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Spanky's Clam Shack & Seaside Saloon

138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
+1 508-771-2770
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster salad” (118 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (45 reviews)
“stew” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of Hyannis’s best seafood places. The food is always delicious, but be prepared for a long wait on weekends, definitely worth the wait. Every course of the meal is yummy, even their delicious seafood dip for the crackers. Prices are moderate to...More

Thank csja4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Horrible food, Really, shockingly bad. Used to be the best but 7/10-9/30/17 Uneatable New ownership?

Thank soupinsandwich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

30 cents per shrimp! Big and delicious! We also tried the Brussels sprout chips but they were halved and baked in tempura. Loved it! Ordered a salad and that was delicious too! Happy Hour is fabulous! Come then!

Thank Globaby100
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great food , lots of local seafood dishes both fried and baked. A little pricey. Great atmosphere right on the Hyannis docks. They have inside and outside tables. Wait for outside on a summer night but it can be a long wait ( up to...More

Thank nolf854
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Pretty good fried seafood. We get takeout when staying nearby each summer. They messed up our order and we had to go back- so they gave us a huge fried seafood plate for free. It’s pricey but a good location and it’s always busy. The...More

Thank ScituateGurl
Reviewed 16 November 2017

come here each year for the lobster salad. Mounds of lobster on a salad, best you can find anywhere. The rest of the menu looks great but we can't try anything else and wait all year for the lobster meal. But add some really great...More

Thank fire20
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We saw this place when we got off the ferry so we figured it would be a great place to eat seafood. We ate outside right on the water, it was chilly but a great way to spend our last night down the cape. We...More

Thank Lovelyliki
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Oh it did smell good and it looked great too. The people next to us were having lobster and it looked so good but we were waiting to catch a ferry. The bartender was awesome, he makes an awesome Long Island iced tea. We were...More

Thank mickeyfanforever
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We arrived on Cape cod and was recommended by the landlady of the Airbnb accommodation to try this restaurant. Unfortunately it was the last night of the season, if not we would have eaten their again.

Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We tried to go to every restaurant once, but we liked this place so much, we went twice. I really liked the fried seafood platter, of course there was enough food for two days, but it was so fresh. My husband on the other hand...More

Thank jlrusthoven
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Questions & Answers
11 August 2017|
Response from TruebritSingapore | Reviewed this property |
Usually just have to turn up and wait, but for that size party it's definitely worth a try
Karen B
3 August 2017|
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Response from DeeAnn M | Reviewed this property |
Whoops! I just answered your question and said yes. Correction, Spanky's does have lobster rolls on their menu, however, it does not specify if they are the hot butter kind. If you really want the hot butter lobster rolls... More
17 October 2016|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
Spanky's like many other places on the Cape is seasonal. I think Spanky's closes in October.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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