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The women that took my order scolded the gentleman in front of me, for not hurrying fast enough to pay for his order. Don't expect customer service, make sure your cash is out counted and ready to give it to the cashier, she is very...More
Farnham's is a Ten. Clams have small bellies and are deliciious, service is very good. You order at the counter and food is brought to you at your table. It is a cash or check (no credit card) place. They do have an ATM on...More
My dau and her husband . Decided to have a box of fried clams while waiting for the lobsters. The clams were
Wonderful and tender and sweet. Surprised on how much they have gone up this year. $30.00 for a pint of
Fried clams. The...More
I love seafood. Essex has s lot of great places for it but I think Farnhams is my favorite. It’s less crowded than woodmans and the food might be a little better. Only problem is that they are cash/check only.
I’ve traveled to Essex for fried seafood for 40 years: typically to Woodman’s. When the line there was obscenly long at 2 pm on a sunny Saturday, we decided to give Farnham’s a try. Happy we did! Comparable food to Woodman’s but superior seafood chowder...More
Have eaten at Woodman's and Essex clam shack. Farnums, in spite if the parking nightmare, is our favorite. We had an errand in Salem so we drove the few extra miles to Farnums for dinner. It was off season, no parking problems for a change....More
It's usually closed when we go up to Gloucester in November but we got lucky this trip. I must say that we consider ourselves pretty picky when it comes to fried clams. I grew up in New England and have eaten them all my life....More
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The price for a "fried clam dinner" (served on a paper plate with fries or onion rings) was $26. Lobster roll was $19. Slaw $1 extra. Price of clams is high right now - I have seen a clam dinner priced as high as $48 (in... More
The price for a "fried clam dinner" (served on a paper plate with fries or onion rings) was $26. Lobster roll was $19. Slaw $1 extra. Price of clams is high right now - I have seen a clam dinner priced as high as $48 (in North Reading MA).