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Spanky's Clam Shack & Seaside Saloon

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
+1 508-771-2770
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster salad” (128 reviews)
“steamers” (61 reviews)
“fries” (96 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
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Reviewed yesterday

Spanky’s Clam Shack is a seafood restaurant and is located on Hyannis Harbor very close to the Hy-Line Harbor Ferry terminal. This restaurant is only open for lunch and dinner during the warmer months and closes in the winter. Spanky’s has lots of tables inside...More

Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 6 days ago

Love it here!!! Food is great and it is on the water. We always go here when in Cape Cod! Apps are wonderful

Thank ekseaman
Reviewed 6 days ago

Plan your visit ahead of time b/c this place is very popular, and rightly so. The food is really good and the portions are generous, plus it's right on the harbor in Hyannis. Our server was friendly & helpful with menu selections plus she helped...More

Thank Cincinnati-Vic
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into fried everything, then this is the place for you. Normally the 4 of us don't eat fried food but did this time. It was good clam strips and fish and chips.

Thank annk126
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband really enjoyed his stuffed lobster. I’m not a seafood lover so I ordered a steak. It was flavorless, and we both agreed the sour cream for my baked potato was off. The thought of the way it smelled still turns my stomach.

Thank Jessalayne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was back home visiting Cape Cod from the PNW, and took my brother and our family out for a birthday dinner to Spanky's. I got a stuffed quahog that was so, so good, and my mother and I shared a Seafood combo, that was...More

Thank Candace98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

can't figure out why people like this place so much. We visited for dinner and the only thing I liked was the free parking. The place was run down and smelled bad (in a bad way, like old dish towels). Service was indifferent. The clam...More

Thank sarainglenwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Cape Cod for a long weekend. We stayed in Hyannis and we wanted a great seafood dinner. Spanky's was close to our hotel, and I liked what I saw on the online menu, so we decided to give them...More

Thank well-traveled32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here 3 nights and each night it was great. We sat at the bar and had some fab cocktails and a lovely chat with Jen who was looking after the bar Great food here and not expensive Got chatting to lots of interesting...More

Thank juliegI2753QC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Were on Cape Cod for a week and wanted seafood for lunch. My wife had lobster and I had fish cakes and it was delicious. The setting was very New England, right by the harbor. They seated us right away even though they were busy....More

Thank PT1102
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18 October 2018|
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Response from PekepooEmma | Reviewed this property |
No they do not deliver but you miss the whole fun experience by not eating there ha! Hahahahaha It is on the harbor and you can eat both inside and out( casual, fun atmosphere) and you certainly can dress anyway you want to... More
3 August 2018|
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Response from soupinsandwich | Reviewed this property |
I do believe they have gluten-free options however I don't follow those guidelines so you'd best call to find out if it doesn't state on their website which it probably does. Good luck!
3 August 2018|
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Response from annes9232016 | Reviewed this property |
I wish I could help, but, honestly, since I order the same thing each time I visit I do not know for sure. I could only suggest you check their website or call them directly to be sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601-4752
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Hyannis
  • Phone Number: +1 508-771-2770
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