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Clam Shack

2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
+1 207-967-3321
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried clams” (178 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“fries” (70 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food
$$ - $$$
2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes they do serve clams, but they are famous for their 1 pound Lobster "Roll" - Not a traditional Lobster Roll you may have had in the past. This is made by placing chunks of Lobster Tail and Claw meat on a Brioche Bun. They...More

Thank Dennismc2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lines could and probably will be long but it moves fast. I was asked "butter or mayonnaise?" when I ordered my lobster roll and my husband thought it was ridiculous I said "both" but I was doing it right--you get both and you eat every...More

Thank 208julie
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Do you want fresh seafood? Then stand in line with everyone else who does. Worth the wait for the freshness.

Thank Miamijim
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My husband and I were in Kennebunk/Kennebunkport for a day as a stop on a cruise. We had time for lunch so we decided to check this place out because it seemed like a fun spot. The line was long, but it moved fast. I...More

Thank well-traveled32
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The best lobster roll ever!!!!! I could eat them until I die. Lobster so fresh, sweet, and lots of it, excelente bread too.

Thank Lidia J
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Line was long, but it moved quickly...well worth any wait! The lobster roll was on a homemade-tasting bun and was stuffed with large chunks of the sweetest lobster meat ever...it had mayonnaise and drawn butter on it...chowder was also very good. We sat at picnic...More

Thank dianer0949
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We were disappointed to find it not as good as rated on trip advisor, we had high expectations, staff are nice and service good.

Thank louiseswart
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This iconic place in the center of Kennebunkport is a classic. My husband and I stopped here for lunch and the line was long. However, it moves fast and the food is worth the wait. We had lobster rolls all over Maine, and while some...More

Thank anthro92
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had a late (2 PM) lunch so the line was not too long. We had the lobster roll and the clam strips. The lobster roll was served on a hamburger bun (a bit unusual) but was full of lobster and quite tasty. The clam...More

Thank Steigenberger592
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Nice little "shack" right at the edge of town. The clam strips were good as was the lobster roll. The lobster roll (we had with butter) was nice with lots of chuncks of lobster. It ay not hav ethe been the best lobster roll in...More

Thank Ira Z
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24 September 2016|
Response from Paula C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea you may want to call them or look at their web site
15 February 2016|
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Response from mul8r | Reviewed this property |
I would bet so. I can't imagine that they are closing up shop.
Carly B
7 October 2015|
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Response from Rose Marie P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carly, Sorry I was unable to answer you question! We don't visit this time of year. I am glad someone else answered your question, and I will know also. Next year go and visit early if possible, the town is lovely and a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Kennebunk
  • Phone Number: +1 207-967-3321
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