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Howards Drive In

Boston Rd, West Brookfield, MA 01585
+1 508-867-6504
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice cream” (33 reviews)
“fried clams” (7 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food
Boston Rd, West Brookfield, MA 01585
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We really like the Ice cream and prices are good.food not so much.almost everything ordered was wrong and burnt.we will return for the ice cream.

Thank gillly71
Reviewed 9 October 2017

As I live across the street from Howards Drive-In it is a drive-in of convenience. It is truly an amazing attraction.. since 1947 from ice cream to fried clams.

Thank BobbyP009
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Let me set the stage: You walk up to a set of windows, order your food and pay for it, they give you a number, your number is called over a very loud and tinny loudspeaker, you go back up to the window to get...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Usually I have their 1/2 pound lobster roll which is always so good. Today it was the fried clam roll, fries, and slaw. The selection didn't disappoint. Their only open now from Thursday afternoon till Sunday and will close until spring. Looking forward to their...More

Thank EllenBread
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This was our second visit this season (so far). Our party of three ordered a half-pound lobster roll (can’t be missed!), fried whole clams (first time trying them at Howard’s), clam fritters and chowder. We were impressed with the fried clams: The batter was perfect,...More

Thank lynninma
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Our family was so disappointed in the quality of the clam strips and clam rolls. The clams were not very tasty and seemed to be the quality of frozen clams purchased in any supermarket chain. Maybe the burgers are great. At any rate, we won't...More

Thank lightningbug27
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We stop by Howard's at least once during our annual trip to visit family in West Brookfield. The clams strips are usually great. My 11 year old grandson raves about them all year. He wants to eat there daily. The fries and other foods are...More

Thank johnm150
Reviewed 20 May 2017

My food tastes are simple: a cheeseburger, onion rings and a diet soda: $7.25. As I live across the street from Howard's it is truly convenient. I eat at Howards at about once a month.Maybe fried clams the next time

Thank BobbyP009
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fun old time roadside drive in for ice cream and all the other fried foods that we love every summer. Many different flavors and decent prices for the scoops. Get the small because its more than you can eat all at once. Fun on a...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I don’t live in the area anymore, but make a point to make it to Howards at least once every summer on the way through the area for an ice cream. They have a bunch of different flavors, toppings, etc. Their servings are huge –...More

Thank amy90five
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boston Rd, West Brookfield, MA 01585
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  West Brookfield
  • Phone Number: +1 508-867-6504
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