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Barlow's Clam Shack

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856 Scenic Hwy, Buzzards Bay, Bourne, MA 02532-2216
+1 508-272-8749
11:00 - 19:30
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Newtown, Connecticut
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was turned on to Barlow's a few years ago... "best cold lobster roll around". Bingo, stopped yesterday and the rave review still holds. This quaint venue is clean and welcoming. The family run staff are very accommodating and efficient... but the real draw are the lobster rolls ... to die for... copious & fresh. In the past I've had... More 

Thank ScoSm
Harwich Port, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

if you anywhere near Bourne this summer you got to stop at Barlow's Clam Shack just remember there only open on weekends during the summer months .. great food for the whole family not just seafood .. but I got a plank which is a medium size platter of Clams and French Fries .. theres the Clam roll and a... More 

Thank Danette K
Oswego, New York
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180 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on the way home. Been driving by for 30 yrs. I ordered the lobster roll and it was reasonable and delicious. My wife had the oysters which were some of the best if eaten, she even had to take some home it was such a good portion. The waitress was the owners mother and was excellent. The only... More 

Thank Tim M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

First visit this season and the food was excellent as always. Tried the fried oysters and they were scrumptious. Nice that you have a choice of fries or onion rings. Batter is light and golden...not oily. Also have the choice on several items for a smaller portion, which is nice. All my friends loved their meals...clams and clam strips, respectively.... More 

Thank capepoetess
Springfield, Massachusetts
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168 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stopped here for lunch after visiting the canal visitor's center. You have the option of eating in or outside. We ordered our food from the counter and went outside. Most of the menu consisted of friend seafood, although they did have burgers. I had the friend shrimp platter (the small one which was more than I could eat) and... More 

Thank KMR96
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Barlow's isn't a pretty good place to stop for a quick bite either leaving the cape or going on the cape. Their lobster rolls are pretty good. You can sit inside or outside. They have ice cream too.

Thank Bill V
Asheville, North Carolina
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

our second visit and so glad we stopped. facilities are quaint, clean, and enjoyable. Service was gracious. Lobster roll is best in the area, highly encourage one to stop

Thank jeff c
Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Overlooking the canal. Convenient location. Perfect place to stop on the way home from the beach. I had the Fried Oysters and they were AWESOME! I recommend it. My friend had the fried clams which were also yummy. Good portions too.

1 Thank princess w
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

The best seafood ever! We got the fidh and chips,the fish sandwich and the scallop plate. Enough food to take home enough fish for 2 meals. So fresh. The restaurant is a family owned place and was very comfortable. Everything we go to the cape we will be stopping there.

Thank mwright5672@gmail.com
Putney, Vermont
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have grown up passing this place for many, many years, and never once stopped in. This time we did, and what a treat! A family run business for many years, they serve up the freshest seafood in the area! I had the Fried Clam strip plate which was served on a bed of shoestring french fries (not a personal... More 

Thank Donna A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 856 Scenic Hwy, Buzzards Bay, Bourne, MA 02532-2216
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Bourne  >  Buzzards Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 508-272-8749
they are on yelp and well known in the area quality seafood

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