37 classic New England clam shacks where you can get your fix

Pick from one of these 37 clam shacks and enjoy a taste of New England in each tender, plump bite.

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Few food destinations are more synonymous with the New England coastline as the clam shack.

Score fried clams, steamers, fish and chips, lobster rolls and more at one of these 37 New England clam shacks. Highlights include the famous clam-box-shaped Clam Box in Ipswich, Bob’s Clam Hut in Kittery, Maine—once called a “seaside, roadside Nirvana’’ by Forbes magazine—and Woodman’s in Essex, which claims to have invented the first fried clam in 1916.

Wherever you go, enjoy a taste of New England in each bite.

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