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Howards Drive In

Boston Rd, West Brookfield, MA 01585
+1 508-867-6504
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“ice cream” (30 reviews)
“fried clams” (6 reviews)
“onion rings” (5 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food
Boston Rd, West Brookfield, MA 01585
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit this season (so far). Our party of three ordered a half-pound lobster roll (can’t be missed!), fried whole clams (first time trying them at Howard’s), clam fritters and chowder. We were impressed with the fried clams: The batter was perfect,...More

Thank lynninma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family was so disappointed in the quality of the clam strips and clam rolls. The clams were not very tasty and seemed to be the quality of frozen clams purchased in any supermarket chain. Maybe the burgers are great. At any rate, we won't...More

Thank lightningbug27
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We stop by Howard's at least once during our annual trip to visit family in West Brookfield. The clams strips are usually great. My 11 year old grandson raves about them all year. He wants to eat there daily. The fries and other foods are...More

Thank johnm150
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My food tastes are simple: a cheeseburger, onion rings and a diet soda: $7.25. As I live across the street from Howard's it is truly convenient. I eat at Howards at about once a month.Maybe fried clams the next time

Thank BobbyP009
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fun old time roadside drive in for ice cream and all the other fried foods that we love every summer. Many different flavors and decent prices for the scoops. Get the small because its more than you can eat all at once. Fun on a...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I don’t live in the area anymore, but make a point to make it to Howards at least once every summer on the way through the area for an ice cream. They have a bunch of different flavors, toppings, etc. Their servings are huge –...More

Thank amy90five
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Don't love the food. The burger I got was dry and way over cooked. The onion rings were pretty good. Disappointed in the fried clams. abundant outdoor seating in back. crowded parking. large sized ice creams but large size price too

Thank pmon100
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Howards is a popular place in the area and the lines can be long on a summer night! If you like eating outside at a picnic table or in your car give it a whirl! I have had the Burgers, Fish, Ice Cream and all...More

Thank patrattartap
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This local drive-in has been a popular summer stop since 1947 when it opened. Have eaten here many times over the years, and the food is always good - especially the seafood. The way everything is prepared is the one thing that stays the same...More

Thank mountainman1322
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Howard's Ice Cream is excellent quality and served in very generous portions. Before you order the LARGE, try the SMALL cone or cup of Ice Cream--It is NOT SMALL! Good fried chicken, Seafood, Hot Dogs and Burgers. This is eat outdoors, but there is an...More

Thank Kenneth W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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: Boston Rd, West Brookfield, MA 01585
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  West Brookfield
  • Phone Number: +1 508-867-6504
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