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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 2 days ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon Spanky’s for lunch. We lucked out as we discovered it was their final day before closing for the season! We sat outside during a beautiful October day. We ordered the lobster roll and a half size lobster Caesar salad. The half salad...More

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Great food and great atmosphere Staff was very helpful and we dined there twice and may go again Right on the water and offer outside tables

Thank Gary N
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Questions & Answers
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, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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