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DJ's Clam Shack

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$$ - $$$
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629 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6554
+1 305-294-0102
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My partner and I had been before. This Time I went for take out. The lobster roll was incredible and the clams were delicious. Whether you eat it there or take it to go it is awesome. Don't miss this little gem. Best lobster roll. Enjoy

Thank raul g
Bakersfield, CA
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were visiting key west for the day by the trolley. We stopped near the Ernest Hemingway house to get a bite for lunch and found this place! Ended up having the best lobster rolls ever!!! Lots of lobster and the flavor was just right. We also ordered some clams in a broth and they were also equally delicious. The... More 

Thank Yuh-Jen L
North Conway, New Hampshire
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193 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by because we saw it on Drive-ins, diners and dives. I must admit it was delicious. Well worth the stop.

Thank MePepere
Portland, Texas
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We highly recommend this hole-in-the-wall restaurant when visiting Duval Street. The seafood is fantastic, fresh and delicious. The atmosphere is very Key West ... laid back and relaxed. It is definitely on our list of favorite places in the Keys.

Thank Ross T
Ocala, Florida
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally worth the long walk from the Westin, DJ's offers aaaaaaaaamazing food in a very short amount of time. We all had the lobster rolls, which were the best I've ever had, as well as super fresh fries and onion rings. A nice, low key little area to sit in the back. It's fast food, but friendly, and sooo good.... More 

Thank Mindy F
Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to see exactly what the fuss was about, just had the lobster roll, it was delicious!! A great place for lunch. I really do recommend this place if you love lobster. Nice big pieces on a fresh delicious bun!! I'm so happy I tried this!!

Thank AndrewEmelie
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in to get some fried conch on our way down duval street. A little cold reception out front but once we ordered and say our back it was a warm and charming place and the staff were great. The food was so fresh and the staff explained the way they make it to my wife. Perfect start to... More 

Thank Gr3d
Venice, FL
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate an evening meal here and were a bit underwhelmed. The fish taco was great, the steamed clams ok but the fried clam strips were somewhat tasteless. Also the fries that came with the meals were not very good. We did like the cole slaw however. You can eat either at a front counter facing the street, or at... More 

Thank tenow
New York, New York, United States
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Oftentimes I get fried fish and then regret it afterward. The heavy deep frying can sink to the pit of my stomach. Not at DJ's! The conch melted in my mouth - nearly disappeared within seconds as the flavors and texture were just that good. The portion size is healthy and you don't feel over-full or like you need something... More 

Thank tinaalex01
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I returned from our Key West vacation yesterday. We ate at several of the restaurants ranked on Trip Advisor. DJ's was one of our favorites. I had the cracked conch and my husband had the clams and a crab cake. Everything was wonderful and fresh. We both love clams and crab cakes and have eaten them from... More 

Thank Melia A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6554
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-0102

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?