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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
8
Smoked Fish Spread
5
Blackend Chicken Quesadilla
9
Asian Mahi Mahi Salad
11
"World Famous" Crabby Balls
7
Black & Blue Tuna
9
Crispy Calamari
9
Buffalo Wings
8
Blackened Chicken Quesadilla
9
Smoked Pork Potato Skins
7
SOUPS
New England Clam Chowder
5
Old fashion Bean Soup
4
Lobster & Seafood Bisque
5
RAW BAR
With Cocktail Sauce & Saltines
One Dozen "Joe Island" Top neck Clams
10
One Dozen Prime Oysters
Market
1/2 Lb. Chilled Peel & Eat Shrimp
10
STEAMER
With our House Garlic Herb Butter
One Dozen "Joe Island" Middle Neck Clams
10
One Pound "Icy Blue" P.E.I. Mussels
9
1/2 Lb. Gulf "Easy Peel" Shrimp
10
GRILL
Served with French Fries & Coleslaw
Pan Seared Mahi-Mahi Sandwich
11
1/2 Lb. Angus Cheese Burger
8
Blackened Chicken, Pepper jack Cheese
9
Jamaican "Jerk" Chicken Red Onion Relish
9
Blackened Fish Tacos Chipotle Sour Cream
10
Pressed Cuban w/ Black Beans & Rice
9
​Jumbo Shrimp Scampi Pasta
15
DEEP FRYER
Served with French Fries & Coleslaw
Soft Shell Crab Sandwich
11
Full Belly Ipswich Clams
15
Fried Florida Oysters
13
Buffalo Popcorn Shrimp
11
Beer Batter Haddock
10
"Where's the Bun" Fish Sandwich
9
SMOKER
Served with French Fries & Coleslaw
Brisket Pastrami Reuben
12
Pulled Pork Sandwich
8
Pork Loin Baby Back Ribs
12
1/2 Smoked Chicken
9
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hillbilly/ Bradentucky crowd, burgers large but never cooked like you ask.Music so loud with local crooners you cant hear yourself think. Hoping they’ll stop at break. Owners dont care about reviews

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank pat c
Reviewed October 16, 2019

My wife and I dined here during our trip in September. We had a great meal and enjoyed our visit. A favorite with locals so it does tend to get busy and loud. It is just off AMI island. I had the fried clams, fresh...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Joe K
Reviewed October 15, 2019

The Cortez Clam Factory is a great local place. There is no smoking the wait staff and bartenders are friendly and like family. There aren't bugs....midge bugs do not bite. In all the Years...I havel been eating there I have never gotten sick, nor have...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Amy R
Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

You get your money’s worth here for anything you order- food or drink! The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the menu and very friendly to us. Good live entertainment often and cool atmosphere both inside and out. Give it a shot, you won’t be...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank johnr_surf_44
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Our favorite place to hang out The " regulars" are warm and welcoming Entertainment generally every night Hard to decide what to eat as it is all great!!! Many items smoked on the premises Great service from bartenders and wait staff

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank ggpapa
Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

My date had never had raw oysters....he loved them! Nate took great care of us at the bar. The clams were steamed perfectly and in an awesome garlic butter sauce...absolutely perfect. I’m from the Chesapeake Bay Area and I know oysters...these were fresh and good...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank zoolander96
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Wings were beyond sub-par, they would do better to leave it off the menu... oysters are always great and they almost have live music (can be a big plus!)... service good and attentive... inside can be loud but they have a patio if that's not...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank ashnygaard
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Cortez Clam Factory will not disappoint if you are looking for great seafood in a casual atmosphere. Service is spectacular, the food comes out fast and deliciously prepared. Happy hour is great and the entertainment is always good.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Robert G
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

I'm out here with a bunch of friends for cocktails and appetizers. The crabby balls are to kill for and the rest of our meal was just as good service was awesome kudos to Laura.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Lindakobernuss
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

Yes, it's a dive. If you are looking for a classy spot, keep looking. My husband had the grouper sandwich. The piece of fish was huge, crisp, and tasty. The fries were basic frozen ones, but that's what you get in a bar. The Crabby...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Waldoff R
October 14, 2018|
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Response from Amy R | Reviewed this property |
Call owner to voice complaint. do you realize you're hurting the people who work there and also hurting other entertainers. Just chill and have a good time at a great place. I really don't have any idea what you're talking... More
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cleand
December 31, 2017|
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Response from Ehard00 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn’t go inside as there was a huge group of us and we stayed outside on the patio ... I’m guessing they do.
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sandyterpening
April 13, 2016|
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Response from joaner11 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, I was just there as a customer.
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