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Seafood
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

They were very busy but were very efficient and polite and the line moved quickly.I got a large clam plate that was excellent.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

We stopped at The Clam House to satisfy our diverse longings and were not disappointed. My husband says it was the best lobster roll he had in a long time. Bursting with lobster and unadorned with unnecessary extras, it overflowed the toasted hotdog roll. My...fish and chips were fresh and tasty and the onion rings were delicious and crisp. My daughter wanted chicken and was not disappointed with her chicken finger dinner. Everything was fresh, piping hot and made to order. This family-run restaurant made us feel right at home. Staff were friendly and courteous. We are looking forward to dropping in again soon.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

On a road trip up the coast, I stopped strictly from the look of the place. It was quaint. I had a lobster roll. It was okay...I don’t have anything to compare it to though. But dang, $20?

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

You may have to wait in line, but it will be worth it. Sometimes my wife & I get that craving & we are in the neighborhood. If our timing is a bit off, we just deal with the lines of people who share our...love of Fried selfish. Now I'm thinking about it & I'm thinking it will happen soon...More

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

They serve FROZEN onion rings with the haddock plate for $19. The haddock had a faint ammonia taste which means it is not very fresh. AND THE OWNERS ARE RUDE!!!! They were yelling at me how good their burger King frozen onion rings were. Sorry...I stopped and wasted my money.More

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

Returning from Crane's Beach we decided to try a new restaurant. Stopping at "Clamhouse Restaurant" the three/four parking spots out front were taken. We noticed a sign saying parking in the rear. We have never seen such "vile" filth that included a dirt parking lt...with trash discarded in it. The Trash container was overflowing and the " discarded oil container" was filthy buzzing with flies. If their surrounding were of this caliber then I would not chance any restaurant for a meal. Can't say we would ever stop here for a meal after viewing the filth left for potential customers to view.More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed September 12, 2015

Service friendly; food great, not greasy. Whole belly clams were so tender. Ate outside at the picnic tables, and chatted with other diners. We also had the calamari...they, too, were excellent!

Date of visit: September 2015
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Reviewed August 23, 2015

STAY AWAY!! I went here today with my parents and after we had looked at the menu for a few minutes I asked them to order me a (very over priced) clam chowder. I went to use the restroom, and when I came out my...parents had gone to the car. I figured they had ordered and went to wait for the food to be prepared. I went out to the car when I was chased out by the lady yelling at me! she told me that it was her business not mine and that I cannot just use her facilities without buying something. I was appalled! I asked my parents if they had ordered, but they said no one ever came to take their order and it was over priced anyways. What kind of a "business woman" yells at potential customers like that anyways. Especially when the place didn't have one customer and the bathroom was absolutely disgusting!! We went to the Clam Box down the road and had excellent clams and great service. I will never step foot in this place ever. You think the woman would want all of the business she can get what with there being so many of the same type of restaurants right in that same area.More

Date of visit: July 2015
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Reviewed August 17, 2015

Stopped in for lunch. While my friend looked at the menu board, I went to the rest room. When I came out, I saw a LOOK on my friends face. She said, "we did not bring enough money to eat here today." - so -...as we turned to leave the very SULLEN lady behind the counter said, "You just came in here to use the rest room?" - - I said, "No. We came to EAT, but we cannot AFFORD to today." We shall NEVER RETURN.More

Date of visit: August 2015
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Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stopped in for lunch and found a very rude owner, dirty and high prices. We didn't even stay to try the food.

Date of visit: October 2014
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Yes, Clamhouse Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, Clamhouse Restaurant offers delivery services.

Clamhouse Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3