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Clam Box

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789 Quincy Shore Dr, Quincy, MA 02170-3115
+1 617-773-6677
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09:00 - 00:00
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Quincy, and each spring my son eagerly awaits the date Clam Box reopens! Big portions, don't miss the fried clams! Excellent "kids meal" prices, and lots of options for those not so keen on sea food. We love their onion rings, fried fish, clams, sea food platter, and clam chowder. Several beer & wine choices for adults,... More 

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Thank Lori E
Quincy, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My husband & I used to go to the Clam Box a few years ago. New owners took over and it has gone down hill in quality of food. It is a shame that it has changed. Go to Tony's Clams

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Thank jcdcooks
Chicago, Illinois
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128 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A fellow employee recommended to try the Clam Box as we were driving north. Pleasantly surprised. Food was awesome. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Pjb428
Boston
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I don't think the Clam Box needs another good review. They have enough. Avoid Tony's they have a poor customer attitude.

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Thank Aceinspector
Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Every Summer, for at least the past 3 years, I have to go to the Clam Box at least once. The Seafood platter (no clam bellies for me) with fries and/or salad is a must. Sometimes I even ask for corn on the cob. I think they should look into sprucing up the interior's decor but always seat outdoors across... More 

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Thank May-Lissa C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place,great seafood,portions are awesome for a hungry appetite, I had shrimp & scollops,took some home for later!

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Thank Chris J
Ohio City, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Clam, scallops fried food ... This is a pilgrimage outstanding food and fun to share our memories with friends

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Thank commish2014
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this place on Aug 27th around at around 9pm with my family before the summer is over we had to get a complete seafood platter with fries,cole slaw,smelt,fish,shrimp,scallops,calamari I paid $24 but is was worth it.cooked well in fresh grease large portions two people can split a dinner.never had smelt not too crazy about it. but the scallops were... More 

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Thank cheapi
Newton, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

One way to enjoy the late afternoon is to pick up take-out from the Clam Box, and go across the street to picnic on Wollaston Beach. The food is fresh, and staff is quick and helpful.

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Thank RJvacations
Norwood, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

this place is summer at the beach in a paper boat. clams and beer all you need. the smell alone is bliss. do this at least once a year and your culinary taste bud skills will be well rounded out.

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Thank Marlene0958

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 789 Quincy Shore Dr, Quincy, MA 02170-3115
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 617-773-6677

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?