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Dan's Clam Stand

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$$ - $$$
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2315 N Sunshine Path, Crystal River, FL 34428-7852
+1 352-795-9081
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Bartlett, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

our meal was excellent! I had the scallops, shrimp and grouper plate. so much food I couldn't finish but tried really hard!

Thank drcltd
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is more like old Florida than you will likely find on your own. Local food, friendly staff and great atmosphere. How bout a whole Maine lobster for $19 bucks, 20 steamed garlicky clams for 7 bucks. Try it, you'll like it

1 Thank sotsie
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is origin and very local. Dan himself authentic. Waiters are friendly and efficient. They know how to prepare seafood. Try their own clam chowder - and you only have to order the half pound lobster.

1 Thank Michael H
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review You made my day More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Both wife & myself had fried clams with bellies - excellent, but too much food for old people! Have been there before &still great food.

Huntsville, Ohio, United States
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard how good it was so we checked it out. Seemed a bit disorganized didn't know if there was a hostess or what. Finally was told to sit anywhere. Our waitress was very nice and quite busy. Tried Al E Gator bites. I'll let you decide on your own. 😉Order Crabcake Burger with slaw and hush puppy. Surprisingly pretty good.... More 

Thank Monica Y
Commerce Township, Michigan
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plentiful portion. We had coleslaw and hush puppies. Everything was fresh and delicious. Very filling. I couldn't finish everything. The wait staff was wonderful too. Patient with all our questions. Lots of workers here for lunch so you know the food is good and the prices are fair.

Thank Edie R
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clam chowder with no many clams but pieces of potatoes otherwise great taste The cedar key steamed clams are really good by themselves or with the horse radish/ketchup home made sauce Great service!

Thank FAVAR21
Longwood, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

these little joints struggle I know as food costs are high in seafood but this was a suckwad meal all around. first the order was botched and i got hot peel um shrimp and not cold. who the hell eats um hot? Then the crab stuffed mushroom caps came. i am bettin a crab may have eyeballed them as they... More 

Thank JACK C
Dan C, Owner at Dan's Clam Stand, responded to this review

All I Can Say Is WOW!!! You Blew me Away. You came in for lunch and Apparently liked it enough to come back for Dinner. The 33.00 Check for dinner included a very generous tip you gave the server. I was there from 10.00 am to 10.30 pm why didn't you ask for me at the time of your concerns.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The clam chowder is excellent. Clam strips are great. Service is good. Dan actually seated us and he's a very friendly guy. We will definitely be back. Awesome sticker on the front door. Dan has made clams great again.

1 Thank Jake K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good .Did not appreciate the owner coming to the table spouting off his political opinions for 10 minutes . That was uncalled for & unprofessional

1 Thank Pia L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 35
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
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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