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Jun 24, 2009 11:50 AM

Fried Clams

Am I barking up the wrong tree--should I buy a ticket to Boston?

Is there somewhere I can get decent fried clams in Chicago?

The north side is preferable.


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  1. Lawrence's Fisheries has decent clam strips to satisfy the craving. It's not quite the real thing, but it's across a boat yard. How's that for ambience.

    Otherwise, try The Fish Guy and see if he will make some for you. They are selling fried shrimp on Fridays.

    Lawrence's Fisheries
    2120 S Canal St, Chicago, IL 60616

    1. The Half Shell on Diversey has a plate called the Thirty-two pointer. It is a plate of delicious fried seafood, including fried clams. I believe you can also just order the fried clams. Now I'm craving some!!

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      1. re: vrollings

        I've never seen fried steamers in Chicago just strips, but I will be eating them next month in Boston!!!! ;-)