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Clam Shanty

) #39 of 46 Restaurants in Wells ££ - £££ American, Seafood
45 Wells Plz, Hannaford Plaza, Wells, ME 04090-4146
+1 207-216-4005
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
24 Aug 2016
“Too bad they moved, and now closed”
25 Jul 2016
“downhill restaurant”
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
££ - £££
45 Wells Plz, Hannaford Plaza, Wells, ME 04090-4146
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Reviewed 4 August 2012

Went here on our 1st night in Maine on a recent 3 day trip. Recommended by the desk staff @ our hotel. Said it was fairly new and had heard "good things " about it. Very clean, cutely decorated, polite & friendly staff. You can...More

Thank memlo
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Finding good fried food on the coast of Maine is not hard. Every place we stopped had a speciaty. The Clam Shanty is no exception. we tried the Roast Beef Sandwiches, Fried Clams and Onion Rings. The Onion Rings were thick with a nice batter....More

2  Thank Robertrmpls
Reviewed 8 July 2012

They give big portions but the quality isnt that great! On the other hand we did like the salad!

Thank Epcotluva
Reviewed 8 July 2012

It's called "Clam Shanty". That should be your clue to order the fried clams which are absolutely delicious. The plate is HUGE and can easily be shared, but the french fries are just plain, old frozen french fries dunked in hot oil. The seafood chowder...More

Thank exVermonter
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Always very quick, efficient service with a smile, regardless of what season you visit. If you are a lover of fried clams than you will be in heaven here. The clams are consitently wonderful! They are cooked to perfection......they taste fresh, not like they were...More

1  Thank MaxBertGray
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Casual eatery. Place your order at the counter and they bring it to your table. Employees very nice. Music was blasting. Waited a long time for food to be served, even though the place was more than half-empty. Clam chowder not very good. Foot-long hot...More

Thank TravelTravelTrip
Reviewed 1 June 2012

good price ,light batter got fishermans plater it feed the two of us .the steamers wre clean and sweat.cant wait to go back

1  Thank thedipman
Reviewed 31 May 2012

This is a sit down restaurant that also has a take-out window. The prices aren't bad and the food is good. I had a lobster roll with fries. I was a little disappointed at the size of it at first, but it was delicious. It...More

Thank travelsw3
Reviewed 8 May 2012

The food is fantastic, hot, tastey, fresh and cooked to perfection. the prices are real low compared to the amount of food. Less than 8 dollars for a complete haddock meal that feeds two people. Just the best. Beats all the rest...

Thank rtslawson23
Reviewed 1 May 2012

This was a nice find. Nothing fancy,basic local food and clean with full bar.Will go back again.

Thank Drakesisland
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • 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