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“perfectly fried from a shanty shack”
Review of The Bite

The Bite
Ranked #4 of 8 Restaurants in Menemsha
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: Seafood
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NJ
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“perfectly fried from a shanty shack”
Reviewed September 1, 2013

stopped for a quick "bite" and was impressed by the perfectly fried oysters and clam strips from what one would call a shanty shack, but that's the fun of it and eating on a picnic table. bring cash and for some it may seem a bit pricy for seating or standing and eating your food, but it was very good, fresh and tasty. Not at all what you would expect.

Visited August 2013
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English first
Danbury, Connecticut
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Quick take out”
Reviewed August 1, 2013

Fast service! Fried clams,oysters,scallops excellent. Chowder variable but very good. Then go down to the beach and watch the sunset!

Visited July 2013
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great clams”
Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Great place to get clams and sit on the beach to watch the sunset. We showed up right before closing time and servers made us the last batch of fried clams. Definitely worth the trip.

  • Visited July 2013
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anywhere for a good meal
Level 6 Contributor
282 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“If You Don't Get Take Out Here...you've missed what the Vineyard is all about”
Reviewed July 20, 2013

Our long-standing favorite for take out...fried clams are the best, in fact most on the menu is fried...but this is definitely the place to "slip" on the diet. A wonderful little joint with really nice people and super food. Don't miss it on your day up-Island. TAKE OUT ONLY..CASH ONLY..NO CREDIT CARDS. Would hate to see you go unprepared.

  • Visited July 2013
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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“the BEST fried clams!”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

The Bite is known for fried clams. It deserves its reputation. They are delicious. Also try the cheese stuffed jalapenos. We were there on the last day of the season just before they closed. Thus we were actually able to park in one of the few slots at their door. This tiny shack is a gem.

Visited October 2012
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