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Original Clam Tavern

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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339 E Broadway Ave, Clifton Heights, PA 19018-1725
+1 610-623-5070
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 15:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've eaten at the Clam Tavern many times at it always is great. The food is great here, the staff is always friendly and the owner is always walking around to make sure everyone is having a good experience. My favorites are the baked clams, shrimp lejon, and the beet salad. The crab cakes are awesome too and so is... More 

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Thank ProfChaosPA
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you in the mood for really good seafood and an ice cold beer the Clam Tavern is the place. The tavern also accommodates non seafood eaters. I've been there many times and have never been disappointed not once. The service is awesome and the owner goes to each table to make sure everything is good. If you happen to... More 

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1 Thank Fran L
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Original Clam Tavern is a cozy place to stop by and have a nice dinner. The food is fresh and plentiful. You can have surf and turf, or whatever else you want. They serve mixed drinks or beer. It's a neighborhood place, and fun to go to.

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1 Thank rose762016
Upper Darby
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Clam Tavern has the best food in the universe! You cannot get a bad meal here. Everything is fresh and delicious. Tony Blanche welcomes all patrons personally. The service is excellent and the food and drinks are first -rate. The Clam is head and shoulders above all competitors. It gets a superlative rating!

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Thank S4751ARjoannel
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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425 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I've heard great things about this place and was expected to be blown away by the seafood and I just wasn't. The food wasn't bad, but it wasn't anything that would make me drive out of my way again either. It was just decent. I ordered lobster raviolis and it was huge. The sauce it was in was good. Service... More 

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Thank Shopaholic_x0
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My wife, adult son, and I went to the Clam Tavern for the very first time two weekends ago. Upon entering, we were taken aback by its relatively small size. The bar is quite large, though, and takes up maybe a third of the available space. This is not a bad thing. It's just an observation. A young woman who... More 

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Thank John B
Wayne, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have not been to dinner at the Clam Tavern in years and from reading the reviews we decided to have dinner on Saturday. Drove all the way from King of Prussia. I was so disappointed the fried combination had no taste and was fried to well done. My husbands fried flounder he said was very fresh, but no taste.... More 

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1 Thank helencook2017
Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great local pub atmosphere, relatively quiet, excellent service, and the seafood is great. They've also added a cowboy rib eye to the menu and it is unbelievable! Great place to go with family and friends, not so pricey you have to save it for special occasions, but good for them too!

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Thank Bob19078
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My parents and I have been patrons of this wonderful establishment since 2010 when we returned to Pennsylvania. My parents were long time patrons of the original clam tavern years ago. The food is wonderful and the service can be good or shakey depending who you get as a server we've encountered this when Tony isn't present. Tony Blanche the... More 

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Thank charlesv510
Philadelphia
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My husband, five year old son, and I ate here on New Year's Eve. Our meal was excellent. The stuffed flounder was superb and I also really enjoyed my shrimp basket. It reminded me of my youth, when I used to come here and share this basket with my sister. The menu offers something for everyone and while the restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 20:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 339 E Broadway Ave, Clifton Heights, PA 19018-1725
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Clifton Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 610-623-5070

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?