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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%
Travellers talk about
“fried clams” (171 reviews)
“fries” (103 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Fast food
$$ - $$$
2 Western Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043-7751
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

While Western Ave isn't exactly a highway, this place is the definiton of highway robbery. Anywhere else, you'll be paying a bit more for seafood int he summer. However, the crooks who run this place easily DOUBLE or TRIPLE the cost. Just don't!!

2  Thank contract_inspections
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I went here after seeing this place on the top of a list of best Maine lobster rolls. It didn’t disappoint- this was easily one of the best lobster rolls that I’ve had. There was a bit of a line when we arrived, but it...More

Thank tfran88
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The seafood store is awesome. The patio is beautiful and really enjoyable to place to feast on clams. Lots of choices on the menu. The owner Steve is great and works really hard to make sure the guests are satisfied. Good customer service is hard...More

Thank lene66
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Bad customer service by management and will not return. Very disappointing experience. Food portions are small and customer service is poor quality

2  Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We traveled all of New England in search of the best lobster roll and we found it here.... We ate Allison's across the road, and found this place to be the best! I will driver the 1,400 mile again just to eat this thing....

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 16 November 2017

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 14 November 2017

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
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Questions & Answers
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
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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