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Essex Seafood Two

1360 W State Road 40, Pierson, FL 32180-2802
+1 386-749-1557
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried clams” (18 reviews)
“onion rings” (21 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1360 W State Road 40, Pierson, FL 32180-2802
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We have passed this restaurant a dozen times and finally decided to give it a try. What a great little restaurant! It’s small, clean, nothing elaborate in the way of decoration, but the food was AMAZING! Lightly fried, not dripping with grease. Melody was the...More

Thank FishHookerCharters
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Delicous seafood. New Englanders love the clams, etc.Floridians love tbe husb puppies, yum! Dont miss out if youre in the area

Thank ssfitchburg
Reviewed 24 September 2017

What a great place for fish and wonderful onion rings. Nothing fancy here, but great service, good food, cold beer and fair prices for large portions.

Thank Don F
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Had put off going , because of some of the reviews. Boy , that was a mistake. First , the waitress was very polite and professional . The food was well made and presented. Nothing fancy and not much of a view . However, Astor...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Out of the way place that looks like a double wide! What a surprise. Not fancy is an understatement. But the food I'd great. Fried clam strips are the star here. But the Maine Lobsters are great too. Great side dishes! Cole slaw,home fried onion...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome!!!! If you come from the Northeast and miss those whole belly clams you are in for a treat!!!!!! Delicious food, very light batter, great wait staff and definitely kudos to the cooks!!!!! Reasonable prices!!!!! What more could you want? Thank you for a GREAT...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We happened upon this place on one of our day trips and were so glad we did. Order the clam strip boat and you won't be disappointed We weren't deterred by their cash only rule as we were able to scrounge enough for our bill...More

Thank lindalou66
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This is fresh New England seafood at its best other than being on the New England shore. Placed in the middle of pretty much no where it is worth the drive from anywhere! They are family owned and make everything themselves; cole slaw, hush puppies,...More

Thank Niferlou
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch at Essex 2 because of being recommended by friends. I had a very mediocre lobster sandwich on a hamburger bun. The lobster had no flavor and too much lettuce and not much lobster. My husband had clams with bellies that he...More

Thank Susy S
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Best authentic New England fried clams in the south. Made my mouth water found totally by accident will be going out of my way when I visit fla just to eat there

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Kathy D
15 April 2017|
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Response from mstugger | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Call them and see if they answer.
Laurie S
21 March 2017|
Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not really sure as we were there for an early lunch. Been going there for years, and sorry to say that I don't think their food is that great anymore. Very dried up fried items. Hope you have better luck.
Laurie S
19 March 2017|
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Response from MGS0506 | Reviewed this property |
No, you do not need a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1360 W State Road 40, Pierson, FL 32180-2802
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pierson
  • Phone Number: +1 386-749-1557
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