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Original Clam Tavern

339 E Broadway Ave, Clifton Heights, PA 19018-1725
+1 610-623-5070
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baked clams” (12 reviews)
“crab imperial” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
339 E Broadway Ave, Clifton Heights, PA 19018-1725
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This may be the best kept secret in the Philadelphia area. Great seafood. Service top notch. Good drink selections and decent prices. Will go back real soon.

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We were in town on a long weekend vacation to Philadelphia, and decided to celebrate my daughter's boyfriend's birthday here. We arrived on a busy Friday night with 6 people and they moved a couple of tables around and had us seated within 5 minutes....More

Thank L2785TTharryb
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the Clam this past week to fill a craving for a guaranteed good meal. My son and I decided to split the shrimp cocktail which are 4 fresh large shrimp with spicy cocktail sauce. There’s nothing fancy at the Clam but we go for...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Met up with some HS friends for a mid week mini reunion. Used to go to the Clam Tavern >30 years ago and it's great to know that the excellent quality remains. I thoroughly enjoyed the salmon topped with crabmeat & asparagus special. Very good....More

Thank ekellyf
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Love seafood? Than you probably know about this wonderful, modest, lovely hole-in-the-wall treasure. Seafood is fab. Portions wonderful. Good, down-to-earth food. Get the sea bass if they have it. Or the appetizer mussels - enough for a full meal. Love this place.

Thank 713reneey
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Six of us in the area for an awards celebration. Not knowing anything in this area, I found the Original Clam Tavern with good reviews. So I thought let’s give this a try. Boy am I glad we did. This place is in a neighborhood...More

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Wait a minute - "famous baked clams" - You think you are going to get something special with a dozen clams for $9.99? Think clams the size of a dime with butter and oregano. The Manhattan clam chowder - put a spoon in a jar...More

Thank jpc1424
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Good meal! Nice atmosphere. Great. Hot. Dinner! First time here. Very busy. Short wait. It is Friday during Lent! Staff super busy yet wonderful! Great first impression! Would definitely return! Recommended!!

Thank Skippy116
Reviewed 12 January 2018

My wife and I recently went back to the Clam Tavern. It was a Thursday night in January but it was still quite crowded....reservation strongly recommended. The food was superb and our waitress Linda was pleasant and efficient. We had steamed clams in butter for...More

Thank joeF_10
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Unassuming exterior, classic Delaware County spot. Warm and friendly staff, great fresh seafood. As a group, we just decided to do multiple appetizers for the table. Nothing fancy, just really solid well prepared food. Highly recommended.

Thank kozmorey
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1 January 2018|
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Response from Famontherun | Reviewed this property |
I agree. It is an older place. We sat beyond the bar a up a few steps. Maybe there is a back entrance?
4 September 2017|
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Response from Fran L | Reviewed this property |
I’ve dined at the Clam Tavern many times. I’d recommend calling for a reservation.
13 August 2016|
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Response from TopCat390 | Reviewed this property |
They do have clams casino
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 339 E Broadway Ave, Clifton Heights, PA 19018-1725
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Clifton Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 610-623-5070
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