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Favorite Fried Clams in New England?

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What restaurant or seafood shack do you consider to have the best fried clams in all of New England? [Go here to post a reply.]
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csd wrote:
Captain's Wicked Good in Waldoboro, ME

Rich B wrote:
Hands down no debate--Clam Box in Ipswich

zp wrote:
Bob"s Clam Hut in Kittery

jb wrote:
Belle isle seafood in Winthrop

GA wrote:
Clam box in Ipswich,the hungry traveller in Salisbury. These Woodmans/Summer Shack/ Browns/Farnhams/ all way overrated and way over priced.

Amy wrote:
Mac's at the Pier in Wellfleet or Yankee Lobster in the Seaport District. Plump and delicious!

MC wrote:
Farnham's in Essex - by far the best!

Laura wrote:
Evelyn's in Tiverton, RI

MDL wrote:
Jasper White's Summer Shack!!! Fresh and Tasty...Always!

Sean L. wrote:
Harry's on Route 9 in Westboro.

LP wrote:
The Lobster Pool in Rockport, MA and Woodman's in Essex, MA

MG wrote:
Essex Seafood (Essex, MA) or Woodman's (Essex, MA)

mjf wrote:
the bite on marthas vineyard has the best fried clams

PL wrote:
Jaspers is way way over priced.
On the south shore check out The Lobster Pound just before the fore river bridge

Kevin wrote:
Kings in Salem Ma

Jeanne wrote:
If they were still around, McIntyres by far were the best of the best. Clam Box is now the place to go. Waited a little over an hour yesterday to order. Well worth the wait.

jm wrote:
Marathon seafood bass river cc

VH wrote:
Farnhams in Essex by far the best

great island fish co wrote:
Red Wing - Rt 1 Walpole MA

Steve wrote:
Park Lunch in Newburyport. If you love fried clams you have to try the park lunch.

Fried Clam King wrote:
1.) Red Wing Walpole, MA
2.) Flo's Middletown, RI
3.) Fish Tail Clinton, CT
4.) Ronnie's Auburn, MA
5.) Harry's Westboro, MA
6.) Captian Al's Buzzards Bay, MA
7.) Harborside E Greenwich, RI
8.) Bob's Kittery, ME
9.) No Name Boston
10.) Legals Park Plaza, boston

@JJFarrell451 wrote:

Emily wrote:
Flo's in Newport, RI

PBP wrote:
Tony's Clam shop on Wollaston Beach.

Phyllis A wrote:
Tony's Clam Shop, Woodman's, and the Clam Box! Luv 'em all!

Wilson wrote:
Arnold's in Eastham. Don't forget the onion rings!

mgc wrote:
Woodmans in Essex

RW wrote:
Sam's seafood Falmouth Ma...

Stewart M. wrote:
If I had to pick just one for the rest of my life -- and I don't see why I would -- I'd go with the Hingham Lobster Pound.

Andre B. wrote:
Clam Box in Ipswich

Nancy wrote:
Dairy Joy!

@kkotelly wrote:
Clam Box Ipswich and if the line is too long or not :) Essex Seafood.

@MtnViewGeneral wrote:
Liam's Nauset Beach

@2xMarti wrote:
Clam Box Wollaston Beach

Cameron R. wrote:
The Red Wing on RT. 1 Foxboro. So good!!

Matt K. wrote:
The Lobster Pot in Wareham, MA

@StoddardsPub wrote:
Burke's Seafood Quincy, Ma

MD wrote:
Tony's Clam shop Wollaston Beach
Cafe Venice, Norwood
Take Away on Chapel Street, Norwood
Kreme & Cone, South Dennis

RFSB wrote:
Basically, anyplace where the cook is relatively sober and the grease is fresh. Including, as far as I know, everyplace that has been mentioned so far.

LP wrote:
Farnham's Essex, MA - None better!!

BG wrote:
Clam Box, Ipswich or Essex Seafood, if the line at the Clam Box is too long..

Bryan wrote:
Dube's in Salem MA!!

@georgemoreau wrote:
just came from Clam Box in Ipswich, pretty good

Drew S. wrote:

@kkotelly wrote:
For the North Shore, Clam Box or Essex Seafood. And going the other way, Kream N' Kone, in Dennis :))

jack wrote:
1) tony's clam shop on Wollaston beach..
2) Kelly's on revere beach..
3) summer shack

Arthur V. wrote:
Fishermens Grill Portland, ME

george wrote:
Land n Sea-Peabody

Nancy R. wrote:
Can't resist Dairy Joy in Weston, MA!

Alan S. wrote:
The Bite in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard

chris s. wrote:
Drydock cafe South Boston
Galway House Jamaica Plain
Red wing Walpole
Kelley's Weymouth

sal wrote:
Marina At The Wharf has the best fried clams! 543 North Shore Rd in Revere

Quibb wrote:
I have eaten alot of fried clams and my favs are: Gurnet Trading Co. Brunswick ME, Choate Bridge Pub, Ipswich MA, and surprisingly Kimball Farm, Lancaster, MA

rainn wrote:
Essex Seafood!

Franbo wrote:
Tom Shea's or Woodmans in Essex, MA

jenn wrote:
Woodman is an overpriced t-shirt tourist trap!
Bob's in Kittery the best by far :-)

Nick wrote:

Kevin M. wrote:
Billy's in Wakefield

Amy H. wrote:
Seawitch, in Danvers, is yummy--but short on ambience!

Drew S. wrote:
Yankee Lobster, right behind whatever the hell they call Harborlights these days, has some really very good fried clams. They never show up on lists, but they've become my goto spot for dinner before a concert there or time spent at Harpoon.

Steven D. wrote:
Just picked up a platter from JT's in Brewster. Sweet tasting clams. Arnold's is great, but JT's is phenomenal!

Melissa B. wrote:
Shanty on the canal! Or the clam box in Ipswich

Joel C. wrote:
J.T. Farnham's of Essex

Chuck P. wrote:
Blue marlin!

@gnomgnomboston wrote:
The Clam Box

@jodster112 wrote:
i'm glad u asked that. fried clam season is upon us. i would say yankee lobstah in boston is pretty darn good.

@Lisaaaaaan wrote:
my father tried MANY and always stuck with Cremeland, Manchester NH #friedclams

DAP wrote:
Giordanos Rest in Oak Bluffs Martha's Vineyard. Excellent fried clams. Check them out

Peggy K wrote:
Bob's Clam Hut in Kittery, ME
The Yardarm in Orleans, MA
and Of Course Liam's Nauset Beach, on the Cape
#Yum #LoveMeSomeFriedClams

ck wrote:

DougDeb wrote:
Naswa Resort Laconia NH

Jethro Dull wrote:
Surprised no one has mentioned the Lobster Hut, Plymouth or the Sagamore Inn, Sagamore.

TAL wrote:
The Clambox. Somehow not greasy, but tasty as all get out.

EL wrote:
love the clams at Woodman's in Essex.

larry wrote:
Kool Kone in Wareham
Arnold's in Eastham

Needham Wine wrote:
Red Wing in Walpole...clams and pizza spoil me rotten

Charles G. wrote:

Anthony wrote:
I hope you're kidding Charles G with Friendly's!

dd wrote:
Top Dog at Bearskin Neck in Rockport.

Luppy wrote:
Satuit Tavern - Scituate, MA!


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