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Clam Shack

227 Clinton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540-3851
+1 508-540-7758
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“clam strips” (16 reviews)
“cole slaw” (16 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 7:30 PM Hours
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227 Clinton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540-3851
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

If you want the basics - fried seafood and nothing else, then this is an ok place to go to. You'll even have super views from the docks. But if anyone else in your party wants broiled or baked fish or a burger, then I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dogger872
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This place has the best whole belly clams I’ve ever had. Clean, fresh, crispy and hot- delicious. The Cole slaw is vinegar based and a refreshing palate cleanser. The interior is nothing special nor was the service the night we went but the outdoor dining...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Swthorse09
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We arrived a few minutes before the restaurant officially closed. We were in line and they were taking an order of a family before us. I give them a POOR not because they wouldn't take our order because they were closing but because of the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cindyaryan
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Neat little clam shack near the water docks. Nothing fancy but the fried wholebelly clams were soooo fresh and lightly battered. Picnic tables inside and outside provided a nice laid back setting. Very informal place that excels in fresh fried seafood. Bring your Lipitor.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DonInTexas
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We always go to the Clam Shack on our yearly vacation to Falmouth. This year it was the first stop on the trip. Besides having the best whole belly clams it has a great view of the harbor (watch the fishing boats) and ocean from...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cjones1234245
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We went with a whole passel of kids and were able to score a couple of picnic tables on the upper deck. We had clam strips, fries, excellent coleslaw, hot dogs, fried pickles etc. The platters can be split by two adults. Sometimes fried seafood...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LTPratt
Reviewed 11 July 2018

My go to place on the Cape when I am craving Fried Clams. A true clam shack - no frills, right on the water, with picnic tables outside. The whole belly clams here are fresh, large, and delicious. They melt in your mouth. A little...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank RSN31
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended by the check in person at my hotel after asking for a non-fancy seafood place for lunch and was fabulous! Freshest clam strips and I would normally go for whole belly’s but figured I’d try & wasn’t disappointed! Plump full clam...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lovestheheat2014
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Tasty clam strips and fish but a couple hours later two of us got sick. You would think with the waterfront location that fresh fish would be a given

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LolaS1411
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Nothing fancy, just great seafood cooked right. No breading, not greasy, the flavor of the food comes through. Great whole belly clams. Too bad not opened all year, we mostly go to the Cape off season.But if we;re here during summer, we'll eat here again.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Clinton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540-3851
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 508-540-7758
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