sweet, but we really do enjoy the seafood here.

Thank ChrisandKathlee... F
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my lunch of fresh scallops and grilled chicken salad. Fast and tasty but you have to order at the counter and thank goodness they had paper menu--hard to read menu board.

Thank Louise G
Mars Hill, North Carolina
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162 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2016

We were looking for a place for a late lunch while exploring this area of Maine. Saw this bright cheerful building which advertised seafood which I was craving. Glad we stopped. It's a bright clean cheerful space where you order from the counter. There's so much variety on the menu that we sat down to see the possibilites....there's fried and... More 

Thank msburddawg
Hampden, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Bright, clean, well kept restaurant. Friendly staff. Large menu with many choices. Good lobster roll. Good fried clams. Clams were not exactly large, but were good and not overly cooked. Giant order of onion rings, very crisp and perfectly fried. We look forward to our next visit. Prices were fair for the quality and amount of food served.

Thank Lee D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
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: 1465 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073-2460
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 207-324-4700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?