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“Awesome fried clams” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Scales Seafood & Ice Cream

Scales Seafood & Ice Cream
Ranked #2 of 34 Restaurants in Millbury
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Newmarket, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Awesome fried clams”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

It's in a weird location but if you have a GPS, plug it in! I've had the full belly clams and shrimp scampi. Both were large portions and tender and delicious! Put it on your list!!

Visited April 2012
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English first
Massachusetts
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116 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Lot's of Fries and Poor Service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2011

My family and I had dinner here on a Friday night recently. We had lived in town for a few years and had no idea that this establishment existed. However, several folks had sad to try it as it may be a hit or miss.
So, we did. We had combination seafood plates of which the seafood was minimal and the accompanying fries were plentiful. The haddock and clams were overcooked and tough at best.
The service is very slow and the place needs better ventilation. The prices were high for what you got.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Not much value for nonfried food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2011

My wife and I ate here once this past summer. A baked dish --- shrimp, scallops or haddock --- was $12.95. Their combo plate offered any two of these items for $15.50. I counted three shrimp in my haddock/shrimp combo. There were plenty of fries, if that's your pleasure. We chose not to return, concluding that other eateries in Central MA could provide better value for comparable prices.

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Millbury, MA
1 review
“Casual dining and excellent food in a friendly atmosphere!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2011

There's nothing fancy about this place, but the food is delicious and very reasonably priced. The location is off the beaten path, but that's part of the charm. More importantly, the New England Clam Chowder is delicious!!

  • Visited April 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank deb6627
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Rhode Island
2 reviews
“EXCELLENT! EXCELLENT! EXCELLENT!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2009

We loved it! Don't ask us how we found it. We're not from the area. We had to pick up something in Millbury and just looked up local restaurantd on our GPS. We never heard of it, but knew it wasn't a chain and wanted to give it a try - or at least drive by and see what it looked like. In a very commercial / industrial area? Looked like a fun place from the outside and wanted to try it. We were so glad we did. We loved everything from the chowder to our sons grilled cheese. My wife had the lobster roll which was excellent. I had one of the baked fish dinners. Again, excellent. Clam Cakes... excellent. Baked potato that looks like a watermelon. :) We were very happy we found Scales. It's about an hour away from our home, but we're already trying to come up with reasons for heading in that direction again.

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