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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“clams” (104 reviews)
“maine lobster” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (86 reviews)
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2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The clam chowder and the clam special was amazing. Great service. Eclectic little restaurant. True Florida feeling, like the little eating places in the keys. But come here for the clams. Tasty and yummy!!!

Thank Sccg1104
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on our first night in the area. Waitress recommended the colossal shrimp and we're glad she did. They were huge. Fried oysters very good and so were the fried clams. Unfortunately the french frys and hush puppy's were not so good....More

Thank Travis31695
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten there many times,but always fall back to the hamburgers. The seafood is ok ( we are from New England), but not really as good as what we are used to. The burgers are excellent.

Thank kennweezie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were having cravings for steamed clams when I checked this place out online. The menu I saw only had something called "full belly clams". Had no idea what those were, but decided to try the place anyway. The *actual* menu had exactly what we...More

2  Thank sparker926
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Old Florida eating at it's best. You can get something as simple as a cheeseburger, or all the way up to live Maine lobster. Great sandwiches, and salads. Excellent seafood served just the way you love it. Great for families, beer and wine available. Outside...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 8 April 2017

What a great place. Friendly service. Fun atmosphere. Best clam chowder ever! Best seafood plater. We shared an Admirals Platter with clam strips shrimp scallops crab cake and grouper. More food than we could finis! We highly recommend the place.

Thank billsiminski
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Best seafood dinner we have had on this vacation. Very friendly wait staff. Door was fast. Onion rings were best I have had in 20 years. Grouper was amazing. Everything seemed fresh. Might go back tomorrow!

Thank billxmills
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We love the food and service here. Dan's is one of our favorite places to eat. Great seafood at reasonable prices. If you haven't been here definitely try it out.

Thank Nicki M
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Went with another couple for my 70th birthday because they had lobster. Was definitely not disappointed. Had the steamers which were good but a little oversized for my liking. My wife had the Captains platter with shrimp and scallops, which she really enjoyed. The other...More

Thank John A. D
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great little local restaurant that does a tremendous job of cooking Fried Shrimp and Clams. Also, have very good Steamed Clams.

Thank gbheme
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James G
Do serve beer and wine .?
3 November 2015|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes we Serve beer and wine.
Does Dan's have an outdoor eating area that is dog friendly?
9 October 2015|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
yes you my bring your dog on our outside Tiki Deck
Bette M
What are hours?
22 February 2015|
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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
  • 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