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Clam Shanty - CLOSED

45 Wells Plz, Hannaford Plaza, Wells, ME 04090-4146
+1 207-216-4005
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
24 Aug 2016
“Too bad they moved, and now closed”
25 Jul 2016
“downhill restaurant”
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American, Seafood
££ - £££
45 Wells Plz, Hannaford Plaza, Wells, ME 04090-4146
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Reviewed 16 May 2013

Since I've never had fried clams anywhere else in Maine, I can't say whether or not these are the best in the state. Having said that, the clams here are truly excellent. Big, plump, tasty and perfectly cooked. And the portion size I had was...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 5 May 2013 via mobile

Clam Shanty looks like a typical dive from the road, but within its walls awaits some very tasty seafood. The portions are huge. Two people can easily share a clam basket. The service is fast even at peak times. Definitely worth a try.

Thank DuffyNC
Reviewed 23 April 2013

It's not just seafood they have one of the best Roast Beef sandwiches in town. Everything we have tried is awesome and large portions at a good price.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Fabulous food, huge portion of fried clams and very friendly staff. We stopped here passing through Ogunquit on our way to Portland because it was one of the few seafood places open- we were pleasantly surprised. Would definitely go back.

Thank JenLMorris1
Reviewed 2 October 2012

We stopped in at the Clam Shanty while in Wells for an overnight stay. It was late and the place was about to close, but they were very friendly and didn't seem to mind that we were there so late. My husband wasn't hungry as...More

1  Thank lzee11
Reviewed 1 October 2012

My mother is visiting us in Maine and we were driving by when she said she wanted to stop for a small cup of clams. We had never been here as it is a rather new establishment and I live about 20 minutes away. My...More

Thank StephV44
Reviewed 14 September 2012 via mobile

Best fried clams we ever had. Huge huge portions. They were perfectly cooked Value was good. Gotta stop in if yur in the area. Not sure about winter hours tho.

Thank NPT1975
Reviewed 25 August 2012

We have been going to Maine for the past 30 years. This small very casual (you can wear a bathing suit with a beach cover up) restaurant/take out is by far the BEST we have ever come across. Breading on all of the fried items...More

1  Thank lilmaggie74
Reviewed 18 August 2012

It was a little expensive for lunch and there was no fish in the fish chowder. The fish sandwich was filling and cooked well.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 6 August 2012

Eat here many times during the summer. The food is excellent however the booths and tables in the dining room need closer attention. The last time we visited, there was NOT ONE clean table in the dining area. We had to ask the girl who...More

Thank Rick M
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  • Address: 45 Wells Plz, Hannaford Plaza, Wells, ME 04090-4146
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-216-4005
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Full Breakfast - Best Fried Clams In Maine!, Maine Lobsters, Clam Chowder and Lobster Rolls in Maine. Clam Shanty - Fried Clams, Seafood, Lobster Rolls, Clam Chowder, Burgers, Boiled Maine Lobsters and Steamers, Haddock, Scallops, Roast Beef, Hot Dogs and Salads
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