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Seafood Sam's On The Canal

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6 Coast Guard Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1996
+1 508-888-4629
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Sandwich, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Seafood Sam's because they can always be counted on to serve great food. You know what you're getting every time. They have never let me down. The lobster bisque is fantastic, as is the fried seafood platter. I always get a serving of the steamed veggies--the best! The staff is very friendly and welcoming. The restaurant is super... More 

Thank sportsfan58
Jeanerette, Louisiana
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Really enjoyed our lunch here. I had salmon and coleslaw and fries. It was delicious. The lobster roll was also delicious.

1 Thank Libby1943
Greenville, South Carolina
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236 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Stopped by with some friends while visiting the Cape. I had the combo plate with oysters, scallops, slaw and fried, while my wife had a combo plate with scallops, clam strips, slaw and fries. Both dinners were cooked just right and were hot. This is a order and pickup type place so there isn't any wait staff. The restaurant was... More 

1 Thank TB149
Loudonville, Ohio
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A fun little restaurant for visitors who want seafood but are also in a hurry to be on there sightseeing way.You give the order at the counter. Receive a buzzer and then pick up your meal. Paper plates and napkins complete the casual atmosphere. Food was very good and the price was reasonable. It is set up to serve a... More 

2 Thank mary212
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

There was a good choice of seafood, but sadly it was all cooked in batter. The lobster bisque was tasty but wasn't served hot enough. We opted for some steamed vegetables which were ok but didn't really match the seafood, perhaps a salad would have been better.

1 Thank ferdymagellan
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I could not pass up the fried clams! Spectacular flavor.. no grease! Great location on the canal! Close to the visitors center and sandwich marina! The food and the view... plus walking off your meal right on the canal! Awesome!

1 Thank Lydia A
Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Recommended by locals, but disappointed when food was served on paper plates with plastic fork and knife. Food was more like fast food vs a sit down restaurant atmosphere. One staffer was rude because we didn't hear her call out our number, because the buzzers they were handing out were not working. We expected a much nicer place and atmosphere... More 

1 Thank kdtexas2016
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had high expectations of this place from locals. We chose the signature broiled seafood platter for two. Were disappointed with small portion size which arrived luke warm.

1 Thank Peter D
Hebron, Kentucky
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96 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our first stop on our 'follow the leaves changing color' tour of New England was Seafood Sams in Sandwich, MA. Wife & I split Clam Chowder, Popcorn Shrimp & Onion Rings. Delicious food, good service, and a good price. We'll be back!

1 Thank Mike D
Kensington, Connecticut
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We ate here twice during our stay on Cape Cod. I ordered "gluten free" both times. There is an upcharge to do so. The first time I was fine. The second time was much busier. I spent the next day very sick. They should not advertise being gluten free unless they are.

Thank ew1952

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Coast Guard Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563-1996
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: +1 508-888-4629

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