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The Clam Castle

) #2 of 38 Restaurants in Madison €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
1324 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443
+1 203-245-4911
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“clam strips” (16 reviews)
“chowder” (19 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
€€ - €€€
1324 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a tad better than a shack. We had deep fried whole belly clams and fried Calamari. The clams were cooked perfectly and were creamy inside; the calamari nicely battered and fried until golden brown but not overdone. I would have like some fried italian...More

Thank CWoooosh1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole belly clam platter was excellent. The portion was generous. Staff were friendly and efficient. Glad we finally gave it a try. We will return.

Thank April333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Diane and I stopped at the claim castle after a day on the ct wine trail. We both got fried whole belly clams $18.00. Love fried clams is all I can say. Also got a bowl of ri clam chowder this was really tasty $6.00....More

Thank George N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down best whole-bellies I have ever had. Lobster bisk was low on lobster and a bit lacking in the flavor department

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Iconic mid-20th century clam shack set on historic Post Road. Most importantly, the fried seafood borders on perfection, fresh and fried to perfection. Service is super efficient. You place the order at the counter and then take a seat. The runner delivers the food to...More

1  Thank JosephM326
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Good place to get seafood quickly. Very clean Restaurant and a friendly staff. The clams were very good. Will eat here again.

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This place is very small..limited seating..they have a lot of tables outside..place is seasonal..been hear for decades....food is great..l recomend the Lobster Bisque...places smells so good.....Best Clams ever

Thank karljanesky
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Had chowder and fried clams, they were both very good. will definitely return to try some other items.

1  Thank Arnie S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Fried seafood is served hot and plentiful. Grilled hamburger is cooked to order and as ordered - in our case, pink. Staff is friendly and if sitting outside in a not in what you'd call a beautiful location, friendly staff member calls out your number...More

Thank pearl33814
Reviewed 7 May 2017

If you're looking for fresh seafood, fairly priced, perfectly cooked and ample portions, you'll find it at the Clam Castle. Once or twice, I'll order fried seafood and I'm glad it was here that I did. I ordered the Seafood Platter. and I was not...More

Thank truman12
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Does it have a water view?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1324 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 203-245-4911
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