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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“clam chowder” (79 reviews)
“seafood” (80 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Trying to make our way home after evacuating to Alabama, could not find gas anywhere and nearly ran out in this area. One attraction was the outdoor patio, as we had our 2 dogs with us. Started with an ice cold beer, and being from...More

Thank Hodworkin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I know it's a clam stand, but I don't eat seafood, so, when I visit, I get the famous cheeseburger. I love it! I hear the seafood is good too!!

Thank CaptainTraci
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere! Whether we are in with our family or just the two of us, we always receive the best service and fantastic food!

Thank anita696
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review.

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Just plain bad food! However I guess if you like fried food its ok but would recommend changing oil in future more often...bad dive restaurant!

1  Thank crystalrivergal1977
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Food was superbly cooked, fresh, great tasting. Kind of a hole in the wall place, clean, great service, . Had the gator sandwich, whole belly clams, shrimp po' boy, fresh oysters, chicken wings. Will be back again. Melissa was our server. Great personality and got...More

Thank Keys I
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The buffalo style scallops were to die for!We 've been coming here for years to have Dan cook our fresh caught scallops and we are glad the he suggested we cook them buffalo style. The food and service is always exceptional and we got more...More

Thank offshore1432
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Dan's Clam Stand in Crystal River is one of those local hole in the wall places where the food is so delicious that it doesn't matter what the place looks like. I really don't think it would matter what you ordered, because everything we have...More

Thank amymarie2011
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

OK - so it's not 5 star haute cuisine. But if you like fried gator, this place is excellent. It had a really good grouper basket and the breading isn't thick or too spicey, which would overwhelm the fish. The little kids menu is good....More

Thank Kuhoots
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We met our friends at Dan's on our way to Steinhatchee. My wife loves fried clams and Dan's did not disappoint. We ordered the clam and shrimp baskets. Plenty of food, tender clams, clean taste, good sauces. Everything was great and it made me overlook...More

Thank Ken F
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Brought my dad on Father's Day and it was fabulous. The owner and our server Shawn from Maine were awesome. We had fried whole belly clams and sea scallops that were cooked perfectly and their chowder is wonderful. Great atmosphere and food, can't go wrong....More

Thank Missy S
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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
Bette M
23 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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