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Sam the Clam Pub & Grub

1303 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479-2049
+1 860-621-0522
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“lobster roll” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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1303 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479-2049
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

First time visiting sam the clam's and I already know I'll be back. Had the happy hour Calamari appetizer and it's the best I've found in CT. Tender, melt in your mouth. Delicious. Had the lobster roll with onion rings. Everything was so tasty and...More

Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in with friends after a movie. I started with an appetizer of Grill U-10 shrimp, blackened. They were delicious & spicy, so beware. Then I had the lobster bisque which was also delicious. Friends had chili cheese dogs with sweet potato fries & they...More

Thank Kat M
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

The seafood was fresh. Very well prepared. This is a good place especially if you work in the Cheshire Connecticut vicinity. Cheshire does not have that many great places to eat so this was a great find. It is also not far from exit 3...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I went to Sam the Clam's last minute after seeing a movie at the Southington theater. It's only about a mile away and there was no wait for an outside table. The decor is really fun, as if you're under water! There's a bar inside...More

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We arrived around 7:30pm for dinner. We have been at Sam The Clams many times over the years. Each time we go, we always say we will never go back. But because the place is close by and very casual we decided to go again...More

Thank smancini63
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Located on Rt 322, Sam the Clam is your local dive bar complete with statues you will recognize and a craft beer list. It's mostly fried seafood which is all yummy. But if you are looking f or something healthy - this may not be...More

Thank Esterina D
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We have always had great meals at Sam the Clam's but today we stopped in and both had the Hot Lobster Rolls. The were quite delicious - really chock full of fresh, sweet lobster meat. Since my family is from a small island in the...More

Thank Keirsten E
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot for good chowder and fried seafood. We have never had a bad meal and the bartenders are great!

Thank Melrocco
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Was there yesterday. Had some martinis and an order of clam strips. I wish I had taken a picture, Just clams no fries and the plate was huge. I couldn't finish them. Reasonable prices also

Thank VinnieC1025
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I have to say, this restaurant experience was a bit of a surprise. I have heard for years, from family and friends, how much they liked this restaurant. I went with my two sisters and it proved to be an interesting experience. First of all...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1303 Meriden Waterbury Tpke, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479-2049
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington  >  Plantsville
  • Phone Number: +1 860-621-0522
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