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The Original Dresser Hill's Clam Box

290 Dresser Hill Rd, Charlton, MA 01507-6552
+1 508-248-7870
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good21%
  • Average44%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
9 Aug 2018
“One of the better Clam Box Restaurants. ”
6 Aug 2018
“Nice find”
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290 Dresser Hill Rd, Charlton, MA 01507-6552
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We always return to this location for the food as well as the service. -Employees are always friendly, patient and helpful when we are undecided on dessert. Lots of seating but maybe need umbrellas that open and shut during summer when it gets hot for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 484corinam
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We google places to eat and had found this listed. We drove up there from Sturbridge and stopped to have abite. Our friends had 4 footlong for only $7 and for $2 more fries. That was cheap. We ordered dinner plate for 2, with haddock,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Stopped in while in the area for two small cones of ice cream for our family. Almost $10! Granted, the cones were on the large size but their prices have gone through the roof! We've had fried foods here before and they were good as...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank stormitraveler
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Tough, small over-spiced clam cakes. There was so much salt and a green spice in them that's all you could taste. The Maple Walnut ice cream had many chunks of ice in it - some were quite large. The flavor was good, but the thought...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank V1052VNjoeb
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this little window service during a scenic drive. A little disappointed that they ran out of clam cakes at 6pm on a Saturday night, but I'm not too upset about that. I wasn't impressed by the chowder - a little too thick and...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 5dianet
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Not bad. Foods is good ice cream sizes are on the plus size. Most people order then drove down road to park in the field to watch sunset

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Benjamin K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

this place has been around for years. really a drive up food shack with good food and great ice cream. size and price is great. love there banana boat icecream since I was a kid. few picnic tables or just eat in your car. loved...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank k123-foodie
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is my favorite place for ice cream! I can't eat fried food, but the ice cream is delicious. I love to watch for the special of the day.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank diane01507
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went here for ice cream while home visiting family. Love these kinds of places! The ice cream was delicious! Would go back every day to try all the flavors if my waistline could afford it.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Grammalili
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We visited last weekend since we were told how great it was. We were not impressed. Just an ordinary side of the road snack bar. They were out of their "famous" onion rings and many other things. To be fair, it is the end of...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Speedyhorse
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  • Address: 290 Dresser Hill Rd, Charlton, MA 01507-6552
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Charlton
  • Phone Number: +1 508-248-7870
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