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Clam Shack

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227 Clinton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540-3851
508 540 7758
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The clams were quite good, having said that you have pay extra for the fries, Cole slaw etc. Clam roll 18/bucks, don't expect any fries or slaw though unless you willing to shell out more money. That just goes against my grain. Sit on the dock at picnic tables, which is nice, paper plates. We aren't talking fine dining here!... More 

Thank Barbara E
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect end to a day on the beach, sitting on picnic tables on the dockside watching boats coming and going. We were three adults and two young children and an order of clam bellies and clam strips (which come deep fried in a delicious crispy batter) fried fish, french fries, and two cups of clam chowder - it was early... More 

Thank Herschelian
Raynham, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is really good. Great clams. Prices are high but you do get a lot of food. They only take cash.

Thank Jasper767
Walt Disney World, Florida
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Little Place that has been around for quite awhile. Great Food! Friendly Staff and Great Views of the Boats Coming into Falmouth Harbor! Very Casual!

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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I visited a few other clam shacks on the Cape, and was sadly disappointed.. The clams here were the best I've had in this area since the Flume closed. Too bad they were the only good thing. Great oil, great breading, succulent clams accompanied by Ken's so-so plastic packaged tartar sauce, cole slaw with no dressing, French fries with no... More 

Thank Robert P
Manchester, New Hampshire
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

This little hidden shack is on the water and is a best kept secret. The food is fresh, healthful and priced right. Clams and the baked haddock were the best ever, The atmosphere is pleasant.

Thank PHstarman
Raynham, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This is a must try summer eat. The clams and scallops are some of the best we've had. Nice to take outside and watch the boats come in and out of the harbor. It is not a cheap eat place by any means, but worth it occasionally. Also great to take out and sit by the beach.

Thank Jasper767
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Great to enjoy your wonderful fried seafood sitting on the upper (or even lower) deck watching the boats coming in and out of the Falmouth Harbor.

Thank 508HVB
White Plains, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I've eaten a lot of fried clams for many years, but Clam Shack's are the best ever: lightly battered and delicious. Sitting at a picnic table overlooking the water and watching the ferry to Martha's Vineyard and smaller boats go by adds to the coastal New England atmosphere. I just wish someone would occasionally clean the tables and benches.

Thank ExpectingtheBest2015
Florida Keys, Florida
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154 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Great place for the freshest clams and all the fixins. Visited 2 weeks ago and will return again, delicious.

Thank Rick B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Clinton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540-3851
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: 508 540 7758

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?