10 Best Fried Clam Shacks in New England

By Dustin Ek
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Clam Box image from New England Today

New England Today has published their list of the 10 best fried clams in New England.

  1. Bagaduce Lunch, Brookville, ME –  They’ve been frying up seafood since the 1940s and their clams are no exception.
  2. The Clam Box, Ipswich, MA  – this place still holds the crown for best fried clams in New England.
  3. J.T. Farnham’s Seafood And Grill, Essex, MA – tender and flaky, chewy and crunchy all at the same time.
  4. Woodman’s of Essex, Essex, MA – the clams are sweet, tender, and crunchy, and they come from local clam beds.
  5. The Clam Shack, Falmouth, MA – consistently churns out the finest fried clams on Cape Cod.
  6. Sea Basket, Wiscasset, ME –  some excellent fried clams that are perfectly breaded and lightly fried for a satisfying crunchy texture.
  7. The Clam Shack, Kennebunk, ME – best known for having one of the best lobster rolls in Maine, they serve up crispy clams as well.
  8. Blount Clam Shack, Warren, RI – they’re chewy, they’re sweet, and they’re hand-selected.
  9. Brown’s Lobster Pound, Seabrook, NH – deep-fried clams that are rich in flavor and crunchy in texture.
  10. Lenny and Joe’s Fish Tail, Madison, CT – crispy, sweet, and perfectly fried every time.
Whether you are visiting New England or living in the area, check out these 10 fried clam shacks before the summer is over.
Traveling to Logan, Manchester or Green airports and need a ride? Call us at 978-921-4334 any time and we can get you to a clam shack near you, or wherever you need to go. Our drivers are experts in our region and will suggest a variety of restaurants and sites of interest to make your visit memorable
Source: New England Today, author Mark Urban.

 

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