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Smitty's Clam Bar

910 Bay Ave, Open For The Season, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
+1 609-927-8783
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (46 reviews)
“scallops” (44 reviews)
“seafood” (99 reviews)
Closed
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
910 Bay Ave, Open For The Season, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a local and this place is the perfect way to enjoy a seafood meal. There is always a wait in the summer so be prepared for that. Its a BYOB restaurant..and you can always have a drink outside waiting for your table. Since...More

Thank augiescott
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Definitely a place you shouldn't miss, just so you can say "you went to Smitty's'" That's it. Portions are small and served on cardboard plates or aluminum foil-lined containers. Crab cakes and fried shrimp are overcooked and dry.

Thank MrSands2422
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Smitty's is closed now until the last weekend in April. Traditionally they reopen during the safest celebration in Somers point on that date

Thank Barboyeats
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is a summer favorite for my family. Great seafood a very reasonable prices. Always fresh and remember to BYOB.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Outstanding seafood specials! The best clam chowder in New Jersey! A really friendly staff, fun atmosphere. We look forward to packing our cooler and hanging out at Smitty’s at least a few times a season. See you all next season!

Thank Jeffnor1223
Reviewed 16 September 2017

"The Clam Bar" as it's known locally has served locals and seasonal guests for decades and every visit continues that tradition. Without fail my wife and I always order the NE Clam as an opener. The little necks on the half shell are to die...More

Thank Edward D
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The food is excellent. Not many choices of entrees or appetizers. The wait was long but worth it. It is a bring your own bottle restaurant.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 10 September 2017

40 years of making this a local summer pilgrimage. The city has grown exponentially over 4 decades yet this simple no frill clam bar remains the same. Great food located bay front.

Thank walt881
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a spot we stop by every time we are in ocean city. Prices are reasonable but there is a wait if you show up after 5 pm- I suggest you get there at 4 to avoid a line. This is a bring your...More

Thank thrifydutchman
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Come early. Come often. Bring your appetite. BYOB ( Palma will supply you with ice & red solo cups). The optiome of casual seafood ( think old time Florida Keys) place. Sit outside on the stools or wait for an inside table ... food is...More

Thank mamahartsoul2016
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Questions & Answers
jenniferfiorucci
7 September 2017|
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Response from deepsnorkle | Reviewed this property |
Well After Labor Day for sure. They are a busy place. Suggest calling the restaurant directly.
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peggyclesher
1 April 2017|
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Response from AngeloDeRosa | Property representative |
We will be open from 4-9 pm on Mother's Day Thank you
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BarbaraS12
16 October 2016|
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Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
No they close for the season end of September. But it's worth the wait till next year. Lol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 Bay Ave, Open For The Season, Somers Point, NJ 08244-2310
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somers Point
  • Phone Number: +1 609-927-8783
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