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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“clam chowder” (94 reviews)
“seafood” (92 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had been talking about trying this place. We are so glad we did. The clams with bellies were cooked just like in cape cod. And so were the onion rings! Dan, the owner, stopped by to make sure we were happy. (We were.) and...More

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The service was good but the food was average at best. Beer selection was poor - no craft beers. We sat outside - road very busy and noisy. Inside decor was nothing to get excited about.

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our sweet server Cindy made the whole experience exceptional! And the FOOD! We had the best clam chowder I have ever eaten in my life! Wonderful lobster roll! Fried shrimp and coleslaw to die for! This is a must when you are in Crystal River!

Thank NativeFlfemale
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the Nice Review

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent trip with family, we stopped for the first time at Dan's. We sat on the deck enjoyed the weather and were waited and cared for by Cyndi. Making the experience even better. The food is phenomenal! The calm chowder and onion rings...More

Thank Scarlett M
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the nice review and stopping in

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lobster rolls clams,and a burger everything was awesome, but truly enjoyed our waitress Cindy,who made our day.As I am up from Miami visiting,I would definitely come back if I am in the area,awesome food awesome waitress.

Thank lilpalb1973
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review and compliment on Cindy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the fresh clam basket (AWESOME), onion rings (AWESOME), alligator (again, AWESOME), burger was good, crab Po Boy (good). Service was good. This is a great little place, great food.

Thank JessSki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favor dinner the shrimp are Huge their coleslaw is wonderful The french fries are extra crispy I love their tartar sauce It’s very good and the prices are great and we have the hamburger there and it is excellent

Thank Laura H
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

COLOSSAL says it all Thank You

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got some free grub from Dan's clams for the sodium fishing tourney, can't complain about that, good portions of clams, fries an hush puppies. Very fast and cooked in clean oil makes a world of a difference.

1  Thank Bobby D
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We were delighted to be asked to help out with Sodium's Fishing Tournament. Sodium is a Class Act

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I make it a point to stop at Dan's clam stand every time I am in Florida. Dan and his friendly wait staff have always been great and the food is excellent. I like the Gator bites and scallops and recently tried the clam chowder....More

Thank ridehard2001
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dan and all of his staff, especially Rosey and the cooks are irreplaceable! This place has been a staple in Citrus county since I can remember and has always consistently served up the best seafood with very fair prices! I highly recommend the New England...More

Thank Tiffany C
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James G
3 November 2015|
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Yes we Serve beer and wine.
9 October 2015|
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yes you my bring your dog on our outside Tiki Deck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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