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“A heck of a lobster roll”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Clam Shack

Clam Shack
Ranked #3 of 67 Restaurants in Kennebunk
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Fast Food
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Upstate New York
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“A heck of a lobster roll”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

Oh, this thing was delicious. We had mayo and butter put on it and it was really good. It's small for almost $18 but you can't get anything like it back home, so we indulged. Worth it!!

  • Visited June 2013
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Kennebu
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“Best Fried Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013

Everything is fried and delicious. It is hard to go wrong with deep fried anything. The Clam Shack's menu is all good so pick your favorite item to deep fry and have at it. The onion rings are great!

Visited June 2013
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Massachusetts
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“Lots of Lobster”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2013 via mobile

I consider myself a connoisseur of lobster rolls, having grown up in Maine, and this one is up there with the best. It is stuffed with the meat of an entire lobster and can be served with butter, mayonnaise, or both. The roll is not the traditional hot dog bun, but a real bakery roll. It is best to plan to take your meal somewhere else to eat (we went to Cape Porpoise and ate looking out over Goat Island); the inside dining reeks of fish smells, as it is actually a fish market.

Visited June 2013
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Austin, Texas, United States
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“Food Wars winner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

Ventured to Kennebunkport for my own lobster roll Food Wars -- just like in the show pitting Alisson's versus The Clam Shack.

I ordered from the take away shack; total was $17 and change. Their version consists of delicious succulent pure unadulterated lobster meat atop a round bun and your choice of mayo or butter or as advised by employee - both. I can see how it was hard for judges to pick a way a winner. The show named The Clam Shack a winner and I am calling it a tie between Alisson's more traditional roll. Both good!!

  • Visited June 2013
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Eatontown, New Jersey
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“Great Lobster Rolls”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2013

The lobster rolls were packed with lobster meat and were delicious with butter and mayo. A little pricey but filling. One roll held me down until dinner time.

  • Visited June 2013
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