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DJ's Clam Shack

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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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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Chicago, IL
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The guide at the Hemingway House suggested we try DJ's Clam Shack and try their lobster roll. Wow - it was fantastic! The bun was prepared wonderfully and the sandwich was loaded with succulent lobster. We loved it so much my wife and I came back the next day. We added fries, cole slaw and conch fritters to our lunch... More 

Thank kitzbuhelkid
Miami, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great little place on Duval Street. We enjoyed our meal so much the first time that we went back the next day. The lobster rolls are fantastic and only $18! We also had cracked conch, which is as good as it is in the Bahamas. The conch salad (ceviche) is actually better than in the Bahamas! I am very fussy... More 

Thank McCue3030
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food great atmosphere can sit out and watch people Walk On By the best fried shrimp I ever had and the lobster roll is packed you can't go wrong

Thank karen m
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The fish fingers were fabulous... made from mahi mahi.... not your standard fish finger! The lobster roll was also delicious! Would absolutely return if in the area again..... just a little stand on Duvall Street with limited seating behind it, they have a counter in the front with stools that you can sit on and watch the Duvall Street fun!

Thank KatyJ4
Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best clam strips and French fries, by far ! We love sitting outside and watching the show on Duval while we eat😍

Thank tripper49113
Fort Myers, Florida
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Among the 100+ bars and other eats in the area you have to search this one out as it is small and unassuming. The line down the steps and onto Duvall St should be an indication that it is a great place. Two of our group had the lobster rolls and said they were wonderful. My wife and I had... More 

Thank MarkMary863
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in today for lunch, 2/19/2017! We had seen reviews on TripAdvisor, what a great lunch! Had the mahi tacos, fried shrimp and clams, food was very fresh and good! Fast service and no issues. I see that people have complained about lack of seats but there was a section in the back and really its Key West, not sure... More 

Thank Jbloodworth
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235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First day I had steamed clams. Good price, good portion and sitting out front watching the world go bye was amazing. Day two as I was walking around and decided to go back and this time had a Lobster roll. It was the nest Lobster roll I've ever had. Good fast service. The prices aren't the cheapest but fair for... More 

Thank Oliver D
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely great food! We wanted to eat there every day of our trip. It's not cheap, and once you taste it you won't care. The lobsters roll was buttery and crunchy on the out side and absolutely stuffed with lobster. The specialty clams that day were amazing!! Good beer selection with a few locals to choose from. Tiny little spot,... More 

Thank Cody D
Avon, North Carolina, United States
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112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've had hit and miss luck so far with spots promoted by the Food Channel, so entered DJ's with some uncertainty. My concern was misplaced, this place was a gem. My wife had the lobster roll and I had the garlic little neck clams, exquisite! An eclectic little outdoor dining offering minimal seating yet plenty of personality fit the spot.... More 

Thank Pete G

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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, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?