Best Places to Eat Fried Clams in Boston
Now that the summer is in full swing, it’s time to enjoy some New England seafood! Fried clams are a delicious treat and Boston has some of the best spots to find them. Here are five places you can enjoy fried clams around Boston:
Located at 300 Northern Avenue, Yankee Lobster is the place to go if you’re looking for whole-belly fried clams. Also on the menu: stuffed clams, clam strips, clam chowder, and a few types of seafood platters that include clams. Since 1950 Yankee Lobster has been providing Boston with quality seafood. If you eat outside, you will have a great view of the seaport. There is inside seating as well, if you’d prefer. Check out the complete menu here
The Barking Crab
Located at 88 Sleeper Street, The Barking Crab is a lively waterfront seafood spot with outdoor seating and a view of Boston Harbor. The Fisherman’s Platter comes with fried clam strips, scallops, shrimp, and haddock. You can also enjoy fried whole-belly clams, New England clam chowder, and fried clam rolls. If you like cocktails, The Barking Crab has a wide selection as well as other drinks. Visit them online here
is located in the North End of Boston and boasts an impressive menu. Fried Ipswich clams are a must-try! You can also enjoy Wellfleet clam chowder that is made to order. If you’re interested in trying a raw bar, Neptune Oyster offers a selection of raw oysters and shellfish. Cocktails are also available. If clams aren’t for you, there are also salads and sandwiches on the menu. You can find a special dish added to the menu each day, such as lobster spaghetti, squid ink risotto, lobster tacos, and more!
For a sit down meal, you’ll want to try Atlantic Fish Compan
y, which is located in the heart of Boston. Formal, but affordable, you will be treated to delicious seafood meals. Lightly fried Ipswich whole-belly clams make a wonderful appetizer. You can try linguine with clam sauce, New England clam chowder, shrimp scampi, and the clam roll.
B & G Oysters
B & G Oysters offers fried oysters with a house-made tartar sauce. Other appetizers include: lobster bisque, fried calamari, and crispy soft-shell crabs. If you’re looking for more than just a clam appetizer, try the fried Ipswich clam entrée! You might also enjoy a B.L.T. with lobster, house-smoked salmon, and, of course, dessert. Enjoy your meal on the beautiful and relaxing patio during a warm day. If you’re interested in having a private event at B & G Oysters, this is available. Visit their website
for more information.
Fried clams and other fresh seafood is something you don’t want to miss out on when living in Boston. Visit one of these restaurants to get your fix!