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“What they said!”
Review of Clam Shack

Clam Shack
Ranked #3 of 67 Restaurants in Kennebunk
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Takeout
Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“What they said!”
Reviewed August 14, 2012

Just do it is a saying as well, and "they" are right. The lobster rolls here are certainly worth the trip. Really good buns, and the availability of butter as a choice instead of mayo, as well as the very best lobstah anywhere. The lines move quickly (as long as people make up their minds before getting in line) and the prices are fair for the very high quality. Try the onion rings too! Yummmmmm!!!

  • Visited July 2012
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Greatest Lobster Roll”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

As the poster shows the Travel Channel got it right I loved the lobster roll! Maybe it was the bun, but whatever it was I liked it!

Visited August 2012
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Montreal, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best fried clams anywhere”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

They still serve the best fried clams, we tried other locations, they still stand out of the crowd! For a cheap meal, just take their clam chowder, thick, full of clams, we had it at night, did not want to go out for a large and long meal, was great with fresh limonade, could not ask for more from coastal Maine.

Visited August 2012
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Ross, California
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“best fried clams”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

Long lines, but worth it. Lobster roll also stellar. Wish there had been more seating outdoors. No wonder WSJ listed it as top lobster roll place.

Visited August 2012
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Excellent Lobster Roll”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

Just as they imply, they have one of the best lobster rolls in town. The bun was fresh and warm. If you did not want the typical lobster/mayo salad you could get fresh lobster on a buttered roll which is what we had. Excellent!

Plus, they sell Narragansett in the cooler.

Visited July 2012
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