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Dan's Clam Stand

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2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
+1 352-795-9081
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Wed 11:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Tavares, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a fun place to bring 6 couples to share our 50th wedding anniversary. We stopped at Dan's Clam Stand and tries their whole belly clams. It was like being back in New England. When we came back with all our friends we were treated great with fast service and great food. Everyone was happy with their... More 

Thank bernicek546
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting and decided to try Dan's New England clam chowder. If you are looking for a bowl of yummy deliciousness, this is IT! Just don't spoil it with crackers. It is served hot and steamy with the right amount of potatoes and clam pieces. I wanted to lick my bowl! Thanks Dan for your Southern hospitality. You can... More 

Thank grosbea
Ocala, Florida
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195 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The server was great, the food was great. We chose to sit outside overlooking the roadway and Clam Haven RV Park. Our friends from New England love the Whole Belly Clams they serve here.

Thank HappyFloridians
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locals we met suggested that we visit Dan's Clam Stand. Modest appearance belied a surprising food experience. Our choice was to sit outside even though it was a little chilly. Inside was packed and people seemed to be having a good time. Our waitress was fast to the table as was the food. It was hot and tasty. I had... More 

Thank Keith F
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this review

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Milton, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove in from Pensacola to eat here for the first time! Dan made us feel welcomed and answered all our questions about the extensive menu! It was hard to choose but we ordered and were pleasantly surprised at the quality and quantity of our great dinner! When you have great food, great prices and great folks running the place, you... More 

Thank randallbodiford
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this review

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today at Dan's we start off with a big bowl of thick, rich and creamy New England Clam Chowder made just like it should be, with big chunks of clams and perfectly cooked potatoes. Next up we both ordered a Lobster Roll. Each one is made with a whole cold water lobster direct from the Maine seacoast. Lobster is cooked... More 

Thank BobWadd
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Inverness, Florida
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26 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were actually there for my birthday treat before 2015 and I was excited about eating some of the rest of it (claws, etc.) Dan's rates so high with others that I was very disappointed and felt even worse when the waitress did not offer any adjustment to our bill or bring a manager or Dan. I do not need... More 

Thank glendaraw2014
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this review

Maine lobster cooked fresh has tamalie & rowe in it .The green stuff is the Lobsters liver and is a favorite to many. The waitress should have offered to rinse it off. Lobster is a premium price. We offer lobster rolls with the meat cleaned. I apologize for the bad experience on your Birthday. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I am in the mood for a taste of New England I come here. The fried clams remind me of home and going to eat at Captain Frosty's in Dennisport cape cod and the clam chowder is the best around. Dan Cyr and his staff especially Miss Kim are exceptional. I recommend this place a hundred times over. Thank... More 

Thank Terri P
Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow great food and good portions at this little home town place. So glad we were advised to go here by a local person. Melissa was our waitress and she was so friendly, helpful, and efficient. I come to Crystal River to frequently and will add this to my list of must stops while in town.

Thank kslindst
Schaumburg, Illinois
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the grouper fingers and my wife had crab cakes. Both were excellent and will definitely go back again.

Thank ClosetoFlorida

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$35
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?