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Ceal's Clam Stand

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Ocean Boulevard, Seabrook, NH 03874
+1 603-474-3150
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220 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The seacoast is flooded with great seafood restaurants. With that said, this is not one of them. Have visited a few times and found prices listed different than actual charge. Food taste has also been off a few times and never understood why. Service is so-so and when you question something the owners get defensive. Sitting at a party last... More 

Thank Eagle-Eye24
Seabrook, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

By far THE BEST fried clams ever. The onion rings are superb. They have been in business for decades. No matter where I travel I have never found better fried food..

Thank Linda V
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I don't even think a one star is fair. Got a lobster roll and thier fresh made seafood chowder- that they said was just made. My husband has never dis-liked a chowder in over 20 years of marriage. Tonight he said the seafood chowder had old seafood in it and tasted bad. I would expect a thank you for telling... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Brockton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Everyone knows the clams @ Ceal's are the best it's the summer go to spot. We walk across the street from beach and grab our clams YUMMY

Thank shelle2000
South Windsor, Ct
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108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I was craving whole belly clams while visiting Hampton. I saw this road side restaurant and gave it a try. I ordered the small ($13.95) and there was plenty for 1 person, they were hot and not an over amount of batter.

Thank Pilatti1
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Always get the fried scallops and they really are great! It certainly is a bit pricey, but most seafood is. However, $11+ for a large fry??? Are you kidding me? And when I asked why they were so expensive, I received a very rude response, "well they are hand-cut!". Big deal! I'm SURE not one of you is slicing every... More 

Thank ShanBun
Westfield, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This place is always a go to stop.The seafood chowder is delicious. Comes in a lighter broth and loaded with all kind of seafood. The fried scallops and haddock are also excellent with coating that is not too heavy. Lobster roll is good too.

Thank Gonefishing6
Salisbury, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

My wife and I stopped here for some fried clams and scallops - they were great !! This is just a basic summer drive in but we wait all winter for them to reopen to enjoy the great food.

Thank Al O
Seabrook, New Hampshire
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Ever since I was in high school, Ceal's Clam Stand (on the hahba side of the boulevahd) has been the go to for fried clams and seafood. Run by the same family for generations it has a very discerning and faithful clientele that grows by the season. Some of the servers have been working there since they were in middle... More 

Thank Jose50
Derry, New Hampshire, United States
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

My wife wanted some clam chowder or even clam cakes but the "Clam stand" had neither. I wanted a lobster roll and they did not disappoint. It was fresh and lightly seasoned. Aside from not some essential clam products (IMHO) this is good place to get some delicious seafood.

Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

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American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Boulevard, Seabrook, NH 03874
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Seabrook
  • Phone Number: +1 603-474-3150

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