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Spanky's Clam Shack & Seaside Saloon

138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
+1 508-771-2770
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster salad” (118 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (45 reviews)
“stew” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

30 cents per shrimp! Big and delicious! We also tried the Brussels sprout chips but they were halved and baked in tempura. Loved it! Ordered a salad and that was delicious too! Happy Hour is fabulous! Come then!

Thank Globaby100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food , lots of local seafood dishes both fried and baked. A little pricey. Great atmosphere right on the Hyannis docks. They have inside and outside tables. Wait for outside on a summer night but it can be a long wait ( up to...More

Thank nolf854
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Pretty good fried seafood. We get takeout when staying nearby each summer. They messed up our order and we had to go back- so they gave us a huge fried seafood plate for free. It’s pricey but a good location and it’s always busy. The...More

Thank ScituateGurl
Reviewed 16 November 2017

come here each year for the lobster salad. Mounds of lobster on a salad, best you can find anywhere. The rest of the menu looks great but we can't try anything else and wait all year for the lobster meal. But add some really great...More

Thank fire20
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We saw this place when we got off the ferry so we figured it would be a great place to eat seafood. We ate outside right on the water, it was chilly but a great way to spend our last night down the cape. We...More

Thank Lovelyliki
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Oh it did smell good and it looked great too. The people next to us were having lobster and it looked so good but we were waiting to catch a ferry. The bartender was awesome, he makes an awesome Long Island iced tea. We were...More

Thank mickeyfanforever
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We arrived on Cape cod and was recommended by the landlady of the Airbnb accommodation to try this restaurant. Unfortunately it was the last night of the season, if not we would have eaten their again.

Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We tried to go to every restaurant once, but we liked this place so much, we went twice. I really liked the fried seafood platter, of course there was enough food for two days, but it was so fresh. My husband on the other hand...More

Thank jlrusthoven
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Pretty spot..... round window table inside for 7 people. View was pretty until the large tour boat docked right outside our window. It was not there for long.........view was restored! Kara our server was very attentive. My husband and I shared the clam chowder. It...More

Thank sadieh923
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We went to Spanky's at the recommendation of our hotel when we arrived in Hyannis for lunch. Beautiful day and able to sit outside on their patio. Service was quick, food was good. Loved their fried clam platter, only wish they would have had a...More

Thank jcaryll
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10 August 2017|
Response from TruebritSingapore | Reviewed this property |
Usually just have to turn up and wait, but for that size party it's definitely worth a try
Karen B
3 August 2017|
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Response from DeeAnn M | Reviewed this property |
Whoops! I just answered your question and said yes. Correction, Spanky's does have lobster rolls on their menu, however, it does not specify if they are the hot butter kind. If you really want the hot butter lobster rolls... More
16 October 2016|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
Spanky's like many other places on the Cape is seasonal. I think Spanky's closes in October.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-771-2770
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