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Spanky's Clam Shack & Seaside Saloon

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138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
+1 508-771-2770
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is good. We had the fried clams fries, etc. Expensive for clam shack. Sit outside on picknic tables. If money isn't an issue for you then go & enjoy.

Thank Barbara E
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for everything else! I enjoyed my dinner here and don't have anything bad to say about it. Fresh seafood with a view of the water. I visited twice during my stay in the area.

Thank dreamchic
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first stop on the first day of our vacation. The Clam chowder was amazing, but that lobster roll! Oh my! The only bad thing I can say is, We arrived October 15th, which was their last day of the "season". I'm from the south, so did not realize restaurants, stores, and even major tourist attractions "close" from mid-October to... More 

Thank ValerieC24
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155 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The clam chowder was a tasty starter as was the 'Wicked Seafood Stew'. However the Lobster salad was amazing. The portion of lobster was enormous and was without the shell. Fortunately we had decided to share it. It was so fresh and delicious. Best ever.

Thank Pollyallen
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Sooooo.....the best steamers you will ever have! Service is good 9 times out of 10. The younger servers are not that great so we request our favorites. The scallops are great too.

Thank Madeline S
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The food is good the view is great parking is tight but now they have valet overall great experience get the fish and chips

Thank GOSOX12
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have been going here for the last 7 years for our daughter's birthday dinner in Oct. They close for the season in Oct and reopen in April...I love the seafood dip they serve with crackers for the dinner crowd...This is our Cape Cod road trip every year.

Thank t66tree
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Spanky's is by far one of the premier seafood restaurants in Hyannis. Great Food, Great Service! Never had a bad meal. The Lobster Rolls and the Lobster Bisque makes it a special event!

Thank Heritage_House_Hotel
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It is always a sad day when they close for the season!! But we can look forward to April when they reopen. They serve the freshest seafood, cooked and prepared to perfection. Lobster salad is great and the serving portion is extremely generous. Simply the best!!!

Thank capeguys
East Windsor, New Jersey
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Ate at Spanky's three times (two lunches and a dinner) during a recent stay in Hyannis. Each time the food was delectable and the service was fine. The lobster rolls are a hit--maybe paying more than twenty dollars for something called a 'roll' seems high, but an entire lobster is in there and the diner doesn't have to crack shells.... More 

Thank Mark D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-771-2770

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