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Aug 9, 2011 07:17 AM

Any recs for fried clams in Bar Harbor?

My husband and I will be heading to Maine next week. We will be spending 2 nights in Ogunquit followed by 3 nights in Bar Harbor. It has been a full year since I had amazingly good fried whole belly clams (Arnold's in Cape Cod if you must know). Is there anywhere in Bar Harbor that has good fried clams, or should i get my fill in the Ogunquit/ Wells area?

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  1. I find that on MDI the price for fried clams is high and the portion small. As I used to work 37 steps from The Thirsty Whale at Coastal Kayaking, we'd often get them after work; the app. plate is/was $10.95.
    Jordan's Snack Bar in Ellsworth has good quality clams and is BYOB. It is only 1/2 mile out of you way on Rt. 1 N. The Bagaduce Lunch in Brooksville, Ruth & Wimpey's in Hancock and Tracey's in Sullivan, all serve fried clams.

    Jordan's Snack Bar
    Hancock Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605

    Thirsty Whale
    40 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

    1. The Lobster Claw in Bar Harbor. Near Ogunquit/'s York's Best Seafood and Roast Beef on Route 1.

      York's Best Seafood
      State Rd, Kittery, ME 03904