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Spanky's Clam Shack & Seaside Saloon

138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
+1 508-771-2770
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“lobster salad” (110 reviews)
“steamers” (52 reviews)
“chowder” (87 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Gosh, I've been there many times over the years...always a destination for a good meal with family and friends. I love the lobster salad...big, fresh chunks of lobster. Clams good, too...never had a bad meal there...and the air is fresh, waitresses fast and efficient....we always...More

Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went with anothet couple and tried the large, delicious and reasonably priced seafood platter, New England fish cakes, Brown bread and beans and an enormous scallop roll. Great selection of beers including Cape Cod Beach Blond. The harborside dining was great for people watching...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I wanted to see what the hype was so we caved in and ate lunch here. Probably the most expensive lunch I ever had --$88 w/o tip for 2 people?! That's 2 alcoholic drinks, 2 bisque soups, and we each got sandwiches...More

1  Thank Beemat24
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had been driving around for a while looking for a place to eat when we realized that Spanky's was one of the places on our list of places to try, so we pulled in. We were seated immediately in a larger corner since one...More

Thank SEK65
Reviewed 3 days ago

Bathrooms are dirty. The service is terrible, waitress was rude and inflexible. The food is average at best.

2  Thank 1234MA
Reviewed 4 days ago

Let me start by saying that Maive (I hope I'm spelling her name right) was our server and was was FANTASTIC. The restaurant was totally busy and it's clear she was swamped. With that said, she still was able to check in frequently, was friendly,...More

Thank Jeremey K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a welcome meal after a long ride. While it did have a 40 minute wait the experience was excellent. The seafood was fresh and the staff was very friendly/professional. An excellent stop for a family.

Thank Wegmans130
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sit outside for great water front view. There is a shorter wait for inside table. My group ordered steamers, fried whole belly clams, fried seafood sampler platter and blackened cod. All dishes had very large portions and were delicious!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is ideally located on the waterfront. There is inside and outside seating and the food is outstanding particularly the seafood. The service is great and the desserts are also excellent. If you go try the Lemonchello cake.

Thank GazzaKent_11
Reviewed 6 days ago

Delicious food, good size portions and very friendly staff. Love sitting on the patio. Parking can be a challenge. Lobster salad is outstanding!

Thank luv2travelkw
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Questions & Answers
August 10, 2017|
Response from TruebritSingapore | Reviewed this property |
Usually just have to turn up and wait, but for that size party it's definitely worth a try
Karen B
August 3, 2017|
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Response from DeeAnn M | Reviewed this property |
Whoops! I just answered your question and said yes. Correction, Spanky's does have lobster rolls on their menu, however, it does not specify if they are the hot butter kind. If you really want the hot butter lobster rolls... More
October 16, 2016|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
Spanky's like many other places on the Cape is seasonal. I think Spanky's closes in October.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-771-2770
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