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Bob's Famous Fried Clams

400 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970-7003
+1 978-744-9366
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible12%
15 Oct 2017
“Visiting Salem for the first time.”
4 May 2017
“Different location same great food”
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
400 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970-7003
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Was excited to have whole fried clams because I don't get them in Atlanta. Very disappointed. More French fries than clams. Smallest bellies I have ever seen. More like clam strips. Fish over cooked, scallops bland. Not impressed at all.

Thank LisaP50th
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Have not been there for several years. We were not disappointed. Great light clams. New owner was very hospitable.

Thank 180shell
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Order a combo plate it consists of shirmp,claims and haddock .The food was good a little pricey. davidbrook208@gmail.com

Thank davidbrook208
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Back in the day, Bob's "clam box" was a North Shore tradition. The fried clams (and shrimp, and haddock) were so good and so popular that the parking lot was always jammed at peak times and the few tables full. Eventually, Bob's sold that property...More

Thank rip2632
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I love lobster! Had 3 lobster rolls in the last 3 weeks at different restaurants- 2 of which were a big dissappointment, but the one I got at Bob's was the best I have had lately! Lots of lobster with a little mayo and no...More

Thank nickatnight45
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I recently had a great dining experience at Bob's Fried Clams. I live within walking distance to Bob's, but had not been there since the new owners took over and relocated the restaurant. I was initially impressed with the cleanliness of the place and then...More

Thank NancyG-818
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This was my first time here. Located in a small non-descript shopping center it does not have what many call "curb appeal." But I was hungry and went in for a sandwich. I was so impressed by the variety and reasonable prices. I could hardly...More

1  Thank lash23_13
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

Our first impression was "what a bright, clean and cheerful looking restaurant". Hubby had some doubts as it was empty at 8pm on a Friday night but after we ordered at the counter more people came in. The food is brought to your table. We...More

Thank Rusnita2014
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

Went to Bob's after going to plaster Funtime. They're in the same plaza. Roast beef was great also got the seafood platter shared it with my sister and bother and still had left overs. Bill behind the counter was super friendly! Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Tinysunshine
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Had my Family there ordered a scallop roll (10.95 +99 cents for fries) I almost laughed when it came I had 4-5 small scallops , and had to pay 99 Cents extra for fries , tarter sauce was a clump of mayo with no flavor...More

Thank Richard S
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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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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  • Address: 400 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970-7003
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-9366
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