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Clam Box of Ipswich

246 High St. (Mitchell Rd.) Send to Phone
978-356-9707 | Menu
Clam Box, serving up fried seafood and sandwiches to devoted diners since 1938, is still going strong.
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4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Clam Box of Ipswich Restaurant Review

: This iconic spot, with its distinctive shape of an open take-out container for fried clams, has been serving fried seafood in every form to the masses for decades. The key is simplicity: it has chosen one thing and does it better than almost anyone else, namely whole-bellied clams. Of course, they come with all the fixings like fries, onion rings and slaw --- all prepared just so and presented without pretense. Portions are intimidating, and regulars know that a mini-meal of fried shrimp, scallops or oysters, served with a choice of a side, is more than enough fried goodness. An added bonus: the burger, lobster roll, and haddock filet sandwich are all quite good, too, if someone in your group isn't a clam lover.

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