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fried clams

Here's where I'm not thrilled with: Bahr's, The Clam Hut, Dockside, Sallie Tee's. Husband has a hankering to sit outside and have a beer and some great fried clams - waterside, if possible. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.

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    1. re: SusieQQ

      Rooney's has whole belly fried clams. Very nice location but the food is pricey and just okay

    2. Not outdoors but Jack's in Long Branch has amazing clam strips.

      1. My husband really likes the fried clams at Mr. Shrimp in Belmar.

        http://mrshrimp.com/MS/Index.asp

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        1. re: Angelina

          Agree about Mr. Shrimp, however, the view is of parked cars.

          1. re: chefdaddyo

            Thanks chefdaddyo!! I did not read the complete post!! :)

        2. Red's Lobster Pot in Point Pleasant. We get a hankering to do what you husband wants to do a few times a summer and simply bring a six pack and sit outside on the docks. The wall of hot sauces is an added bonus. The fried squid is also worth enjoying.

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          1. re: MGZ

            Glad to hear about this! Lobster on a burger roll wasn't bad, I'll try the clams. I thought the steamers at Dockside were very good!

          2. Howard Johnson's had great fried clams.

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            1. re: lemarais

              Well, my wayback machine is in the shop for repairs, but thanks for playing, lemarais. Thanks for the suggestions, everyone else!

            2. Keyport Fishery serves some excellent fried clams. I've been eating them there for years and have never been disappointed. Their homemade tartar sauce and coleslaw are spot on as well.