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16350 Lower Harbor Road, Harbor, OR
+1 541-469-2526
11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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Brookings, Oregon
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't like clam chowder that you need to eat with a knife & fork. Way too much bacon. Not really soup, more like really creamy mashed potatoes with bacon. Partner had seafood basket & could not finish any of the items. Calamari was chewy, oysters uncooked, scallops micro small. Will not ever try it again! Over priced, poor food... More 

Thank Retired T
Grants Pass
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Craving their fish basket. Knew we were spkitting, so they provided enough to share. Delicious fish & chips.

Thank r3hounds
Mesa, Arizona
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great burgers, but ask for yours well-done if you don't want pink inside. We also ordered the clam chowder this time, and thought it was good but not great. It smelled fishy and was super thick. One thing to watch out for is the plastic soup spoons they provide--they are too deep for your mouth and will cut the edges... More 

Thank Sharon M
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had fish and chips and they were very good! I didn't realize until after we got our food that we could have tater tots or hush puppies instead of fries. Next time will try the hush puppies!

Thank cmock
Boyne City, Michigan
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139 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

My husband and I ate dinner at The Hungry Clam and while the service was good and the food acceptable, it's a typical beachfront diner serving mainly fried seafood dishes with fries and slaw. Not recommended if you're looking for a good, relaxing evening meal.

Thank Nancy G
Albany, Oregon
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I'm afraid our take on this restaurant isn't nearly as good as most of the reviews I see posted here. There is much, much better clam chowder out there. Perhaps people who don't live on the West Coast don't have a lot to compare it to...but I would never order it again. And my partner ordered scallops--poor guy, he sure... More 

Thank SandraJL19
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173 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Had the fish and chips. They were moist and tasty!! Fried perfectly. Hush puppies were good also. We have been coming here for years and always great fish and chips. Chowder is good too.

Thank travelgalMt
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185 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Sunday night, sat outside at one of the picnic tables. I had halibut and chips, my husband had a big combo basket. All good, not great. We also split a cup of clam chowder that was very good. Be aware there's no beer or wine.

Thank eldoradogirl
Grants Pass, Oregon
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had been walking on the beach and thru town all day. This Clam Chowder bread bowl sitting on a wharf restaurant was perfect for our day. Soup was not filled with potatoes and just a few bits of clams. This Clam Chowder was made with love and clams

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Pennsylvania, USA
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152 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were looking for chowder on our trip up the coast. We found the Hungry Clam at the harbor and stopped for lunch. Nothing fancy, but very busy with one girl doing a awesome job of taking orders and serving. The chowder was ecxcellent with sweet, fresh clams. We also shared fish and chips and the fish was excellent. It... More 

1 Thank TropicalLover

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16350 Lower Harbor Road, Harbor, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 541-469-2526

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?