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Spanky's Clam Shack & Seaside Saloon

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Re-opening mid-April 2019 Thank You and See you then!
Oysters on the Half Shell
six Wellfleet oysters served on the half shell with lemon and the Cape's best cocktail sauce
Littlenecks on the Half Shell
six native clams served on the half shell with the Cape's best cocktail sauce
Chilled Shrimp Cocktail
five jumbo shrimp with the Cape's best cocktail sauce
Chilled Seaside Sampler
an assortment of chilled local seafood including oysters, littlenecks, shrimp
1.5 lb. $16.99
3 lb. $28.99
served with broth and sweet drawn butter
Prince Edward Island Mussels
steamed in a sweet white wine and garlic broth
Clams Casino
five cherrystone clams baked and stuffed with seasonings, bacon and crumbs
Oysters Rockefeller
five oysters baked and topped with spinach, herbs and parmesan
Scallops and Bacon
five (5) day-boat scallops wrapped in bacon
Baked Seaside Sampler
a mix of baked seafood including 2 oysters rockefeller, 2 clams casino and 3 scallops and bacon
Cup $6.49
Bowl $7.99
Cape Cod Clam Chowdah
house made, New England style
Cup $8.99
Bowl $11.99
Skip's Wicked Good Seafood Stew
fresh cod, scallops, shrimp, crab and lobster in a light creamy broth
with French Fries and Cole Slaw. No Trans-Fatty Acids. No Cholesterol
Whole Belly Fried Clams
Clam Strips
Fried Native Scallops
Large Fried Shrimp
Cape Cod Fish and Chips
Local Fried Oysters
Spanky's Fried Seafood Combo
an assortment of Spanky's delicious fried clams, scallops, shrimp and fish
salad dressings: balsamic vinaigrette, italian, ranch, blue cheese, thousand island, and honey mustard
With Albacore Tuna Salad $13.99
With Grilled Chicken $14.99
With Grilled Shrimp $17.99
With Grilled Steak Tips $19.99
With Grilled Salmon $22.99
Cape Cod Green Salad
With Albacore Tuna Salad $14.99
With Grilled Chicken $15.99
With Grilled Shrimp $18.99
With Grilled Steak Tips $20.99
With Grilled Salmon $23.99
Caesar Salad
Garden Salad $28.99
Garden Salad - Half Size $19.99
Caesar Salad $29.99
Caesar Salad - Half Size $20.99
Fresh Lobster Salad
Tender chunks of lobster meat dressed lightly and served high atop a bed of
with French Fries and Cole Slaw
Whole Belly Fried Clam Roll
Spanky's best native fried clams served on a fresh roll
Fried Clam Strips Roll
Spanky's best without the bellies on a fresh roll
Lobster Roll
tender chunks of lobster meat dressed lightly on a fresh grilled roll
Fried Scallop Roll
lightly fried native sea scallops
Fried Shrimp Roll
sweet shrimp seasoned and hand battered
Fried Oyster Roll
fried local oysters on a fresh roll
Fried Fish Sandwich
local cod lightly battered and fried served with lettuce, tomato
Tuna Salad Roll
white albacore tuna seasoned and tossed, served with lettuce
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
grilled chicken breast lightly seasoned and served with lettuce and tomato
Sirloin Burger
black angus sirloin burger grilled to your liking with or without cheese
with french fries
Grilled Cheese
Hot Dog
Spaghetti in Butter or with Tomato Sauce
Fish & Chips
Chicken Tenders
pretty fancy for a clam shack, eh?
Cheesecake with Strawberries
Key Lime Pie
Chocolate Mousse Pie
Strawberry Shortcake
Kid's Ice Cream Cup
Diet Pepsi
Sierra Mist
Ginger Ale
Iced Tea
Pink Lemonade
Sparkling Water
all of the below served with native corn on the cob, red bliss potato and drawn butter
Seaside Dinner
live 1-1/4 lb. local lobster steamed to perfection
Baked Stuffed Lobster
with our seafood stuffing and topped with scallops
Spanky's Clambake
live local lobster steamed and served atop a mound of piping hot steamers
Spanky''s Surf & Turf
a whole steamed lobster and seasoned sirloin steak tips
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

One of our very last stops of the vacation before leaving this lovely place called Cape Cod. Yet another word-of-mouth recommendation so I'll tell you how they did! Oh, we're still on the hunt for the best lobster roll in the land. Lol. Atmosphere/Appearance: Set...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank edweave95
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Spanky’s Clam Shack is a seafood restaurant and is located on Hyannis Harbor very close to the Hy-Line Harbor Ferry terminal. This restaurant is only open for lunch and dinner during the warmer months and closes in the winter. Spanky’s has lots of tables inside...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Love it here!!! Food is great and it is on the water. We always go here when in Cape Cod! Apps are wonderful

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ekseaman
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Plan your visit ahead of time b/c this place is very popular, and rightly so. The food is really good and the portions are generous, plus it's right on the harbor in Hyannis. Our server was friendly & helpful with menu selections plus she helped...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cincinnati-Vic
Reviewed November 3, 2018

If you are into fried everything, then this is the place for you. Normally the 4 of us don't eat fried food but did this time. It was good clam strips and fish and chips.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank annk126
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband really enjoyed his stuffed lobster. I’m not a seafood lover so I ordered a steak. It was flavorless, and we both agreed the sour cream for my baked potato was off. The thought of the way it smelled still turns my stomach.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jessalayne
Reviewed October 24, 2018

I was back home visiting Cape Cod from the PNW, and took my brother and our family out for a birthday dinner to Spanky's. I got a stuffed quahog that was so, so good, and my mother and I shared a Seafood combo, that was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Candace98
Reviewed October 22, 2018

can't figure out why people like this place so much. We visited for dinner and the only thing I liked was the free parking. The place was run down and smelled bad (in a bad way, like old dish towels). Service was indifferent. The clam...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sarainglenwood
Reviewed October 22, 2018

My husband and I went to Cape Cod for a long weekend. We stayed in Hyannis and we wanted a great seafood dinner. Spanky's was close to our hotel, and I liked what I saw on the online menu, so we decided to give them...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank well-traveled32
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

We ate here 3 nights and each night it was great. We sat at the bar and had some fab cocktails and a lovely chat with Jen who was looking after the bar Great food here and not expensive Got chatting to lots of interesting...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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October 18, 2018|
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Response from PekepooEmma | Reviewed this property |
No they do not deliver but you miss the whole fun experience by not eating there ha! Hahahahaha It is on the harbor and you can eat both inside and out( casual, fun atmosphere) and you certainly can dress anyway you want to... More
August 3, 2018|
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Response from soupinsandwich | Reviewed this property |
I do believe they have gluten-free options however I don't follow those guidelines so you'd best call to find out if it doesn't state on their website which it probably does. Good luck!
August 3, 2018|
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Response from annes9232016 | Reviewed this property |
I wish I could help, but, honestly, since I order the same thing each time I visit I do not know for sure. I could only suggest you check their website or call them directly to be sure.
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