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DJ's Clam Shack

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$$ - $$$
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629 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6554
+1 305-294-0102
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best clam strips and French fries, by far ! We love sitting outside and watching the show on Duval while we eat😍

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Thank tripper49113
Fort Myers, Florida
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Among the 100+ bars and other eats in the area you have to search this one out as it is small and unassuming. The line down the steps and onto Duvall St should be an indication that it is a great place. Two of our group had the lobster rolls and said they were wonderful. My wife and I had... More 

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Thank MarkMary863
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in today for lunch, 2/19/2017! We had seen reviews on TripAdvisor, what a great lunch! Had the mahi tacos, fried shrimp and clams, food was very fresh and good! Fast service and no issues. I see that people have complained about lack of seats but there was a section in the back and really its Key West, not sure... More 

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Thank Jbloodworth
Varese
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235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First day I had steamed clams. Good price, good portion and sitting out front watching the world go bye was amazing. Day two as I was walking around and decided to go back and this time had a Lobster roll. It was the nest Lobster roll I've ever had. Good fast service. The prices aren't the cheapest but fair for... More 

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Thank Oliver D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely great food! We wanted to eat there every day of our trip. It's not cheap, and once you taste it you won't care. The lobsters roll was buttery and crunchy on the out side and absolutely stuffed with lobster. The specialty clams that day were amazing!! Good beer selection with a few locals to choose from. Tiny little spot,... More 

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Thank Cody D
Avon, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've had hit and miss luck so far with spots promoted by the Food Channel, so entered DJ's with some uncertainty. My concern was misplaced, this place was a gem. My wife had the lobster roll and I had the garlic little neck clams, exquisite! An eclectic little outdoor dining offering minimal seating yet plenty of personality fit the spot.... More 

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Thank Pete G
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just arrived in Key West and needed some sustenance. Found reviews for DJ's Clam Shack and it sounded good so we went. We ordered two lobster rolls, fries, and sweet potato fries, as well as two beers. All of the food was outstanding. The lobster rolls and the sweet potato fries were the best we had ever tasted. The food... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh and fantastic. I love a good lobster roll and Dj's are just the delicious. The home made slaw is also very good.

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Marathon, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very upbeat and good service. Clams cooked just right. French fries could have been better. Expensive for a basket $27. Would go there again.

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Thank putmanlinda195
Valparaiso, Indiana
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't see the Guy Fieri photo of him at DJ's until after I ordered - broke my own personal code of ever setting foot in anyplace he has ever been. Oh well, Lobster Roll was good, Sangria was better - nice to sit on Duvall and watch the show of people go by.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6554
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-294-0102

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?