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Gene's Famous Seafoods

146 Huttleston Ave, Fairhaven, MA 02719-4614
+1 508-996-5127
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fried seafood” (15 reviews)
“clam cakes” (15 reviews)
“lobster roll” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
146 Huttleston Ave, Fairhaven, MA 02719-4614
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have avoided Genes for years, most locals do. But, decided to give it another try tonight. Never again, it hasn't changed a bit. The food is expensive, the fish is mostly batter, and it's greasy as all hell. For an area that has the...More

Thank jackduck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were directed to Gene's at the front desk as one of several good options for seafood. Gene's Famous Seafood was all that a New England Seafood Restaurant should be: quaint, friendly, easy and fun. A variety of fried seafood options were available from the...More

Thank Debra K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there exclusively to have the fried clams. I had been disappointed in recent years. I must say that my clam roll couldn't have been better. Not only the amount of clams but the freshness and the cooking was perfect. My friend had the...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

always looking for good seafood. and found it here. they are about 10 miles from Kool Cone our favorite spot for fried seafood. the fried clams are great. just as good as Kool Cone and priced the same. the fried scallops were good but Kool...More

Thank relaaxxx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went back 8/24/2017 to give the new owner another chance. I ordered a 1/2 Pt of fried clams and was blown away ! Theses were the best fried clams I've had since Jordan's North River in Hanvoer 50 years ago! Just to make sure...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Had a very good meal at Gene's. Very large portions of tasty whole belly clams, scallops and fish all with chips and coleslaw. Lobster roll is choke full of lobster, no fillers. Order and pick up at counter. Seating indoors or outside, plenty of parking....More

Thank smpfen
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Live in Virginia, but from neighboring Dartmouth. Come home at least once per year and a scallop plate from Gene's is a must have. See you next year Gene!

Thank Rodney T
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very small portions for the price you order seafood platter you get mostly fries. There were not many fried clams with bellys that's what I paid for not many shrimp . Plenty of fries not worth my 38 I spent sorry . Came from Florida...More

Thank rican1966
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We did a take out order for pint of clam strips & a medium fish & chip plate plus two clam cakes. We were at the restaurant when our order was packaged up. Got home less than five minutes later but the strips & fries...More

1  Thank travelbug41563
Reviewed 11 April 2017

this restaurant has only sea food fresh from the fishing fleet in fairhaven ma. where this restaurant is

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Questions & Answers
28 January 2017|
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Response from J L | Reviewed this property |
SIt down and take out
9 September 2016|
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Response from Emma B | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they take reservations. It's a first come, first serve basis. You would be able to place tables together or eat outside to accommodate such a large gathering.
25 May 2015|
Response from J L | Reviewed this property |
They change owners annually. Food quality is mediocre. Not fresh and young female order takers trained to call all males "sweetie".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Huttleston Ave, Fairhaven, MA 02719-4614
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Fairhaven
  • Phone Number: +1 508-996-5127
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