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Dan's Clam Stand

2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
+1 352-795-9081
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“clam chowder” (100 reviews)
“seafood” (98 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dan and all of his staff, especially Rosey and the cooks are irreplaceable! This place has been a staple in Citrus county since I can remember and has always consistently served up the best seafood with very fair prices! I highly recommend the New England...More

Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a treasure!! We are huge fried clam lovers and this place has the best and freshest clam strips ever! We highly recommend. And the clam chowder...is AMAZING! Ask for Cindy- she is the best waitress - always friendly and super accommodating!!!

Thank HoLyJo63
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They were able to seat our large group relatively quickly. We had delicious clam chowder, onion rings, and large shrimp. Definitely a great place for lunch or dinner.

Thank HappyTravelerIAm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there based on TripAdvisor reviews. Very disappointing. The staff seemed more interested in a birthday party of what I presume was a regular customer (most of the waitstaff spent most of their time at her table). So we waited & waited to have our...More

1  Thank WallabyGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello Dan's fabulous clam stand Thank you for taking me home!! The chef is from Martha's Vineyard and by that I mean Maaaaatha's Vinyid Great friendly service Hey Mel you are the best ! the chowda was all NewEngland and are you kidding me with...More

1  Thank Diana P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The clam chowder (white - cream based) was so tasty. We had just gotten out of a morning snorkel trip with the manatees and it was just what I needed to warm up! we also had the fried whole belly clams that were pretty good...More

Thank Kendra B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always make sure we visit Dan's Clams when in the area:) food is simple but hot and fresh; service is friendly and efficient! We love this place.

Thank Tamara K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dan's is my favorite place to dine several times a year when i visit family and friends. i have enjoyed every meal that i have had there without fail. Dan's is a place where i have eaten solo and with family and friends with never...More

Thank srfin64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just felt compelled to review this restaurant again due to an exchange I witnessed between the owner and a customer. The customer was drinking a glass of wine and decided she did not like it. She was very loud stating that the wine was garbage...More

1  Thank Gerald K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How can I give such poor rating when the chef does fabulous and the waitstaff is tops? Because I was verbally assaulted by the owner, Dan, in the dining room because I did like the wine. Screaming at me, He had a worker pull out...More

Thank Irene J
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James G
3 November 2015|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes we Serve beer and wine.
9 October 2015|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
yes you my bring your dog on our outside Tiki Deck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: +1 352-795-9081
  • E-mail
We are a Family Restaurant. We are Known for our Fried Shrimp Specials as well as the Best Hamburger in Citrus County. We Feature New England Whole Belly Clams, New Bedford Scallops, Maine Lobster. Alligator is also a Local favorite as well as Raw clams And Oysters. Our Clam Chowda is Wicked Awesome! Dan is from Manomet Mass.January 25th Dan's will be open for 20 years
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