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My first stop on the Clam Highway on the Mass North Shore. I was perhaps fourth in line for opening on a Saturday. Got a large fried clams and asked for large bellies. The clams themselves were probably as good as a clam can get....More
TA is usually pretty good on the restaurant reviews, not sure why this is so high.
Fried food NOT greasy
Not a lot of clean tables
Wait time is long
Had a surcharge on the clams.
Ok, but have had better
Driving to Boston airport on 1 and went through Ipswich. It was 11:30 and we were looking for an early lunch, and the Clam Box materialized. Short line, so we got through easily. This was our first experience with fried clams, and we loved them....More
Stopped for lunch on the way to Essex. A bit of a line but worth it. I got the haddock sandwich and my husband got the mini clam plate. I thought the portions were more than adequate for a nice lunch. The regular plate size...More
The positive - onion rings, lobster roll, clam chowder.
The less than expected - Fried Clams were tasteless & a uniform small size. Were cooked quite well but too chewy without any sweetness. This may be a bad time of the season for fresh clams...More
This place has been featured on the food network and since we were in the area decided to check it out. We arrived about 5:30 on a Friday afternoon, only a few diners which was surprising considering it was dinner time, summer and peak tourist...More
I love fried clams! being a Bostonian I've had plenty of fried clams. Finding real good whole belly fried clams has become more and more difficult. This place was supposed to be a throwback. I decided to take a ride and try it. I should...More
Waited years to try. Line always too long. Got my chance this week. A bit disappointing. Friend had fried haddock sandwich. Good price of $10.50 but came with nothing. $3.95 for fries and slaw. Portion of fish a bit smaller than it should be. I...More