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fried clams

radiogrl1 Jun 15, 2012 01:05 PM

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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    Meatz4me Jun 20, 2012 02:26 PM

    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.

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      lemarais Jun 17, 2012 07:22 AM

      Howard Johnson's had great fried clams.

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        radiogrl1 Jun 20, 2012 11:43 AM

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

      2. MGZ Jun 16, 2012 09:59 AM

        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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          steinpilz Jun 16, 2012 04:31 PM

          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. Angelina Jun 16, 2012 07:01 AM

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


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            chefdaddyo Jun 16, 2012 07:50 AM

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

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              Angelina Jun 16, 2012 09:23 AM

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

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            joonjoon Jun 15, 2012 04:31 PM

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

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              SusieQQ Jun 15, 2012 04:00 PM


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                Njchicaa Jun 15, 2012 07:19 PM

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

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