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Clam Shack

2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
+1 207-967-3321
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried clams” (174 reviews)
“fries” (95 reviews)
“seafood” (74 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food
$$ - $$$
2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth the wait! After about a 20 minute wait in line and holding a picnic table outside, we were able to order our amazing lobster rolls. Lobster rolls were $19.95 for a large lobster roll with a choice of butter, mayo or a mixture of...More

Thank Shari427
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The lobster was one of the best things I've ever had, and is well with the visit. The three of us were unanimous on that. The clam chowder was very good as well. Eat outside, though, as the smell of frying fat is a little...More

Thank DenmarkAir
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic lobster rolls, eating outside overlooking the water - no complaints, just really good foood!

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were visiting from New Jersey and heard about this place in advance and that it was a must! But even if we hadn't- the adorable Mom and pop charm and hole in the wall feel would have drawn us in! We loved the lobster...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Several sites recommended this restaurant for its lobster rolls. My wife and I were very disappointed in the sandwich and this place does not live up to its reported reputation. The lobster sandwich was $19.95 and it contained the meat from a small-one claw lobster,...More

Thank tonyjudy20162017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a tutorial on the lobster fishing process, we tried a small bit of lobster and it was tasty. We would have loved to try more food, but being we were part of the Maine Foodie Tour, that was all for this trip. We hope...More

Thank kldj13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the ultimate take out clam place. There is a takeout window with picnic tables nearby. The portions are generous and worth the price. Great 👍

Thank breezyday12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited a long time on line out in the hot sun to eat under an umbrella table. The lobster roll was good but nothing special

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered from both the Clam Shack and the Clam Shack Seafood Market. The lobsters from the seafood market were delicious and came with chips. What really impressed me is that when we were picking up our order one of the guys looked at one...More

Thank nylanyc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I travel to NE I go out of my way to stop here for fried clams...definitely worth waiting in line.

Thank DotDavies
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Questions & Answers
24 September 2016|
Response from Paula C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea you may want to call them or look at their web site
15 February 2016|
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Response from mul8r | Reviewed this property |
I would bet so. I can't imagine that they are closing up shop.
Carly B
7 October 2015|
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Response from Rose Marie P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carly, Sorry I was unable to answer you question! We don't visit this time of year. I am glad someone else answered your question, and I will know also. Next year go and visit early if possible, the town is lovely and a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-3321
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