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Clam Box of Ipswich

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Menu

PLATES
served with 2 of the following: french fries, onion rings, cole slaw
Market Price
Native Clam
$16.95
Strip Clam
$28.5
Scallop
$19.5
Shrimp
$28.25
2 Way Combo
clam, scallop
$29.5
3 Way Combo
clam, scallop, shrimp
$31.5
Fisherman's Platter
$17.95
Haddock
$17.25
Oyster
$13.75
Boneless Chicken
MINI MEALS
served with 1 of the following: french fries, onion rings, cole slaw
Market Price
Native Clam
$12.25
Strip Clam
$20.25
Scallop
$15.25
Shrimp
$12.5
Calamari
$13.75
Haddock
$12.25
Oyster
$8.75
Chicken Fingers
BOXES
Market Price
Native Clam
Small $13.25
Large $17.5
Strip Clam
Small $23.25
Large $29.25
Scallop
Small $16.5
Large $21.75
Shrimp
Small $11.75
Large $16.25
Calamari
Small $14.75
Large $19.25
Oyster
SIDES
Small $3.95
Large $5.95
French Fries
Small $5.95
Large $7.95
Onion Rings
Small $15.25
Side Of Haddock
Small $8.95
Chicken Fingers
Small $3.5
Large $5.5
Cole Slaw
Small $1.25
Dill Pickle
Small $1.25
Chips
Small $5.75
Large $7.75
Clam Chowder
SANDWICHES
with french fries and cole slaw add $3.95
$2.95
Hot Dog
$3.75
Hamburger
$3.95
Cheeseburger
$4.25
Pepperburger
$5.25
Tuna Roll
$5.25
Chicken Salad Roll
$19.25
Lobster Roll
$5.25
Crabmeat Seafood Salad Roll
Market Price
Clam Roll
$11.95
Strip Roll
PRICE RANGE
US$ 0
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We lived in the Boston area for 17 years and just last year moved to Florida. For years, we would do two trips up to the North Shore in the spring and summer to compare and enjoy the region’s great fried seafood. This weekend was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GTtraveler
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

I've been driving by the Clam Box in Ipswich several times this past month while delivering parts for work. I decided this was the time to stop and get a clam and scallops plate. Oh my goodness!! So delicious. Living in New England has one...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank scottd685
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We were in Gloucester & usually go to Woodmans , but the line was out the door & down the street. We had seen The Clam Box on a local TV show and drive to Ipswich and found it , it also had a line...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MassZiggy
Reviewed 6 October 2018

There are several "classic" Clam Belly restaurants in the Gloucester, Ipswich area but none holds a candle to The Clam Box of Ipswich. Giant portions of really FAT Clam Belly's served on top of a mountain of French Fries or Onion Rings with gallons of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoeG63
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I was in the area and was in the mood for some take-out seafood to bring home. There was no line, but I saw several cars in the parking lot and people waiting for food. I saw they had little notes about adding $2 surcharge...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TheBuryTraveller
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I write this review only to mention one item, their clam cakes... they are not; rather they are flat oblongs of grease, with a bit of flavor, and no real clam bits/pieces. The locals may love them, but this RI Yankee was shocked to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PaultheMoose
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Great family spot not only were the clams excellent but the scallops were fantastic also. they make very good chowder. All in all a great place to eat

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Billl1256
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The hype did not live up to our expectations. Got there before the long lines. Only waited about a half hour to order. The process does not work for the volume of customers. Lines out the door across the parking lot. Ordering processing and delivery...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I have been visiting the Clam Box Restaurant in Ipswich for more years than I can remember. In all those years, my family and I have never had a bad meal here. The fish is always fresh and delicious. You almost always have to wait...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LoveTravel782035
Reviewed 3 September 2018

If you like fried clams, scollops, lobster rolls, etc this is the place to go. Suggest you order a mini plate because portions are very big. Side dished like onion rings and french fries are also very good. While prices are a little high it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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They are closed for the season!
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Response from lynnl152 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe call the store! Was not a question I asked while there! Good luck.
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