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Smitty's Clam Bar

910 Bay Ave, Open For The Season, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
+1 609-927-8783
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (44 reviews)
“scallops” (44 reviews)
“seafood” (98 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
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910 Bay Ave, Open For The Season, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
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1 - 10 of 388 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

"The Clam Bar" as it's known locally has served locals and seasonal guests for decades and every visit continues that tradition. Without fail my wife and I always order the NE Clam as an opener. The little necks on the half shell are to die...More

Thank Edward D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is excellent. Not many choices of entrees or appetizers. The wait was long but worth it. It is a bring your own bottle restaurant.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago

40 years of making this a local summer pilgrimage. The city has grown exponentially over 4 decades yet this simple no frill clam bar remains the same. Great food located bay front.

Thank walt881
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a spot we stop by every time we are in ocean city. Prices are reasonable but there is a wait if you show up after 5 pm- I suggest you get there at 4 to avoid a line. This is a bring your...More

Thank thrifydutchman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come early. Come often. Bring your appetite. BYOB ( Palma will supply you with ice & red solo cups). The optiome of casual seafood ( think old time Florida Keys) place. Sit outside on the stools or wait for an inside table ... food is...More

Thank mamahartsoul2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of casseroles. Good quality but creamy very casual. Shorts and tshirts are acceptable. Inside and outside seating

Thank bobbush1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right for dinner, four of us ordered fried seafood combo, two broiled shrimp and two broiled scallops. The breaded flounder and clam strips had so much breading you could even find it! Shrimp and scallops had so much Phosphates and other chemicals I suppose, were...More

2  Thank robert h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this Somers Point joint with the family and had a blast! The wait is what it's all about as you sip your adult beverage of choice on the park bench overlooking the bay. The food is pretty good but the experience is even better....More

1  Thank Billjensen107
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the ultimate seashore fish joint - fresh food on a limited menu, no air conditioning but lots of fans, no reservations. We've been eating here as a family since the 80s and have never been disappointed. There're usually several fresh fish choices with...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Clam Bar food is great and always consistent. The staff is super friendly and efficient. Because it is BYOB, the wait outside is a bonus to enjoy the sun setting, the fresh air off the bay and to meet friendly people. All entrees are...More

1  Thank tpann
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jenniferfiorucci
6 September 2017|
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Response from deepsnorkle | Reviewed this property |
Well After Labor Day for sure. They are a busy place. Suggest calling the restaurant directly.
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peggyclesher
1 April 2017|
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Response from AngeloDeRosa | Property representative |
We will be open from 4-9 pm on Mother's Day Thank you
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BarbaraS12
16 October 2016|
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Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
No they close for the season end of September. But it's worth the wait till next year. Lol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 Bay Ave, Open For The Season, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somers Point
  • Phone Number: +1 609-927-8783
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