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Dan's Clam Stand

2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
+1 352-795-9081
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“clam chowder” (92 reviews)
“seafood” (92 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Dan's Clam Stand at its Crystal River location, which has nice ambiance and outside seating too. The hamburgers and cheeseburgers are big and excellent. The clam chowder was great as always, and Heather our waitress was very helpful and bubbly! Prices are...More

Thank shilkom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we live less than 15 miles away, this was our first visit in the three years we've lived in the area. We took out-of-town guests there because we had sampled the fresh fried clams at a recent festival and loved them so much, we...More

Thank sarakrouch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Clearwater, Florida and every time we are in Crystal River, we stop by Dan's Clam Stand for a delicious meal. John, the cook always, always cooks our food to perfection. Kudos to John...always. We ordered a hamburger yesterday and it was delicious,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dan's Clam Stand is the first place I have ever seen a choice between fresh or frozen clams! Having chosen the fresh at a $2.00 premium I can't vouch for the frozen variety but the fresh clam strips were excellent. They were much more meaty...More

Thank Tom1Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find, great prices, outdoor and inside seating. Easy parking and close to a.large flea market.. plan on stopping again to try their other items on menu

Thank swedeharte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was terrific. Best Clam Chowder Our waitress Rose was awesome. We will be back and going to tell all our friends

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always good and fresh the staff is very friendly courteous and helpful the food comes out hot and fresh and we haven't had anything that didn't taste remarkable there

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is all about fresh and delicious. Call ahead for big, fresh lobster. Definitely try their fresh fried clams. Wow! They also have two convenient locations in the area. They also bring their food to local events like the Stone Crab Jam in Crystal River,...More

Thank Jim W
Dan C, Front Office Manager at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Sooooo Much for Nice review I'll Sleep Good tonight

Reviewed 8 November 2017

A perfect lunch after snorkeling with manatees. The fresh clam strips were great, and the sides were good, too. It was nice to sit outside and enjoy the food and a beer.

Thank erojustice
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review.I love our fresh Clam strips also

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy here,just good food. In between the three of us we had fried grouper,crab cakes,scallops,crab strips and jumbo shrimp. All good, large portions. Can’t wait until our next visit.

Thank Bradinwoods
Dan C, Front Office Manager at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thanks for the Great Comments. You made my Day

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James G
3 November 2015|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes we Serve beer and wine.
9 October 2015|
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Response from Daniel C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
yes you my bring your dog on our outside Tiki Deck
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23 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: +1 352-795-9081
  • E-mail
We are a Family Restaurant. We are Known for our Fried Shrimp Specials as well as the Best Hamburger in Citrus County. We Feature New England Whole Belly Clams, New Bedford Scallops, Maine Lobster. Alligator is also a Local favorite as well as Raw clams And Oysters. Our Clam Chowda is Wicked Awesome! Dan is from Manomet Mass.January 25th Dan's will be open for 20 years
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